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Hottest Basic Materials Stocks Now – UFS AIN WOR GSM

SID leads basic materials stocks lower on Thursday

Basic materials stocks rose broadly on Wall Street on Thursday, with the sector seeing an overall increase of 1.3%.

More broadly, the Dow Jones Industrial Average climbed 0.9%, the Nasdaq rose 1.0% and the S&P 500 pushed 0.9% higher.

Some of the biggest gainers among basic materials stocks include:

  • Domtar Corp (UFS): UFS stock is up 3.3% today.
  • Albany International Corp (AIN): AIN stock is up 3.1% today.
  • Worthington Industries (WOR): WOR stock is up 2.8% today on 2 times normal volume.
  • Globe Specialty Metals Inc (GSM): GSM stock is up 2.6% today.
  • Rio Tinto Plc (RIO): RIO stock is up 2.4% today.
  • RPM International Inc (RPM): RPM stock is up 2.3% today.
  • Dover Corp (DOV): DOV stock is up 2.2% today.
  • Balchem Corp (BCPC): BCPC stock is up 2.2% today.
  • Calgon Carbon Corp (CCC): CCC stock is up 2.1%, marking the third consecutive day the stock has increased.
  • Watts Water Technologies (WTS): WTS stock is up 2.1% today.

Some of the biggest losers among basic materials stocks include:

  • National Steel Corp (SID): SID stock is down 4.1% today.
  • Vale S.A. (VALE): VALE stock is down 4.0% today.
  • Pohang Iron & Steel Co. (PKX): PKX stock is down 3.2% today.
  • Valhi Inc (VHI): VHI stock is down 3.1% today.
  • Minerals Technologies Inc (MTX): MTX stock is down 2.2% today on 2 times normal volume.
  • W.R. Grace & Company (GRA): GRA stock is down 1.8% today on 3 times normal volume.
  • Pan American Silver (PAAS): PAAS stock is down 1.6% today.
  • Intrepid Potash Inc (IPI): IPI stock is down 1.6% today.
  • Novagold Resources Inc (NG): NG stock is down 1.4% today.
  • Greif Bros. Corp (GEF): GEF 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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