Basic materials stocks rose 0.3% on Wall Street on Monday.
More broadly, the Dow Jones Industrial Average stayed consistent, the Nasdaq rose 0.2% and the S&P 500 stayed level.
Some of the biggest gainers among basic materials stocks include:
- Novagold Resources Inc (NG): NG stock is up 3.4% today and up 40.8% in the last month.
- Gold Fields Ltd (GFI): GFI stock is up 3.3% today.
- Compania Mina Buenaventura S.A. (BVN): BVN stock is up 3.1%, marking the fourth consecutive day the stock has increased.
- Anglogold Ashanti Ltd (AU): AU stock is up 2.7% today.
- First Majestic Silver (AG): AG stock is up 2.6% today and up 28.8% in the last month.
- Pan American Silver (PAAS): PAAS stock is up 2.3% today and up 24.1% in the last month.
- Yamana Gold (AUY): AUY stock is up 2.1% today.
- Southern Peru Copper Corp (SCCO): SCCO stock is up 2.1%, marking the third consecutive day the stock has increased.
- Hecla Mining Company (HL): HL stock is up 2.1% today and up 24.5% in the last month.
- Iamgold Corp (IAG): IAG stock is up 2.0%, marking the third consecutive day the stock has increased.
Some of the biggest losers among basic materials stocks include:
- Grupo Simec S.A. De C.V. (SIM): SIM stock is down 1.7% today.
- H. B. Fuller Company (FUL): FUL stock is down 1.6% today.
- Sealed Air Corp (SEE): SEE stock is down 1.5% today.
- Airgas Inc (ARG): ARG stock is down 0.9% today on 3 times normal volume.
- Precision Castparts Corp (PCP): PCP stock is down 0.8% today.
- Bhp Billiton Limited (BHP): BHP stock is down 0.6% today.
- Sun Hydraulics Corp (SNHY): SNHY stock is down 0.6% today.
- Kapstone Paper and Packaging Corp (KS): KS stock is down 0.6% today.
- Calgon Carbon Corp (CCC): CCC stock is down 0.6% today.
- Polypore International Inc (PPO): PPO stock is down 0.6% today.
And for more on the hot stocks moving most on Wall Street right now, check out our archive of daily market movers by sector here.
Editor’s Note: Returns for the fastest-moving stocks listed here are based on share prices 20 minutes prior to publication of this story.