Basic Materials Sector Review: Winning and Losing Stocks on Jan 3rd

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

Gainers (% price change)

Hecla Mining Company (NYSE:HL): The shares closed at $5.76, up $0.53, or 10.13%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $1.61 billion.

Olympic Steel, Inc. (NASDAQ:ZEUS): The shares closed at $25.55, up $2.23, or 9.56%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $278.63 million.

HORSEHEAD HOLDING CORP. (NASDAQ:ZINC): The shares closed at $9.84, up $0.83, or 9.21%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $429.97 million.

ArcelorMittal (NYSE:MT): The shares closed at $19.77, up $1.58, or 8.69%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $30.62 billion.

A.M. Castle & Co. (NYSE:CAS): The shares closed at $10.19, up $0.73, or 7.72%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $234.82 million.

Losers (% price change)

KMG Chemicals, Inc. (NASDAQ:KMGB): The shares closed at $17.05, down $0.22, or 1.27%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $193.58 million.

SurModics, Inc. (NASDAQ:SRDX): The shares closed at $14.52, down $0.14, or 0.95%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $254.50 million.

Great Northern Iron Ore (NYSE:GNI): The shares closed at $109.20, down $1.05, or 0.95%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $163.80 million.

(): The shares closed at $23.52, down $0.19, or 0.8%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $2.37 billion.

Calgon Carbon Corporation (NYSE:CCC): The shares closed at $15.59, down $0.12, or 0.76%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $883.55 million.

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

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