Hottest Basic Materials Stocks Now – NG AUY AUQ X

VHI leads basic materials stocks lower on Friday

   
Hottest Basic Materials Stocks Now – NG AUY AUQ X

Basic materials stocks rose 0.4% on Wall Street today.

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

Some of the biggest gainers among basic materials stocks include:

  • Novagold Resources Inc (NG): NG stock is up 3.3% today and up 28.3% in the last month.
  • Yamana Gold (AUY): AUY stock is up 2.5%, marking the fourth consecutive day the stock has increased.
  • Aurico Gold Inc (AUQ): AUQ stock is up 2.2%, marking the fourth consecutive day the stock has increased.
  • United States Steel Corp (X): X stock is up 1.7% today.
  • Silver Wheaton Corp (SLW): SLW stock is up 1.7%, marking the fourth consecutive day the stock has increased.
  • New Gold Inc (NGD): NGD stock is up 1.6% today and up 21.9% in the last month.
  • Barrick Gold Corp (ABX): ABX stock is up 1.4%, marking the fourth consecutive day the stock has increased.
  • Steel Dynamics (STLD): STLD stock is up 1.4% today.
  • First Majestic Silver (AG): AG stock is up 1.3%, marking the fourth consecutive day the stock has increased.
  • H. B. Fuller Company (FUL): FUL stock is up 1.2% today.

Some of the biggest losers among basic materials stocks include:

  • Valhi Inc (VHI): VHI stock is down 1.3%, marking the fourth consecutive day the stock has decreased.
  • Circor International (CIR): CIR stock is down 1.2%, marking the fourth consecutive day the stock has decreased.
  • Intrepid Potash Inc (IPI): IPI stock is down 1.1%, marking the third consecutive day the stock has decreased.
  • Monsanto Company (MON): MON stock is down 1.0% today.
  • Scotts Miracle-Gro Company (SMG): SMG stock is down 0.9%, marking the fourth consecutive day the stock has decreased.
  • Matthews International Corp (MATW): MATW stock is down 0.6%, marking the fourth consecutive day the stock has decreased.
  • Innospec Inc (IOSP): IOSP stock is down 0.5%, marking the fourth consecutive day the stock has decreased.
  • Encore Wire Corp (WIRE): WIRE stock is down 0.5%, marking the fourth consecutive day the stock has decreased.
  • Ternium S.A. (TX): TX stock is down 0.4% today.
  • Mueller Industries (MLI): MLI stock is down 0.4% 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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