Hottest Basic Materials Stocks Now – KS GPRE WOR SIM

VHI leads basic materials stocks lower on Monday

   
Hottest Basic Materials Stocks Now – KS GPRE WOR SIM

Basic materials stocks finished up 0.4% on Wall Street today.

More broadly, the Dow Jones Industrial Average rose 0.4%, the Nasdaq climbed 0.7% and the S&P 500 increased 0.4%.

Some of the biggest gainers among basic materials stocks include:

  • Kapstone Paper and Packaging Corp (KS): KS stock is up 4.1% today.
  • Green Plains Renewable Energy (GPRE): GPRE stock is up 2.8% today.
  • Worthington Industries (WOR): WOR stock is up 2.8% today.
  • Grupo Simec S.A. De C.V. (SIM): SIM stock is up 2.5% today.
  • Cf Industries Holdings (CF): CF stock is up 2.3% today.
  • Rockwood Holdings (ROC): ROC stock is up 2.2% today.
  • First Majestic Silver (AG): AG stock is up 2.1% today.
  • Teck Resources Ltd (TCK): TCK stock is up 2.1% today.
  • Cvr Partners LP Common Units R (UAN): UAN stock is up 2.1% today.
  • Kinross Gold Corp (KGC): KGC stock is up 2.0% today.

Some of the biggest losers among basic materials stocks include:

  • Valhi Inc (VHI): VHI stock is down 5.7% to a new 52-week low of $6.57.
  • Newmont Mining Corp (NEM): NEM stock is down 2.7%, marking the fourth consecutive day the stock has decreased.
  • Cliffs Natural Resources Inc (CLF): CLF stock is down 2.1%, marking the third consecutive day the stock has decreased.
  • Methanex Corp (MEOH): MEOH stock is down 1.9%, marking the fifth consecutive day the stock has decreased.
  • Terra Nitrogen Company L.P. (TNH): TNH stock is down 1.3% today.
  • Aluminum Corporation of China Ltd (ACH): ACH stock is down 1.1% today.
  • Arcelormittal (MT): MT stock is down 1.0%, marking the third consecutive day the stock has decreased.
  • Hudbay Minerals Inc (HBM): HBM stock is down 0.8% today.
  • Greif Bros. Corp (GEF): GEF stock is down 0.7% today.
  • Plum Creek Timber Company (PCL): PCL stock is down 0.7% 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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