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12Stocks.com Materials Stocks Performances & Trends Daily
April 20, 2021 - All trends (long term, mid-term and short term) for Materials sector looks good.

The overall Smart Investing & Trading Score is 88 (0-bearish to 100-bullish) which puts Materials sector in short term bullish trend.

The Smart Investing & Trading Score from previous trading session is 100 and hence a deterioration of trend.

 Year To Date Performance: 13.66 %
 Weekly Performance: -0.46 %
 Daily Performance: -0.46 %
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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%
NAKNorthern Dynasty Metals/Minerals0.604311.1787.25%
BAKBraskem S.A Chemicals 19.00296.68110.88%
LTHMLivent  Chemicals17.59495.96-6.63%
ALBAlbemarle  Chemicals157.50643.606.77%
TMSTTimkenSteel  Steel & Iron11.48682.78145.82%
MMXMaverix Metals Metals/Minerals6.051002.7210.81%
RYAMRayonier Advanced Chemicals 9.56782.6946.63%
TCTuanChe  Metals/Minerals4.09662.5122.09%
KROKronos Worldwide Chemicals17.221002.3815.49%
PKXPOSCO  Steel & Iron78.561001.9526.08%
RIORio Tinto Metals/Minerals86.301001.7814.73%
AEMAgnico Eagle Gold65.60741.58-6.96%
ARLPAlliance  Metals/Minerals5.83541.3930.13%
VNTRVenator  Chemicals4.99901.2250.76%
AAAlcoa  Aluminum36.03951.1256.31%
SQMSociedad Quimica Chemicals 55.66951.0213.38%
TECKTeck  Metals/Minerals22.451000.9923.69%
WLKPWestlake Chemical Chemicals 26.701000.9112.00%
PPGPPG Industries Chemicals168.78930.8217.03%
XUnited States Steel & Iron22.84630.7536.20%
FULH.B. Fuller Chemicals67.731000.7130.55%
GGBGerdau S.A Steel & Iron5.86950.6925.48%
CENTACentral Garden Chemicals51.58690.5941.98%
BBLBHP  Metals/Minerals62.27950.5517.42%
MTLMechel PAO Steel & Iron1.95850.52-4.88%
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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 13.66% and is currently outperforming the overall market by 2.82% year-to-date. Below is a quick view of Technical charts and trends:

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

XLB Daily Chart
Short Term Trend: Very Good
Overall Trend Score: 88
YTD Performance: 13.66%
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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
CVR Partners[179%] TimkenSteel [146%] Amyris [134%]
Olympic Steel[112%] Braskem S.A[111%] Northern Dynasty[87%]
Green Plains[87%] Olin [71%] Valhi [63%]
Peabody Energy[60%] Alcoa [56%] Denison Mines[51%]
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[11.2%] Braskem S.A[6.7%] Livent [6%]
Albemarle [3.6%] TimkenSteel [2.8%] Maverix Metals[2.7%]
Rayonier Advanced[2.7%] TuanChe [2.5%] Kronos Worldwide[2.4%]
POSCO [2%] Rio Tinto[1.8%] Agnico Eagle[1.6%]
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
Gatos Silver[-28%] SilverCrest Metals[-21%] Methanex [-20%]
New Gold[-20%] SSR [-20%] Silvercorp Metals[-19%]
Yamana Gold[-17%] Seabridge Gold[-17%] PolyMet [-16%]
MAG Silver[-15%] Equinox Gold[-15%] Alexco [-15%]
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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
Maverix Metals[100] Kronos Worldwide[100] POSCO [100]
Rio Tinto[100] Teck [100] Westlake Chemical[100]
H.B. Fuller[100] W. R.[100] Axalta Coating[100]
Alcoa [95] Sociedad Quimica[95] Gerdau S.A[95]
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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  82.2888-0.46-0.4613.66%
IYMBasic Materials  130.3883-0.47-0.4714.96%
VAWMaterials  179.8688-0.54-0.5414.58%
GDXGold Miners  35.7988-0.67-0.67-0.64%
UYMBasic Materials  94.7588-1.24-1.2430.33%
XMEMetals and Mining 40.6158-1.22-1.2221.44%
MOOAgribusiness  90.5483-0.33-0.3316.24%
DBAAgriculture  17.55880.340.348.74%
GLDGold  165.8952-0.28-0.28-6.99%
SLVSilver  23.9852-0.46-0.46-2.4%
SLXSteel  57.9990-0.03-0.0329.95%
JJCCopper Sub  64.061001.621.6220.05%
COPXCopper Miners  39.5495-0.50-0.530.24%
SILSilver Miners  43.4760-1.20-1.2-4.71%
MXIGlobal Materials  92.13100-0.11-0.1113.17%
RTMS&P 500 Eq 162.4383-0.36-0.3616.52%
GDXJJunior Gold Miners 49.3647-1.91-1.91-9%
PSCMSmallCap Materials  63.3370-1.03-1.0310.72%
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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 Northern Dynasty Minerals Ltd.NAK Northern Dynasty Minerals Ltd.
Sector: Materials
SubSector: Industrial Metals & Minerals
MarketCap: 167.01 Millions
Recent Price: 0.60    
Smart Investing & Trading Score: 43
Day Percent Change: 11.17%    
Day Change: 0.06
Week Change: 11.17%    
Year-to-date Change: 87.3%
NAK Links: Profile   News     Message Board
Charts:- Daily  , Weekly
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Stock Chart of Braskem S.A.BAK Braskem S.A.
Sector: Materials
SubSector: Chemicals - Major Diversified
MarketCap: 1330 Millions
Recent Price: 19.00    
Smart Investing & Trading Score: 29
Day Percent Change: 6.68%    
Day Change: 1.19
Week Change: 6.68%    
Year-to-date Change: 110.9%
BAK Links: Profile   News     Message Board
Charts:- Daily  , Weekly
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Stock Chart of Livent CorporationLTHM Livent Corporation
Sector: Materials
SubSector: Specialty Chemicals
MarketCap: 882.057 Millions
Recent Price: 17.59    
Smart Investing & Trading Score: 49
Day Percent Change: 5.96%    
Day Change: 0.99
Week Change: 5.96%    
Year-to-date Change: -6.6%
LTHM Links: Profile   News     Message Board
Charts:- Daily  , Weekly
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Stock Chart of Albemarle CorporationALB Albemarle Corporation
Sector: Materials
SubSector: Specialty Chemicals
MarketCap: 6139.27 Millions
Recent Price: 157.50    
Smart Investing & Trading Score: 64
Day Percent Change: 3.60%    
Day Change: 5.47
Week Change: 3.6%    
Year-to-date Change: 6.8%
ALB Links: Profile   News     Message Board
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Stock Chart of TimkenSteel CorporationTMST TimkenSteel Corporation
Sector: Materials
SubSector: Steel & Iron
MarketCap: 170.888 Millions
Recent Price: 11.48    
Smart Investing & Trading Score: 68
Day Percent Change: 2.78%    
Day Change: 0.31
Week Change: 2.78%    
Year-to-date Change: 145.8%
TMST 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: 6.05    
Smart Investing & Trading Score: 100
Day Percent Change: 2.72%    
Day Change: 0.16
Week Change: 2.72%    
Year-to-date Change: 10.8%
MMX Links: Profile   News     Message Board
Charts:- Daily  , Weekly
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Stock Chart of Rayonier Advanced Materials Inc.RYAM Rayonier Advanced Materials Inc.
Sector: Materials
SubSector: Chemicals - Major Diversified
MarketCap: 116.736 Millions
Recent Price: 9.56    
Smart Investing & Trading Score: 78
Day Percent Change: 2.69%    
Day Change: 0.25
Week Change: 2.69%    
Year-to-date Change: 46.6%
RYAM Links: Profile   News     Message Board
Charts:- Daily  , Weekly
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Stock Chart of TuanChe LimitedTC TuanChe Limited
Sector: Materials
SubSector: Industrial Metals & Minerals
MarketCap: 107.31 Millions
Recent Price: 4.09    
Smart Investing & Trading Score: 66
Day Percent Change: 2.51%    
Day Change: 0.10
Week Change: 2.51%    
Year-to-date Change: 22.1%
TC Links: Profile   News     Message Board
Charts:- Daily  , Weekly
Add TC to Watchlist:       View:      Get Complete TC Trend Analysis ➞

Stock Chart of Kronos Worldwide, Inc.KRO Kronos Worldwide, Inc.
Sector: Materials
SubSector: Specialty Chemicals
MarketCap: 1046.57 Millions
Recent Price: 17.22    
Smart Investing & Trading Score: 100
Day Percent Change: 2.38%    
Day Change: 0.40
Week Change: 2.38%    
Year-to-date Change: 15.5%
KRO Links: Profile   News     Message Board
Charts:- Daily  , Weekly
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Stock Chart of POSCOPKX POSCO
Sector: Materials
SubSector: Steel & Iron
MarketCap: 10704.9 Millions
Recent Price: 78.56    
Smart Investing & Trading Score: 100
Day Percent Change: 1.95%    
Day Change: 1.50
Week Change: 1.95%    
Year-to-date Change: 26.1%
PKX Links: Profile   News     Message Board
Charts:- Daily  , Weekly
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Stock Chart of Rio Tinto GroupRIO Rio Tinto Group
Sector: Materials
SubSector: Industrial Metals & Minerals
MarketCap: 69399.7 Millions
Recent Price: 86.30    
Smart Investing & Trading Score: 100
Day Percent Change: 1.78%    
Day Change: 1.51
Week Change: 1.78%    
Year-to-date Change: 14.7%
RIO Links: Profile   News     Message Board
Charts:- Daily  , Weekly
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Stock Chart of Agnico Eagle Mines LimitedAEM Agnico Eagle Mines Limited
Sector: Materials
SubSector: Gold
MarketCap: 9491.49 Millions
Recent Price: 65.60    
Smart Investing & Trading Score: 74
Day Percent Change: 1.58%    
Day Change: 1.02
Week Change: 1.58%    
Year-to-date Change: -7.0%
AEM Links: Profile   News     Message Board
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Stock Chart of Alliance Resource Partners, L.P.ARLP Alliance Resource Partners, L.P.
Sector: Materials
SubSector: Industrial Metals & Minerals
MarketCap: 574.81 Millions
Recent Price: 5.83    
Smart Investing & Trading Score: 54
Day Percent Change: 1.39%    
Day Change: 0.08
Week Change: 1.39%    
Year-to-date Change: 30.1%
ARLP Links: Profile   News     Message Board
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Stock Chart of Venator Materials PLCVNTR Venator Materials PLC
Sector: Materials
SubSector: Specialty Chemicals
MarketCap: 224.157 Millions
Recent Price: 4.99    
Smart Investing & Trading Score: 90
Day Percent Change: 1.22%    
Day Change: 0.06
Week Change: 1.22%    
Year-to-date Change: 50.8%
VNTR Links: Profile   News     Message Board
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Stock Chart of Alcoa CorporationAA Alcoa Corporation
Sector: Materials
SubSector: Aluminum
MarketCap: 1248.08 Millions
Recent Price: 36.03    
Smart Investing & Trading Score: 95
Day Percent Change: 1.12%    
Day Change: 0.40
Week Change: 1.12%    
Year-to-date Change: 56.3%
AA Links: Profile   News     Message Board
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Stock Chart of Sociedad Quimica y Minera de Chile S.A.SQM Sociedad Quimica y Minera de Chile S.A.
Sector: Materials
SubSector: Chemicals - Major Diversified
MarketCap: 4367.06 Millions
Recent Price: 55.66    
Smart Investing & Trading Score: 95
Day Percent Change: 1.02%    
Day Change: 0.56
Week Change: 1.02%    
Year-to-date Change: 13.4%
SQM Links: Profile   News     Message Board
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Stock Chart of Teck Resources LimitedTECK Teck Resources Limited
Sector: Materials
SubSector: Industrial Metals & Minerals
MarketCap: 4347.4 Millions
Recent Price: 22.45    
Smart Investing & Trading Score: 100
Day Percent Change: 0.99%    
Day Change: 0.22
Week Change: 0.99%    
Year-to-date Change: 23.7%
TECK Links: Profile   News     Message Board
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Stock Chart of Westlake Chemical Partners LPWLKP Westlake Chemical Partners LP
Sector: Materials
SubSector: Chemicals - Major Diversified
MarketCap: 538.836 Millions
Recent Price: 26.70    
Smart Investing & Trading Score: 100
Day Percent Change: 0.91%    
Day Change: 0.24
Week Change: 0.91%    
Year-to-date Change: 12.0%
WLKP 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: 20285.5 Millions
Recent Price: 168.78    
Smart Investing & Trading Score: 93
Day Percent Change: 0.82%    
Day Change: 1.37
Week Change: 0.82%    
Year-to-date Change: 17.0%
PPG Links: Profile   News     Message Board
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Stock Chart of United States Steel CorporationX United States Steel Corporation
Sector: Materials
SubSector: Steel & Iron
MarketCap: 1062.88 Millions
Recent Price: 22.84    
Smart Investing & Trading Score: 63
Day Percent Change: 0.75%    
Day Change: 0.17
Week Change: 0.75%    
Year-to-date Change: 36.2%
X Links: Profile   News     Message Board
Charts:- Daily  , Weekly
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Stock Chart of H.B. Fuller CompanyFUL H.B. Fuller Company
Sector: Materials
SubSector: Specialty Chemicals
MarketCap: 1655.67 Millions
Recent Price: 67.73    
Smart Investing & Trading Score: 100
Day Percent Change: 0.71%    
Day Change: 0.48
Week Change: 0.71%    
Year-to-date Change: 30.6%
FUL Links: Profile   News     Message Board
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Stock Chart of Gerdau S.A.GGB Gerdau S.A.
Sector: Materials
SubSector: Steel & Iron
MarketCap: 3607.48 Millions
Recent Price: 5.86    
Smart Investing & Trading Score: 95
Day Percent Change: 0.69%    
Day Change: 0.04
Week Change: 0.69%    
Year-to-date Change: 25.5%
GGB Links: Profile   News     Message Board
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Stock Chart of Central Garden & Pet CompanyCENTA Central Garden & Pet Company
Sector: Materials
SubSector: Agricultural Chemicals
MarketCap: 953 Millions
Recent Price: 51.58    
Smart Investing & Trading Score: 69
Day Percent Change: 0.59%    
Day Change: 0.30
Week Change: 0.59%    
Year-to-date Change: 42.0%
CENTA Links: Profile   News     Message Board
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Stock Chart of BHP GroupBBL BHP Group
Sector: Materials
SubSector: Industrial Metals & Minerals
MarketCap: 86862.5 Millions
Recent Price: 62.27    
Smart Investing & Trading Score: 95
Day Percent Change: 0.55%    
Day Change: 0.34
Week Change: 0.55%    
Year-to-date Change: 17.4%
BBL Links: Profile   News     Message Board
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Stock Chart of Mechel PAOMTL Mechel PAO
Sector: Materials
SubSector: Steel & Iron
MarketCap: 518.488 Millions
Recent Price: 1.95    
Smart Investing & Trading Score: 85
Day Percent Change: 0.52%    
Day Change: 0.01
Week Change: 0.52%    
Year-to-date Change: -4.9%
MTL Links: Profile   News     Message Board
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