Hottest Basic Materials Stocks Now – CLF KS MT STLD

CLF leads basic materials stocks higher on Monday

   
Hottest Basic Materials Stocks Now – CLF KS MT STLD

Basic materials stocks rose 0.5% on Wall Street so far on Monday.

More broadly, the Dow Jones Industrial Average climbed 0.6%, the Nasdaq was up 0.8% and the S&P 500 rose 0.6%.

Some of the biggest gainers among basic materials stocks include:

  • Cliffs Natural Resources Inc (CLF): CLF stock is up 3.3%, marking the third consecutive day the stock has increased.
  • Kapstone Paper and Packaging Corp (KS): KS stock is up 3.1% today.
  • Arcelormittal (MT): MT stock is up 2.2%, marking the third consecutive day the stock has increased.
  • Steel Dynamics (STLD): STLD stock is up 2.1% today.
  • Vale S.A. (VALE): VALE stock is up 2.0%, marking the third consecutive day the stock has increased.
  • Rio Tinto Plc (RIO): RIO stock is up 1.6%, marking the third consecutive day the stock has increased.
  • RPM International Inc (RPM): RPM stock is up 1.5%, marking the third consecutive day the stock has increased.
  • Celanese Corp (CE): CE stock is up 1.4% today.
  • Huntsman Corp (HUN): HUN stock is up 1.4%, marking the third consecutive day the stock has increased.
  • Sealed Air Corp (SEE): SEE stock is up 1.5%, marking the third consecutive day the stock has increased.

Some of the biggest losers among basic materials stocks include:

  • Methanex Corp (MEOH): MEOH stock is down 4.0% today.
  • Harmony Gold Mining Co. Ltd (HMY): HMY stock is down 3.4% today.
  • Domtar Corp (UFS): UFS stock is down 2.7% today.
  • Anglogold Ashanti Ltd (AU): AU stock is down 1.8% today.
  • Novagold Resources Inc (NG): NG stock is down 2.1% today.
  • Gold Fields Ltd (GFI): GFI stock is down 1.8% today.
  • First Majestic Silver (AG): AG stock is down 1.2% today.
  • Sinopec Shangai Petrochemical Company Ltd (SHI): SHI stock is down 1.2%, marking the third consecutive day the stock has decreased.
  • Barrick Gold Corp (ABX): ABX stock is down 0.9% today.
  • Aurico Gold Inc (AUQ): AUQ stock is down 0.7% 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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