Hottest Basic Materials Stocks Now – NGD AG GG RGLD

WDFC leads basic materials stocks lower on Thursday

   
Hottest Basic Materials Stocks Now – NGD AG GG RGLD

Basic materials stocks fell broadly on Wall Street so far on Thursday, with the sector seeing an overall decline of 0.8%.

More broadly, the Dow Jones Industrial Average was down 0.9%, the Nasdaq declined 1.3% and the S&P 500 fell 0.9%.

Some of the biggest gainers among basic materials stocks include:

  • New Gold Inc (NGD): NGD stock is up 3.7% today.
  • First Majestic Silver (AG): AG stock is up 3.3% today and up 25.4% in the last month.
  • Goldcorp Inc (GG): GG stock is up 3.0% today and up 22.0% in the last month.
  • Royal Gold (RGLD): RGLD stock is up 2.7% to a new 52-week high of $78.30.
  • Agnico-Eagle Mines Limited (AEM): AEM stock is up 2.4% to a new 52-week high of $41.37.
  • Yamana Gold (AUY): AUY stock is up 2.4%, marking the third consecutive day the stock has increased.
  • Barrick Gold Corp (ABX): ABX stock is up 2.4%, marking the third consecutive day the stock has increased.
  • Kinross Gold Corp (KGC): KGC stock is up 1.6%, marking the third consecutive day the stock has increased.
  • Silver Wheaton Corp (SLW): SLW stock is up 1.7% today and up 23.9% in the last month.
  • Novagold Resources Inc (NG): NG stock is up 1.6% today.

Some of the biggest losers among basic materials stocks include:

  • Wd-40 Company (WDFC): WDFC stock is down 7.4% today.
  • Kapstone Paper and Packaging Corp (KS): KS stock is down 3.1% today.
  • Sasol Ltd (SSL): SSL stock is down 3.0% today.
  • Albany International Corp (AIN): AIN stock is down 2.1% today.
  • Sun Hydraulics Corp (SNHY): SNHY stock is down 3.2% today.
  • Worthington Industries (WOR): WOR stock is down 2.9% today.
  • Georgia Gulf Corp (AXLL): AXLL stock is down 2.6%, marking the fourth consecutive day the stock has decreased.
  • Simpson Manufacturing Company (SSD): SSD stock is down 2.7%, marking the fourth consecutive day the stock has decreased.
  • Chemtura Corp (CHMT): CHMT stock is down 2.9% today.
  • Glatfelter (GLT): GLT stock is down 2.3%, marking the fourth 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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