Hottest Basic Materials Stocks Now – PKX SQM TNH LYB

NG leads basic materials stocks lower on Wednesday

Basic materials stocks rose broadly on Wall Street so far on Wednesday, with the sector seeing an overall increase of 1.0%.

More broadly, the Dow Jones Industrial Average was up 2.0%, the Nasdaq pushed 2.5% higher and the S&P 500 rose 2.0%.

Some of the biggest gainers among basic materials stocks include:

  • Posco ADR (PKX): PKX stock is up 4.9% today.
  • Sociedad Quimica Y Minera S.A. (SQM): SQM stock is up 4.6% today.
  • Terra Nitrogen Company L.P. (TNH): TNH stock is up 4.0% today.
  • Lyondellbasell Industries Nv (LYB): LYB stock is up 3.7% today.
  • Mrc Global Inc (MRC): MRC stock is up 3.6% today.
  • Bhp Billiton Ltd (BHP): BHP stock is up 3.2% today.
  • Bhp Billiton Plc (BBL): BBL stock is up 2.9% today.
  • Vedanta Ltd (VEDL): VEDL stock is up 2.8% today.
  • DOW Chemical Company (DOW): DOW stock is up 2.7% today.
  • Sasol Ltd (SSL): SSL stock is up 2.6% today.

Some of the biggest losers among basic materials stocks include:

  • Novagold Resources Inc (NG): NG stock is down 4.6% today.
  • Compania Mina Buenaventura S.A. (BVN): BVN stock is down 4.6% today.
  • Goldcorp Inc (GG): GG stock is down 3.9% today.
  • Aluminum Corporation of China Ltd (ACH): ACH stock is down 3.2% today.
  • Agnico-Eagle Mines Ltd (AEM): AEM stock is down 3.2% today.
  • Stillwater Mining Company (SWC): SWC stock is down 3.1% today.
  • Randgold Resources Ltd (GOLD): GOLD stock is down 3.2%, marking the fourth consecutive day the stock has decreased.
  • Royal Gold (RGLD): RGLD stock is down 3.3%, marking the third consecutive day the stock has decreased.
  • Kinross Gold Corp (KGC): KGC stock is down 2.9% today.
  • National Steel Corp (SID): SID stock is down 2.6% today and down 36.4% in the last month.

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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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