Hottest Basic Materials Stocks Now – GPRE SIM FBR CYT

GFI leads basic materials stocks lower on Wednesday

   
Hottest Basic Materials Stocks Now – GPRE SIM FBR CYT

Basic materials stocks finished flat on Wednesday on Wall Street.

More broadly, the Dow Jones Industrial Average remained flat, the Nasdaq declined 0.3% and the S&P 500 stayed the same.

Some of the biggest gainers among basic materials stocks include:

  • Green Plains Renewable Energy (GPRE): GPRE stock is up 2.3% today.
  • Grupo Simec S.A. De C.V. (SIM): SIM stock is up 2.0% today.
  • Fibria Celulose S.A. (FBR): FBR stock is up 1.2% today.
  • Cytec Industries Inc (CYT): CYT stock is up 1.0%, marking the third consecutive day the stock has increased.
  • Plum Creek Timber Company (PCL): PCL stock is up 0.9%, marking the third consecutive day the stock has increased.
  • Cvr Partners LP Common Units R (UAN): UAN stock is up 0.9% today.
  • Copene-Petroquimica Do Nordeste (BAK): BAK stock is up 0.7% today.
  • Weyerhaeuser Company (WY): WY stock is up 0.7%, marking the fifth consecutive day the stock has increased.
  • Gerdau S.A. (GGB): GGB stock is up 0.6% today.
  • A. Schulman (SHLM): SHLM stock is up 0.6%, marking the fifth consecutive day the stock has increased.

Some of the biggest losers among basic materials stocks include:

  • Gold Fields Ltd (GFI): GFI stock is down 3.0% today.
  • Commercial Metals Company (CMC): CMC stock is down 2.4% today.
  • Steel Dynamics (STLD): STLD stock is down 2.2% today.
  • Cf Industries Holdings (CF): CF stock is down 2.2% today.
  • Bhp Billiton Plc (BBL): BBL stock is down 2.2% today.
  • Century Aluminum Company (CENX): CENX stock is down 2.1% today.
  • Anglogold Ashanti Ltd (AU): AU stock is down 2.1%, marking the third consecutive day the stock has decreased.
  • Silver Wheaton Corp (SLW): SLW stock is down 1.9%, marking the fourth consecutive day the stock has decreased.
  • Berry Plastics Group Inc (BERY): BERY stock is down 1.8% today.
  • Wd-40 Company (WDFC): WDFC stock is down 1.8% 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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