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Nucor Announces 149th Consecutive Cash Dividend

Thursday, June 03, 2010

Nucor Announces 149th Consecutive Cash Dividend09:00 EDT Thursday, June 03, 2010CHARLOTTE, N.C., June 3 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- The board of directors of Nucor Corporation (NYSE: NUE) declared the regular quarterly cash dividend of $0.36 per share on Nucor's common stock. �This cash dividend is payable on August 11, 2010 to stockholders of record on June 30, 2010, and is Nucor's 149th consecutive quarterly cash dividend.Nucor and affiliates are manufacturers of steel products, with operating facilities primarily in the U.S. and Canada. Products produced include: carbon and alloy steel -- in bars, beams, sheet and plate; steel joists and joist girders; steel deck; fabricated concrete reinforcing steel; cold finished steel; steel fasteners; metal building systems; light gauge steel framing; steel grating and expanded metal; and wire and wire mesh. Nucor, through The David J. Joseph Company, also brokers ferrous and nonferrous metals, pig iron and HBI/DRI; supplies ferro-alloys; and processes ferrous and nonferrous scrap. �Nucor is North America's largest recycler. SOURCE Nucor CorporationFor further information: Nucor Executive Offices, +1-704-366-7000, or fax, +1-704-362-4208