Hottest Basic Materials Stocks Now – VAL BERY SXT AGU

VAL leads basic materials stocks higher on Tuesday

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

More broadly, the Dow Jones Industrial Average stayed level, the Nasdaq was up 0.4% and the S&P 500 was steady.

Some of the biggest gainers among basic materials stocks include:

  • Valspar Corp (VAL): VAL stock is up 1.7% today.
  • Berry Plastics Group Inc (BERY): BERY stock is up 1.2% today.
  • Sensient Technologies Corp (SXT): SXT stock is up 0.7% today.
  • Agrium Inc (AGU): AGU stock is up 0.7% today.
  • RPM International Inc (RPM): RPM stock is up 0.7% today.
  • W.R. Grace & Company (GRA): GRA stock is up 0.6% today.
  • Barrick Gold Corp (ABX): ABX stock is up 0.5% today.
  • Sinopec Shangai Petrochemical Company Ltd (SHI): SHI stock is up 0.5% today.
  • Universal Forest Products (UFPI): UFPI stock is up 0.4% today.
  • Precision Castparts Corp (PCP): PCP stock is up 0.4% today.

Some of the biggest losers among basic materials stocks include:

  • Clearwater Paper Corp (CLW): CLW stock is down 3.3% today.
  • Century Aluminum Company (CENX): CENX stock is down 3.1% today.
  • Arcelormittal (MT): MT stock is down 2.3% today.
  • Rio Tinto Plc (RIO): RIO stock is down 2.1% today.
  • Ternium S.A. (TX): TX stock is down 2.1% today.
  • Eldorado Gold Corp (EGO): EGO stock is down 2.0% today.
  • Methanex Corp (MEOH): MEOH stock is down 2.0% today.
  • Worthington Industries (WOR): WOR stock is down 1.9% today.
  • Mrc Global Inc (MRC): MRC stock is down 1.8% today.
  • Glatfelter (GLT): GLT stock is down 1.7% 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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