Basic Materials Sector Review: Winning and Losing Stocks on Nov 14th

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

Gainers (% price change)

  • Orchids Paper Products Co (NYSE:TIS): The shares closed at $15.75, up $1.14, or 7.8%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $117.97 million. About the company: Orchids Paper Products Company manufactures bulk tissue paper, known as parent rolls, and converts parent rolls into a full line of tissue products. The Company markets paper towels, bathroom tissue, paper napkins, and other products to the private label segment of the consumer tissue market, and focuses on serving value retailers. Orchids Paper serves customers in the United States. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>
  • Aurizon Mines Ltd. (NYSE:AZK): The shares closed at $6.23, up $0.44, or 7.6%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $1.01 billion. About the company: Aurizon Mines Ltd. is a gold mining company. The Company’s operations and exploration activities are located in the Abitibi region of north-western Quebec, Canada. Aurizon operates and owns an interest in the Beaufor Mine, the Sleeping Giant Mine, and the Casa Berardi property. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>
  • Grupo Simec S.A.B. de C.V (NYSE:SIM): The shares closed at $7.07, up $0.45, or 6.8%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $1.17 billion. About the company: Grupo Simec, S.A. de C.V. produces steel. The Company operates structural steel mini-mills located in Guadalajara and Mexicali. Simec produces non-flat steel products and specialty steel products for the residential, commercial, and industrial construction industries. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>
  • Vista Gold Corp. (NYSE:VGZ): The shares closed at $3.93, up $0.23, or 6.22%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $279.68 million. About the company: Vista Gold Corp. is an international gold mining based in Littleton, Colorado. The Company has mining projects in Mexico, Australia, United States and Indonesia. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>
  • Uranerz Energy Corp. (NYSE:URZ): The shares closed at $2.10, up $0.12, or 6.06%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $161.60 million. About the company: Uranerz Energy Corporation explores for, develops, and produces uranium. The Company has interests in properties located in the United States, Mongolia, and Canada. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>

Losers (% price change)

  • Mueller Water Products (NYSE:MWA): The shares closed at $2.24, down $0.14, or 5.88%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $348.98 million. About the company: Mueller Water Products, Inc. manufactures a broad range of water infrastructure and flow control products for use in water distribution networks, water and wastewater treatment facilities, gas distribution systems and fire protection piping systems. The Company’s product portfolio includes engineered valves, hydrants, pipe fittings and ductile iron pipe. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>
  • Neenah Paper, Inc. (NYSE:NP): The shares closed at $18.00, down $1.1, or 5.76%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $269.82 million. About the company: Neenah Paper, Inc. is a global manufacturer of premium, performance-based papers and specialty products used in a variety of applications. The Company has manufacturing operations in the United States and Germany. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>
  • OM Group, Inc. (NYSE:OMG): The shares closed at $24.49, down $1.48, or 5.7%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $791.44 million. 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. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>
  • Graphic Packaging Holding (NYSE:GPK): The shares closed at $4.34, down $0.23, or 5.03%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $1.69 billion. About the company: Graphic Packaging Holding Company is an integrated provider of paperboard and integrated paperboard packaging solutions to multinational beverage and consumer products companies. The Company manufactures folding cartons for frozen and non-frozen food and beverage products. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>
  • Gold Reserve Inc. (NYSE:GRZ): The shares closed at $2.82, down $0.13, or 4.41%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $167.92 million. About the company: Gold Reserve Inc. acquires, explores, and develops mineral properties. The Company is currently developing the Brisas gold and copper project in southeastern Venezuela. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>

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

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