Hottest Basic Materials Stocks Now – MTX CF CLF GGB

Basic materials stocks declined broadly on Wall Street today, with the sector seeing an overall decline of 0.2%.

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

Some of the biggest gainers among basic materials stocks include:

  • Minerals Technologies Inc (MTX): MTX stock is up 2.7% today.
  • Cf Industries Holdings (CF): CF stock is up 2.5% today.
  • Cliffs Natural Resources Inc (CLF): CLF stock is up 2.4% today on 3 times normal volume.
  • Gerdau S.A. (GGB): GGB stock is up 2.1% today.
  • Albemarle Corp (ALB): ALB stock is up 1.9% today.
  • Wd-40 Company (WDFC): WDFC stock is up 1.7% today.
  • Goldcorp Inc (GG): GG stock is up 1.7% today.
  • Copene-Petroquimica Do Nordeste (BAK): BAK stock is up 1.3% today.
  • Innophos Holdings (IPHS): IPHS stock is up 1.2% today.
  • Newmont Mining Corp (NEM): NEM stock is up 1.2% today.

Some of the biggest losers among basic materials stocks include:

  • Commercial Metals Company (CMC): CMC stock is down 1.3%, marking the fourth consecutive day the stock has decreased.
  • Kronos Worldwide Inc (KRO): KRO stock is down 1.1%, marking the third consecutive day the stock has decreased.
  • International Paper Company (IP): IP stock is down 1.0%, marking the third consecutive day the stock has decreased.
  • Graphic Packaging Holding Company (GPK): GPK stock is down 0.9%, marking the third consecutive day the stock has decreased.
  • Cabot Corp (CBT): CBT stock is down 0.8%, marking the fourth consecutive day the stock has decreased.
  • Kaiser Aluminum Corp (KALU): KALU stock is down 0.6% today.
  • Monsanto Company (MON): MON stock is down 0.5%, marking the third consecutive day the stock has decreased.
  • Eastman Chemical Company (EMN): EMN stock is down 0.5%, marking the fourth consecutive day the stock has decreased.
  • Carlisle Companies Inc (CSL): CSL stock is down 0.4%, marking the third consecutive day the stock has decreased.

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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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