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12Stocks.com Materials Stocks Performances & Trends Daily
August 1, 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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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%
HWKNHawkins  Chemicals36.319512.3838.80%
TRQTurquoise Hill Copper16.70498.2334.46%
EMXEMX Royalty Metals/Minerals3.12576.85-6.87%
AUYYamana Gold Gold4.49744.18-21.37%
XUnited States Steel & Iron26.48953.9757.90%
MTLMechel PAO Steel & Iron2.18832.836.34%
LINLinde  Chemicals307.391002.6516.65%
NWPXNorthwest Pipe Steel & Iron28.41572.490.39%
GOROGold  Gold2.11172.43-27.49%
GPREGreen Plains Chemicals35.36952.34168.49%
ASIXAdvanSix  Chemicals 33.45952.1467.33%
AAAlcoa  Aluminum40.15951.9874.19%
MEOHMethanex  Chemicals33.66371.81-26.95%
VEDLVedanta  Metals/Minerals16.03951.6582.57%
ALBAlbemarle  Chemicals206.041001.5939.67%
MTXMinerals Technologies Chemicals 80.22581.5829.14%
ACHAluminum  Aluminum15.12711.3474.19%
PQGPQ  Chemicals15.56901.309.12%
ROCKGibraltar Industries Steel & Iron74.68491.193.81%
CCFChase  Chemicals116.53691.1915.36%
GSSGolden Star Gold2.65491.15-28.57%
CENXCentury Aluminum Aluminum14.56641.0432.00%
IFF Flavors Chemicals150.641001.0138.40%
CCChemours  Chemicals33.25750.9734.13%
AVTRAvantor  Chemicals37.58880.9433.50%
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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]
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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  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 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 Turquoise Hill Resources Ltd.TRQ Turquoise Hill Resources Ltd.
Sector: Materials
SubSector: Copper
MarketCap: 821.257 Millions
Recent Price: 16.70    
Smart Investing & Trading Score: 49
Day Percent Change: 8.23%    
Day Change: 1.27
Week Change: 14.78%    
Year-to-date Change: 34.5%
TRQ Links: Profile   News     Message Board
Charts:- Daily  , Weekly
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Stock Chart of EMX Royalty CorporationEMX EMX Royalty Corporation
Sector: Materials
SubSector: Industrial Metals & Minerals
MarketCap: 103.91 Millions
Recent Price: 3.12    
Smart Investing & Trading Score: 57
Day Percent Change: 6.85%    
Day Change: 0.20
Week Change: 13.45%    
Year-to-date Change: -6.9%
EMX Links: Profile   News     Message Board
Charts:- Daily  , Weekly
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Stock Chart of Yamana Gold Inc.AUY Yamana Gold Inc.
Sector: Materials
SubSector: Gold
MarketCap: 2786.49 Millions
Recent Price: 4.49    
Smart Investing & Trading Score: 74
Day Percent Change: 4.18%    
Day Change: 0.18
Week Change: 10.59%    
Year-to-date Change: -21.4%
AUY Links: Profile   News     Message Board
Charts:- Daily  , Weekly
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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: 26.48    
Smart Investing & Trading Score: 95
Day Percent Change: 3.97%    
Day Change: 1.01
Week Change: 14.48%    
Year-to-date Change: 57.9%
X Links: Profile   News     Message Board
Charts:- Daily  , Weekly
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Stock Chart of Mechel PAOMTL Mechel PAO
Sector: Materials
SubSector: Steel & Iron
MarketCap: 518.488 Millions
Recent Price: 2.18    
Smart Investing & Trading Score: 83
Day Percent Change: 2.83%    
Day Change: 0.06
Week Change: 4.81%    
Year-to-date Change: 6.3%
MTL Links: Profile   News     Message Board
Charts:- Daily  , Weekly
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Stock Chart of Linde plcLIN Linde plc
Sector: Materials
SubSector: Specialty Chemicals
MarketCap: 88539.2 Millions
Recent Price: 307.39    
Smart Investing & Trading Score: 100
Day Percent Change: 2.65%    
Day Change: 7.94
Week Change: 2.87%    
Year-to-date Change: 16.7%
LIN 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
Charts:- Daily  , Weekly
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Stock Chart of Gold Resource CorporationGORO Gold Resource Corporation
Sector: Materials
SubSector: Gold
MarketCap: 189.219 Millions
Recent Price: 2.11    
Smart Investing & Trading Score: 17
Day Percent Change: 2.43%    
Day Change: 0.05
Week Change: 1.44%    
Year-to-date Change: -27.5%
GORO Links: Profile   News     Message Board
Charts:- Daily  , Weekly
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Stock Chart of Green Plains Inc.GPRE Green Plains Inc.
Sector: Materials
SubSector: Specialty Chemicals
MarketCap: 196.357 Millions
Recent Price: 35.36    
Smart Investing & Trading Score: 95
Day Percent Change: 2.34%    
Day Change: 0.81
Week Change: 6.63%    
Year-to-date Change: 168.5%
GPRE Links: Profile   News     Message Board
Charts:- Daily  , Weekly
Add GPRE to Watchlist:       View:      Get Complete GPRE Trend Analysis ➞

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 Alcoa CorporationAA Alcoa Corporation
Sector: Materials
SubSector: Aluminum
MarketCap: 1248.08 Millions
Recent Price: 40.15    
Smart Investing & Trading Score: 95
Day Percent Change: 1.98%    
Day Change: 0.78
Week Change: 8.34%    
Year-to-date Change: 74.2%
AA Links: Profile   News     Message Board
Charts:- Daily  , Weekly
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Stock Chart of Methanex CorporationMEOH Methanex Corporation
Sector: Materials
SubSector: Specialty Chemicals
MarketCap: 894.357 Millions
Recent Price: 33.66    
Smart Investing & Trading Score: 37
Day Percent Change: 1.81%    
Day Change: 0.60
Week Change: 0.03%    
Year-to-date Change: -27.0%
MEOH 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: 4079.5 Millions
Recent Price: 16.03    
Smart Investing & Trading Score: 95
Day Percent Change: 1.65%    
Day Change: 0.26
Week Change: 11.24%    
Year-to-date Change: 82.6%
VEDL 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: 206.04    
Smart Investing & Trading Score: 100
Day Percent Change: 1.59%    
Day Change: 3.22
Week Change: 8.24%    
Year-to-date Change: 39.7%
ALB Links: Profile   News     Message Board
Charts:- Daily  , Weekly
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Stock Chart of Minerals Technologies Inc.MTX Minerals Technologies Inc.
Sector: Materials
SubSector: Chemicals - Major Diversified
MarketCap: 1155.36 Millions
Recent Price: 80.22    
Smart Investing & Trading Score: 58
Day Percent Change: 1.58%    
Day Change: 1.25
Week Change: 4.95%    
Year-to-date Change: 29.1%
MTX Links: Profile   News     Message Board
Charts:- Daily  , Weekly
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Stock Chart of Aluminum Corporation of China LimitedACH Aluminum Corporation of China Limited
Sector: Materials
SubSector: Aluminum
MarketCap: 6144.58 Millions
Recent Price: 15.12    
Smart Investing & Trading Score: 71
Day Percent Change: 1.34%    
Day Change: 0.20
Week Change: -2.51%    
Year-to-date Change: 74.2%
ACH Links: Profile   News     Message Board
Charts:- Daily  , Weekly
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Stock Chart of PQ Group Holdings Inc.PQG PQ Group Holdings Inc.
Sector: Materials
SubSector: Specialty Chemicals
MarketCap: 1452.07 Millions
Recent Price: 15.56    
Smart Investing & Trading Score: 90
Day Percent Change: 1.30%    
Day Change: 0.20
Week Change: 4.57%    
Year-to-date Change: 9.1%
PQG Links: Profile   News     Message Board
Charts:- Daily  , Weekly
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Stock Chart of Gibraltar Industries, Inc.ROCK Gibraltar Industries, Inc.
Sector: Materials
SubSector: Steel & Iron
MarketCap: 1341.08 Millions
Recent Price: 74.68    
Smart Investing & Trading Score: 49
Day Percent Change: 1.19%    
Day Change: 0.88
Week Change: 2.78%    
Year-to-date Change: 3.8%
ROCK Links: Profile   News     Message Board
Charts:- Daily  , Weekly
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Stock Chart of Chase CorporationCCF Chase Corporation
Sector: Materials
SubSector: Specialty Chemicals
MarketCap: 738.057 Millions
Recent Price: 116.53    
Smart Investing & Trading Score: 69
Day Percent Change: 1.19%    
Day Change: 1.37
Week Change: 4.53%    
Year-to-date Change: 15.4%
CCF 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 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 International Flavors & Fragrances Inc.IFF International Flavors & Fragrances Inc.
Sector: Materials
SubSector: Specialty Chemicals
MarketCap: 12178.7 Millions
Recent Price: 150.64    
Smart Investing & Trading Score: 100
Day Percent Change: 1.01%    
Day Change: 1.51
Week Change: 1.56%    
Year-to-date Change: 38.4%
IFF Links: Profile   News     Message Board
Charts:- Daily  , Weekly
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Stock Chart of The Chemours CompanyCC The Chemours Company
Sector: Materials
SubSector: Specialty Chemicals
MarketCap: 1718.17 Millions
Recent Price: 33.25    
Smart Investing & Trading Score: 75
Day Percent Change: 0.97%    
Day Change: 0.32
Week Change: 4.17%    
Year-to-date Change: 34.1%
CC Links: Profile   News     Message Board
Charts:- Daily  , Weekly
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Stock Chart of Avantor, Inc.AVTR Avantor, Inc.
Sector: Materials
SubSector: Specialty Chemicals
MarketCap: 6954 Millions
Recent Price: 37.58    
Smart Investing & Trading Score: 88
Day Percent Change: 0.94%    
Day Change: 0.35
Week Change: 1.08%    
Year-to-date Change: 33.5%
AVTR Links: Profile   News     Message Board
Charts:- Daily  , Weekly
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