Hottest Basic Materials Stocks Now – CYT X ATR NGD

Basic materials stocks advanced 0.2% on Wall Street on Wednesday morning.

More broadly, the Dow Jones Industrial Average was steady, the Nasdaq was unchanged and the S&P 500 stayed level.

Some of the biggest gainers among basic materials stocks include:

  • Cytec Industries Inc (CYT): CYT stock is up 26.7% today.
  • United States Steel Corp (X): X stock is up 8.1% today.
  • Aptargroup (ATR): ATR stock is up 7.9% today.
  • New Gold Inc (NGD): NGD stock is up 4.2% today.
  • National Steel Corp (SID): SID stock is up 4.2% today.
  • Kinross Gold Corp (KGC): KGC stock is up 3.6% today.
  • W.R. Grace & Company (GRA): GRA stock is up 3.3% today.
  • Vale S.A. (VALE): VALE stock is up 2.4% today.
  • Sinopec Shangai Petrochemical Company Ltd (SHI): SHI stock is up 2.0% today.
  • Worthington Industries (WOR): WOR stock is up 1.9% today.

Some of the biggest losers among basic materials stocks include:

  • Newmarket Corp (NEU): NEU stock is down 8.4% today.
  • Precision Castparts Corp (PCP): PCP stock is down 3.4% today.
  • International Paper Company (IP): IP stock is down 3.0% today.
  • Anglogold Ashanti Ltd (AU): AU stock is down 2.5% today and down 23.7% in the last month.
  • Eldorado Gold Corp (EGO): EGO stock is down 2.5% today.
  • Sasol Ltd (SSL): SSL stock is down 2.2% today.
  • Potash Corp. of Saskatchewan Inc (POT): POT stock is down 2.0% today.
  • Arcelormittal (MT): MT stock is down 1.5% today.
  • Crane Company (CR): CR stock is down 1.4% today.
  • Stillwater Mining Company (SWC): SWC stock is down 1.3% 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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