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Hottest Basic Materials Stocks Now – STLD GPRE RS GRA

Basic materials stocks finished up 1.0% on Wall Street today.

More broadly, the Dow Jones Industrial Average pushed 0.8% higher, the Nasdaq rose 0.8% and the S&P 500 was up 0.8%.

Some of the biggest gainers among basic materials stocks include:

  • Steel Dynamics (STLD): STLD stock is up 3.6% today.
  • Green Plains Renewable Energy (GPRE): GPRE stock is up 2.2% today.
  • Reliance Steel & Aluminum Company (RS): RS stock is up 2.2% today.
  • W.R. Grace & Company (GRA): GRA stock is up 2.2% today.
  • Century Aluminum Company (CENX): CENX stock is up 2.2% today and up 20.7% in the last month.
  • Kaman Corp (KAMN): KAMN stock is up 2.1% today.
  • Calgon Carbon Corp (CCC): CCC stock is up 2.0% today.
  • Worthington Industries (WOR): WOR stock is up 2.0% today.
  • Chemtura Corp (CHMT): CHMT stock is up 1.9% today.
  • Cf Industries Holdings (CF): CF stock is up 1.8%, marking the third consecutive day the stock has increased.

Some of the biggest losers among basic materials stocks include:

  • Mrc Global Inc (MRC): MRC stock is down 0.5% today.
  • Trex Company (TREX): TREX stock is down 0.3% today.
  • Fibria Celulose S.A. (FBR): FBR stock is down 0.3% today.
  • Leucadia National Corp (LUK): LUK stock is down 0.2% today on 2 times normal volume.

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

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, https://investorplace.com/2014/08/hottest-basic-materials-stocks-now-stld-gpre-rs-gra-stld-gpre-rs/.

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