Hottest Basic Materials Stocks Now – WY NUE KAMN CCJ

WY leads basic materials stocks higher on Thursday

   
Hottest Basic Materials Stocks Now – WY NUE KAMN CCJ

Basic materials stocks finished up broadly 0.1% on Wall Street today.

More broadly, the Dow Jones Industrial Average declined 0.1%, the Nasdaq was down 0.8% and the S&P 500 fell 0.1%.

Some of the biggest gainers among basic materials stocks include:

  • Weyerhaeuser Company (WY): WY stock is up 1.0% today.
  • Nucor Corp (NUE): NUE stock is up 0.8%, marking the fourth consecutive day the stock has increased.
  • Kaman Corp (KAMN): KAMN stock is up 0.7% to a new 52-week high of $41.94.
  • Cameco Corp (CCJ): CCJ stock is up 0.7%, marking the third consecutive day the stock has increased.
  • A. Schulman (SHLM): SHLM stock is up 0.6% to a new 52-week high of $37.26.
  • Albany International Corp (AIN): AIN stock is up 0.5%, marking the fifth consecutive day the stock has increased.
  • Southern Peru Copper Corp (SCCO): SCCO stock is up 0.4%, marking the sixth consecutive day the stock has increased.
  • Bemis Company (BMS): BMS stock is up 0.4%, marking the sixth consecutive day the stock has increased.
  • Sociedad Quimica Y Minera S.A. (SQM): SQM stock is up 0.4% today.
  • Commercial Metals Company (CMC): CMC stock is up 0.4%, marking the fourth consecutive day the stock has increased.

Some of the biggest losers among basic materials stocks include:

  • Balchem Corp (BCPC): BCPC stock is down 2.9% today.
  • Hecla Mining Company (HL): HL stock is down 2.5% today.
  • Universal Forest Products (UFPI): UFPI stock is down 2.3% today.
  • Sun Hydraulics Corp (SNHY): SNHY stock is down 2.1% today.
  • Simpson Manufacturing Company (SSD): SSD stock is down 2.0% today.
  • Copene-Petroquimica Do Nordeste (BAK): BAK stock is down 2.0% today.
  • Grupo Simec S.A. De C.V. (SIM): SIM stock is down 1.9% today.
  • Intrepid Potash Inc (IPI): IPI stock is down 1.8% today.
  • Globe Specialty Metals Inc (GSM): GSM stock is down 1.7% today.
  • Berry Plastics Group Inc (BERY): BERY stock is down 1.7% 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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