Hottest Basic Materials Stocks Now – NEM SIM CHMT KS

NEM leads basic materials stocks higher on Monday

   
Hottest Basic Materials Stocks Now – NEM SIM CHMT KS

Basic materials stocks remained flat so far on Monday on Wall Street.

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

Some of the biggest gainers among basic materials stocks include:

  • Newmont Mining Corp (NEM): NEM stock is up 6.3% today.
  • Grupo Simec S.A. De C.V. (SIM): SIM stock is up 3.5% today.
  • Chemtura Corp (CHMT): CHMT stock is up 2.6% today.
  • Kapstone Paper and Packaging Corp (KS): KS stock is up 1.8%, marking the third consecutive day the stock has increased.
  • Green Plains Renewable Energy (GPRE): GPRE stock is up 1.7% today.
  • Watts Water Technologies (WTS): WTS stock is up 1.2%, marking the third consecutive day the stock has increased.
  • Lyondellbasell Industries Nv (LYB): LYB stock is up 0.9%, marking the fifth consecutive day the stock has increased.
  • Packaging Corporation of America (PKG): PKG stock is up 1.0% today.
  • Intrepid Potash Inc (IPI): IPI stock is up 0.9%, marking the fifth consecutive day the stock has increased.
  • Schweitzer-Mauduit International (SWM): SWM stock is up 0.9%, marking the fifth consecutive day the stock has increased.

Some of the biggest losers among basic materials stocks include:

  • Pohang Iron & Steel Co. (PKX): PKX stock is down 2.7% today.
  • Century Aluminum Company (CENX): CENX stock is down 2.6% today.
  • Cliffs Natural Resources Inc (CLF): CLF stock is down 2.3%, marking the eighth consecutive day the stock has decreased.
  • United States Steel Corp (X): X stock is down 2.1% today.
  • Teck Resources Ltd (TCK): TCK stock is down 1.9%, marking the fourth consecutive day the stock has decreased.
  • Vale S.A. (VALE): VALE stock is down 1.6% today.
  • Hecla Mining Company (HL): HL stock is down 1.6%, marking the fourth consecutive day the stock has decreased.
  • New Gold Inc (NGD): NGD stock is down 1.6% today.
  • Commercial Metals Company (CMC): CMC stock is down 1.6% today.
  • Gerdau S.A. (GGB): GGB stock is down 1.6% 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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