Hottest Basic Materials Stocks Now – CLF PPO AU PKX

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

More broadly, the Dow Jones Industrial Average declined 0.3%, the Nasdaq fell 0.3% and the S&P 500 was down 0.3%.

Some of the biggest gainers among basic materials stocks include:

  • Cliffs Natural Resources Inc (CLF): CLF stock is up 2.3% today.
  • Polypore International Inc (PPO): PPO stock is up 1.8%, marking the third consecutive day the stock has increased.
  • Anglogold Ashanti Ltd (AU): AU stock is up 1.7% today.
  • Pohang Iron & Steel Co. (PKX): PKX stock is up 1.3% today.
  • Methanex Corp (MEOH): MEOH stock is up 1.3% today.
  • Eastman Chemical Company (EMN): EMN stock is up 1.2% today.
  • Cameco Corp (CCJ): CCJ stock is up 1.0% today.
  • Sinopec Shangai Petrochemical Company Ltd (SHI): SHI stock is up 1.0% today.
  • Century Aluminum Company (CENX): CENX stock is up 0.7% today and up 29.4% in the last month.
  • Globe Specialty Metals Inc (GSM): GSM stock is up 0.7% today.

Some of the biggest losers among basic materials stocks include:

  • Grupo Simec S.A. De C.V. (SIM): SIM stock is down 2.4% today.
  • Fibria Celulose S.A. (FBR): FBR stock is down 2.3% today.
  • Harmony Gold Mining Co. Ltd (HMY): HMY stock is down 2.2% today.
  • Vale S.A. (VALE): VALE stock is down 2.3% today.
  • National Steel Corp (SID): SID stock is down 2.2% today.
  • Copene-Petroquimica Do Nordeste (BAK): BAK stock is down 2.5% today.
  • Sun Hydraulics Corp (SNHY): SNHY stock is down 1.6% today.
  • Kronos Worldwide Inc (KRO): KRO stock is down 1.4% today.
  • Gerdau S.A. (GGB): GGB stock is down 1.7%, marking the sixth consecutive day the stock has decreased.
  • Trex Company (TREX): TREX stock is down 1.0% 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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