Nucor declares 135th consecutive cash dividend
The board of directors of Nucor Corporation declared the regular quarterly cash dividend of $.10 per share on Nucor's common stock. In addition to the $.10 per share base dividend amount, Nucor's board approved the payment of a supplemental dividend of $.50 per share, for a total dividend of $.60 per share. The cash dividend is payable on February 9, 2007 to stockholders of record on December 29, 2006, and is Nucor's 135th consecutive quarterly cash dividend.
The supplemental dividend of $.50 per share is based on Nucor's continued strong results. The payment of any future supplemental dividends will depend upon many factors, including Nucor's earnings, cash flows and financial position.