Inside The Steel Making Process
Hot steel slab being rolled. (Photo by Roger Ball/Worldsteel via Getty Images)Roger Ball — Worldsteel via Getty Images
  • Previous Rank
    170
  • Revenues ($M)
    16208
  • Revenue Percent Change
    -1.4
  • Profits ($M)
    796.3
  • Profits Percent Change
    122.6
  • Assets ($M)
    15224
  • Employees
    23900
  • Market Value — as of March 31, 2017 ($M)
    19051

The manufacturer of steel and steel products is headquartered in Charlotte, N.C.

Company Info

CEOJohn J. Ferriola
CEO TitleChairman, President & Chief Executive Officer
SectorMaterials
IndustryMetals
HQ LocationCharlotte, NC
Websitewww.nucor.com
Years on Fortune 500 List23
Employees23,900

Key Financials (Last Fiscal Year)

Revenues ($M)$16,208
Profits ($M)$796.3
Assets ($M)$15,224
Total Stockholder Equity ($M)$7,880
Market Value — as of March 31, 2017 ($M)$19,051

Profit Ratios

Profit as % of Revenues4.9%
Profits as % of Assets5.2%
Profits as % of Stockholder Equity10.1%

Earnings Per Share (Last Fiscal Year)

Earnings Per Share ($)2
EPS % Change (from 2015)123.4%
EPS % Change (5 year annual rate)0.2%
EPS % Change (10 year annual rate)-8%

Total Return

Total Return to Investors (2016)52.3%
Total Return to Investors (5 year, annualized)12%
Total Return to Investors (10 year, annualized)4.4%