Sector Review: Action in the Basic Materials Sector on Jan 17th

Wall St. Watchdog reveals information about today’s action in the Basic Materials (NYSE:XLB) sector:

Gainers (% price change)

Sterlite Industries India (NYSE:SLT):

The shares closed at $8.59, up $0.66, or 8.32%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $7.22 billion.

Cameco Corporation (NYSE:CCJ):

The shares closed at $21.54, up $1.36, or 6.74%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $8.50 billion.

Aluminum Corp. of China (NYSE:ACH):

The shares closed at $12.32, up $0.61, or 5.21%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $6.66 billion.

Methanex Corp. (NASDAQ:MEOH):

The shares closed at $26.51, up $1.26, or 4.99%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $2.47 billion.

Sealed Air Corp. (NYSE:SEE):

The shares closed at $18.82, up $0.84, or 4.67%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $3.61 billion.

Losers (% price change)

Kinross Gold Corp. (NYSE:KGC):

The shares closed at $10.27, down $2.38, or 18.81%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $11.68 billion.

Zoltek Companies, Inc. (NASDAQ:ZOLT):

The shares closed at $8.26, down $0.62, or 6.98%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $283.88 million.

NN, Inc. (NASDAQ:NNBR):

The shares closed at $7.04, down $0.43, or 5.76%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $119.32 million.

Ivanhoe Mines Ltd. (NYSE:IVN):

The shares closed at $18.98, down $0.86, or 4.33%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $14.02 billion.

OMNOVA Solutions Inc. (NYSE:OMN):

The shares closed at $5.16, down $0.23, or 4.27%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $237.33 million.

Most Actives (dollar volume)

Freeport-McMoRan Copper (NYSE:FCX):

The shares closed at $43.07, up $1.07, or 2.55%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $40.83 billion.

Newmont Mining Corp. (NYSE:NEM):

The shares closed at $60.94, down $2.45, or 3.86%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $30.15 billion.

Potash Corp./Saskatchewan (NYSE:POT):

The shares closed at $45.48, up $0.81, or 1.81%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $38.95 billion.

CF Industries Hldgs., Inc (NYSE:CF):

The shares closed at $172.68, up $0.13, or 0.08%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $11.29 billion.

Monsanto Company (NYSE:MON):

The shares closed at $80.64, up $1.05, or 1.32%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $43.18 billion.

To contact the reporter on this story: Stella Mariz at staff.writers@wallstcheatsheet.com

To contact the editor responsible for this story: Damien Hoffman at editors@wallstcheatsheet.com

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