Hottest Basic Materials Stocks Now – MOS PCP MT KS

Basic materials stocks rose 0.2% on Wall Street today.

More broadly, the Dow Jones Industrial Average climbed 0.2%, the Nasdaq increased 0.8% and the S&P 500 climbed 0.2%.

Some of the biggest gainers among basic materials stocks include:

  • Mosaic Company (MOS): MOS stock is up 3.6% today on 2 times normal volume.
  • Precision Castparts Corp (PCP): PCP stock is up 2.8% today on 3 times normal volume.
  • Arcelormittal (MT): MT stock is up 2.8% today.
  • Kapstone Paper and Packaging Corp (KS): KS stock is up 2.4% today.
  • Agrium Inc (AGU): AGU stock is up 2.4% today.
  • Harmony Gold Mining Co. Ltd (HMY): HMY stock is up 2.0% today and up 58.2% in the last month.
  • Cf Industries Holdings (CF): CF stock is up 1.9% today.
  • Teck Resources Ltd (TCK): TCK stock is up 1.9% today.
  • Goldcorp Inc (GG): GG stock is up 1.8% today and up 28.7% in the last month.
  • Alcoa Inc (AA): AA stock is up 1.8%, marking the third consecutive day the stock has increased.

Some of the biggest losers among basic materials stocks include:

  • Greif Bros. Corp (GEF.B): GEF.B stock is down 2.6% today.
  • Cameco Corp (CCJ): CCJ stock is down 2.1% today.
  • Weyerhaeuser Company (WY): WY stock is down 2.0% today.
  • Calgon Carbon Corp (CCC): CCC stock is down 1.9% today.
  • Mueller Industries (MLI): MLI stock is down 1.9% today.
  • Eastman Chemical Company (EMN): EMN stock is down 1.7% today.
  • RBC Bearings Inc (ROLL): ROLL stock is down 1.3% today.
  • Steel Dynamics (STLD): STLD stock is down 1.3% 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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