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Hottest Basic Materials Stocks Now – MRC LUK CE ALB

SWC leads basic materials stocks lower on Friday

Basic materials stocks finished down broadly on Wall Street today, with the sector seeing an overall decline of 0.4%.

More broadly, the Dow Jones Industrial Average stayed level, the Nasdaq declined 0.7% and the S&P 500 stayed consistent.

Some of the biggest gainers among basic materials stocks include:

  • Mrc Global Inc (MRC): MRC stock is up 2.1% today.
  • Leucadia National Corp (LUK): LUK stock is up 2.0% today.
  • Celanese Corp (CE): CE stock is up 1.9% today.
  • Albemarle Corp (ALB): ALB stock is up 1.5% today.
  • Carlisle Companies Inc (CSL): CSL stock is up 1.3% today.
  • Scotts Miracle-Gro Company (SMG): SMG stock is up 1.1% today.
  • Anglogold Ashanti Ltd (AU): AU stock is up 1.1%, marking the third consecutive day the stock has increased.
  • Domtar Corp (UFS): UFS stock is up 1.1% today.
  • Balchem Corp (BCPC): BCPC stock is up 1.1% today.
  • Reliance Steel & Aluminum Company (RS): RS stock is up 0.9% today.

Some of the biggest losers among basic materials stocks include:

  • Stillwater Mining Company (SWC): SWC stock is down 2.3% today.
  • Albany International Corp (AIN): AIN stock is down 2.1% today.
  • A. Schulman (SHLM): SHLM stock is down 2.0% today on 3 times normal volume.
  • Monsanto Company (MON): MON stock is down 2.0% today.
  • Rexnord Corp (RXN): RXN stock is down 1.8% today.
  • Yamana Gold (AUY): AUY stock is down 1.6%, marking the third consecutive day the stock has decreased.
  • Kapstone Paper and Packaging Corp (KS): KS stock is down 1.6% today.
  • Hecla Mining Company (HL): HL stock is down 1.4%, marking the third consecutive day the stock has decreased.
  • Lyondellbasell Industries Nv (LYB): LYB stock is down 1.4% today.
  • Trex Company (TREX): TREX stock is down 1.3% today.

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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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