Hottest Basic Materials Stocks Now – AKS KS WLK NUE

AKS leads basic materials stocks higher on Monday

   
Hottest Basic Materials Stocks Now – AKS KS WLK NUE

Basic materials stocks advanced broadly on Wall Street on Monday morning, with the sector seeing an overall increase of 0.6%.

More broadly, the Dow Jones Industrial Average pushed 0.5% higher, the Nasdaq rose 0.4% and the S&P 500 increased 0.5%.

Some of the biggest gainers among basic materials stocks include:

  • AK Steel Holding Corp (AKS): AKS stock is up 3.6% today.
  • Kapstone Paper and Packaging Corp (KS): KS stock is up 3.7% today.
  • Westlake Chemical Corp (WLK): WLK stock is up 2.2% today.
  • Nucor Corp (NUE): NUE stock is up 1.8% today.
  • Kronos Worldwide Inc (KRO): KRO stock is up 1.7% today.
  • RBC Bearings Inc (ROLL): ROLL stock is up 1.2% today.
  • Newmarket Corp (NEU): NEU stock is up 1.5% today.
  • Arcelormittal (MT): MT stock is up 1.4% today.
  • Ternium S.A. (TX): TX stock is up 1.4% today.
  • Albemarle Corp (ALB): ALB stock is up 1.4% today.

Some of the biggest losers among basic materials stocks include:

  • Harmony Gold Mining Co. Ltd (HMY): HMY stock is down 2.3% today.
  • Iamgold Corp (IAG): IAG stock is down 2.0% today.
  • Aurico Gold Inc (AUQ): AUQ stock is down 1.3% today.
  • Novagold Resources Inc (NG): NG stock is down 1.6% today.
  • Compania Mina Buenaventura S.A. (BVN): BVN stock is down 1.3%, marking the fourth consecutive day the stock has decreased.
  • Newmont Mining Corp (NEM): NEM stock is down 1.1% today.
  • Barrick Gold Corp (ABX): ABX stock is down 1.1% today.
  • Anglogold Ashanti Ltd (AU): AU stock is down 1.0%, marking the fifth consecutive day the stock has decreased.
  • Royal Gold (RGLD): RGLD stock is down 0.8% today.
  • Cliffs Natural Resources Inc (CLF): CLF stock is down 0.8%, marking the fifth 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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