Hottest Basic Materials Stocks Now – CLF AKS X SCCO

HBM leads basic materials stocks lower on Monday

   
Hottest Basic Materials Stocks Now – CLF AKS X SCCO

Basic materials stocks remained flat on Monday morning on Wall Street.

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

Some of the biggest gainers among basic materials stocks include:

  • Cliffs Natural Resources Inc (CLF): CLF stock is up 4.4% today.
  • AK Steel Holding Corp (AKS): AKS stock is up 2.4% today and up 20.8% in the last month.
  • United States Steel Corp (X): X stock is up 2.2%, marking the seventh consecutive day the stock has increased.
  • Southern Peru Copper Corp (SCCO): SCCO stock is up 1.9% today.
  • Silver Wheaton Corp (SLW): SLW stock is up 1.7% today.
  • Kapstone Paper and Packaging Corp (KS): KS stock is up 2.1%, marking the third consecutive day the stock has increased.
  • Bhp Billiton Limited (BHP): BHP stock is up 1.7% today.
  • Vale S.A. (VALE): VALE stock is up 1.6% today.
  • Freeport-Mcmoran Copper & Gold (FCX): FCX stock is up 1.7% today.
  • Ashland Inc (ASH): ASH stock is up 1.4% to a new 52-week high of $108.69.

Some of the biggest losers among basic materials stocks include:

  • Hudbay Minerals Inc (HBM): HBM stock is down 3.9% today.
  • FMC Corp (FMC): FMC stock is down 3.3%, marking the sixth consecutive day the stock has decreased.
  • Syngenta Ag (SYT): SYT stock is down 2.4%, marking the third consecutive day the stock has decreased.
  • Aluminum Corporation of China Ltd (ACH): ACH stock is down 1.8% today.
  • Nucor Corp (NUE): NUE stock is down 1.3%, marking the third consecutive day the stock has decreased.
  • Sociedad Quimica Y Minera S.A. (SQM): SQM stock is down 1.1% today.
  • Gold Fields Ltd (GFI): GFI stock is down 1.1% today.
  • Mueller Water Products (MWA): MWA stock is down 0.8% today.
  • Albany International Corp (AIN): AIN stock is down 0.6% today.
  • Domtar Corp (UFS): UFS stock is down 0.9% today and down 51.9% in the last month.

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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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