Hottest Basic Materials Stocks Now – LYB GFI CLF NG

LYB leads basic materials stocks higher on Friday

   
Hottest Basic Materials Stocks Now – LYB GFI CLF NG

Basic materials stocks rose 0.3% on Wall Street so far on Friday.

More broadly, the Dow Jones Industrial Average fell 0.4%, the Nasdaq declined 0.5% and the S&P 500 was down 0.4%.

Some of the biggest gainers among basic materials stocks include:

  • Lyondellbasell Industries Nv (LYB): LYB stock is up 3.7% today.
  • Gold Fields Ltd (GFI): GFI stock is up 2.7% today.
  • Cliffs Natural Resources Inc (CLF): CLF stock is up 2.5% today.
  • Novagold Resources Inc (NG): NG stock is up 1.9% today.
  • Sensient Technologies Corp (SXT): SXT stock is up 1.7% today.
  • Iamgold Corp (IAG): IAG stock is up 1.4% today.
  • Anglogold Ashanti Ltd (AU): AU stock is up 1.2% today.
  • Aluminum Corporation of China Ltd (ACH): ACH stock is up 1.3% today and up 24.0% in the last month.
  • Pohang Iron & Steel Co. (PKX): PKX stock is up 1.2% today.
  • Compania Mina Buenaventura S.A. (BVN): BVN stock is up 1.4% today.

Some of the biggest losers among basic materials stocks include:

  • Olin Corp (OLN): OLN stock is down 2.6% today.
  • Teck Resources Ltd (TCK): TCK stock is down 2.2% today.
  • Cameco Corp (CCJ): CCJ stock is down 2.5% today.
  • Polypore International Inc (PPO): PPO stock is down 1.5% today.
  • Syngenta Ag (SYT): SYT stock is down 1.5% today.
  • Sasol Ltd (SSL): SSL stock is down 1.4% today.
  • Balchem Corp (BCPC): BCPC stock is down 1.4% today.
  • Globe Specialty Metals Inc (GSM): GSM stock is down 1.3% today.
  • Simpson Manufacturing Company (SSD): SSD stock is down 1.3% today.
  • Sun Hydraulics Corp (SNHY): SNHY stock is down 1.3% 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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