Hottest Basic Materials Stocks Now – MRC GG POT RAVN

MRC leads basic materials stocks higher on Monday

   
Hottest Basic Materials Stocks Now – MRC GG POT RAVN

Basic materials stocks finished flat today on Wall Street.

More broadly, the Dow Jones Industrial Average pushed 0.3% higher, the Nasdaq rose 0.7% and the S&P 500 was up 0.3%.

Some of the biggest gainers among basic materials stocks include:

  • Mrc Global Inc (MRC): MRC stock is up 2.2%, marking the fifth consecutive day the stock has increased.
  • Goldcorp Inc (GG): GG stock is up 2.1% today.
  • Potash Corp. of Saskatchewan Inc (POT): POT stock is up 1.5% today.
  • Raven Industries (RAVN): RAVN stock is up 1.5% today.
  • A. Schulman (SHLM): SHLM stock is up 1.3%, marking the third consecutive day the stock has increased.
  • Steel Dynamics (STLD): STLD stock is up 1.3% today.
  • Weyerhaeuser Company (WY): WY stock is up 1.2% today.
  • Sealed Air Corp (SEE): SEE stock is up 1.2%, marking the fifth consecutive day the stock has increased.
  • Graphic Packaging Holding Company (GPK): GPK stock is up 1.1%, marking the third consecutive day the stock has increased.
  • Cabot Corp (CBT): CBT stock is up 1.1%, marking the fifth consecutive day the stock has increased.

Some of the biggest losers among basic materials stocks include:

  • Owens-Illinois (OI): OI stock is down 2.4% today.
  • Novagold Resources Inc (NG): NG stock is down 2.0% today.
  • PPG Industries (PPG): PPG stock is down 1.5% today.
  • Allegheny Technologies Inc (ATI): ATI stock is down 1.4% today.
  • Stillwater Mining Company (SWC): SWC stock is down 1.4%, marking the third consecutive day the stock has decreased.
  • Sun Hydraulics Corp (SNHY): SNHY stock is down 1.1% today.
  • Methanex Corp (MEOH): MEOH stock is down 1.1% today.
  • Eastman Chemical Company (EMN): EMN stock is down 1.0% today.
  • Dominion Diamond Corp (DDC): DDC stock is down 1.0% today.
  • National Steel Corp (SID): SID stock is down 0.9% 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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