Hottest Basic Materials Stocks Now – OLN ALB SMG MT

AUY leads basic materials stocks lower on Tuesday

Basic materials stocks finished up 0.4% on Wall Street today.

More broadly, the Dow Jones Industrial Average was steady, the Nasdaq declined 0.5% and the S&P 500 stayed the same.

Some of the biggest gainers among basic materials stocks include:

  • Olin Corp (OLN): OLN stock is up 1.6% today on 2 times normal volume.
  • Albemarle Corp (ALB): ALB stock is up 1.7% today.
  • Scotts Miracle-Gro Company (SMG): SMG stock is up 1.6% today.
  • Arcelormittal (MT): MT stock is up 1.5% today.
  • Stillwater Mining Company (SWC): SWC stock is up 1.4% today.
  • Praxair (PX): PX stock is up 1.3% today.
  • DOW Chemical Company (DOW): DOW stock is up 1.2% today.
  • Chemtura Corp (CHMT): CHMT stock is up 1.1% today.
  • Schweitzer-Mauduit International (SWM): SWM stock is up 1.1% today.
  • Grupo Simec S.A. De C.V (SIM): SIM stock is up 1.1% today.

Some of the biggest losers among basic materials stocks include:

  • Yamana Gold (AUY): AUY stock is down 1.8% today.
  • Goldcorp Inc (GG): GG stock is down 1.8%, marking the third consecutive day the stock has decreased.
  • Alcoa Inc (AA): AA stock is down 1.7% today.
  • Newmont Mining Corp (NEM): NEM stock is down 1.6%, marking the third consecutive day the stock has decreased.
  • Allegheny Technologies Inc (ATI): ATI stock is down 1.5%, marking the third consecutive day the stock has decreased.
  • Gerdau S.A. (GGB): GGB stock is down 1.4% today.
  • Actuant Corp (ATU): ATU stock is down 1.2%, marking the third consecutive day the stock has decreased.
  • Cabot Corp (CBT): CBT stock is down 1.3%, marking the third consecutive day the stock has decreased.
  • Ashland Inc (ASH): ASH stock is down 1.1%, marking the third consecutive day the stock has decreased.
  • Polyone Corp (POL): POL stock is down 1.1%, marking the third 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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