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Hottest Basic Materials Stocks Now – SHI MEOH GPRE ACH

AG leads basic materials stocks lower on Monday


Basic materials stocks advanced 0.2% on Wall Street on Monday morning.

More broadly, the Dow Jones Industrial Average was up 0.5%, the Nasdaq climbed 0.4% and the S&P 500 increased 0.5%.

Some of the biggest gainers among basic materials stocks include:

  • Sinopec Shangai Petrochemical Company Ltd (SHI): SHI stock is up 4.8% today.
  • Methanex Corp (MEOH): MEOH stock is up 3.7% today.
  • Green Plains Renewable Energy (GPRE): GPRE stock is up 1.9% to a new 52-week high of $37.16.
  • Aluminum Corporation of China Ltd (ACH): ACH stock is up 2.6% today.
  • Ternium S.A. (TX): TX stock is up 1.9% today.
  • Sun Hydraulics Corp (SNHY): SNHY stock is up 1.7% today.
  • Arcelormittal (MT): MT stock is up 1.7% today.
  • Fibria Celulose S.A. (FBR): FBR stock is up 1.6% today.
  • Glatfelter (GLT): GLT stock is up 1.1% today.
  • Encore Wire Corp (WIRE): WIRE stock is up 1.2% today.

Some of the biggest losers among basic materials stocks include:

  • First Majestic Silver (AG): AG stock is down 6.4% today.
  • Harmony Gold Mining Co. Ltd (HMY): HMY stock is down 4.6% today.
  • Aurico Gold Inc (AUQ): AUQ stock is down 3.3% today.
  • Gold Fields Ltd (GFI): GFI stock is down 3.7% today.
  • New Gold Inc (NGD): NGD stock is down 3.0% today.
  • United States Steel Corp (X): X stock is down 2.8% today.
  • Eldorado Gold Corp (EGO): EGO stock is down 2.8% today.
  • Pan American Silver (PAAS): PAAS stock is down 3.0% today.
  • Anglogold Ashanti Ltd (AU): AU stock is down 2.9% today.
  • Silver Wheaton Corp (SLW): SLW stock is down 2.8% 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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