Hottest Basic Materials Stocks Now – HMY RGLD CE MRC

HMY leads basic materials stocks higher on Thursday

   
Hottest Basic Materials Stocks Now – HMY RGLD CE MRC

Basic materials stocks rose 0.1% on Wall Street so far on Thursday.

More broadly, the Dow Jones Industrial Average climbed 0.2%, the Nasdaq was up 0.3% and the S&P 500 rose 0.2%.

Some of the biggest gainers among basic materials stocks include:

  • Harmony Gold Mining Co. Ltd (HMY): HMY stock is up 1.5% today.
  • Royal Gold (RGLD): RGLD stock is up 1.5% today.
  • Celanese Corp (CE): CE stock is up 1.3% to $62.04, near the 52-week high of $61.98.
  • Mrc Global Inc (MRC): MRC stock is up 1.2% today.
  • Pan American Silver (PAAS): PAAS stock is up 1.2% today.
  • Balchem Corp (BCPC): BCPC stock is up 1.1% today.
  • Simpson Manufacturing Company (SSD): SSD stock is up 1.0% today.
  • Westlake Chemical Corp (WLK): WLK stock is up 0.8%, marking the fourth consecutive day the stock has increased.
  • Arcelormittal (MT): MT stock is up 0.8% today.
  • Copene-Petroquimica Do Nordeste (BAK): BAK stock is up 0.4% today.

Some of the biggest losers among basic materials stocks include:

  • Sinopec Shangai Petrochemical Company Ltd (SHI): SHI stock is down 4.1% today.
  • Rexnord Corp (RXN): RXN stock is down 2.8% today.
  • Valhi Inc (VHI): VHI stock is down 1.4%, marking the fifth consecutive day the stock has decreased.
  • Gold Fields Ltd (GFI): GFI stock is down 1.1%, marking the third consecutive day the stock has decreased.
  • Pohang Iron & Steel Co. (PKX): PKX stock is down 1.1%, marking the fourth consecutive day the stock has decreased.
  • Cliffs Natural Resources Inc (CLF): CLF stock is down 1.1% today.
  • Terra Nitrogen Company L.P. (TNH): TNH stock is down 0.6% today.
  • Circor International (CIR): CIR stock is down 0.6% today.
  • Agrium Inc (AGU): AGU stock is down 0.5%, marking the third consecutive day the stock has decreased.
  • Matthews International Corp (MATW): MATW stock is down 0.5% 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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