Hottest Basic Materials Stocks Now – POL SLW AXLL CLW

Basic materials stocks rose broadly on Wall Street today, with the sector seeing an overall increase of 0.3%.

More broadly, the Dow Jones Industrial Average pushed 0.2% higher, the Nasdaq stayed consistent and the S&P 500 climbed 0.2%.

Some of the biggest gainers among basic materials stocks include:

  • Polyone Corp (POL): POL stock is up 2.9% today on 2 times normal volume.
  • Silver Wheaton Corp (SLW): SLW stock is up 2.7% today.
  • Georgia Gulf Corp (AXLL): AXLL stock is up 2.7% today.
  • Clearwater Paper Corp (CLW): CLW stock is up 2.7% today.
  • Precision Castparts Corp (PCP): PCP stock is up 2.5% today.
  • Gold Fields Ltd (GFI): GFI stock is up 2.5% today.
  • FMC Corp (FMC): FMC stock is up 2.4% today.
  • Rio Tinto Plc (RIO): RIO stock is up 2.4% today.
  • Murphy USA Inc. Common Stock Wh (MUSA): MUSA stock is up 2.3% today.
  • Actuant Corp (ATU): ATU stock is up 2.2% today.

Some of the biggest losers among basic materials stocks include:

  • Kapstone Paper and Packaging Corp (KS): KS stock is down 3.5%, marking the fourth consecutive day the stock has decreased.
  • Graphic Packaging Holding Company (GPK): GPK stock is down 1.7%, marking the fourth consecutive day the stock has decreased.
  • Dominion Diamond Corp (DDC): DDC stock is down 1.5%, marking the third consecutive day the stock has decreased.
  • Wd-40 Company (WDFC): WDFC stock is down 1.0% today.
  • Eldorado Gold Corp (EGO): EGO stock is down 0.8% today.
  • Cabot Corp (CBT): CBT stock is down 0.8%, marking the fourth consecutive day the stock has decreased.
  • Commercial Metals Company (CMC): CMC stock is down 0.7%, marking the fourth consecutive day the stock has decreased.
  • Sasol Ltd (SSL): SSL stock is down 0.7% today.
  • Greif Bros. Corp (GEF.B): GEF.B stock is down 0.6%, marking the fourth consecutive day the stock has decreased.
  • Teck Resources Ltd (TCK): TCK stock is down 0.6% today on 2 times normal volume.

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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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