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Nucor Announces 152nd Consecutive Cash Dividend

Wednesday, February 16, 2011

Nucor Announces 152nd Consecutive Cash Dividend11:35 EST Wednesday, February 16, 2011CHARLOTTE, N.C., Feb. 16, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The board of directors of Nucor Corporation (NYSE: NUE) declared the regular quarterly cash dividend of $0.3625 per share on Nucor's common stock. This cash dividend is payable on May 11, 2011 to stockholders of record on March 31, 2011, and is Nucor's 152nd 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 non ferrous scrap. Nucor is North America's largest recycler. SOURCE Nucor CorporationFor further information: Nucor Executive Offices, +1-704-366-7000, Fax: +1-704-362-4208