Hottest Basic Materials Stocks Now – GEF HL PAAS KGC

GEF leads basic materials stocks higher on Tuesday

   
Hottest Basic Materials Stocks Now – GEF HL PAAS KGC

Basic materials stocks finished flat on Tuesday on Wall Street.

More broadly, the Dow Jones Industrial Average stayed the same, the Nasdaq climbed 0.1% and the S&P 500 was unchanged.

Some of the biggest gainers among basic materials stocks include:

  • Greif Bros. Corp (GEF): GEF stock is up 2.9% today.
  • Hecla Mining Company (HL): HL stock is up 2.5% today.
  • Pan American Silver (PAAS): PAAS stock is up 2.4% today.
  • Kinross Gold Corp (KGC): KGC stock is up 2.3% today.
  • Southern Peru Copper Corp (SCCO): SCCO stock is up 2.3% today.
  • Goldcorp Inc (GG): GG stock is up 2.3% today.
  • Quaker Chemical Corp (KWR): KWR stock is up 2.1% today.
  • Yamana Gold (AUY): AUY stock is up 2.1% today.
  • Polypore International Inc (PPO): PPO stock is up 2.1% today.
  • Stillwater Mining Company (SWC): SWC stock is up 2.0% today.

Some of the biggest losers among basic materials stocks include:

  • Cvr Partners LP Common Units R (UAN): UAN stock is down 1.5% today on 2 times normal volume.
  • Parker-Hannifin Corp (PH): PH stock is down 0.8% today.
  • Georgia Gulf Corp (AXLL): AXLL stock is down 0.8%, marking the third consecutive day the stock has decreased.
  • Dover Corp (DOV): DOV stock is down 0.7% today.
  • Carlisle Companies Inc (CSL): CSL stock is down 0.7% today.
  • Weyerhaeuser Company (WY): WY stock is down 0.5% today.
  • Eastman Chemical Company (EMN): EMN stock is down 0.5% today.
  • Crane Company (CR): CR stock is down 0.5% today.
  • Bhp Billiton Limited (BHP): BHP stock is down 0.5%, marking the fourth consecutive day the stock has decreased.
  • Plum Creek Timber Company (PCL): PCL stock is down 0.4% 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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