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12Stocks.com Materials Stocks Performances & Trends Daily
July 31, 2021 - All trends (long term, mid-term and short term) for Materials sector looks good.

The overall Smart Investing & Trading Score is 90 (0-bearish to 100-bullish) which puts Materials sector in short term bullish trend.

The Smart Investing & Trading Score from previous trading session is 70 and an improvement of trend continues.

 Year To Date Performance: 16.07 %
 Weekly Performance: 2.8 %
 Daily Performance: 0.41 %
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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%
ACETAceto  Chemicals 7.4057-1.20%-47.33%
FFFutureFuel  Chemicals 8.5015-0.70%-33.07%
NEXANexa  Metals/Minerals8.4545-2.31%-12.34%
AVDAmerican Vanguard Chemicals16.5117-0.90%6.38%
GATOGatos Silver Other Precious Metals & Mining13.6458-2.36%4.68%
HWKNHawkins  Chemicals36.319512.38%38.80%
NGDNew Gold Gold1.6435-1.80%-25.11%
VHIValhi  Chemicals 24.6435-1.40%62.11%
ASIXAdvanSix  Chemicals 33.45952.14%67.33%
HBMHudbay Minerals Copper7.1652-1.24%2.29%
FSMFortuna Silver Silver4.7542-0.21%-42.35%
BTUPeabody Energy Metals/Minerals11.71100-0.34%385.89%
MMXMaverix Metals Metals/Minerals4.8118-0.41%-11.90%
SCHNSchnitzer Steel Steel & Iron52.4283-0.89%64.27%
LOOPLoop Industries Chemicals10.4861-3.76%26.27%
SXCSunCoke Energy Mining7.7395-2.40%77.70%
IIINInsteel Industries Steel & Iron38.8395-0.28%74.36%
CENXCentury Aluminum Aluminum14.56641.04%32.00%
MUXMcEwen  Gold1.2032-2.44%22.45%
GSSGolden Star Gold2.65491.15%-28.57%
AMRSAmyris  Chemicals14.5858-3.51%136.11%
ODCOil-Dri  Chemicals35.5776-1.14%4.37%
KRAKraton  Chemicals38.1970-1.29%37.42%
NWPXNorthwest Pipe Steel & Iron28.41572.49%0.39%
PLMPolyMet  Metals/Minerals3.0736-2.23%-9.97%
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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 up by 16.07% and is currently underperforming the overall market by -0.4% year-to-date. Below is a quick view of Technical charts and trends:

XLB Weekly Chart
Long Term Trend: Good
Medium Term Trend: Very Good

XLB Daily Chart
Short Term Trend: Very Good
Overall Trend Score: 90
YTD Performance: 16.07%
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12Stocks.com: Top Performing Materials Sector Stocks
Hot Materials Stocks of 2021 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
Peabody Energy[386%] CVR Partners[303%] CONSOL Energy[191%]
TimkenSteel [185%] Green Plains[168%] Braskem S.A[146%]
Amyris [136%] Ramaco [128%] Olympic Steel[126%]
Nucor [96%] Olin [91%] Vedanta [83%]
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
Golden Star[26.8%] Century Aluminum[17.1%] SunCoke Energy[16.4%]
Cleveland-Cliffs [15.9%] Hawkins [15.2%] Turquoise Hill[14.8%]
United States[14.5%] EMX Royalty[13.5%] AdvanSix [12.4%]
Lithium Americas[12.3%] Equinox Gold[11.4%] Vedanta [11.2%]
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
Aceto [-47%] Fortuna Silver[-42%] FutureFuel [-33%]
Equinox Gold[-33%] Compania de[-32%] Molecular Data[-30%]
Alexco [-30%] Eldorado Gold[-30%] Profound Medical[-29%]
Golden Star[-29%] Gold [-27%] Coeur [-27%]
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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
Linde [100] Albemarle [100] Flavors[100]
Cleveland-Cliffs [100] Nucor [100] Kirkland Lake[100]
Franco-Nevada [100] Royal Gold[100] Agnico Eagle[100]
Barrick Gold[100] Peabody Energy[100] Ramaco [100]
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  84.02900.412.816.07%
IYMBasic Materials  133.09900.473.0717.35%
VAWMaterials  183.59900.20316.96%
GDXGold Miners  34.9283-0.435.34-3.05%
UYMBasic Materials  97.86900.836.1534.61%
XMEMetals and Mining 44.9895-0.937.0234.51%
MOOAgribusiness  91.7645-0.750.3517.81%
DBAAgriculture  18.6558-2.46-0.9615.55%
GLDGold  169.8276-0.790.75-4.79%
SLVSilver  23.6342-0.381.2-3.83%
SLXSteel  64.7883-2.034.8945.15%
JJCCopper Sub  22.4658-1.141.17152.64%
COPXCopper Miners  37.8545-1.594.9324.67%
SILSilver Miners  42.1876-0.944.59-7.54%
MXIGlobal Materials  93.0478-0.612.3314.29%
RTMS&P 500 Eq 165.79700.072.818.93%
GDXJJunior Gold Miners 45.8342-0.615.04-15.51%
PSCMSmallCap Materials  64.5076-0.564.7912.77%
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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 Aceto CorporationACET Aceto Corporation
Sector: Materials
SubSector: Chemicals - Major Diversified
MarketCap: 453.16 Millions
Recent Price: 7.40    
Smart Investing & Trading Score: 57
Day Percent Change: -1.20%    
Day Change: -0.09
Week Change: -8.98%    
Year-to-date Change: -47.3%
ACET Links: Profile   News     Message Board
Charts:- Daily  , Weekly
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Stock Chart of FutureFuel Corp.FF FutureFuel Corp.
Sector: Materials
SubSector: Chemicals - Major Diversified
MarketCap: 450.736 Millions
Recent Price: 8.50    
Smart Investing & Trading Score: 15
Day Percent Change: -0.70%    
Day Change: -0.06
Week Change: -1.28%    
Year-to-date Change: -33.1%
FF Links: Profile   News     Message Board
Charts:- Daily  , Weekly
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Stock Chart of Nexa Resources S.A.NEXA Nexa Resources S.A.
Sector: Materials
SubSector: Industrial Metals & Minerals
MarketCap: 437.31 Millions
Recent Price: 8.45    
Smart Investing & Trading Score: 45
Day Percent Change: -2.31%    
Day Change: -0.20
Week Change: 8.61%    
Year-to-date Change: -12.3%
NEXA Links: Profile   News     Message Board
Charts:- Daily  , Weekly
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Stock Chart of American Vanguard CorporationAVD American Vanguard Corporation
Sector: Materials
SubSector: Agricultural Chemicals
MarketCap: 419.329 Millions
Recent Price: 16.51    
Smart Investing & Trading Score: 17
Day Percent Change: -0.90%    
Day Change: -0.15
Week Change: -1.08%    
Year-to-date Change: 6.4%
AVD Links: Profile   News     Message Board
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Stock Chart of Gatos Silver, Inc.GATO Gatos Silver, Inc.
Sector: Materials
SubSector: Other Precious Metals & Mining
MarketCap: 413 Millions
Recent Price: 13.64    
Smart Investing & Trading Score: 58
Day Percent Change: -2.36%    
Day Change: -0.33
Week Change: 4.52%    
Year-to-date Change: 4.7%
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Stock Chart of Hawkins, Inc.HWKN Hawkins, Inc.
Sector: Materials
SubSector: Specialty Chemicals
MarketCap: 398.957 Millions
Recent Price: 36.31    
Smart Investing & Trading Score: 95
Day Percent Change: 12.38%    
Day Change: 4.00
Week Change: 15.23%    
Year-to-date Change: 38.8%
HWKN Links: Profile   News     Message Board
Charts:- Daily  , Weekly
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Stock Chart of New Gold Inc.NGD New Gold Inc.
Sector: Materials
SubSector: Gold
MarketCap: 398.119 Millions
Recent Price: 1.64    
Smart Investing & Trading Score: 35
Day Percent Change: -1.80%    
Day Change: -0.03
Week Change: 7.19%    
Year-to-date Change: -25.1%
NGD Links: Profile   News     Message Board
Charts:- Daily  , Weekly
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Stock Chart of Valhi, Inc.VHI Valhi, Inc.
Sector: Materials
SubSector: Chemicals - Major Diversified
MarketCap: 394.336 Millions
Recent Price: 24.64    
Smart Investing & Trading Score: 35
Day Percent Change: -1.40%    
Day Change: -0.35
Week Change: 1.65%    
Year-to-date Change: 62.1%
VHI Links: Profile   News     Message Board
Charts:- Daily  , Weekly
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Stock Chart of AdvanSix Inc.ASIX AdvanSix Inc.
Sector: Materials
SubSector: Chemicals - Major Diversified
MarketCap: 394.136 Millions
Recent Price: 33.45    
Smart Investing & Trading Score: 95
Day Percent Change: 2.14%    
Day Change: 0.70
Week Change: 12.44%    
Year-to-date Change: 67.3%
ASIX Links: Profile   News     Message Board
Charts:- Daily  , Weekly
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Stock Chart of Hudbay Minerals Inc.HBM Hudbay Minerals Inc.
Sector: Materials
SubSector: Copper
MarketCap: 363.157 Millions
Recent Price: 7.16    
Smart Investing & Trading Score: 52
Day Percent Change: -1.24%    
Day Change: -0.09
Week Change: 6.87%    
Year-to-date Change: 2.3%
HBM Links: Profile   News     Message Board
Charts:- Daily  , Weekly
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Stock Chart of Fortuna Silver Mines Inc.FSM Fortuna Silver Mines Inc.
Sector: Materials
SubSector: Silver
MarketCap: 362.256 Millions
Recent Price: 4.75    
Smart Investing & Trading Score: 42
Day Percent Change: -0.21%    
Day Change: -0.01
Week Change: 9.2%    
Year-to-date Change: -42.4%
FSM Links: Profile   News     Message Board
Charts:- Daily  , Weekly
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Stock Chart of Peabody Energy CorporationBTU Peabody Energy Corporation
Sector: Materials
SubSector: Industrial Metals & Minerals
MarketCap: 355.11 Millions
Recent Price: 11.71    
Smart Investing & Trading Score: 100
Day Percent Change: -0.34%    
Day Change: -0.04
Week Change: 7.14%    
Year-to-date Change: 385.9%
BTU Links: Profile   News     Message Board
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Stock Chart of Maverix Metals Inc.MMX Maverix Metals Inc.
Sector: Materials
SubSector: Industrial Metals & Minerals
MarketCap: 350.31 Millions
Recent Price: 4.81    
Smart Investing & Trading Score: 18
Day Percent Change: -0.41%    
Day Change: -0.02
Week Change: -1.43%    
Year-to-date Change: -11.9%
MMX Links: Profile   News     Message Board
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Stock Chart of Schnitzer Steel Industries, Inc.SCHN Schnitzer Steel Industries, Inc.
Sector: Materials
SubSector: Steel & Iron
MarketCap: 347.288 Millions
Recent Price: 52.42    
Smart Investing & Trading Score: 83
Day Percent Change: -0.89%    
Day Change: -0.47
Week Change: 2.74%    
Year-to-date Change: 64.3%
SCHN Links: Profile   News     Message Board
Charts:- Daily  , Weekly
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Stock Chart of Loop Industries, Inc.LOOP Loop Industries, Inc.
Sector: Materials
SubSector: Specialty Chemicals
MarketCap: 313.557 Millions
Recent Price: 10.48    
Smart Investing & Trading Score: 61
Day Percent Change: -3.76%    
Day Change: -0.41
Week Change: -2.15%    
Year-to-date Change: 26.3%
LOOP Links: Profile   News     Message Board
Charts:- Daily  , Weekly
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Stock Chart of SunCoke Energy, Inc.SXC SunCoke Energy, Inc.
Sector: Materials
SubSector: Nonmetallic Mineral Mining
MarketCap: 306.5 Millions
Recent Price: 7.73    
Smart Investing & Trading Score: 95
Day Percent Change: -2.40%    
Day Change: -0.19
Week Change: 16.42%    
Year-to-date Change: 77.7%
SXC Links: Profile   News     Message Board
Charts:- Daily  , Weekly
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Stock Chart of Insteel Industries, Inc.IIIN Insteel Industries, Inc.
Sector: Materials
SubSector: Steel & Iron
MarketCap: 269.488 Millions
Recent Price: 38.83    
Smart Investing & Trading Score: 95
Day Percent Change: -0.28%    
Day Change: -0.11
Week Change: 8.8%    
Year-to-date Change: 74.4%
IIIN Links: Profile   News     Message Board
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Stock Chart of Century Aluminum CompanyCENX Century Aluminum Company
Sector: Materials
SubSector: Aluminum
MarketCap: 266.408 Millions
Recent Price: 14.56    
Smart Investing & Trading Score: 64
Day Percent Change: 1.04%    
Day Change: 0.15
Week Change: 17.14%    
Year-to-date Change: 32.0%
CENX Links: Profile   News     Message Board
Charts:- Daily  , Weekly
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Stock Chart of McEwen Mining Inc.MUX McEwen Mining Inc.
Sector: Materials
SubSector: Gold
MarketCap: 264.819 Millions
Recent Price: 1.20    
Smart Investing & Trading Score: 32
Day Percent Change: -2.44%    
Day Change: -0.03
Week Change: 6.19%    
Year-to-date Change: 22.5%
MUX Links: Profile   News     Message Board
Charts:- Daily  , Weekly
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Stock Chart of Golden Star Resources Ltd.GSS Golden Star Resources Ltd.
Sector: Materials
SubSector: Gold
MarketCap: 261.919 Millions
Recent Price: 2.65    
Smart Investing & Trading Score: 49
Day Percent Change: 1.15%    
Day Change: 0.03
Week Change: 26.79%    
Year-to-date Change: -28.6%
GSS Links: Profile   News     Message Board
Charts:- Daily  , Weekly
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Stock Chart of Amyris, Inc.AMRS Amyris, Inc.
Sector: Materials
SubSector: Specialty Chemicals
MarketCap: 261.857 Millions
Recent Price: 14.58    
Smart Investing & Trading Score: 58
Day Percent Change: -3.51%    
Day Change: -0.53
Week Change: -6.3%    
Year-to-date Change: 136.1%
AMRS Links: Profile   News     Message Board
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Stock Chart of Oil-Dri Corporation of AmericaODC Oil-Dri Corporation of America
Sector: Materials
SubSector: Specialty Chemicals
MarketCap: 249.857 Millions
Recent Price: 35.57    
Smart Investing & Trading Score: 76
Day Percent Change: -1.14%    
Day Change: -0.41
Week Change: -0.28%    
Year-to-date Change: 4.4%
ODC Links: Profile   News     Message Board
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Stock Chart of Kraton CorporationKRA Kraton Corporation
Sector: Materials
SubSector: Specialty Chemicals
MarketCap: 247.757 Millions
Recent Price: 38.19    
Smart Investing & Trading Score: 70
Day Percent Change: -1.29%    
Day Change: -0.50
Week Change: 1.76%    
Year-to-date Change: 37.4%
KRA Links: Profile   News     Message Board
Charts:- Daily  , Weekly
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Stock Chart of Northwest Pipe CompanyNWPX Northwest Pipe Company
Sector: Materials
SubSector: Steel & Iron
MarketCap: 245.788 Millions
Recent Price: 28.41    
Smart Investing & Trading Score: 57
Day Percent Change: 2.49%    
Day Change: 0.69
Week Change: 0.11%    
Year-to-date Change: 0.4%
NWPX Links: Profile   News     Message Board
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Stock Chart of PolyMet Mining Corp.PLM PolyMet Mining Corp.
Sector: Materials
SubSector: Industrial Metals & Minerals
MarketCap: 233.11 Millions
Recent Price: 3.07    
Smart Investing & Trading Score: 36
Day Percent Change: -2.23%    
Day Change: -0.07
Week Change: -6.4%    
Year-to-date Change: -10.0%
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