Based on the aggregated intelligence of 180,000-plus investors participating in Motley Fool CAPS, the Fool's free investing community, steel giant Nucor (NYSE: NUE ) has earned a coveted five-star ranking.
With that in mind, let's take a closer look at Nucor's business and see what CAPS investors are saying about the stock right now.
|Headquarters (founded)||Charlotte, N.C. (1940)|
|Market Cap||$12.1 billion|
|Trailing-12-Month Revenue||$20.3 billion|
|Management||CEO Daniel DiMicco (since 2000)
CFO James Frias (since 2010)
|Return on Equity (average, past 3 years)||5.2%|
|Cash/Debt||$2.4 billion / $4.3 billion|
United States Steel
Sources: S&P Capital IQ and Motley Fool CAPS.
On CAPS, 96% of the 2,231 members who have rated Nucor believe the stock will outperform the S&P 500 going forward.
Solid operator, superior culture, great management. Good to [great] case study. 4% [dividend yield]. Infrastructure is a solid long term thesis (long term, not short term, this one is cyclical). I'm a believer at this price.
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