Hottest Basic Materials Stocks Now – RIO CF BBL NUE

RIO leads basic materials stocks higher on Tuesday

   
Hottest Basic Materials Stocks Now – RIO CF BBL NUE

Basic materials stocks declined 0.2% on Wall Street on Tuesday.

More broadly, the Dow Jones Industrial Average fell 0.2%, the Nasdaq declined 0.3% and the S&P 500 was down 0.2%.

Some of the biggest gainers among basic materials stocks include:

  • Rio Tinto Plc (RIO): RIO stock is up 1.1% today.
  • Cf Industries Holdings (CF): CF stock is up 0.8% today.
  • Bhp Billiton Plc (BBL): BBL stock is up 0.8%, marking the third consecutive day the stock has increased.
  • Nucor Corp (NUE): NUE stock is up 0.8% today.
  • Sealed Air Corp (SEE): SEE stock is up 0.7% today.
  • Ball Corp (BLL): BLL stock is up 0.6% today.
  • Century Aluminum Company (CENX): CENX stock is up 0.6%, marking the third consecutive day the stock has increased.
  • Cabot Corp (CBT): CBT stock is up 0.6% today.
  • Aptargroup (ATR): ATR stock is up 0.4%, marking the third consecutive day the stock has increased.
  • Parker-Hannifin Corp (PH): PH stock is up 0.4% today.

Some of the biggest losers among basic materials stocks include:

  • Hecla Mining Company (HL): HL stock is down 3.9% today.
  • Compania Mina Buenaventura S.A. (BVN): BVN stock is down 3.4% today.
  • Anglogold Ashanti Ltd (AU): AU stock is down 3.3% today.
  • Kinross Gold Corp (KGC): KGC stock is down 3.3% today.
  • Barrick Gold Corp (ABX): ABX stock is down 2.9% today.
  • Greif Bros. Corp (GEF): GEF stock is down 2.6% today on 2 times normal volume.
  • Newmont Mining Corp (NEM): NEM stock is down 2.5% today.
  • Agnico-Eagle Mines Limited (AEM): AEM stock is down 2.4% today.
  • Ferro Corp (FOE): FOE stock is down 2.3%, marking the third consecutive day the stock has decreased.
  • Hudbay Minerals Inc (HBM): HBM stock is down 2.3% 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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