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Hottest Basic Materials Stocks Now – BAK TREX SWC FOE

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

More broadly, the Dow Jones Industrial Average pushed 0.9% higher, the Nasdaq increased 1.6% and the S&P 500 rose 0.9%.

Some of the biggest gainers among basic materials stocks include:

  • Copene-Petroquimica Do Nordeste (BAK): BAK stock is up 3.3% today.
  • Trex Company (TREX): TREX stock is up 2.3% today.
  • Stillwater Mining Company (SWC): SWC stock is up 2.2% today.
  • Ferro Corp (FOE): FOE stock is up 2.1% today.
  • Worthington Industries (WOR): WOR stock is up 2.0% today.
  • Rexnord Corp (RXN): RXN stock is up 1.9% today.
  • Sealed Air Corp (SEE): SEE stock is up 1.7% today.
  • Quaker Chemical Corp (KWR): KWR stock is up 1.7% today.
  • Green Plains Renewable Energy (GPRE): GPRE stock is up 1.6% today.
  • Mrc Global Inc (MRC): MRC stock is up 1.6% today.

Some of the biggest losers among basic materials stocks include:

  • Valhi Inc (VHI): VHI stock is down 0.8%, marking the third consecutive day the stock has decreased.
  • Sociedad Quimica Y Minera S.A. (SQM): SQM stock is down 0.8% today.
  • Gold Fields Ltd (GFI): GFI stock is down 0.6% today.
  • Precision Castparts Corp (PCP): PCP stock is down 0.5% today.
  • Methanex Corp (MEOH): MEOH stock is down 0.5% today.
  • Cameco Corp (CCJ): CCJ stock is down 0.5% today.
  • Kinross Gold Corp (KGC): KGC stock is down 0.4% today.
  • RBC Bearings Inc (ROLL): ROLL stock is down 0.3% today.
  • Cabot Corp (CBT): CBT stock is down 0.3% today.
  • Pan American Silver (PAAS): PAAS stock is down 0.2% today.

For more information on the best stocks to buy right now, check out the latest commentary on InvestorPlace.com.

And for more on the hot stocks moving most on Wall Street right now, check out our archive of daily market movers by sector here.

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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