Hottest Basic Materials Stocks Now – HMY RAVN TREX GRA

HMY leads basic materials stocks higher on Friday

   
Hottest Basic Materials Stocks Now – HMY RAVN TREX GRA

Basic materials stocks declined 0.4% on Wall Street so far on Friday.

More broadly, the Dow Jones Industrial Average remained flat, the Nasdaq was down 0.1% and the S&P 500 was steady.

Some of the biggest gainers among basic materials stocks include:

  • Harmony Gold Mining Co. Ltd (HMY): HMY stock is up 2.6% today.
  • Raven Industries (RAVN): RAVN stock is up 0.9% today.
  • Trex Company (TREX): TREX stock is up 1.6% today.
  • W.R. Grace & Company (GRA): GRA stock is up 1.5% today.
  • Sociedad Quimica Y Minera S.A. (SQM): SQM stock is up 1.2% today.
  • Copene-Petroquimica Do Nordeste (BAK): BAK stock is up 1.1% today.
  • Potash Corp. of Saskatchewan Inc (POT): POT stock is up 1.1% today.
  • Georgia Gulf Corp (AXLL): AXLL stock is up 1.4% today.
  • Weyerhaeuser Company (WY): WY stock is up 0.8% today.
  • Intrepid Potash Inc (IPI): IPI stock is up 0.5% today.

Some of the biggest losers among basic materials stocks include:

  • Cliffs Natural Resources Inc (CLF): CLF stock is down 4.1% today.
  • Rio Tinto Plc (RIO): RIO stock is down 2.7% today.
  • Vale S.A. (VALE): VALE stock is down 2.0% today.
  • Bhp Billiton Plc (BBL): BBL stock is down 1.8% today.
  • United States Steel Corp (X): X stock is down 1.7%, marking the third consecutive day the stock has decreased.
  • Century Aluminum Company (CENX): CENX stock is down 1.3%, marking the fourth consecutive day the stock has decreased.
  • Freeport-Mcmoran Copper & Gold (FCX): FCX stock is down 1.6%, marking the third consecutive day the stock has decreased.
  • FMC Corp (FMC): FMC stock is down 1.5% today.
  • Silver Wheaton Corp (SLW): SLW stock is down 1.2% today.
  • Newmont Mining Corp (NEM): NEM stock is down 1.2%, marking the third consecutive day the stock has decreased.

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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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