Hottest Basic Materials Stocks Now – AUQ MTX EGO ABX

CCC leads basic materials stocks lower on Friday

   
Hottest Basic Materials Stocks Now – AUQ MTX EGO ABX

Basic materials stocks remained flat so far on Friday on Wall Street.

More broadly, the Dow Jones Industrial Average was unchanged, the Nasdaq stayed consistent and the S&P 500 remained flat.

Some of the biggest gainers among basic materials stocks include:

  • Aurico Gold Inc (AUQ): AUQ stock is up 3.8% today.
  • Minerals Technologies Inc (MTX): MTX stock is up 2.1% today.
  • Eldorado Gold Corp (EGO): EGO stock is up 1.5%, marking the fourth consecutive day the stock has increased.
  • Barrick Gold Corp (ABX): ABX stock is up 1.6%, marking the third consecutive day the stock has increased.
  • Ashland Inc (ASH): ASH stock is up 1.1% today.
  • New Gold Inc (NGD): NGD stock is up 1.2% today.
  • Kaman Corp (KAMN): KAMN stock is up 0.8% today.
  • Sasol Ltd (SSL): SSL stock is up 1.1% today.
  • Royal Gold (RGLD): RGLD stock is up 1.1%, marking the fifth consecutive day the stock has increased.
  • Agnico-Eagle Mines Limited (AEM): AEM stock is up 0.6% today.

Some of the biggest losers among basic materials stocks include:

  • Calgon Carbon Corp (CCC): CCC stock is down 4.3%, marking the fourth consecutive day the stock has decreased.
  • Alcoa Inc (AA): AA stock is down 1.7% today.
  • Copene-Petroquimica Do Nordeste (BAK): BAK stock is down 1.6% today.
  • Agrium Inc (AGU): AGU stock is down 1.3% today.
  • Compass Minerals Intl Inc (CMP): CMP stock is down 1.0% today.
  • Mosaic Company (MOS): MOS stock is down 1.0% today.
  • Ball Corp (BLL): BLL stock is down 1.0% today.
  • Clearwater Paper Corp (CLW): CLW stock is down 0.9% today.
  • Polypore International Inc (PPO): PPO stock is down 0.9% today.
  • Potash Corp. of Saskatchewan Inc (POT): POT stock is down 0.9% 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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