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Hottest Basic Materials Stocks Now – AA GGB CRS CMC

Basic materials stocks rose broadly on Wall Street on Wednesday, with the sector seeing an overall increase of 0.7%.

More broadly, the Dow Jones Industrial Average pushed 0.7% higher, the Nasdaq increased 0.4% and the S&P 500 climbed 0.7%.

Some of the biggest gainers among basic materials stocks include:

  • Alcoa Inc (AA): AA stock is up 2.9% today.
  • Gerdau S.A. (GGB): GGB stock is up 2.3% today.
  • Carpenter Technology Corp (CRS): CRS stock is up 2.8% today.
  • Commercial Metals Company (CMC): CMC stock is up 2.6% today.
  • Hudbay Minerals Inc (HBM): HBM stock is up 2.3% today.
  • Southern Peru Copper Corp (SCCO): SCCO stock is up 2.4% today.
  • Actuant Corp (ATU): ATU stock is up 2.4% today.
  • Bhp Billiton Limited (BHP): BHP stock is up 2.4% today.
  • Celanese Corp (CE): CE stock is up 2.3% today.
  • Polyone Corp (POL): POL stock is up 2.3% today on 3 times normal volume.

Some of the biggest losers among basic materials stocks include:

  • Huntsman Corp (HUN): HUN stock is down 2.4% today on 3 times normal volume.
  • Kapstone Paper and Packaging Corp (KS): KS stock is down 1.0% today.
  • E.I. Du Pont De Nemours and Company (DD): DD stock is down 0.8%, marking the seventh consecutive day the stock has decreased.
  • Fibria Celulose S.A. (FBR): FBR stock is down 0.7% today.
  • Om Group (OMG): OMG stock is down 0.5% today.
  • FMC Corp (FMC): FMC stock is down 0.4% today.
  • Simpson Manufacturing Company (SSD): SSD stock is down 0.4% today.
  • Sociedad Quimica Y Minera S.A. (SQM): SQM stock is down 0.2% today.
  • Schweitzer-Mauduit International (SWM): SWM stock is down 0.1% 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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