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Hottest Basic Materials Stocks Now – ARG SWC VEDL HL


Basic materials stocks remained flat so far on Thursday on Wall Street.

More broadly, the Dow Jones Industrial Average was steady, the Nasdaq remained flat and the S&P 500 stayed consistent.

Some of the biggest gainers among basic materials stocks include:

  • Airgas Inc (ARG): ARG stock is up 1.7% today.
  • Stillwater Mining Company (SWC): SWC stock is up 1.6% today.
  • Vedanta Limited (VEDL): VEDL stock is up 1.3% today.
  • Hecla Mining Company (HL): HL stock is up 0.5% today.
  • DOW Chemical Company (DOW): DOW stock is up 0.4% today.
  • Valspar Corp (VAL): VAL stock is up 0.6% today.
  • International Flavors & Fragrances (IFF): IFF stock is up 0.4% today.
  • Precision Castparts Corp (PCP): PCP stock is up 0.4% today.
  • Cf Industries Holdings (CF): CF stock is up 0.4% today.
  • Kronos Worldwide Inc (KRO): KRO stock is up 0.3% today.

Some of the biggest losers among basic materials stocks include:

  • Sinopec Shangai Petrochemical Company Ltd (SHI): SHI stock is down 6.8% today.
  • Aluminum Corporation of China Ltd (ACH): ACH stock is down 5.4% today.
  • National Steel Corp (SID): SID stock is down 4.1% today and down 21.6% in the last month.
  • Vale S.A. (VALE): VALE stock is down 2.7% today.
  • Copene-Petroquimica Do Nordeste (BAK): BAK stock is down 2.8% today.
  • Gerdau S.A. (GGB): GGB stock is down 2.8% today.
  • Green Plains Renewable Energy (GPRE): GPRE stock is down 2.4% today.
  • Mrc Global Inc (MRC): MRC stock is down 2.0% today.
  • Arcelormittal (MT): MT stock is down 2.1% today.
  • Sasol Ltd (SSL): SSL stock is down 2.0% 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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