Hottest Basic Materials Stocks Now – SIM VHI IPI GPK

SIM leads basic materials stocks higher on Tuesday

   
Hottest Basic Materials Stocks Now – SIM VHI IPI GPK

Basic materials stocks finished flat today on Wall Street.

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

Some of the biggest gainers among basic materials stocks include:

  • Grupo Simec S.A. De C.V. (SIM): SIM stock is up 2.1% today.
  • Valhi Inc (VHI): VHI stock is up 2.0% today.
  • Intrepid Potash Inc (IPI): IPI stock is up 1.7% today and up 20.6% in the last month.
  • Graphic Packaging Holding Company (GPK): GPK stock is up 1.3%, marking the third consecutive day the stock has increased.
  • Mosaic Company (MOS): MOS stock is up 1.1% today.
  • Monsanto Company (MON): MON stock is up 0.8% today.
  • Enpro Industries (NPO): NPO stock is up 0.7%, marking the third consecutive day the stock has increased.
  • Teck Resources Ltd (TCK): TCK stock is up 0.5% today.
  • Bhp Billiton Plc (BBL): BBL stock is up 0.4% to $66.09, near the 52-week high of $66.29.
  • Innospec Inc (IOSP): IOSP stock is up 0.4%, marking the third consecutive day the stock has increased.

Some of the biggest losers among basic materials stocks include:

  • Wd-40 Company (WDFC): WDFC stock is down 2.4% today.
  • RBC Bearings Inc (ROLL): ROLL stock is down 2.3% today.
  • Quaker Chemical Corp (KWR): KWR stock is down 2.2% today.
  • Anglogold Ashanti Ltd (AU): AU stock is down 1.9% today.
  • Royal Gold (RGLD): RGLD stock is down 1.9% today.
  • Gold Fields Ltd (GFI): GFI stock is down 1.8% today.
  • Agnico-Eagle Mines Limited (AEM): AEM stock is down 1.7% today.
  • Kaiser Aluminum Corp (KALU): KALU stock is down 1.7% today.
  • Eldorado Gold Corp (EGO): EGO stock is down 1.7% today.
  • Harmony Gold Mining Co. Ltd (HMY): HMY stock is down 1.6% 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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