Hottest Basic Materials Stocks Now – WTS AEM GOLD AUQ

SIM leads basic materials stocks lower on Friday

   
Hottest Basic Materials Stocks Now – WTS AEM GOLD AUQ

Basic materials stocks rose 0.2% on Wall Street on Friday.

More broadly, the Dow Jones Industrial Average was up 0.3%, the Nasdaq pushed 0.4% higher and the S&P 500 rose 0.3%.

Some of the biggest gainers among basic materials stocks include:

  • Watts Water Technologies (WTS): WTS stock is up 3.6% today.
  • Agnico-Eagle Mines Limited (AEM): AEM stock is up 1.5% today.
  • Randgold Resources Limited (GOLD): GOLD stock is up 1.4%, marking the fourth consecutive day the stock has increased.
  • Aurico Gold Inc (AUQ): AUQ stock is up 1.3% today.
  • Eldorado Gold Corp (EGO): EGO stock is up 1.2% today.
  • Packaging Corporation of America (PKG): PKG stock is up 1.2% today.
  • Anglogold Ashanti Ltd (AU): AU stock is up 1.1% today.
  • Westlake Chemical Corp (WLK): WLK stock is up 1.1% today.
  • Compass Minerals Intl Inc (CMP): CMP stock is up 1.1% today.
  • Kapstone Paper and Packaging Corp (KS): KS stock is up 1.1% today.

Some of the biggest losers among basic materials stocks include:

  • Grupo Simec S.A. De C.V. (SIM): SIM stock is down 2.6% today.
  • Owens-Illinois (OI): OI stock is down 0.8% today.
  • A. Schulman (SHLM): SHLM stock is down 0.7% today.
  • Fibria Celulose S.A. (FBR): FBR stock is down 0.6% today.
  • Murphy USA Inc. Common Stock Wh (MUSA): MUSA stock is down 0.4% today.
  • Mosaic Company (MOS): MOS stock is down 0.4% today.
  • Potash Corp. of Saskatchewan Inc (POT): POT stock is down 0.4% today.
  • Mueller Industries (MLI): MLI stock is down 0.3% today.
  • Crane Company (CR): CR stock is down 0.3%, marking the fourth consecutive day the stock has decreased.
  • Innophos Holdings (IPHS): IPHS stock is down 0.3% 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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