Hottest Basic Materials Stocks Now – SSL CENX SYT HBM

Basic materials stocks finished down 0.5% on Wall Street on Friday.

More broadly, the Dow Jones Industrial Average declined 0.8%, the Nasdaq fell 0.7% and the S&P 500 was down 0.8%.

Some of the biggest gainers among basic materials stocks include:

  • Sasol Ltd (SSL): SSL stock is up 2.1% today.
  • Century Aluminum Company (CENX): CENX stock is up 1.8% today.
  • Syngenta Ag (SYT): SYT stock is up 1.7% today.
  • Hudbay Minerals Inc (HBM): HBM stock is up 1.7% today.
  • Barrick Gold Corp (ABX): ABX stock is up 1.7% today.
  • Alcoa Inc (AA): AA stock is up 1.3%, marking the fourth consecutive day the stock has increased.
  • Lyondellbasell Industries Nv (LYB): LYB stock is up 1.0% today.
  • Cf Industries Holdings (CF): CF stock is up 0.8% today.
  • Greif Bros. Corp (GEF.B): GEF.B stock is up 0.8% today.
  • Sherwin-Williams Company (SHW): SHW stock is up 0.7% today.

Some of the biggest losers among basic materials stocks include:

  • Cabot Corp (CBT): CBT stock is down 2.4% today.
  • Kronos Worldwide Inc (KRO): KRO stock is down 2.4% today.
  • Quaker Chemical Corp (KWR): KWR stock is down 2.3% today.
  • Watts Water Technologies (WTS): WTS stock is down 2.3% today.
  • Crane Company (CR): CR stock is down 2.1% today.
  • Ferro Corp (FOE): FOE stock is down 2.1% today.
  • Dover Corp (DOV): DOV stock is down 2.1% today.
  • Trex Company (TREX): TREX stock is down 2.0% today.
  • Ball Corp (BLL): BLL stock is down 2.0% today.
  • Scotts Miracle-Gro Company (SMG): SMG stock is down 2.0% 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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