Analysts See $0.55 EPS for Nucor Corporation (NUE)

About 36.52 million shares traded or 113.69% up from the average. Flippin Bruce & Porter Inc who had been investing in Nucor Corp for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $21.57B market cap company. The company has a quick ratio of 0.75, a current ratio of 1.92 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 11.89. About 16,567 shares traded. Sunoco LP (NYSE:SUN) has declined 6.50% since January 9, 2017 and is downtrending. It has outperformed by 2.33% the S&P500.

Cincinnati Insurance Company decreased its stake in Nucor Corp (NUE) by 3.17% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC.

Other large investors also recently bought and sold shares of the company. The institutional investor held 5,985 shares of the capital goods company at the end of 2017Q3, valued at $2.04M, up from 3,495 at the end of the previous reported quarter. The company has market cap of $2.01 billion. Principal Financial Group Inc. now owns 1,359,960 shares of the company's stock valued at $67,251,000 after buying an additional 822,886 shares in the last quarter. Bw Gestao De Investimentos Ltda reported 1.50 million shares.

Recent insider trends for United States Steel Corporation (NYSE:X) have caught the attention of investors. It has outperformed by 28.84% the S&P500. Adage Prtn Grp Ltd Company holds 0.17% or 1.28 million shares. Utermark D. Chad sold $537,659 worth of Nucor Corporation (NYSE:NUE) on Friday, October 27.

Among 14 analysts covering Spectrum Brands (NYSE:SPB), 13 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 1 Hold. Therefore 45% are positive. According to today's trading volume AK Steel Holding Corporation is ABOVE its 20-Day Avg. volume with the stock showing ABOVE Abnormal volume in the past 150 days. Jefferies maintained the shares of EOG in report on Wednesday, December 20 with "Hold" rating. Argus Research maintained Nucor Corporation (NYSE:NUE) on Monday, December 12 with "Buy" rating. The stock of Nucor Corporation (NYSE:NUE) earned "Hold" rating by KeyBanc Capital Markets on Thursday, October 19. Eight investment analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating, nine have assigned a buy rating and one has given a strong buy rating to the company's stock. The firm has "Sell" rating by Citigroup given on Thursday, January 19.

Short interest is another tool that analysts use to gauge investor sentiment. Its down 1.17, from 1.5 in 2017Q2.

AK Steel Holding Corporation (NYSE:AKS) gross margin percentage stands at 13.7% while its operating margin for the past trailing twelve month is 4.1 percent and its overall profit margin (ttm) is 0.9 Percent. 37 funds opened positions while 68 raised stakes. 232.46 million shares or 1.40% less from 235.76 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Victory Cap Mngmt has 101,138 shares for 0.01% of their portfolio. Reilly Fincl Lc owns 835 shares. Envestnet Asset Mngmt Inc reported 0% of its portfolio in AK Steel Holding Corporation (NYSE:AKS). Carroll invested in 0.17% or 26,009 shares. Bb&T Corporation holds 0.02% or 21,540 shares in its portfolio. Rothschild Asset Mgmt invested in 0.05% or 791,997 shares. 1,588 were reported by North Star Inv Management Corporation. Neuberger Berman Group LLC now owns 137,789 shares of the basic materials company's stock valued at $7,974,000 after acquiring an additional 22,075 shares during the period. Savant Capital Limited Liability Corp stated it has 4,351 shares or 0.05% of all its holdings. Andra Ap holds 0.12% or 52,500 shares in its portfolio.

By taking a look at the stock's current statistics it can gauged that the stock candle is BEARISH with HIGH volatility. The New York-based Third Avenue Management Llc has invested 0.33% in the stock.

Wall Street analysts are predicting that AK Steel Holding Corp (NYSE:AKS) will report earnings per share of $-0.13 in their quarterly report. Previously AK Steel Holding Corp (NYSE:AKS) reported $0 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing the consensus estimate of $0.04 by $-0.04 with surprise factor of -100%. American Century holds 1.22M shares or 0.07% of its portfolio. The firm has "Buy" rating given on Thursday, July 6 by Jefferies. EOG Resources had 110 analyst reports since July 22, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. (NYSE:EOG) earned "Buy" rating by Robert W. Baird on Wednesday, August 30. The stock of Entegris, Inc. (NASDAQ:SBSI) to report earnings on January, 26. The firm has "Neutral" rating given on Tuesday, September 8 by Credit Suisse. Macquarie Research maintained it with "Outperform" rating and $5.50 target in Wednesday, April 27 report. The stock has "Neutral" rating by Longbow on Monday, October 2. As per Monday, January 25, the company rating was upgraded by Pacific Crest. Cleararc Capital Inc.'s holdings in Nucor Corporation were worth $462,000 as of its most recent filing with the SEC.

Since August 1, 2017, it had 0 insider buys, and 8 insider sales for $19.84 million activity. Also, EVP Robert J. Stratman sold 39,037 shares of the stock in a transaction on Friday, December 22nd. Gam Holdg Ag has 0.01% invested in EOG Resources, Inc. (NASDAQ:ENTG) on Monday, August 14. They expect $0.50 EPS, up 19.05% or $0.08 from last year's $0.42 per share.

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