Hottest Basic Materials Stocks Now – CMP TX CLW RGLD

SSD leads basic materials stocks lower on Thursday

   
Hottest Basic Materials Stocks Now – CMP TX CLW RGLD

Basic materials stocks finished down broadly on Wall Street today, with the sector seeing an overall decline of 1.4%.

More broadly, the Dow Jones Industrial Average fell 0.9%, the Nasdaq was down 0.8% and the S&P 500 declined 0.9%.

Some of the biggest gainers among basic materials stocks include:

  • Compass Minerals Intl Inc (CMP): CMP stock is up 0.7% to $93.07, near the 52-week high of $93.19.
  • Ternium S.A. (TX): TX stock is up 0.4% today.
  • Clearwater Paper Corp (CLW): CLW stock is up 0.3% today.
  • Royal Gold (RGLD): RGLD stock is up 0.2% today.
  • Gerdau S.A. (GGB): GGB stock is up 0.2% today.

Some of the biggest losers among basic materials stocks include:

  • Simpson Manufacturing Company (SSD): SSD stock is down 4.0%, marking the third consecutive day the stock has decreased.
  • Hecla Mining Company (HL): HL stock is down 2.9% today.
  • Sealed Air Corp (SEE): SEE stock is down 2.7%, marking the third consecutive day the stock has decreased.
  • Yamana Gold (AUY): AUY stock is down 2.5% today.
  • Valhi Inc (VHI): VHI stock is down 2.5% today.
  • Agrium Inc (AGU): AGU stock is down 2.4% today.
  • Precision Castparts Corp (PCP): PCP stock is down 2.4%, marking the third consecutive day the stock has decreased.
  • Graphic Packaging Holding Company (GPK): GPK stock is down 2.3% today.
  • Air Products and Chemicals (APD): APD stock is down 2.3% today.
  • Celanese Corp (CE): CE stock is down 2.2%, marking the third consecutive day the stock has decreased.

For more information on the best stocks to buy right now, check out the latest commentary on InvestorPlace.com.

And for more on the hot stocks moving most on Wall Street right now, check out our archive of daily market movers by sector here.

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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