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12Stocks.com Materials Stocks Performances & Trends Daily
November 22, 2018 - All the three primary trends (long term, mid-term and short term) for Materials sector are faltering.

The overall Smart Investing & Trading Score is 25 (0-bearish to 100-bullish) which puts Materials sector in short term bearish to neutral trend.

The Smart Investing & Trading Score from previous trading session is 10 and hence an improvement of trend.

 Year To Date Performance: -10.96 %
 Weekly Performance: -2.4 %
 Daily Performance: 0.76 %
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12Stocks.com: Investing in Materials sector with Stocks
The following table helps investors and traders sort through current performance and trends (as measured by Smart Investing & Trading Score) of various stocks in the Materials sector.

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12Stocks.com Performance of Stocks in Materials Sector

TickerStock NameWatchlistCategoryRecent PriceSmart Investing & Trading ScoreChange %YTD Change%
DWDPDow Chemical Chemicals56.95170.93%-20.04%
BHPBHP Billiton Metals/Minerals46.6471.37%1.41%
BBLBHP Billiton Metals/Minerals40.91171.50%1.51%
RIORio Tinto Metals/Minerals49.73381.38%-6.04%
VALEVale S.A Metals/Minerals14.35361.99%17.29%
MONMonsanto  Chemicals127.95100.00%9.56%
SYTSyngenta AG Chemicals92.90300.00%0.06%
LYBLyondellBasell Industries Chemicals92.38251.03%-16.26%
PXPraxair  Chemicals 164.50480.00%6.35%
APDAir Products Chemicals 159.18391.03%-2.99%
SHWSherwin-Williams  Chemicals410.69320.21%0.16%
MTArcelorMittal  Steel & Iron23.98222.39%-25.78%
SCCOSouthern Copper Copper35.9000.73%-24.34%
PPGPPG Industries Chemicals106.75490.80%-8.62%
ABXBarrick Gold Gold13.47953.34%-6.95%
PKXPOSCO  Steel & Iron56.76341.10%-27.35%
NUENucor  Steel & Iron60.67150.71%-4.58%
FCXFreeport-McMoRan  Copper11.40274.83%-39.85%
NEMNewmont  Gold33.621002.16%-10.39%
POTPotash  Chemicals20.65200.00%0.00%
AGUAgrium  Chemicals115.00200.00%0.00%
GGGoldcorp  Gold9.81643.15%-23.18%
CECelanese  Chemicals 101.89371.61%-4.85%
TECKTeck  Metals/Minerals20.98172.57%-19.81%
VEDLVedanta  Metals/Minerals11.31392.40%-45.73%
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Materials Sector: Technical Analysis, Trends & YTD Performance
Materials sector is composed of stocks from mining, metals, agricultural, precious metals and chemical subsectors.

Materials sector, as represented by XLB, an exchange-traded fund [ETF] that holds basket of Materials stocks (e.g, Dow Chemical, Newmont Mining) is down by -10.96% and is currently underperforming the overall market by -9.95% year-to-date. Below is a quick view of Technical charts and trends:

XLB Weekly Chart
Long Term Trend: Not Good
Medium Term Trend: Deteriorating

XLB Daily Chart
Short Term Trend: Not Good
Overall Trend Score: 25
YTD Performance: -10.96%
**Trend Scores & Views Are Only For Educational Purposes And Not For Investing


12Stocks.com: Top Performing Materials Sector Stocks
Hot Materials Stocks of 2018 We try to spot trends by analyzing the performances of various stocks or components within Materials sector and try to find best performing stocks. The movers and shakers. The winners and losers.

The top performing Materials sector stocks year to date are
Golden Star[216%] Energy Fuels[81%] Nevsun [47%]
Israel Chemicals[47%] OCI Partners[42%] WD-40 [42%]
Natural [38%] Mosaic [38%] Harsco [36%]
Ingevity [35%] Quaker Chemical[33%] Cliffs Natural[32%]
View complete list of Materials stocks by year-to-date performance

Now, more recently, over last week, the top performing Materials sector stocks on the move are
Northern Dynasty[13.1%] Valhi [10.9%] Natural [7.1%]
Orion Engineered[6.3%] Pan American[6.1%] Mountain Prove[5.6%]
IAMGOLD [5%] Kinross Gold[4.9%] B2Gold [4.8%]
AngloGold Ashanti[4.6%] Tahoe [4.6%] Franco-Nevada [4.1%]
View complete list of Materials stocks by weekly performance

Unfortunately not all Materials stocks have done well this year. Investors of these stocks hope they have seen the worst and hope that these stocks are set to bounce back. The bearish stocks in this index year to date (YTD) are
B2Gold [-100%] Westmoreland Coal[-88%] Aceto [-83%]
New Gold[-78%] Cloud Peak[-76%] Taseko Mines[-72%]
Adient [-69%] Ferroglobe [-69%] Valhi [-62%]
Smart Sand[-60%] BioAmber [-60%] Koppers [-59%]
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Investors can get enhanced performance by riding the current stock trends. Using complex algorithms, 12Stocks.com has come up with Smart Investing & Trading Scores (on 0-bearish to 100-bullish scale) to identify best trending stocks. Top trending Materials stocks are
Gold Fields[100] Franco-Nevada [100] Newmont [100]
Northern Dynasty[100] Natural [100] AngloGold Ashanti[95]
Barrick Gold[95] Tahoe [95] Randgold [95]
Agnico Eagle[93] B2Gold [90] Mechel PAO[85]
View complete list of Materials stocks by 12Stocks.com trends

12Stocks.com: Investing in Materials Sector using Exchange Traded Funds
The following table shows list of key exchange traded funds (ETF) that help investors track Materials Index. For detailed view, check out our ETF Funds section of our website.

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12Stocks.com List of ETFs that track Materials Index

TickerETF NameWatchlistRecent PriceSmart Investing & Trading ScoreChange %Week %Year-to-date %
XLBMaterials  53.90250.76-2.4-10.96%
IYMBasic Materials  89.80170.85-2.8-12.13%
VAWMaterials  119.61170.87-2.69-12.5%
GDXGold Miners  19.801002.672.22-14.8%
UYMBasic Materials  55.15172.28-4.76-25.53%
XMEMetals and Mining 29.7701.66-4.65-18.16%
MOOAgribusiness  61.1071.14-2.92-0.81%
DBAAgriculture  17.2346-0.20-1.02-8.16%
GLDGold  115.89800.240.29-6.28%
SLVSilver  13.61651.190.48-14.88%
SLXSteel  41.7871.74-3.79-8.87%
JJCCopper Sub  43.08811.390.4214.76%
COPXCopper Miners  19.75203.03-2.16-27.79%
SILSilver Miners  24.22742.631.39-25.8%
MXIGlobal Materials  61.21171.72-1.79-12.66%
RTMS&P 500 Eq 102.81251.14-2.31-8.81%
GDXJJunior Gold Miners 28.02932.431.96-17.89%
PSCMSmallCap Materials  46.1936-0.37-2.2-11.74%
 Smart Investing & Trading Score (0-Bearish to 100-Bullish)
12Stocks.com: Charts, Trends, Fundamental Data and Performances of Materials Stocks
We now take in-depth look at all Materials stocks including charts, multi-period performances and overall trends (as measured by Smart Investing & Trading Score).

One can sort Materials stocks (click link to choose) by Daily, Weekly and by Year-to-Date performances. Also, one can sort by size of the company or by market capitalization.
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Stock Chart of The Dow Chemical CompanyDWDP The Dow Chemical Company
Sector: Materials
SubSector: Agricultural Chemicals
MarketCap: 156161 Millions
Recent Price: 56.95    
Smart Investing & Trading Score: 17
Day Percent Change: 0.93%    
Day Change: 0.53
Week Change: -3.82%    
Year-to-date Change: -20.0%
DWDP Links: Profile   News     Message Board
Charts:- Daily  , Weekly
Add DWDP to Watchlist:       View:      Get Complete DWDP Trend Analysis ➞

Stock Chart of BHP Billiton LimitedBHP BHP Billiton Limited
Sector: Materials
SubSector: Industrial Metals & Minerals
MarketCap: 101012 Millions
Recent Price: 46.64    
Smart Investing & Trading Score: 7
Day Percent Change: 1.37%    
Day Change: 0.63
Week Change: -2.39%    
Year-to-date Change: 1.4%
BHP Links: Profile   News     Message Board
Charts:- Daily  , Weekly
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Stock Chart of BHP Billiton plcBBL BHP Billiton plc
Sector: Materials
SubSector: Industrial Metals & Minerals
MarketCap: 95940.2 Millions
Recent Price: 40.91    
Smart Investing & Trading Score: 17
Day Percent Change: 1.50%    
Day Change: 0.60
Week Change: -2.2%    
Year-to-date Change: 1.5%
BBL Links: Profile   News     Message Board
Charts:- Daily  , Weekly
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Stock Chart of Rio Tinto plcRIO Rio Tinto plc
Sector: Materials
SubSector: Industrial Metals & Minerals
MarketCap: 79954.7 Millions
Recent Price: 49.73    
Smart Investing & Trading Score: 38
Day Percent Change: 1.38%    
Day Change: 0.67
Week Change: -2.31%    
Year-to-date Change: -6.0%
RIO Links: Profile   News     Message Board
Charts:- Daily  , Weekly
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Stock Chart of Vale S.A.VALE Vale S.A.
Sector: Materials
SubSector: Industrial Metals & Minerals
MarketCap: 55481.9 Millions
Recent Price: 14.35    
Smart Investing & Trading Score: 36
Day Percent Change: 1.99%    
Day Change: 0.28
Week Change: -4.21%    
Year-to-date Change: 17.3%
VALE Links: Profile   News     Message Board
Charts:- Daily  , Weekly
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Stock Chart of Monsanto CompanyMON Monsanto Company
Sector: Materials
SubSector: Agricultural Chemicals
MarketCap: 49601.6 Millions
Recent Price: 127.95    
Smart Investing & Trading Score: 10
Day Percent Change: 0.00%    
Day Change: 0.00
Week Change: 0%    
Year-to-date Change: 9.6%
MON Links: Profile   News     Message Board
Charts:- Daily  , Weekly
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Stock Chart of Syngenta AGSYT Syngenta AG
Sector: Materials
SubSector: Agricultural Chemicals
MarketCap: 40823.8 Millions
Recent Price: 92.90    
Smart Investing & Trading Score: 30
Day Percent Change: 0.00%    
Day Change: 0.00
Week Change: 0%    
Year-to-date Change: 0.1%
SYT Links: Profile   News     Message Board
Charts:- Daily  , Weekly
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Stock Chart of LyondellBasell Industries N.V.LYB LyondellBasell Industries N.V.
Sector: Materials
SubSector: Specialty Chemicals
MarketCap: 36467.8 Millions
Recent Price: 92.38    
Smart Investing & Trading Score: 25
Day Percent Change: 1.03%    
Day Change: 0.94
Week Change: -3.17%    
Year-to-date Change: -16.3%
LYB Links: Profile   News     Message Board
Charts:- Daily  , Weekly
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Stock Chart of Praxair, Inc.PX Praxair, Inc.
Sector: Materials
SubSector: Chemicals - Major Diversified
MarketCap: 33826.9 Millions
Recent Price: 164.50    
Smart Investing & Trading Score: 48
Day Percent Change: 0.00%    
Day Change: 0.00
Week Change: 0%    
Year-to-date Change: 6.4%
PX Links: Profile   News     Message Board
Charts:- Daily  , Weekly
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Stock Chart of Air Products and Chemicals, Inc.APD Air Products and Chemicals, Inc.
Sector: Materials
SubSector: Chemicals - Major Diversified
MarketCap: 29983.8 Millions
Recent Price: 159.18    
Smart Investing & Trading Score: 39
Day Percent Change: 1.03%    
Day Change: 1.63
Week Change: -2.87%    
Year-to-date Change: -3.0%
APD Links: Profile   News     Message Board
Charts:- Daily  , Weekly
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Stock Chart of The Sherwin-Williams CompanySHW The Sherwin-Williams Company
Sector: Materials
SubSector: Specialty Chemicals
MarketCap: 28956.1 Millions
Recent Price: 410.69    
Smart Investing & Trading Score: 32
Day Percent Change: 0.21%    
Day Change: 0.88
Week Change: -3.19%    
Year-to-date Change: 0.2%
SHW Links: Profile   News     Message Board
Charts:- Daily  , Weekly
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Stock Chart of ArcelorMittalMT ArcelorMittal
Sector: Materials
SubSector: Steel & Iron
MarketCap: 28503.9 Millions
Recent Price: 23.98    
Smart Investing & Trading Score: 22
Day Percent Change: 2.39%    
Day Change: 0.56
Week Change: -3.36%    
Year-to-date Change: -25.8%
MT Links: Profile   News     Message Board
Charts:- Daily  , Weekly
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Stock Chart of Southern Copper CorporationSCCO Southern Copper Corporation
Sector: Materials
SubSector: Copper
MarketCap: 27678.1 Millions
Recent Price: 35.90    
Smart Investing & Trading Score: 0
Day Percent Change: 0.73%    
Day Change: 0.26
Week Change: -5.01%    
Year-to-date Change: -24.3%
SCCO Links: Profile   News     Message Board
Charts:- Daily  , Weekly
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Stock Chart of PPG Industries, Inc.PPG PPG Industries, Inc.
Sector: Materials
SubSector: Specialty Chemicals
MarketCap: 26968.2 Millions
Recent Price: 106.75    
Smart Investing & Trading Score: 49
Day Percent Change: 0.80%    
Day Change: 0.85
Week Change: -0.35%    
Year-to-date Change: -8.6%
PPG Links: Profile   News     Message Board
Charts:- Daily  , Weekly
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Stock Chart of Barrick Gold CorporationABX Barrick Gold Corporation
Sector: Materials
SubSector: Gold
MarketCap: 22158.3 Millions
Recent Price: 13.47    
Smart Investing & Trading Score: 95
Day Percent Change: 3.34%    
Day Change: 0.44
Week Change: 3.3%    
Year-to-date Change: -7.0%
ABX Links: Profile   News     Message Board
Charts:- Daily  , Weekly
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Stock Chart of POSCOPKX POSCO
Sector: Materials
SubSector: Steel & Iron
MarketCap: 22110 Millions
Recent Price: 56.76    
Smart Investing & Trading Score: 34
Day Percent Change: 1.10%    
Day Change: 0.62
Week Change: -1.58%    
Year-to-date Change: -27.4%
PKX Links: Profile   News     Message Board
Charts:- Daily  , Weekly
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Stock Chart of Nucor CorporationNUE Nucor Corporation
Sector: Materials
SubSector: Steel & Iron
MarketCap: 20204.4 Millions
Recent Price: 60.67    
Smart Investing & Trading Score: 15
Day Percent Change: 0.71%    
Day Change: 0.43
Week Change: -4.05%    
Year-to-date Change: -4.6%
NUE Links: Profile   News     Message Board
Charts:- Daily  , Weekly
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Stock Chart of Freeport-McMoRan Inc.FCX Freeport-McMoRan Inc.
Sector: Materials
SubSector: Copper
MarketCap: 18676.1 Millions
Recent Price: 11.40    
Smart Investing & Trading Score: 27
Day Percent Change: 4.83%    
Day Change: 0.52
Week Change: -4.64%    
Year-to-date Change: -39.9%
FCX Links: Profile   News     Message Board
Charts:- Daily  , Weekly
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Stock Chart of Newmont Mining CorporationNEM Newmont Mining Corporation
Sector: Materials
SubSector: Gold
MarketCap: 18073 Millions
Recent Price: 33.62    
Smart Investing & Trading Score: 100
Day Percent Change: 2.16%    
Day Change: 0.71
Week Change: 0.9%    
Year-to-date Change: -10.4%
NEM Links: Profile   News     Message Board
Charts:- Daily  , Weekly
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Stock Chart of Potash Corporation of Saskatchewan Inc.POT Potash Corporation of Saskatchewan Inc.
Sector: Materials
SubSector: Agricultural Chemicals
MarketCap: 14493.6 Millions
Recent Price: 20.65    
Smart Investing & Trading Score: 20
Day Percent Change: 0.00%    
Day Change: 0.00
Week Change: 0%    
Year-to-date Change: 0.0%
POT Links: Profile   News     Message Board
Charts:- Daily  , Weekly
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Stock Chart of Agrium Inc.AGU Agrium Inc.
Sector: Materials
SubSector: Agricultural Chemicals
MarketCap: 13316.7 Millions
Recent Price: 115.00    
Smart Investing & Trading Score: 20
Day Percent Change: 0.00%    
Day Change: 0.00
Week Change: 0%    
Year-to-date Change: 0.0%
AGU Links: Profile   News     Message Board
Charts:- Daily  , Weekly
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Stock Chart of Goldcorp Inc.GG Goldcorp Inc.
Sector: Materials
SubSector: Gold
MarketCap: 13240.7 Millions
Recent Price: 9.81    
Smart Investing & Trading Score: 64
Day Percent Change: 3.15%    
Day Change: 0.30
Week Change: 3.92%    
Year-to-date Change: -23.2%
GG Links: Profile   News     Message Board
Charts:- Daily  , Weekly
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Stock Chart of Celanese CorporationCE Celanese Corporation
Sector: Materials
SubSector: Chemicals - Major Diversified
MarketCap: 13118 Millions
Recent Price: 101.89    
Smart Investing & Trading Score: 37
Day Percent Change: 1.61%    
Day Change: 1.61
Week Change: -0.44%    
Year-to-date Change: -4.9%
CE Links: Profile   News     Message Board
Charts:- Daily  , Weekly
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Stock Chart of Teck Resources LimitedTECK Teck Resources Limited
Sector: Materials
SubSector: Industrial Metals & Minerals
MarketCap: 12266.4 Millions
Recent Price: 20.98    
Smart Investing & Trading Score: 17
Day Percent Change: 2.57%    
Day Change: 0.52
Week Change: -4.27%    
Year-to-date Change: -19.8%
TECK Links: Profile   News     Message Board
Charts:- Daily  , Weekly
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Stock Chart of Vedanta LimitedVEDL Vedanta Limited
Sector: Materials
SubSector: Industrial Metals & Minerals
MarketCap: 12139.6 Millions
Recent Price: 11.31    
Smart Investing & Trading Score: 39
Day Percent Change: 2.40%    
Day Change: 0.27
Week Change: -2.25%    
Year-to-date Change: -45.7%
VEDL Links: Profile   News     Message Board
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