Hottest Basic Materials Stocks Now – GPRE LUK HUN MUSA

AUY leads basic materials stocks lower on Wednesday

   
Hottest Basic Materials Stocks Now – GPRE LUK HUN MUSA

Basic materials stocks rose broadly on Wall Street today, with the sector seeing an overall increase of 0.2%.

More broadly, the Dow Jones Industrial Average was unchanged, the Nasdaq fell 0.6% and the S&P 500 stayed consistent.

Some of the biggest gainers among basic materials stocks include:

  • Green Plains Renewable Energy (GPRE): GPRE stock is up 2.4% today.
  • Leucadia National Corp (LUK): LUK stock is up 2.2% today on 3 times normal volume.
  • Huntsman Corp (HUN): HUN stock is up 2.1% today.
  • Murphy USA Inc. Common Stock Wh (MUSA): MUSA stock is up 1.9% today.
  • Ternium S.A. (TX): TX stock is up 1.5%, marking the third consecutive day the stock has increased.
  • Methanex Corp (MEOH): MEOH stock is up 1.5%, marking the third consecutive day the stock has increased.
  • Packaging Corporation of America (PKG): PKG stock is up 1.4%, marking the third consecutive day the stock has increased.
  • Pohang Iron & Steel Co. (PKX): PKX stock is up 1.3% today.
  • Ball Corp (BLL): BLL stock is up 1.2%, marking the third consecutive day the stock has increased.
  • International Paper Company (IP): IP stock is up 1.2%, marking the fourth consecutive day the stock has increased.

Some of the biggest losers among basic materials stocks include:

  • Yamana Gold (AUY): AUY stock is down 2.4% today.
  • Polypore International Inc (PPO): PPO stock is down 2.1% today.
  • Agnico-Eagle Mines Limited (AEM): AEM stock is down 1.5% today.
  • H. B. Fuller Company (FUL): FUL stock is down 1.4% today.
  • Iamgold Corp (IAG): IAG stock is down 1.0% today.
  • Kinross Gold Corp (KGC): KGC stock is down 1.0% today.
  • Albany International Corp (AIN): AIN stock is down 1.0% today.
  • Mueller Water Products (MWA): MWA stock is down 1.0% today.
  • Minerals Technologies Inc (MTX): MTX stock is down 0.8% today.
  • Worthington Industries (WOR): WOR stock is down 0.8% 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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