Hottest Basic Materials Stocks Now – SLW SSL HL NEM

SLW leads basic materials stocks higher on Thursday

   
Hottest Basic Materials Stocks Now – SLW SSL HL NEM

Basic materials stocks declined broadly on Wall Street today, with the sector seeing an overall decline of 0.9%.

More broadly, the Dow Jones Industrial Average was down 0.7%, the Nasdaq fell 0.9% and the S&P 500 declined 0.7%.

Some of the biggest gainers among basic materials stocks include:

  • Silver Wheaton Corp (SLW): SLW stock is up 2.3%, marking the third consecutive day the stock has increased.
  • Sasol Ltd (SSL): SSL stock is up 1.0% today.
  • Hecla Mining Company (HL): HL stock is up 1.0%, marking the sixth consecutive day the stock has increased.
  • Newmont Mining Corp (NEM): NEM stock is up 0.9%, marking the third consecutive day the stock has increased.
  • Ternium S.A. (TX): TX stock is up 0.7% today.
  • Greif Bros. Corp (GEF): GEF stock is up 0.6% today.
  • Kronos Worldwide Inc (KRO): KRO stock is up 0.6% today.
  • Cameco Corp (CCJ): CCJ stock is up 0.6% today.
  • Compania Mina Buenaventura S.A. (BVN): BVN stock is up 0.5% today.
  • Greif Bros. Corp (GEF.B): GEF.B stock is up 0.2% today.

Some of the biggest losers among basic materials stocks include:

  • Intrepid Potash Inc (IPI): IPI stock is down 2.4% today.
  • Air Products and Chemicals (APD): APD stock is down 2.0% today.
  • RBC Bearings Inc (ROLL): ROLL stock is down 1.9%, marking the third consecutive day the stock has decreased.
  • Albany International Corp (AIN): AIN stock is down 1.9%, marking the third consecutive day the stock has decreased.
  • Berry Plastics Group Inc (BERY): BERY stock is down 1.9% today on 2 times normal volume.
  • Polyone Corp (POL): POL stock is down 1.8%, marking the fourth consecutive day the stock has decreased.
  • Huntsman Corp (HUN): HUN stock is down 1.8% today.
  • Bhp Billiton Plc (BBL): BBL stock is down 1.7% today.
  • Bhp Billiton Limited (BHP): BHP stock is down 1.7%, marking the third consecutive day the stock has decreased.
  • Green Plains Renewable Energy (GPRE): GPRE stock is down 1.7% today.

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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.


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