Hottest Basic Materials Stocks Now – LYB PCP WLK SEE

Basic materials stocks rose broadly on Wall Street on Thursday, with the sector seeing an overall increase of 0.3%.

More broadly, the Dow Jones Industrial Average stayed consistent, the Nasdaq increased 0.5% and the S&P 500 stayed the same.

Some of the biggest gainers among basic materials stocks include:

  • Lyondellbasell Industries Nv (LYB): LYB stock is up 2.0% today.
  • Precision Castparts Corp (PCP): PCP stock is up 1.5% today.
  • Westlake Chemical Corp (WLK): WLK stock is up 1.4% today.
  • Sealed Air Corp (SEE): SEE stock is up 1.3% today.
  • Murphy USA Inc. Common Stock Wh (MUSA): MUSA stock is up 1.3% today.
  • Sociedad Quimica Y Minera S.A. (SQM): SQM stock is up 1.3% today.
  • Cytec Industries Inc (CYT): CYT stock is up 1.1% today.
  • Commercial Metals Company (CMC): CMC stock is up 1.0% today.
  • Newmarket Corp (NEU): NEU stock is up 1.0% today.
  • Praxair (PX): PX stock is up 1.0% today.

Some of the biggest losers among basic materials stocks include:

  • Compania Mina Buenaventura S.A. (BVN): BVN stock is down 3.2% today.
  • Teck Resources Ltd (TCK): TCK stock is down 2.6% today.
  • Yamana Gold (AUY): AUY stock is down 2.5% today.
  • Randgold Resources Limited (GOLD): GOLD stock is down 1.8% today.
  • Southern Peru Copper Corp (SCCO): SCCO stock is down 1.8% today.
  • Hudbay Minerals Inc (HBM): HBM stock is down 1.7% today.
  • Glatfelter (GLT): GLT stock is down 1.7% today.
  • Owens-Illinois (OI): OI stock is down 1.6% today.
  • Wd-40 Company (WDFC): WDFC stock is down 1.6% today.
  • Domtar Corp (UFS): UFS 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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