Hottest Basic Materials Stocks Now – MEOH SHI CF IOSP

MEOH leads basic materials stocks higher on Wednesday

Basic materials stocks finished up 1.3% on Wall Street today.

More broadly, the Dow Jones Industrial Average pushed 0.8% higher, the Nasdaq increased 0.6% and the S&P 500 was up 0.8%.

Some of the biggest gainers among basic materials stocks include:

  • Methanex Corp (MEOH): MEOH stock is up 6.4%, marking the fourth consecutive day the stock has increased.
  • Sinopec Shangai Petrochemical Company Ltd (SHI): SHI stock is up 5.5% today.
  • Cf Industries Holdings (CF): CF stock is up 5.3%, marking the fourth consecutive day the stock has increased.
  • Innospec Inc (IOSP): IOSP stock is up 5.3%, marking the fourth consecutive day the stock has increased.
  • Bhp Billiton Plc (BBL): BBL stock is up 5.1%, marking the seventh consecutive day the stock has increased.
  • Ferro Corp (FOE): FOE stock is up 5.0%, marking the fourth consecutive day the stock has increased.
  • Potash Corp. of Saskatchewan Inc (POT): POT stock is up 4.6% today on 2 times normal volume.
  • Trex Company (TREX): TREX stock is up 4.6% today.
  • Aluminum Corporation of China Ltd (ACH): ACH stock is up 4.7% today.
  • Mosaic Company (MOS): MOS stock is up 4.4%, marking the fourth consecutive day the stock has increased.

Some of the biggest losers among basic materials stocks include:

  • Anglogold Ashanti Ltd (AU): AU stock is down 3.3% today.
  • Agnico-Eagle Mines Ltd (AEM): AEM stock is down 2.2% today.
  • Chemtura Corp (CHMT): CHMT stock is down 2.1% today.
  • Compania Mina Buenaventura S.A. (BVN): BVN stock is down 1.3% today.
  • Gold Fields Ltd (GFI): GFI stock is down 0.7% today.
  • Barrick Gold Corp (ABX): ABX stock is down 1.0% today.
  • Newmarket Corp (NEU): NEU stock is down 0.5% today.
  • Copene-Petroquimica Do Nordeste (BAK): BAK stock is down 0.6% today.
  • Reliance Steel & Aluminum Company (RS): RS stock is down 0.5% today.
  • Compass Minerals Intl Inc (CMP): CMP stock is down 0.3% 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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