Hottest Basic Materials Stocks Now – AKS X CLF AXLL

AKS leads basic materials stocks higher on Tuesday

   
Hottest Basic Materials Stocks Now – AKS X CLF AXLL

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

More broadly, the Dow Jones Industrial Average climbed 0.1%, the Nasdaq pushed 0.2% higher and the S&P 500 increased 0.1%.

Some of the biggest gainers among basic materials stocks include:

  • AK Steel Holding Corp (AKS): AKS stock is up 4.5% today.
  • United States Steel Corp (X): X stock is up 4.0% today.
  • Cliffs Natural Resources Inc (CLF): CLF stock is up 3.3% today.
  • Georgia Gulf Corp (AXLL): AXLL stock is up 3.1% today.
  • Gold Fields Ltd (GFI): GFI stock is up 3.2% today.
  • Teck Resources Ltd (TCK): TCK stock is up 3.1%, marking the third consecutive day the stock has increased.
  • A. Schulman (SHLM): SHLM stock is up 3.1% to a new 52-week high of $37.45.
  • Anglogold Ashanti Ltd (AU): AU stock is up 2.9%, marking the third consecutive day the stock has increased.
  • Vale S.A. (VALE): VALE stock is up 2.7%, marking the fifth consecutive day the stock has increased.
  • Gerdau S.A. (GGB): GGB stock is up 2.6% today.

Some of the biggest losers among basic materials stocks include:

  • Domtar Corp (UFS): UFS stock is down 1.8%, marking the fourth consecutive day the stock has decreased.
  • Precision Castparts Corp (PCP): PCP stock is down 0.8%, marking the fifth consecutive day the stock has decreased.
  • Terra Nitrogen Company L.P. (TNH): TNH stock is down 2.7%, marking the fourth consecutive day the stock has decreased.
  • Potash Corp. of Saskatchewan Inc (POT): POT stock is down 0.5%, marking the sixth consecutive day the stock has decreased.
  • Murphy USA Inc. Common Stock Wh (MUSA): MUSA stock is down 0.4%, marking the third consecutive day the stock has decreased.
  • Olin Corp (OLN): OLN stock is down 0.4%, marking the third consecutive day the stock has decreased.
  • Rexnord Corp (RXN): RXN stock is down 0.4%, marking the fourth consecutive day the stock has decreased.
  • International Flavors & Fragrances (IFF): IFF stock is down 0.3%, marking the third consecutive day the stock has decreased.
  • Innophos Holdings (IPHS): IPHS stock is down 0.3%, marking the fifth consecutive day the stock has decreased.
  • International Paper Company (IP): IP stock is down 0.4%, marking the fourth consecutive day the stock has decreased.

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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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