Hottest Basic Materials Stocks Now – KS HUN HMY CLW

CCJ leads basic materials stocks lower on Friday

   
Hottest Basic Materials Stocks Now – KS HUN HMY CLW

Basic materials stocks finished flat today on Wall Street.

More broadly, the Dow Jones Industrial Average declined 0.3%, the Nasdaq fell 0.4% and the S&P 500 was down 0.3%.

Some of the biggest gainers among basic materials stocks include:

  • Kapstone Paper and Packaging Corp (KS): KS stock is up 2.6% today.
  • Huntsman Corp (HUN): HUN stock is up 1.8% today.
  • Harmony Gold Mining Co. Ltd (HMY): HMY stock is up 1.3% today.
  • Clearwater Paper Corp (CLW): CLW stock is up 1.3% today.
  • Agnico-Eagle Mines Limited (AEM): AEM stock is up 1.2% today.
  • Newmont Mining Corp (NEM): NEM stock is up 1.1% today.
  • Simpson Manufacturing Company (SSD): SSD stock is up 1.1% today.
  • Gold Fields Ltd (GFI): GFI stock is up 1.0% today.
  • Cabot Corp (CBT): CBT stock is up 1.0% today on 2 times normal volume.
  • Air Products and Chemicals (APD): APD stock is up 0.9% today.

Some of the biggest losers among basic materials stocks include:

  • Cameco Corp (CCJ): CCJ stock is down 4.1%, marking the fourth consecutive day the stock has decreased.
  • Southern Peru Copper Corp (SCCO): SCCO stock is down 1.6% today.
  • Watts Water Technologies (WTS): WTS stock is down 1.6% today.
  • Rexnord Corp (RXN): RXN stock is down 1.6% today.
  • Steel Dynamics (STLD): STLD stock is down 1.4% today.
  • Crown Cork & Seal Company (CCK): CCK stock is down 1.3%, marking the sixth consecutive day the stock has decreased.
  • Greif Bros. Corp (GEF): GEF stock is down 1.2% today.
  • Freeport-Mcmoran Inc. (FCX): FCX stock is down 1.1%, marking the fourth consecutive day the stock has decreased.
  • Rio Tinto Plc (RIO): RIO stock is down 1.1% today.
  • Terra Nitrogen Company L.P. (TNH): TNH stock is down 1.0% 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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