Hottest Basic Materials Stocks Now – AA DDC AU IAG

SQM leads basic materials stocks lower on Wednesday

   
Hottest Basic Materials Stocks Now – AA DDC AU IAG

Basic materials stocks rose 0.1% on Wall Street so far on Wednesday.

More broadly, the Dow Jones Industrial Average rose 0.1%, the Nasdaq was up 0.2% and the S&P 500 rose 0.1%.

Some of the biggest gainers among basic materials stocks include:

  • Alcoa Inc (AA): AA stock is up 2.6% to a new 52-week high of $15.24.
  • Dominion Diamond Corp (DDC): DDC stock is up 2.5% today.
  • Anglogold Ashanti Ltd (AU): AU stock is up 2.2% today.
  • Iamgold Corp (IAG): IAG stock is up 2.3% today.
  • New Gold Inc (NGD): NGD stock is up 1.9% today.
  • Gold Fields Ltd (GFI): GFI stock is up 1.8% today.
  • Stillwater Mining Company (SWC): SWC stock is up 2.0% today.
  • Compania Mina Buenaventura S.A. (BVN): BVN stock is up 2.0% today.
  • Harmony Gold Mining Co. Ltd (HMY): HMY stock is up 1.6% today.
  • Eldorado Gold Corp (EGO): EGO stock is up 1.6% today and up 27.1% in the last month.

Some of the biggest losers among basic materials stocks include:

  • Sociedad Quimica Y Minera S.A. (SQM): SQM stock is down 2.6% today.
  • Potash Corp. of Saskatchewan Inc (POT): POT stock is down 2.1%, marking the third consecutive day the stock has decreased.
  • A. Schulman (SHLM): SHLM stock is down 1.5% today.
  • Celanese Corp (CE): CE stock is down 1.3%, marking the third consecutive day the stock has decreased.
  • Sonoco Products Company (SON): SON stock is down 1.1% today.
  • Arcelormittal (MT): MT stock is down 1.0%, marking the third consecutive day the stock has decreased.
  • Mosaic Company (MOS): MOS stock is down 0.9%, marking the third consecutive day the stock has decreased.
  • Intrepid Potash Inc (IPI): IPI stock is down 1.1%, marking the fifth consecutive day the stock has decreased.
  • Plum Creek Timber Company (PCL): PCL stock is down 0.9% today.
  • Om Group (OMG): OMG stock is down 0.9%, marking the third consecutive day the stock has decreased.

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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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