Hottest Basic Materials Stocks Now – MLI SWM AA MON

Basic materials stocks finished flat today on Wall Street.

More broadly, the Dow Jones Industrial Average rose 0.3%, the Nasdaq increased 0.6% and the S&P 500 climbed 0.3%.

Some of the biggest gainers among basic materials stocks include:

  • Mueller Industries (MLI): MLI stock is up 1.4% today.
  • Schweitzer-Mauduit International (SWM): SWM stock is up 1.4% today.
  • Alcoa Inc (AA): AA stock is up 1.3% today.
  • Monsanto Company (MON): MON stock is up 1.2% today.
  • Balchem Corp (BCPC): BCPC stock is up 1.1% today.
  • Ball Corp (BLL): BLL stock is up 1.0% today.
  • Ferro Corp (FOE): FOE stock is up 1.0% today.
  • Clearwater Paper Corp (CLW): CLW stock is up 1.0% today.
  • W.R. Grace & Company (GRA): GRA stock is up 0.8% today.
  • International Flavors & Fragrances (IFF): IFF stock is up 0.7% today.

Some of the biggest losers among basic materials stocks include:

  • Kronos Worldwide Inc (KRO): KRO stock is down 2.4% today.
  • Gerdau S.A. (GGB): GGB stock is down 2.3% today.
  • Cabot Corp (CBT): CBT stock is down 2.2% today.
  • Dover Corp (DOV): DOV stock is down 2.0% today.
  • Compania Mina Buenaventura S.A. (BVN): BVN stock is down 1.8% today.
  • Westlake Chemical Corp (WLK): WLK stock is down 1.8% today.
  • Mrc Global Inc (MRC): MRC stock is down 1.7% today.
  • Goldcorp Inc (GG): GG stock is down 1.6% today.
  • Innophos Holdings (IPHS): IPHS stock is down 1.4% today.
  • United States Steel Corp (X): X stock is down 1.4% 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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