Hottest Basic Materials Stocks Now – ATU SHI BAK VALE

ATU leads basic materials stocks higher on Wednesday

Basic materials stocks advanced 1.4% on Wall Street so far on Wednesday.

More broadly, the Dow Jones Industrial Average increased 1.4%, the Nasdaq was up 1.6% and the S&P 500 climbed 1.4%.

Some of the biggest gainers among basic materials stocks include:

  • Actuant Corp (ATU): ATU stock is up 5.5% today.
  • Sinopec Shangai Petrochemical Company Ltd (SHI): SHI stock is up 3.8% today.
  • Copene-Petroquimica Do Nordeste (BAK): BAK stock is up 3.5% today.
  • Vale S.A. (VALE): VALE stock is up 3.2% today.
  • Freeport-Mcmoran Inc (FCX): FCX stock is up 2.7% today.
  • Aluminum Corporation of China Ltd (ACH): ACH stock is up 2.8% today.
  • Sherwin-Williams Company (SHW): SHW stock is up 2.6% today.
  • Olin Corp (OLN): OLN stock is up 2.7% today.
  • DOW Chemical Company (DOW): DOW stock is up 2.8% today.
  • Berry Plastics Group Inc (BERY): BERY stock is up 2.4% today.

Some of the biggest losers among basic materials stocks include:

  • Yamana Gold (AUY): AUY stock is down 2.4%, marking the third consecutive day the stock has decreased.
  • Kinross Gold Corp (KGC): KGC stock is down 1.8% today.
  • Eldorado Gold Corp (EGO): EGO stock is down 2.0% today.
  • Agnico-Eagle Mines Ltd (AEM): AEM stock is down 1.5%, marking the third consecutive day the stock has decreased.
  • Barrick Gold Corp (ABX): ABX stock is down 1.6%, marking the third consecutive day the stock has decreased.
  • Goldcorp Inc (GG): GG stock is down 1.4% today.
  • New Gold Inc (NGD): NGD stock is down 1.4% today.
  • Compania Mina Buenaventura S.A. (BVN): BVN stock is down 1.4% today.
  • Arcelormittal (MT): MT stock is down 1.1% today and down 27.1% in the last month.
  • Vedanta Ltd (VEDL): VEDL 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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