Hottest Basic Materials Stocks Now – AKS FOE MLI SSD

BVN leads basic materials stocks lower on Monday

   
Hottest Basic Materials Stocks Now – AKS FOE MLI SSD

Basic materials stocks rose broadly on Wall Street on Monday, with the sector seeing an overall increase of 1.2%.

More broadly, the Dow Jones Industrial Average pushed 0.7% higher, the Nasdaq rose 0.7% and the S&P 500 pushed 0.7% higher.

Some of the biggest gainers among basic materials stocks include:

  • AK Steel Holding Corp (AKS): AKS stock is up 2.7% today.
  • Ferro Corp (FOE): FOE stock is up 2.5%, marking the third consecutive day the stock has increased.
  • Mueller Industries (MLI): MLI stock is up 2.6% today.
  • Simpson Manufacturing Company (SSD): SSD stock is up 2.1% today.
  • Stepan Company (SCL): SCL stock is up 2.1% today.
  • Calgon Carbon Corp (CCC): CCC stock is up 2.1% today.
  • Polyone Corp (POL): POL stock is up 2.1% today.
  • Chemtura Corp (CHMT): CHMT stock is up 2.0% today.
  • Sealed Air Corp (SEE): SEE stock is up 2.0% today.
  • Mosaic Company (MOS): MOS stock is up 2.0% today.

Some of the biggest losers among basic materials stocks include:

  • Compania Mina Buenaventura S.A. (BVN): BVN stock is down 1.7% today.
  • Hudbay Minerals Inc (HBM): HBM stock is down 1.5% today.
  • Goldcorp Inc (GG): GG stock is down 1.0% today.
  • Randgold Resources Limited (GOLD): GOLD stock is down 0.8%, marking the fifth consecutive day the stock has decreased.
  • Cvr Partners LP Common Units R (UAN): UAN stock is down 0.6% today.
  • Enpro Industries (NPO): NPO stock is down 0.6%, marking the third consecutive day the stock has decreased.
  • Owens-Illinois (OI): OI stock is down 0.3%, marking the third consecutive day the stock has decreased.
  • Greif Bros. Corp (GEF): GEF stock is down 0.2%, marking the third consecutive day the stock has decreased.
  • Silver Wheaton Corp (SLW): SLW stock is down 0.2%, marking the third consecutive day the stock has decreased.
  • Actuant Corp (ATU): ATU stock is down 0.2%, 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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