Hottest Basic Materials Stocks Now – POL AA FCX NUE

POL leads basic materials stocks higher on Monday

   
Hottest Basic Materials Stocks Now – POL AA FCX NUE

Basic materials stocks rose broadly 0.8% on Wall Street today.

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

Some of the biggest gainers among basic materials stocks include:

  • Polyone Corp (POL): POL stock is up 2.7% today.
  • Alcoa Inc (AA): AA stock is up 2.6% today.
  • Freeport-Mcmoran Copper & Gold (FCX): FCX stock is up 2.3% today.
  • Nucor Corp (NUE): NUE stock is up 2.2% today.
  • Rio Tinto Plc (RIO): RIO stock is up 2.1% today.
  • Packaging Corporation of America (PKG): PKG stock is up 1.8% today.
  • Hudbay Minerals Inc (HBM): HBM stock is up 1.9% today.
  • Kaiser Aluminum Corp (KALU): KALU stock is up 1.7% today.
  • Potash Corp. of Saskatchewan Inc (POT): POT stock is up 1.7% today.
  • Celanese Corp (CE): CE stock is up 1.6% today.

Some of the biggest losers among basic materials stocks include:

  • Kinross Gold Corp (KGC): KGC stock is down 1.0%, marking the third consecutive day the stock has decreased.
  • Molycorp Inc (MCP): MCP stock is down 0.8%, marking the third consecutive day the stock has decreased.
  • Matthews International Corp (MATW): MATW stock is down 0.8%, marking the third consecutive day the stock has decreased.
  • Berry Plastics Group Inc (BERY): BERY stock is down 0.7%, marking the third consecutive day the stock has decreased.
  • Simpson Manufacturing Company (SSD): SSD stock is down 0.6%, marking the third consecutive day the stock has decreased.
  • Monsanto Company (MON): MON stock is down 0.6%, marking the third consecutive day the stock has decreased.
  • Grupo Simec S.A. De C.V. (SIM): SIM stock is down 0.5% today.
  • Sociedad Quimica Y Minera S.A. (SQM): SQM stock is down 0.4% today.
  • Westlake Chemical Corp (WLK): WLK stock is down 0.3%, marking the third consecutive day the stock has decreased.
  • Mueller Water Products (MWA): MWA 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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