Sector Review: Action in the Basic Materials Sector on Nov 25th

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

Gainers (% price change)

  • Ternium S.A. (NYSE:TX): The shares closed at $19.32, up $0.67, or 3.59%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $3.79 billion. About the company: Ternium SA, through subsidiaries, manufactures and processes steel. The Company produces cold rolled coils and sheets, tin, galvanized and electrogalvanized sheets, pre-painted sheets, tailor-made flat products, bars, and wire rod in Argentina, Venezuela, and Mexico. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>
  • Aluminum Corp. of China (NYSE:ACH): The shares closed at $11.21, up $0.29, or 2.66%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $6.06 billion. About the company: Aluminum Corporation of China Limited, also known as Chalco, is a producer of alumina and primary aluminum in China. The Company refines bauxite into alumina and smelts aluminato to produce primary aluminum. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>
  • DRDGOLD Ltd. (NASDAQ:DROOY): The shares closed at $6.43, up $0.11, or 1.74%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $247.48 million. About the company: DRDGOLD Limited is a mid-tier, unhedged gold producer with a mix of assets. The Company’s assets include underground mines and surface re-treatment operation and exploration activities in South Africa. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>
  • Ivanhoe Mines Ltd. (NYSE:IVN): The shares closed at $18.21, up $0.31, or 1.73%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $13.46 billion. About the company: Ivanhoe Mines Ltd. explores for and develops mineral and metal properties in Asia and Australia. The Company explores for gold and copper at the Oyu Tolgoi mine in southern Mongolia; and holds interests in companies that mine coal in Mongolia, molybdenum and rhenium in Australia, and gold at the Kyzyl Gold Project in Kazakhstan. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>
  • Silver Standard Resources (NASDAQ:SSRI): The shares closed at $13.52, up $0.23, or 1.73%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $1.09 billion. About the company: Silver Standard Resources Inc. is a silver exploration company focused on acquiring and developing silver resources on a global basis. The Company has projects in Argentina, Peru, Mexico, Canada, Chile, the United States and Australia. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>

Losers (% price change)

  • Omega Flex, Inc. (NASDAQ:OFLX): The shares closed at $11.90, down $0.78, or 6.15%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $120.09 million. About the company: Omega Flex, Inc. manufactures flexible metal hose. The Company’s product is used in a variety of applications to carry gases within residential and commercial buildings, vibration absorbers in high vibration applications, and other types of gases and fluids in a number of industrial applications. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>
  • Alumina Limited (NYSE:AWC): The shares closed at $4.87, down $0.27, or 5.25%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $2.97 billion. About the company: Alumina Limited is an Australian resource company that produces alumina. The Company owns about 40% of Alcoa World Alumina and Chemicals through a joint venture with Alcoa. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>
  • Universal Stainless (NASDAQ:USAP): The shares closed at $29.85, down $1.32, or 4.23%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $203.90 million. About the company: Universal Stainless & Alloy Products, Inc. manufactures and markets semifinished and finished specialty steel products, including stainless steel, tool steel, and certain other alloyed steels. The Company’s products are sold to re-rollers, forgers, service centers, and original equipment manufacturers. Universal also provides conversion services on materials supplied by customers. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>
  • OM Group, Inc. (NYSE:OMG): The shares closed at $20.16, down $0.82, or 3.91%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $651.62 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 >>
  • Dynamic Materials Corp. (NASDAQ:BOOM): The shares closed at $17.99, down $0.73, or 3.9%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $240.23 million. About the company: Dynamic Materials Corporation produces clad metal using explosives and shock synthesis. The Company’s products are used in the fabrication of pressure vessels, heat exchangers, and transition joints in the hydrocarbon, chemical, power generation, and petrochemical industries. The Company also forms and welds parts for the commercial aircraft, aerospace, and defense industries. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>

Most Actives (dollar volume)

  • Freeport-McMoRan Copper (NYSE:FCX): The shares closed at $33.82, down $0.56, or 1.63%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $32.06 billion. About the company: Freeport-McMoRan Copper & Gold Inc., through its subsidiary, is a copper, gold and molybdenum mining company. The Company primarily mines for copper and owns mining interests in Chile and Indonesia. Freeport-McMoRan Copper & Gold also, through a subsidiary, is involved in smelting and refining of copper concentrates. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>
  • The Mosaic Company (NYSE:MOS): The shares closed at $49.30, down $0.71, or 1.42%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $22.02 billion. About the company: The Mosaic Company produces and distributes crop nutrients to the agricultural communities located in North America and other countries. The Company’s principal products include concentrated phosphates, and potash. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>
  • Newmont Mining Corp. (NYSE:NEM): The shares closed at $63.77, down $0.44, or 0.69%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $31.55 billion. About the company: Newmont Mining Corporation acquires, explores, and develops mineral properties. The Company produces gold from operations in the United States, Australia, Peru, Indonesia, Ghana, Canada, New Zealand and Mexico. Newmont also mines and processes copper in Indonesia. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>
  • Potash Corp./Saskatchewan (NYSE:POT): The shares closed at $40.67, down $0.98, or 2.35%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $34.83 billion. About the company: Potash Corporation of Saskatchewan Inc. produces potash, phosphate, and nitrogen to the agricultural and industrial industries worldwide. The Company conducts operations in Canada, Chile, the United States, Brazil, and Trinidad. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>
  • CF Industries Hldgs., Inc (NYSE:CF): The shares closed at $139.75, down $5.05, or 3.49%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $9.14 billion. About the company: CF Industries Holdings, Inc. manufactures and distributes nitrogen and phosphate fertilizer products in North America. The Company’s principal products in the nitrogen segment are ammonia, urea and urea ammonium nitrate solution and its principal products in the phosphate segment are diammonium phosphate, monoammonium phosphate, and granular muriate of potash. 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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