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Hottest Basic Materials Stocks Now – GFI AU NGD ABX

Basic materials stocks fell 0.7% on Wall Street so far on Thursday.

More broadly, the Dow Jones Industrial Average fell 0.9%, the Nasdaq was down 0.9% and the S&P 500 declined 0.9%.

Some of the biggest gainers among basic materials stocks include:

  • Gold Fields Ltd (GFI): GFI stock is up 8.5% today and up 31.3% in the last month.
  • Anglogold Ashanti Ltd (AU): AU stock is up 6.6%, marking the fourth consecutive day the stock has increased.
  • New Gold Inc (NGD): NGD stock is up 6.8% today.
  • Barrick Gold Corp (ABX): ABX stock is up 6.2% today and up 23.4% in the last month.
  • Yamana Gold (AUY): AUY stock is up 5.2% today and up 21.1% in the last month.
  • Agnico-Eagle Mines Ltd (AEM): AEM stock is up 4.7% today and up 30.3% in the last month.
  • Goldcorp Inc (GG): GG stock is up 4.0% today.
  • Compania Mina Buenaventura S.A. (BVN): BVN stock is up 3.7% today.
  • Stillwater Mining Company (SWC): SWC stock is up 3.7% today.
  • Freeport-Mcmoran Inc (FCX): FCX stock is up 3.6% today.

Some of the biggest losers among basic materials stocks include:

  • Sinopec Shangai Petrochemical Company Ltd (SHI): SHI stock is down 5.8%, marking the fourth consecutive day the stock has decreased.
  • Vedanta Ltd (VEDL): VEDL stock is down 3.3%, marking the fourth consecutive day the stock has decreased.
  • Aluminum Corporation of China Ltd (ACH): ACH stock is down 2.6%, marking the third consecutive day the stock has decreased.
  • Valhi Inc (VHI): VHI stock is down 2.1%, marking the fourth consecutive day the stock has decreased.
  • Sherwin-Williams Company (SHW): SHW stock is down 1.7% today.
  • Stepan Company (SCL): SCL stock is down 1.0%, marking the third consecutive day the stock has decreased.
  • Actuant Corp (ATU): ATU stock is down 1.7% today.
  • Trex Company (TREX): TREX stock is down 1.2% today.
  • Enpro Industries (NPO): NPO stock is down 1.4%, marking the fourth consecutive day the stock has decreased.
  • Packaging Corporation of America (PKG): PKG stock is down 1.4%, marking the third consecutive day the stock has decreased.

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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