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NUE Nucor dividend history, payout ratio & dates

Nucor's latest quarterly dividend was on Mar 27, 2024 (ex-date) with a payout of $0.54 per share. On an annualized basis, the company has a current payout of $2.1 per share. This brings the dividend yield to 1.22% based on its recent close price.

Key dates

  • NUE last dividend date: Mar 27, 2024
  • NUE next dividend date: Not announced
NUE dividend stats
DPS
$2.1
Dividend yield
1.22%
Payout ratio
12.3%
vs. Basic Materials sector
Dividend yield
1.89%
Payout ratio
37.7%

Dividend yield

What is Nucor current dividend yield

NUE has a dividend yield of 1.22% which is higher than its peers average but lower than the Basic Materials sector and the industry average. If we compare it with the Basic Materials sector average of 1.89%, Nucor's dividend yield is 35% lower. The historical 5-year average of NUE's dividend yield is 2.2%, which is more than the current one.

Dividend history

What is NUE dividend payout history and dates

Nucor has been paying dividends since 1995. NUE has distributed four quarterly dividends in the past year. The annualized dividend per share has an increase of 4% since twelve months ago. But with the price of the stock up by 23% from a year ago, the dividend yield has a decrease of 16%.

Recent dividends

Ex-date Payment date Declared on Amount Type
Mar 27, 2024 May 10, 2024 Feb 20, 2024 $0.54 normal
Dec 28, 2023 Feb 9, 2024 Dec 14, 2023 $0.54 normal
Sep 28, 2023 Nov 9, 2023 Sep 14, 2023 $0.51 normal
Jun 29, 2023 Aug 11, 2023 Jun 8, 2023 $0.51 normal
Mar 30, 2023 May 11, 2023 Feb 21, 2023 $0.51 normal
Dec 29, 2022 Feb 10, 2023 Dec 14, 2022 $0.51 normal
Sep 29, 2022 Nov 10, 2022 Sep 15, 2022 $0.5 normal
Jun 29, 2022 Aug 11, 2022 Jun 9, 2022 $0.5 normal
Mar 30, 2022 May 11, 2022 Feb 22, 2022 $0.5 normal
Dec 30, 2021 Feb 11, 2022 Dec 2, 2021 $0.5 normal
Sep 29, 2021 Nov 10, 2021 Sep 17, 2021 $0.405 normal
Jun 29, 2021 Aug 11, 2021 Jun 8, 2021 $0.405 normal
Mar 30, 2021 May 11, 2021 Feb 23, 2021 $0.405 normal
Dec 30, 2020 Feb 11, 2021 Dec 3, 2020 $0.405 normal
Sep 29, 2020 Nov 10, 2020 Sep 10, 2020 $0.403 normal
Jun 29, 2020 Aug 11, 2020 Jun 4, 2020 $0.403 normal
Mar 30, 2020 May 11, 2020 Feb 18, 2020 $0.403 normal
Dec 30, 2019 Feb 11, 2020 Dec 13, 2019 $0.403 normal
Sep 26, 2019 Nov 8, 2019 Sep 5, 2019 $0.4 normal
Jun 27, 2019 Aug 9, 2019 Jun 6, 2019 $0.4 normal
Mar 28, 2019 May 10, 2019 Feb 19, 2019 $0.4 normal
Dec 28, 2018 Feb 11, 2019 Nov 30, 2018 $0.4 normal
Sep 27, 2018 Nov 9, 2018 Sep 6, 2018 $0.38 normal
Jun 28, 2018 Aug 10, 2018 Jun 7, 2018 $0.38 normal
Mar 28, 2018 May 11, 2018 Feb 20, 2018 $0.38 normal
Dec 28, 2017 Feb 9, 2018 Dec 1, 2017 $0.38 normal
Sep 28, 2017 Nov 9, 2017 Sep 14, 2017 $0.378 normal
Jun 28, 2017 Aug 11, 2017 Jun 6, 2017 $0.378 normal
Mar 29, 2017 May 11, 2017 Feb 21, 2017 $0.378 normal
Dec 28, 2016 Feb 10, 2017 Nov 30, 2016 $0.378 normal
Sep 28, 2016 Nov 10, 2016 Sep 15, 2016 $0.375 normal
Jun 28, 2016 Aug 11, 2016 Jun 6, 2016 $0.375 normal
Mar 29, 2016 May 11, 2016 $0.375 normal
Dec 29, 2015 Feb 11, 2016 $0.375 normal
Sep 28, 2015 Nov 10, 2015 $0.373 normal

Nucor dividend payout ratio

What is Nucor dividend payout ratio compared to the sector

Payout ratio

NUE has a payout ratio of 12.3% which is lower than the Basic Materials sector, the industry and its peers average. If we compare it with the Basic Materials sector average of 37.7%, Nucor's payout ratio is 67% lower.

Total amount of dividends paid per financial year (from cash flow)

NUE dividend vs peer dividends

How does NUE dividend compare to its peers' dividends
Name Dividend yield DPS Payout ratio
WOR Worthington Industries Inc 1.9% $1.11 19.9%
STLD Steel Dynamics Inc 1.32% $1.77 12.1%
NUE Nucor Corp 1.22% $2.1 12.3%
CMC COMMERCIAL METALS Co 1.15% $0.66 11.3%
CRS Carpenter Technology Corp 0.73% $0.8 30.1%
X United States Steel Corp 0.56% $0.2 5.2%

Frequently asked questions

Does Nucor pay a dividend?

Yes, Nucor has been paying dividends for the last 29 years.

When is Nucor's next dividend?

At this point we don't have a record of NUE's next dividend date, but based on the current dividend schedule we project that it will likely be in June 2024.

When was NUE's last dividend?

Nucor's last dividend ex-date was on Mar 27, 2024. The dividend amount was $0.54 per share.

How much dividend does Nucor pay (per share)?

On an annual basis NUE pays $2.1 per share.

What is Nucor's dividend yield?

Currently Nucor's dividend yield is 1.22%.

How often does Nucor pay dividends?

Nucor has a quarterly dividend frequency.

What is Nucor's dividend payout ratio?

The dividend payout ratio of Nucor is 12.3%.

Does Nucor pay a good dividend?

Nucor's dividend yield is less than the Basic Materials sector average.