Hottest Basic Materials Stocks Now – SHI WLK ROC NPO

SHI leads basic materials stocks higher on Wednesday

   
Hottest Basic Materials Stocks Now – SHI WLK ROC NPO

Basic materials stocks advanced 0.3% on Wall Street on Wednesday morning.

More broadly, the Dow Jones Industrial Average remained flat, the Nasdaq stayed level and the S&P 500 remained flat.

Some of the biggest gainers among basic materials stocks include:

  • Sinopec Shangai Petrochemical Company Ltd (SHI): SHI stock is up 5.1% today.
  • Westlake Chemical Corp (WLK): WLK stock is up 3.1% today and up 23.7% in the last month.
  • Rockwood Holdings (ROC): ROC stock is up 2.8% today.
  • Enpro Industries (NPO): NPO stock is up 1.3%, marking the fifth consecutive day the stock has increased.
  • Stillwater Mining Company (SWC): SWC stock is up 1.6% today.
  • PPG Industries (PPG): PPG stock is up 1.3% today.
  • Lyondellbasell Industries Nv (LYB): LYB stock is up 1.2% to a new 52-week high of $99.64.
  • Eastman Chemical Company (EMN): EMN stock is up 1.0% today.
  • Georgia Gulf Corp (AXLL): AXLL stock is up 1.0%, marking the fifth consecutive day the stock has increased.
  • Monsanto Company (MON): MON stock is up 1.1%, marking the fifth consecutive day the stock has increased.

Some of the biggest losers among basic materials stocks include:

  • RBC Bearings Inc (ROLL): ROLL stock is down 5.7% today.
  • Rexnord Corp (RXN): RXN stock is down 4.6% today.
  • Cliffs Natural Resources Inc (CLF): CLF stock is down 2.8% today.
  • First Majestic Silver (AG): AG stock is down 2.7%, marking the third consecutive day the stock has decreased.
  • Innophos Holdings (IPHS): IPHS stock is down 2.8% today.
  • Terra Nitrogen Company L.P. (TNH): TNH stock is down 2.3% today.
  • Rio Tinto Plc (RIO): RIO stock is down 2.2% today.
  • Harmony Gold Mining Co. Ltd (HMY): HMY stock is down 2.1% today.
  • Trex Company (TREX): TREX stock is down 2.1% today.
  • Southern Peru Copper Corp (SCCO): SCCO stock is down 2.2% 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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