Hottest Basic Materials Stocks Now – AUQ CCJ CE AXLL

VHI leads basic materials stocks lower on Wednesday

   
Hottest Basic Materials Stocks Now – AUQ CCJ CE AXLL

Basic materials stocks finished down 0.6% on Wall Street on Wednesday.

More broadly, the Dow Jones Industrial Average was down 0.3%, the Nasdaq was unchanged and the S&P 500 fell 0.3%.

Some of the biggest gainers among basic materials stocks include:

  • Aurico Gold Inc (AUQ): AUQ stock is up 9.4% today.
  • Cameco Corp (CCJ): CCJ stock is up 1.5% today.
  • Celanese Corp (CE): CE stock is up 1.3% today.
  • Georgia Gulf Corp (AXLL): AXLL stock is up 1.2%, marking the fifth consecutive day the stock has increased.
  • Steel Dynamics (STLD): STLD stock is up 1.1% today.
  • Sinopec Shangai Petrochemical Company Ltd (SHI): SHI stock is up 1.1% today.
  • Aluminum Corporation of China Ltd (ACH): ACH stock is up 1.0% today.
  • Berry Plastics Group Inc (BERY): BERY stock is up 0.9%, marking the third consecutive day the stock has increased.
  • Royal Gold (RGLD): RGLD stock is up 0.8% today.
  • National Steel Corp (SID): SID stock is up 0.7% today.

Some of the biggest losers among basic materials stocks include:

  • Valhi Inc (VHI): VHI stock is down 7.6% today on 5 times normal volume.
  • Compania Mina Buenaventura S.A. (BVN): BVN stock is down 2.1% to a new 52-week low of $9.95.
  • Fibria Celulose S.A. (FBR): FBR stock is down 1.8% today.
  • Simpson Manufacturing Company (SSD): SSD stock is down 1.5% today.
  • Leucadia National Corp (LUK): LUK stock is down 1.4% today.
  • Raven Industries (RAVN): RAVN stock is down 1.4% today.
  • Kapstone Paper and Packaging Corp (KS): KS stock is down 1.3% today.
  • Intrepid Potash Inc (IPI): IPI stock is down 1.3% today.
  • Albany International Corp (AIN): AIN stock is down 1.3% today.
  • Minerals Technologies Inc (MTX): MTX stock is down 1.3% 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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