These Basic Materials Companies Have Seen Shares Rise Over 5% in a Month

Following is information on 10 rising basic materials stocks hitting our momentum trading screen today.  Criteria for this screen are:

  • The company trades on a US exchange.
  • The company’s market capitalization is at least $1 billion.
  • The company’s stock has increased at least 5% month-to-date.
  • The company operates in the Basic Materials sector.

This screen returned a total of 10 companies.

  • Temple-Inland, Inc. (NYSE:TIN): This company operates in the Basic Materials sector. Its market capitalization is $3,230,988,000. Its revenue for the most recent fiscal year was $3,799,000,000, its revenue change year over year was 6.21%, and its trailing P/E (including extraordinary items) is 17.48. The stock last traded at $29.83, and its price has increased 25.65% month to date. About the company:  Temple-Inland Inc. manufactures paper, corrugated packaging, and building products. Temple-Inland’s products include linerboard, lumber, particleboard, and fiberboard.
  • Valhi, Inc. (NYSE:VHI): This company operates in the Basic Materials sector. Its market capitalization is $5,609,974,000. Its revenue for the most recent fiscal year was $1,651,200,000, its revenue change year over year was 23.06%, and its trailing P/E (including extraordinary items) is 75.83. The stock last traded at $49.58, and its price has increased 22.30% month to date. About the company:  Valhi, Inc. is involved in the titanium dioxide pigments, component products, titanium metals products, and waste management industries. The Company produces titanium dioxide pigments, titanium metals products, ergonomic computer support systems, and precision ball bearing slides. Valhi also owns and operates a facility for the processing, treatment, and disposal of hazardous wastes.
  • CVR Partners LP (NYSE:UAN): This company operates in the Basic Materials sector. Its market capitalization is $1,649,070,000. Its revenue for the most recent fiscal year was $180,468,000, its revenue change year over year was -13.39%, and its trailing P/E (including extraordinary items) is 37.45. The stock last traded at $22.59, and its price has increased 13.18% month to date. About the company:  CVR Partners, LP engages in the production of nitrogen fertilizers including ammonia and urea ammonium nitrate.  The company was incorporated in 2007 and is based in Sugar Land, Texas.  CVR Partners, LP operates as a subsidiary of CVR Energy, Inc.
  • Graham Packaging Company Inc (NYSE:GRM): This company operates in the Basic Materials sector. Its market capitalization is $1,658,817,000. Its revenue for the most recent fiscal year was $2,512,733,000, its revenue change year over year was 10.64%, and its trailing P/E (including extraordinary items) is 19.09. The stock last traded at $25.25, and its price has increased 11.28% month to date. About the company:  Graham Packaging Co Inc., designs, manufactures, and sells customized blow molded plastic containers. The Company serves the branded food and beverage, household and personal care, and automotive lubricants markets through plants located throughout North America.
  • Terra Nitrogen Company, L.P. (NYSE:TNH): This company operates in the Basic Materials sector. Its market capitalization is $2,588,370,000. Its revenue for the most recent fiscal year was $564,600,000, its revenue change year over year was 11.20%, and its trailing P/E (including extraordinary items) is 14.23. The stock last traded at $139.90, and its price has increased 10.33% month to date. About the company:  Terra Nitrogen Company, L.P., through its subsidiaries, markets and produces nitrogen, fertilizer, crop protection products, and seed and services for agricultural, turf, ornamental, and other growers. The Company also produces nitrogen products and methanol for industrial customers.
  • Innophos Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ:IPHS): This company operates in the Basic Materials sector. Its market capitalization is $1,063,632,000. Its revenue for the most recent fiscal year was $714,231,000, its revenue change year over year was 7.12%, and its trailing P/E (including extraordinary items) is 18.18. The stock last traded at $49.01, and its price has increased 9.18% month to date. About the company:  Innophos Holdings, Inc., through a subsidiary, produces phosphate salts, acids, and related products. Specialized phosphate salts are used in foods, beverages, pharmaceuticals, oral care products, and other products; purified phosphoric acid is used in water and metal treatment applications; and technical sodium tripolyphosphate is used in detergents. The Company also produces fertilizers.
  • H.B. Fuller Company (NYSE:FUL): This company operates in the Basic Materials sector. Its market capitalization is $1,195,378,000. Its revenue for the most recent fiscal year was $1,356,161,000, its revenue change year over year was 9.84%, and its trailing P/E (including extraordinary items) is 14.99. The stock last traded at $24.22, and its price has increased 8.66% month to date. About the company:  H.B. Fuller Company manufactures and markets adhesives, sealants, coatings, paints, and other specialty chemical products worldwide. The Company’s adhesives, sealants, and coatings are sold in many different formulations to a number of industries. H.B. Fuller also produces powder coatings, paints, and mastics.
  • Carpenter Technology Corporation (NYSE:CRS): This company operates in the Basic Materials sector. Its market capitalization is $2,471,717,000. Its revenue for the most recent fiscal year was $1,198,600,000, its revenue change year over year was -12.02%, and its trailing P/E (including extraordinary items) is 49.35. The stock last traded at $56.15, and its price has increased 6.81% month to date. About the company:  Carpenter Technology Corporation manufactures, fabricates, and distributes stainless steels, titanium, and specialty metal alloys. Carpenter processes basic metal alloying elements into finished products such as billets, bars, rods, and various special shapes. The Company also manufactures engineered products such as ceramics and metal injected molded designs.
  • OM Group, Inc. (NYSE:OMG): This company operates in the Basic Materials sector. Its market capitalization is $1,227,737,000. Its revenue for the most recent fiscal year was $1,196,646,000, its revenue change year over year was 37.28%, and its trailing P/E (including extraordinary items) is 13.27. The stock last traded at $39.60, and its price has increased 6.22% month to date. About the company:  OM Group, Inc. produces and markets value-added metal-based specialty chemicals and powders. The Company supplies metal carboxylates, inorganic metal salts, and metal powders for diverse applications to a variety of industries. OM’s products are used to manufacture coatings, custom catalysts, liquid detergents, lubricants, fuel additives, colorants, and rechargeable batteries.
  • Stillwater Mining Company (NYSE:SWC): This company operates in the Basic Materials sector. Its market capitalization is $2,216,174,000. Its revenue for the most recent fiscal year was $555,878,000, its revenue change year over year was 40.93%, and its trailing P/E (including extraordinary items) is 31.74. The stock last traded at $21.51, and its price has increased 6.22% month to date. About the company:  Stillwater Mining Company explores for, develops, extracts, processes, and refines platinum, palladium, and associated metals from the J-M Reef located in Stillwater and the East Boulder Mine near McLeod, Montana. The Company also recycles automotive catalytic converters in its processing facility in Columbus, Montana.

(Note: Selected financial data are sourced from screener.co.  All data are assumed to be accurate.)

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