Hottest Basic Materials Stocks Now – TNH MRC CBT KS

Basic materials stocks finished up 0.1% on Wall Street on Tuesday.

More broadly, the Dow Jones Industrial Average increased 0.2%, the Nasdaq stayed level and the S&P 500 rose 0.2%.

Some of the biggest gainers among basic materials stocks include:

  • Terra Nitrogen Company L.P. (TNH): TNH stock is up 3.6% today.
  • Mrc Global Inc (MRC): MRC stock is up 2.4% today and up 22.4% in the last month.
  • Cabot Corp (CBT): CBT stock is up 1.7% today.
  • Kapstone Paper and Packaging Corp (KS): KS stock is up 1.5% today.
  • Westlake Chemical Corp (WLK): WLK stock is up 1.3% today.
  • Rexnord Corp (RXN): RXN stock is up 1.2% today.
  • FMC Corp (FMC): FMC stock is up 1.2% today.
  • Globe Specialty Metals Inc (GSM): GSM stock is up 1.2% today.
  • Aptargroup (ATR): ATR stock is up 1.1%, marking the third consecutive day the stock has increased.
  • Eldorado Gold Corp (EGO): EGO stock is up 1.0% today.

Some of the biggest losers among basic materials stocks include:

  • Domtar Corp (UFS): UFS stock is down 2.4% today.
  • New Gold Inc (NGD): NGD stock is down 2.1% today.
  • Watts Water Technologies (WTS): WTS stock is down 2.1% today on 2 times normal volume.
  • Allegheny Technologies Inc (ATI): ATI stock is down 1.9% today.
  • Plum Creek Timber Company (PCL): PCL stock is down 1.7% today on 2 times normal volume.
  • Fibria Celulose S.A. (FBR): FBR stock is down 1.6% today.
  • Steel Dynamics (STLD): STLD stock is down 1.5% today.
  • Weyerhaeuser Company (WY): WY stock is down 1.4% today.
  • Century Aluminum Company (CENX): CENX stock is down 1.4% today.
  • Reliance Steel & Aluminum Company (RS): RS 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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