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Hottest Basic Materials Stocks Now – AKS CR ACH DD

AKS leads basic materials stocks higher on Tuesday


Basic materials stocks remained flat so far on Tuesday on Wall Street.

More broadly, the Dow Jones Industrial Average climbed 0.1%, the Nasdaq was up 0.3% and the S&P 500 pushed 0.1% higher.

Some of the biggest gainers among basic materials stocks include:

  • AK Steel Holding Corp (AKS): AKS stock is up 4.7% today.
  • Crane Company (CR): CR stock is up 4.0% today.
  • Aluminum Corporation of China Ltd (ACH): ACH stock is up 3.0% today and up 35.1% in the last month.
  • E.I. Du Pont De Nemours and Company (DD): DD stock is up 1.4% today.
  • Innophos Holdings (IPHS): IPHS stock is up 1.1%, marking the third consecutive day the stock has increased.
  • Balchem Corp (BCPC): BCPC stock is up 1.1% today.
  • First Majestic Silver (AG): AG stock is up 1.0%, marking the third consecutive day the stock has increased.
  • Intrepid Potash Inc (IPI): IPI stock is up 1.0% today.
  • Teck Resources Ltd (TCK): TCK stock is up 0.9% today.
  • Rio Tinto Plc (RIO): RIO stock is up 0.9% today.

Some of the biggest losers among basic materials stocks include:

  • Eastman Chemical Company (EMN): EMN stock is down 6.3% today.
  • Glatfelter (GLT): GLT stock is down 5.9% today.
  • Plum Creek Timber Company (PCL): PCL stock is down 3.6% today.
  • Sinopec Shangai Petrochemical Company Ltd (SHI): SHI stock is down 2.3% today.
  • RBC Bearings Inc (ROLL): ROLL stock is down 2.0% today.
  • Celanese Corp (CE): CE stock is down 1.9% today.
  • Westlake Chemical Corp (WLK): WLK stock is down 1.3% today.
  • Fibria Celulose S.A. (FBR): FBR stock is down 1.1% today.
  • Parker-Hannifin Corp (PH): PH stock is down 1.0% today.
  • Gold Fields Ltd (GFI): GFI stock is down 0.7% 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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