Hottest Basic Materials Stocks Now – FBR GFI SIM MTX

FBR leads basic materials stocks higher on Monday

Basic materials stocks fell on Wall Street so far on Monday, down 1.8%.

More broadly, the Dow Jones Industrial Average declined 0.2%, the Nasdaq stayed the same and the S&P 500 fell 0.2%.

Some of the biggest gainers among basic materials stocks include:

  • Fibria Celulose S.A. (FBR): FBR stock is up 2.6%, marking the seventh consecutive day the stock has increased.
  • Gold Fields Ltd (GFI): GFI stock is up 2.2%, marking the third consecutive day the stock has increased.
  • Grupo Simec S.A. De C.V. (SIM): SIM stock is up 3.1% today.
  • Minerals Technologies Inc (MTX): MTX stock is up 1.7% today and up 20.0% in the last month.
  • New Gold Inc (NGD): NGD stock is up 0.9% today.
  • Agrium Inc (AGU): AGU stock is up 1.5%, marking the third consecutive day the stock has increased.
  • Parker-Hannifin Corp (PH): PH stock is up 0.3%, marking the third consecutive day the stock has increased.
  • Sensient Technologies Corp (SXT): SXT stock is up 0.3%, marking the third consecutive day the stock has increased.

Some of the biggest losers among basic materials stocks include:

  • National Steel Corp (SID): SID stock is down 7.8% today.
  • Lyondellbasell Industries Nv (LYB): LYB stock is down 5.9% today.
  • Westlake Chemical Corp (WLK): WLK stock is down 6.4% today.
  • Huntsman Corp (HUN): HUN stock is down 5.6% today.
  • Vale S.A. (VALE): VALE stock is down 5.8% today.
  • Sociedad Quimica Y Minera S.A. (SQM): SQM stock is down 4.6% today.
  • Green Plains Renewable Energy (GPRE): GPRE stock is down 3.0% today and down 21.0% in the last month.
  • Stillwater Mining Company (SWC): SWC stock is down 4.1% today.
  • Century Aluminum Company (CENX): CENX stock is down 3.6% today.
  • Allegheny Technologies Inc (ATI): ATI stock is down 4.4% 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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