Hottest Basic Materials Stocks Now – GPK MTX FMC POL

GOLD leads basic materials stocks lower on Tuesday

Basic materials stocks rose 0.3% on Wall Street today.

More broadly, the Dow Jones Industrial Average was up 0.2%, the Nasdaq increased 0.4% and the S&P 500 pushed 0.2% higher.

Some of the biggest gainers among basic materials stocks include:

  • Graphic Packaging Holding Company (GPK): GPK stock is up 2.4% today.
  • Minerals Technologies Inc (MTX): MTX stock is up 2.2% today.
  • FMC Corp (FMC): FMC stock is up 1.6% today.
  • Polyone Corp (POL): POL stock is up 1.6% today.
  • Copene-Petroquimica Do Nordeste (BAK): BAK stock is up 1.4% today.
  • Ferro Corp (FOE): FOE stock is up 1.4% today.
  • Kinross Gold Corp (KGC): KGC stock is up 1.3% today.
  • Wd-40 Company (WDFC): WDFC stock is up 1.0% today.
  • Westlake Chemical Corp (WLK): WLK stock is up 0.9% today.
  • DOW Chemical Company (DOW): DOW stock is up 0.8% today.

Some of the biggest losers among basic materials stocks include:

  • Randgold Resources Limited (GOLD): GOLD stock is down 2.5%, marking the fourth consecutive day the stock has decreased.
  • Southern Peru Copper Corp (SCCO): SCCO stock is down 2.5% today.
  • Murphy USA Inc. Common Stock Wh (MUSA): MUSA stock is down 2.4% today.
  • National Steel Corp (SID): SID stock is down 1.8% today.
  • Pan American Silver (PAAS): PAAS stock is down 2.3%, marking the third consecutive day the stock has decreased.
  • Reliance Steel & Aluminum Company (RS): RS stock is down 2.2% today.
  • Nucor Corp (NUE): NUE stock is down 2.0% today.
  • Cabot Corp (CBT): CBT stock is down 1.8% today.
  • Scotts Miracle-Gro Company (SMG): SMG stock is down 1.8% today.
  • Worthington Industries (WOR): WOR 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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