Hottest Basic Materials Stocks Now – PAAS SWC TNH ABX

PAAS leads basic materials stocks higher on Thursday

   
Hottest Basic Materials Stocks Now – PAAS SWC TNH ABX

Basic materials stocks finished down broadly on Wall Street on Thursday, with the sector seeing an overall decline of 0.9%.

More broadly, the Dow Jones Industrial Average was down 0.5%, the Nasdaq declined 0.3% and the S&P 500 was down 0.5%.

Some of the biggest gainers among basic materials stocks include:

  • Pan American Silver (PAAS): PAAS stock is up 0.9%, marking the third consecutive day the stock has increased.
  • Stillwater Mining Company (SWC): SWC stock is up 0.8% today.
  • Terra Nitrogen Company L.P. (TNH): TNH stock is up 0.7%, marking the third consecutive day the stock has increased.
  • Barrick Gold Corp (ABX): ABX stock is up 0.7% today.
  • Kaman Corp (KAMN): KAMN stock is up 0.6% today.
  • Circor International (CIR): CIR stock is up 0.5%, marking the third consecutive day the stock has increased.
  • Plum Creek Timber Company (PCL): PCL stock is up 0.4% today.
  • Newmont Mining Corp (NEM): NEM stock is up 0.4%, marking the third consecutive day the stock has increased.
  • Graphic Packaging Holding Company (GPK): GPK stock is up 0.3% today.
  • Wd-40 Company (WDFC): WDFC stock is up 0.2%, marking the fourth consecutive day the stock has increased.

Some of the biggest losers among basic materials stocks include:

  • Grupo Simec S.A. De C.V. (SIM): SIM stock is down 2.9%, marking the third consecutive day the stock has decreased.
  • Alcoa Inc (AA): AA stock is down 2.7% today.
  • Olin Corp (OLN): OLN stock is down 2.1% today.
  • Ferro Corp (FOE): FOE stock is down 2.1% today.
  • Enpro Industries (NPO): NPO stock is down 2.0% today.
  • Mueller Water Products (MWA): MWA stock is down 1.8% today.
  • Cameco Corp (CCJ): CCJ stock is down 1.8% today.
  • Potash Corp. of Saskatchewan Inc (POT): POT stock is down 1.8%, marking the third consecutive day the stock has decreased.
  • Mosaic Company (MOS): MOS stock is down 1.7% today.
  • Intrepid Potash Inc (IPI): IPI stock is down 1.7% 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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