Hottest Basic Materials Stocks Now – CCJ AXLL DDC LUK

CCJ leads basic materials stocks higher on Tuesday

   
Hottest Basic Materials Stocks Now – CCJ AXLL DDC LUK

Basic materials stocks finished flat on Tuesday on Wall Street.

More broadly, the Dow Jones Industrial Average increased 0.6%, the Nasdaq climbed 1.2% and the S&P 500 was up 0.6%.

Some of the biggest gainers among basic materials stocks include:

  • Cameco Corp (CCJ): CCJ stock is up 2.6% today.
  • Georgia Gulf Corp (AXLL): AXLL stock is up 1.9%, marking the fourth consecutive day the stock has increased.
  • Dominion Diamond Corp (DDC): DDC stock is up 1.9% today.
  • Leucadia National Corp (LUK): LUK stock is up 1.7%, marking the third consecutive day the stock has increased.
  • A. Schulman (SHLM): SHLM stock is up 1.7%, marking the fourth consecutive day the stock has increased.
  • Sociedad Quimica Y Minera S.A. (SQM): SQM stock is up 1.5%, marking the fourth consecutive day the stock has increased.
  • Olin Corp (OLN): OLN stock is up 1.5%, marking the third consecutive day the stock has increased.
  • Sealed Air Corp (SEE): SEE stock is up 1.5% today.
  • Mueller Industries (MLI): MLI stock is up 1.4%, marking the fourth consecutive day the stock has increased.
  • Curtiss-Wright Corp (CW): CW stock is up 1.4%, marking the fourth consecutive day the stock has increased.

Some of the biggest losers among basic materials stocks include:

  • Valhi Inc (VHI): VHI stock is down 3.8%, marking the third consecutive day the stock has decreased.
  • Methanex Corp (MEOH): MEOH stock is down 2.5% today.
  • Fibria Celulose S.A. (FBR): FBR stock is down 2.2% today.
  • Compania Mina Buenaventura S.A. (BVN): BVN stock is down 1.7% to a new 52-week low of $10.59.
  • Southern Peru Copper Corp (SCCO): SCCO stock is down 1.6% today.
  • Randgold Resources Limited (GOLD): GOLD stock is down 1.6% today.
  • Huntsman Corp (HUN): HUN stock is down 1.6% today.
  • Intrepid Potash Inc (IPI): IPI stock is down 1.6% today.
  • Aluminum Corporation of China Ltd (ACH): ACH stock is down 1.4% today.
  • Freeport-Mcmoran Copper & Gold (FCX): FCX stock is down 1.4% 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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