Hottest Basic Materials Stocks Now – WOR VALE NG HBM

RXN leads basic materials stocks lower on Thursday

   
Hottest Basic Materials Stocks Now – WOR VALE NG HBM

Basic materials stocks advanced broadly on Wall Street on Thursday morning, with the sector seeing an overall increase of 0.3%.

More broadly, the Dow Jones Industrial Average increased 0.2%, the Nasdaq pushed 0.3% higher and the S&P 500 rose 0.2%.

Some of the biggest gainers among basic materials stocks include:

  • Worthington Industries (WOR): WOR stock is up 3.7% today.
  • Vale S.A. (VALE): VALE stock is up 2.3% today.
  • Novagold Resources Inc (NG): NG stock is up 2.2%, marking the fourth consecutive day the stock has increased.
  • Hudbay Minerals Inc (HBM): HBM stock is up 2.0%, marking the third consecutive day the stock has increased.
  • Trex Company (TREX): TREX stock is up 1.9% today.
  • Valhi Inc (VHI): VHI stock is up 1.8% today.
  • Murphy USA Inc. Common Stock Wh (MUSA): MUSA stock is up 1.8% to a new 52-week high of $49.51.
  • Cliffs Natural Resources Inc (CLF): CLF stock is up 1.7% today.
  • Hecla Mining Company (HL): HL stock is up 1.4% today.
  • Ferro Corp (FOE): FOE stock is up 1.8% today.

Some of the biggest losers among basic materials stocks include:

  • Rexnord Corp (RXN): RXN stock is down 2.6%, marking the third consecutive day the stock has decreased.
  • Grupo Simec S.A. De C.V. (SIM): SIM stock is down 1.3% today.
  • Newmont Mining Corp (NEM): NEM stock is down 0.9% today.
  • Cameco Corp (CCJ): CCJ stock is down 0.7% today.
  • Cytec Industries Inc (CYT): CYT stock is down 0.6% today.
  • Stepan Company (SCL): SCL stock is down 0.3%, marking the third consecutive day the stock has decreased.
  • Arcelormittal (MT): MT stock is down 0.6%, marking the sixth consecutive day the stock has decreased.
  • Yamana Gold (AUY): AUY stock is down 0.3% today.
  • Mrc Global Inc (MRC): MRC stock is down 0.2% 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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