Hottest Basic Materials Stocks Now – UFS SHW CE SLGN

Basic materials stocks rose 0.7% on Wall Street on Tuesday.

More broadly, the Dow Jones Industrial Average pushed 1.1% higher, the Nasdaq was up 1.6% and the S&P 500 rose 1.1%.

Some of the biggest gainers among basic materials stocks include:

  • Domtar Corp (UFS): UFS stock is up 2.5% today.
  • Sherwin-Williams Company (SHW): SHW stock is up 2.1% today.
  • Celanese Corp (CE): CE stock is up 1.9% today.
  • Silgan Holdings (SLGN): SLGN stock is up 1.8% today on 2 times normal volume.
  • Alcoa Inc (AA): AA stock is up 1.7% today.
  • Crane Company (CR): CR stock is up 1.6% today and up 21.1% in the last month.
  • Terra Nitrogen Company L.P. (TNH): TNH stock is up 1.6% today.
  • Valspar Corp (VAL): VAL stock is up 1.2% today.
  • RBC Bearings Inc (ROLL): ROLL stock is up 1.2% today.
  • Minerals Technologies Inc (MTX): MTX stock is up 1.2% today.

Some of the biggest losers among basic materials stocks include:

  • Intrepid Potash Inc (IPI): IPI stock is down 2.5% today.
  • Kronos Worldwide Inc (KRO): KRO stock is down 2.5% today.
  • Gold Fields Ltd (GFI): GFI stock is down 2.5% today.
  • Novagold Resources Inc (NG): NG stock is down 2.4% today.
  • National Steel Corp (SID): SID stock is down 2.3% today.
  • Valhi Inc (VHI): VHI stock is down 1.9% today.
  • Olin Corp (OLN): OLN stock is down 1.8% today.
  • Bhp Billiton Limited (BHP): BHP stock is down 1.8% today.
  • Anglogold Ashanti Ltd (AU): AU stock is down 1.7% today.
  • Pan American Silver (PAAS): PAAS stock is down 1.5% 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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