Hottest Basic Materials Stocks Now – GFI IOSP AU GOLD

GFI leads basic materials stocks higher on Friday

Basic materials stocks fell on Wall Street on Friday morning, down 0.8%.

More broadly, the Dow Jones Industrial Average declined 1.0%, the Nasdaq fell 1.2% and the S&P 500 was down 1.0%.

Some of the biggest gainers among basic materials stocks include:

  • Gold Fields Ltd (GFI): GFI stock is up 6.2%, marking the third consecutive day the stock has increased.
  • Innospec Inc (IOSP): IOSP stock is up 5.1% today.
  • Anglogold Ashanti Ltd (AU): AU stock is up 4.0%, marking the fifth consecutive day the stock has increased.
  • Randgold Resources Ltd (GOLD): GOLD stock is up 1.0%, marking the fourth consecutive day the stock has increased.
  • Goldcorp Inc (GG): GG stock is up 1.8%, marking the third consecutive day the stock has increased.
  • Kinross Gold Corp (KGC): KGC stock is up 0.5%, marking the third consecutive day the stock has increased.
  • Barrick Gold Corp (ABX): ABX stock is up 1.1%, marking the third consecutive day the stock has increased.
  • Agnico-Eagle Mines Ltd (AEM): AEM stock is up 1.2%, marking the third consecutive day the stock has increased.
  • Newmont Mining Corp (NEM): NEM stock is up 1.2%, marking the third consecutive day the stock has increased.
  • Sasol Ltd (SSL): SSL stock is up 0.5% today.

Some of the biggest losers among basic materials stocks include:

  • Eldorado Gold Corp (EGO): EGO stock is down 6.3% today.
  • United States Steel Corp (X): X stock is down 3.7%, marking the fifth consecutive day the stock has decreased.
  • Chemtura Corp (CHMT): CHMT stock is down 4.0%, marking the third consecutive day the stock has decreased.
  • Minerals Technologies Inc (MTX): MTX stock is down 5.2%, marking the fourth consecutive day the stock has decreased.
  • Sinopec Shangai Petrochemical Company Ltd (SHI): SHI stock is down 3.5%, marking the fifth consecutive day the stock has decreased.
  • Greif Bros. Corp (GEF): GEF stock is down 4.2%, marking the third consecutive day the stock has decreased.
  • Gerdau S.A. (GGB): GGB stock is down 3.8% today.
  • Berry Plastics Group Inc (BERY): BERY stock is down 2.3%, marking the third consecutive day the stock has decreased.
  • Allegheny Technologies Inc (ATI): ATI stock is down 3.0%, marking the fifth consecutive day the stock has decreased.
  • Rexnord Corp (RXN): RXN stock is down 2.3%, marking the fourth consecutive day the stock has decreased.

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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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