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): May 9, 2012




(Exact Name of Registrant as Specified in Charter)




(State or Other Jurisdiction of Incorporation)


1-4119   13-1860817


File Number)


(IRS Employer

Identification No.)


1915 Rexford Road, Charlotte, North Carolina   28211
(Address of Principal Executive Offices)   (Zip Code)

Registrant’s telephone number, including area code: (704) 366-7000


(Former Name or Former Address, if Changed Since Last Report)



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Item 5.02. Departure of Directors or Certain Officers; Election of Directors; Appointment of Certain Officers; Compensatory Arrangements of Certain Officers.

(e) At its meeting on May 9, 2012, the Compensation and Executive Development Committee of the Board of Directors (the “Board”) of Nucor Corporation (the “Corporation”) approved an amendment to the vesting and exercisability provisions of the stock options granted to Daniel R. DiMicco, the Corporation’s Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, on June 1, 2010 and June 1, 2011. The amendment provides that the options will become vested and exercisable in the event of Mr. DiMicco’s death or disability while employed by the Corporation and, in either of such events, will remain exercisable for the remainder of the period preceding the originally scheduled expiration date of the options. The amendment conforms the vesting and exercisability provisions of the stock options granted to Mr. DiMicco on June 1, 2010 and June 1, 2011 to the provisions of the stock options that will be granted to Mr. DiMicco on June 1, 2012 under the Corporation’s annual long-term incentive award program.


Item 5.07. Submission of Matters to a Vote of Security Holders.

(a) The Corporation held its annual meeting of stockholders on May 10, 2012.

(b) At the meeting, stockholders elected all four of the directors nominated by the Board to serve for a term of one year and until their successors are duly elected and qualified. Each director received a greater number of votes cast “for” his election than votes “withheld” from his election as reflected below. The stockholders also ratified the appointment of PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP as the Corporation’s independent registered public accounting firm for the year ending December 31, 2012. The stockholders did not approve the stockholder proposal presented at the meeting. For more information on the proposals, see the Corporation’s proxy statement dated March 22, 2012. The final voting results for each of the proposals presented at the meeting are set forth below.

Election of Directors:



   Votes For      Votes Withheld      Broker

Clayton C. Daley, Jr.

     229,384,847         6,439,121         39,539,820   

John J. Ferriola

     233,134,922         2,689,046         39,539,820   

Harvey B. Gantt

     229,338,784         6,485,185         39,539,820   

Bernard L. Kasriel

     231,304,562         4,519,407         39,539,820   

Ratification of PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP:


Votes For      Votes Against      Abstentions  
  272,041,586         2,980,598         341,604   

Stockholder Proposal - Director Election Majority Vote Standard:


Votes For      Votes Against      Abstentions      Broker
  92,876,614         141,924,106         1,023,249         39,539,820   




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.


Date: May 14, 2012   By:  

/s/ James D. Frias

    James D. Frias
    Chief Financial Officer, Treasurer and Executive Vice President