Dow Jones hits 23,000 as melt up continues >>> READ MORE

Hottest Basic Materials Stocks Now – ABX EGO GFI KGC

AGU leads basic materials stocks lower on Wednesday


Basic materials stocks remained flat on Wednesday morning on Wall Street.

More broadly, the Dow Jones Industrial Average stayed the same, the Nasdaq was up 0.4% and the S&P 500 was unchanged.

Some of the biggest gainers among basic materials stocks include:

  • Barrick Gold Corp (ABX): ABX stock is up 4.4% today.
  • Eldorado Gold Corp (EGO): EGO stock is up 4.3% today.
  • Gold Fields Ltd (GFI): GFI stock is up 4.3% today.
  • Kinross Gold Corp (KGC): KGC stock is up 3.6% today.
  • Novagold Resources Inc (NG): NG stock is up 3.6% today.
  • First Majestic Silver (AG): AG stock is up 3.5% today.
  • Actuant Corp (ATU): ATU stock is up 2.9%, marking the fourth consecutive day the stock has increased.
  • Iamgold Corp (IAG): IAG stock is up 2.9% today.
  • Aurico Gold Inc (AUQ): AUQ stock is up 2.6% today.
  • Goldcorp Inc (GG): GG stock is up 2.7% today.

Some of the biggest losers among basic materials stocks include:

  • Agrium Inc (AGU): AGU stock is down 4.1% today.
  • Sinopec Shangai Petrochemical Company Ltd (SHI): SHI stock is down 3.5% to a new 52-week low of $25.15.
  • Arcelormittal (MT): MT stock is down 2.9% today.
  • Alcoa Inc (AA): AA stock is down 2.1% today.
  • Potash Corp. of Saskatchewan Inc (POT): POT stock is down 2.3% today.
  • Century Aluminum Company (CENX): CENX stock is down 2.3% today.
  • Trex Company (TREX): TREX stock is down 1.9% today.
  • Cf Industries Holdings (CF): CF stock is down 1.7% today.
  • Mosaic Company (MOS): MOS stock is down 1.8% today.
  • Intrepid Potash Inc (IPI): IPI stock is down 1.6% today.

For more information on the best stocks to buy right now, check out the latest commentary on

And for more on the hot stocks moving most on Wall Street right now, check out our archive of daily market movers by sector here.

Editor’s Note: Returns for the fastest-moving stocks listed here are based on share prices 20 minutes prior to publication of this story.

Article printed from InvestorPlace Media,

©2017 InvestorPlace Media, LLC