Hottest Basic Materials Stocks Now – PCP GRA OI TREX

PAAS leads basic materials stocks lower on Wednesday

   
Hottest Basic Materials Stocks Now – PCP GRA OI TREX

Basic materials stocks finished up 1.5% on Wall Street today.

More broadly, the Dow Jones Industrial Average pushed 1.0% higher, the Nasdaq increased 1.3% and the S&P 500 climbed 1.0%.

Some of the biggest gainers among basic materials stocks include:

  • Precision Castparts Corp (PCP): PCP stock is up 2.9%, marking the third consecutive day the stock has increased.
  • W.R. Grace & Company (GRA): GRA stock is up 2.6%, marking the third consecutive day the stock has increased.
  • Owens-Illinois (OI): OI stock is up 2.5%, marking the third consecutive day the stock has increased.
  • Trex Company (TREX): TREX stock is up 2.5% today.
  • Kapstone Paper and Packaging Corp (KS): KS stock is up 2.5% today.
  • Parker-Hannifin Corp (PH): PH stock is up 2.4%, marking the third consecutive day the stock has increased.
  • Universal Forest Products (UFPI): UFPI stock is up 2.4% today.
  • Polyone Corp (POL): POL stock is up 2.4%, marking the third consecutive day the stock has increased.
  • Berry Plastics Group Inc (BERY): BERY stock is up 2.3% today.
  • Sociedad Quimica Y Minera S.A. (SQM): SQM stock is up 2.3% today.

Some of the biggest losers among basic materials stocks include:

  • Pan American Silver (PAAS): PAAS stock is down 1.5% today.
  • Innophos Holdings (IPHS): IPHS stock is down 1.0% today.
  • Glatfelter (GLT): GLT stock is down 0.9% today.
  • Iamgold Corp (IAG): IAG stock is down 0.9% today.
  • Kronos Worldwide Inc (KRO): KRO stock is down 0.9% today.
  • Raven Industries (RAVN): RAVN stock is down 0.6% today.
  • RBC Bearings Inc (ROLL): ROLL stock is down 0.4% today.
  • Newmont Mining Corp (NEM): NEM stock is down 0.4% today.
  • Packaging Corporation of America (PKG): PKG stock is down 0.3% today.
  • Teck Resources Ltd (TCK): TCK stock is down 0.3% 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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