Nucor 8-K 2007
SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549
Pursuant to Section 13 OR 15(d) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934
Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported): September 6, 2007
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On September 6, 2007, Nucor Corporation announced that its board of directors had authorized the repurchase of up to an additional 30.0 million shares of its common stock, effective immediately. Since 2005, Nucor has repurchased approximately 37.0 million shares at a cost of $1.6 billion, including the repurchase of 11.6 million shares to date in the third quarter of 2007 at a cost of $599.8 million, completing the previous repurchase authorization. Share repurchases will be made from time to time either in the open market or through private transactions, in accordance with Securities and Exchange Commission requirements. As of August 25, 2007, Nucor had 287.9 million shares outstanding. A copy of the news release the Company issued announcing this authorization is attached hereto as Exhibit 99.1.
The information contained in this Current Report on Form 8-K, including the exhibit attached hereto, is being furnished and shall not be deemed to be filed for the purposes of Section 18 of the Securities and Exchange Act of 1934, as amended, or otherwise subject to the liabilities of that Section. Furthermore, the information contained in this Current Report on Form 8-K shall not be deemed to be incorporated by reference into any registration statement or other document filed pursuant to the Securities Act of 1933, as amended.
Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.
Dated: September 6, 2007
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