Hottest Basic Materials Stocks Now – CCC CBT GPK WIRE

CCC leads basic materials stocks higher on Monday

   
Hottest Basic Materials Stocks Now – CCC CBT GPK WIRE

Basic materials stocks rose broadly on Wall Street on Monday, with the sector seeing an overall increase of 1.1%.

More broadly, the Dow Jones Industrial Average pushed 0.8% higher, the Nasdaq climbed 0.7% and the S&P 500 was up 0.8%.

Some of the biggest gainers among basic materials stocks include:

  • Calgon Carbon Corp (CCC): CCC stock is up 3.7% today.
  • Cabot Corp (CBT): CBT stock is up 3.7%, marking the third consecutive day the stock has increased.
  • Graphic Packaging Holding Company (GPK): GPK stock is up 3.2% today.
  • Encore Wire Corp (WIRE): WIRE stock is up 3.2% today.
  • Berry Plastics Group Inc (BERY): BERY stock is up 3.2% today.
  • Quaker Chemical Corp (KWR): KWR stock is up 3.2% today.
  • Simpson Manufacturing Company (SSD): SSD stock is up 2.9%, marking the third consecutive day the stock has increased.
  • Universal Forest Products (UFPI): UFPI stock is up 2.9%, marking the third consecutive day the stock has increased.
  • Trex Company (TREX): TREX stock is up 2.8%, marking the third consecutive day the stock has increased.
  • Aptargroup (ATR): ATR stock is up 2.9%, marking the third consecutive day the stock has increased.

Some of the biggest losers among basic materials stocks include:

  • Yamana Gold (AUY): AUY stock is down 2.2% today.
  • Compania Mina Buenaventura S.A. (BVN): BVN stock is down 2.3% today.
  • Newmont Mining Corp (NEM): NEM stock is down 2.1% today.
  • Silver Wheaton Corp (SLW): SLW stock is down 1.9% today.
  • Royal Gold (RGLD): RGLD stock is down 1.3% today.
  • National Steel Corp (SID): SID stock is down 0.9% today.
  • Randgold Resources Limited (GOLD): GOLD stock is down 1.0% today.
  • Valhi Inc (VHI): VHI stock is down 0.8% today.
  • Stillwater Mining Company (SWC): SWC stock is down 0.9% today.
  • Terra Nitrogen Company L.P. (TNH): TNH stock is down 0.5% today.

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Editor’s Note: Returns for the fastest-moving stocks listed here are based on share prices 20 minutes prior to publication of this story.


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