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Nucor Corp. stock rises Thursday, still underperforms market

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Terrence Horan

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Shares of Nucor Corp. NUE, +1.80% inched 0.89% higher to $101.23 Thursday, on what proved to be an all-around favorable trading session for the stock market, with the S&P 500 Index SPX, +0.37% rising 1.71% to 4,438.26 and the Dow Jones Industrial Average DJIA, +0.43% rising 1.56% to 34,912.56. This was the stock's fourth consecutive day of gains. Nucor Corp. closed $27.58 below its 52-week high ($128.81), which the company reached on August 13th.

The stock underperformed when compared to some of its competitors Thursday, as ArcelorMittal ADR MT, +1.36% rose 2.90% to $31.92 and Steel Dynamics Inc. STLD, +2.46% rose 1.05% to $61.67. Trading volume (2.4 M) remained 1.1 million below its 50-day average volume of 3.5 M.

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