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Hottest Basic Materials Stocks Now – HBM RIO HMY CENX

HBM leads basic materials stocks higher on Monday


Basic materials stocks rose broadly on Wall Street on Monday morning, with the sector seeing an overall increase of 1.0%.

More broadly, the Dow Jones Industrial Average climbed 0.7%, the Nasdaq rose 1.1% and the S&P 500 increased 0.7%.

Some of the biggest gainers among basic materials stocks include:

  • Hudbay Minerals Inc (HBM): HBM stock is up 4.6% today.
  • Rio Tinto Plc (RIO): RIO stock is up 4.1% today.
  • Harmony Gold Mining Co. Ltd (HMY): HMY stock is up 3.3% today.
  • Century Aluminum Company (CENX): CENX stock is up 4.3% today.
  • Murphy USA Inc. Common Stock Wh (MUSA): MUSA stock is up 3.4% today and up 21.4% in the last month.
  • Southern Peru Copper Corp (SCCO): SCCO stock is up 3.0% today.
  • Alcoa Inc (AA): AA stock is up 3.1% today.
  • Green Plains Renewable Energy (GPRE): GPRE stock is up 2.7% today.
  • Ferro Corp (FOE): FOE stock is up 2.7% today.
  • Sinopec Shangai Petrochemical Company Ltd (SHI): SHI stock is up 2.7% today.

Some of the biggest losers among basic materials stocks include:

  • Valhi Inc (VHI): VHI stock is down 1.6% today.
  • Terra Nitrogen Company L.P. (TNH): TNH stock is down 1.0% today.
  • Leucadia National Corp (LUK): LUK stock is down 0.4% today.
  • Wd-40 Company (WDFC): WDFC stock is down 0.2% today.
  • Georgia Gulf Corp (AXLL): AXLL 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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