March 16 (Reuters) - Nucor Corp
* Nucor Corp - expects Q1 results to be in range of $1.10 to $1.15 per diluted share
* Nucor CORP - expected improvement in earnings in Q1 of 2017 compared to Q4 of 2016 is primarily due to performance of our steel mills segment.
* Q1 earnings per share view $0.76 -- Thomson Reuters I/B/E/S
* Nucor Corp - profitability of steel products segment in Q1 of 2017 is expected to decrease compared to Q4 of 2016 due to typical seasonality
* Nucor Corp - expect increased profitability of raw materials segment in Q1 of 2017 as compared to Q4 of 2016 Source text for Eikon: Further company coverage: