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Enough top-performing CAPS investors have turned bullish on steelmaker Nucor
Not only has escalating global demand for steel products been a boon for Nucor, the company's own ability to increase efficiency has been paying off for investors as well. Increased margins helped Nucor raise earnings expectations for its coming second quarter to $1.75 to $1.80 per share, well above the $1.14 per share earned last year. And that includes dilution from a new share offering that would put the company in a position to potentially swallow another steel player. With No. 2 miner BHP Billiton
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