Hottest Basic Materials Stocks Now – WDFC DD SMG SCCO

Basic materials stocks finished up broadly on Wall Street on Wednesday, with the sector seeing an overall increase of 1.1%.

More broadly, the Dow Jones Industrial Average rose 1.2%, the Nasdaq pushed 1.3% higher and the S&P 500 was up 1.2%.

Some of the biggest gainers among basic materials stocks include:

  • Wd-40 Company (WDFC): WDFC stock is up 3.0% today on 3 times normal volume.
  • E.I. Du Pont De Nemours and Company (DD): DD stock is up 2.0% today.
  • Scotts Miracle-Gro Company (SMG): SMG stock is up 1.8% today.
  • Southern Peru Copper Corp (SCCO): SCCO stock is up 1.7% today.
  • Sherwin-Williams Company (SHW): SHW stock is up 1.7% today.
  • Bemis Company (BMS): BMS stock is up 1.5% today.
  • Freeport-Mcmoran Inc. (FCX): FCX stock is up 1.5% today.
  • Carlisle Companies Inc (CSL): CSL stock is up 1.4% today.
  • Intrepid Potash Inc (IPI): IPI stock is up 1.4% today.
  • Minerals Technologies Inc (MTX): MTX stock is up 1.4% today.

Some of the biggest losers among basic materials stocks include:

  • Agnico-Eagle Mines Limited (AEM): AEM stock is down 2.0% today.
  • Valhi Inc (VHI): VHI stock is down 1.8% today.
  • Barrick Gold Corp (ABX): ABX stock is down 1.3% today.
  • Royal Gold (RGLD): RGLD stock is down 1.3% today.
  • Reliance Steel & Aluminum Company (RS): RS stock is down 1.3% today.
  • Stillwater Mining Company (SWC): SWC stock is down 1.2% today.
  • Graphic Packaging Holding Company (GPK): GPK stock is down 1.0% today.
  • Polypore International Inc (PPO): PPO stock is down 0.9% today.
  • Newmont Mining Corp (NEM): NEM stock is down 0.9% 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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