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UNITED STATES

SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION

Washington, D.C. 20549

 

 

 

SCHEDULE 13G

 

 

INFORMATION STATEMENT TO BE INCLUDED IN STATEMENTS

FILED PURSUANT TO RULES 13d-1 (b) (c) AND (d) AND

AMENDMENTS THERETO FILED PURSUANT TO RULE 13d-2 (b)

 

 

(Amendment No. 1)*

 

 

 

 

 

Nucor Corporation


(Name of Issuer)

 

 

Common Stock


(Title of Class of Securities)

 

 

670346105


                                (CUSIP Number)                                

 

 

December 31, 2004


(Date of Event Which Requires Filing of this Statement)

 

 

Check the appropriate box to designate the rule pursuant to which this Schedule is filed:

 

x Rule 13d-1(b)

 

¨ Rule 13d-1(c)

 

¨ Rule 13d-1(d)

 

* The remainder of this cover page shall be filled out for a reporting person’s initial filing on this form with respect to the subject class of securities, and for any subsequent amendment containing information which would alter the disclosures provided in a prior cover page.

 

The information required in the remainder of this cover page shall not be deemed to be “filed” for the purpose of Section 18 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 (“Act”) or otherwise subject to the liabilities of that section of the Act but shall be subject to all other provisions of the Act (however, see the Notes).


CUSIP NO. 670346105   13G   Page 2 of 5 Pages

 

  1.  

Name of Reporting Person

S.S. or I.R.S. Identification of above person

 

            OPPENHEIMER CAPITAL LLC (IRS No.13-3413767)

   
  2.  

Check the Appropriate Box if a Member of a Group*

(a)  ¨

(b)  x

   
  3.  

SEC Use Only

 

   
  4.  

Citizenship or Place of Organization

 

            Delaware

   

NUMBER OF

SHARES

BENEFICIALLY

OWNED BY

EACH

REPORTING

PERSON

WITH

 

  5.    Sole Voting Power

 

                315,650


  6.    Shared Voting Power

 

                -0-


  7.    Sole Dispositive Power

 

                315,650


  8.    Shared Dispositive Power

 

                -0-

  9.  

Aggregate Amount Beneficially Owned by Each Reporting Person

 

            315,650

   
10.  

Check Box if the Aggregate Amount in Row (9) Excludes Certain Shares*

 

¨

   
11.  

Percent of Class Represented by Amount in Row (9)

 

            0.2

   
12.  

Type of Reporting Person*

 

            IA

   

 

*SEE INSTRUCTION BEFORE FILLING OUT!

 

 


Item 1.

 

(a)

   Name of Issuer:    Nucor Corporation          
   

(b)

  

Address of Issuer’s Principal Executive Offices:

 

2100 Rexford Road

Charlotte, North Carolina 28211

         

Item 2.

 

(a)

   Name of Person Filing:    Oppenheimer Capital LLC          
   

(b)

  

Address of Principal Business Office:

 

1345 Avenue of the Americas, 49th Floor

New York, New York 10105

         
   

(c)

   Citizenship:    Not Applicable.          
   

(d)

   Title of Class of Securities:    Common Stock          
   

(e)

   CUSIP Number:    670346105          

Item 3.

  If this statement is filed pursuant to Rule 13d-1(b), or 13d-2(b), check whether the person filing is a:     
    (a)    ¨    Broker or dealer registered under Section 15 of the Exchange Act;
    (b)    ¨    Bank as defined in Section 3(a)(6) of the Exchange Act;
    (c)    ¨    Insurance company as defined in Section 3(a)(19) of the Act;
    (d)    ¨    Investment company registered under Section 8 of the Investment Company Act;
    (e)    x    Investment adviser registered under Section 203 of the Investment Advisors Act of 1940;
    (f)    ¨    Employee benefit plan or endowment fund in accordance with Rule 13d-1(b)(1)(ii)(F);
    (g)    ¨    Parent holding company or control person, in accordance with 13d-1(b)(ii)(G);
    (h)    ¨    Savings association as defined in Section 3(b) of the Federal Deposit Insurance Act;
    (i)    ¨    Church plan that is excluded from the definition of an investment company under Section 3(c)(14) of the Investment Company Act;
    (j)    ¨    Group, in accordance with Rule13d-1(b)(1)(ii)(H).
    If this statement is filed pursuant to Rule 13d-1(c), check this box.    ¨     

 

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Item 4.

   Ownership.          
     (a)    Amount beneficially owned:     315,650**          
     (b)    Percent of class:     0.2          
     (c)    Number of shares as to which such person has:          
          (i)    Sole power to vote or direct the vote:      315,650**          
          (ii)    Shared power to vote:    -0-          
          (iii)    Sole power to dispose or direct the disposition of:     315,650**          
          (iv)    Shared power to dispose or direct the disposition of:     -0-          
    

**     This report is being filed on behalf of Oppenheimer Capital LLC, a Delaware limited liability company and/or certain investment advisory clients or discretionary accounts relating to their collective beneficial ownership of shares of common stock of the Issuer. Oppenheimer Capital LLC is a registered investment adviser under Section 203 of the Investment Advisers Act of 1940. As a result of its role as investment adviser Oppenheimer Capital LLC may be deemed to be the beneficial owner of the securities of the Issuer. Oppenheimer Capital LLC has the sole power to dispose of the shares and to vote the shares under its written guidelines.

Item 5.

  

Ownership of Five Percent or Less of a Class.

 

If this statement is being filed to report the fact that as of the date hereof the reporting person has ceased to be the beneficial owner of more than five percent of the class of securities, check the following  x.

    

Item 6.

  

Ownership of More than Five Percent on Behalf of Another Person.

 

No one client owns more than five percent of the securities of the Issuer.

         

Item 7.

  

Identification and Clarification of the Subsidiary Which Acquired the Security Being Reported on By the Parent Holding Company.

 

Not Applicable.

Item 8.

  

Identification and Clarification of Members of the Group.

 

Not Applicable.

         

Item 9.

  

Notice of Dissolution of Group.

 

Not Applicable.

         

 

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Item 10.

  

Certification.

 

By signing below I certify that, to the best of my knowledge and belief, the securities referred to above were acquired in the ordinary course of business and were not acquired for the purpose of and do not have the effect of changing or influencing the control of the issuer of the securities and were not acquired and are not held in connection with or as a participant in any transaction having that purpose or effect.

         

 

SIGNATURE

 

After reasonable inquiry and to the best of my knowledge and belief, I certify that the information set forth in this statement is true, complete and correct.

 

Date: February 7, 2005
/s/    Frank C. Poli        
Frank C. Poli, Executive Vice President and Chief Legal Officer

 

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