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12Stocks.com Materials Stocks Performances & Trends Daily
January 23, 2021 - Although long and mid term trends for Materials sector looks good, the short term trends are deteriorating.

The overall Smart Investing & Trading Score is 51 (0-bearish to 100-bullish) which puts Materials sector in short term neutral trend.

The Smart Investing & Trading Score from previous trading session is 58 and hence a deterioration of trend.

 Year To Date Performance: 2.75 %
 Weekly Performance: -1.27 %
 Daily Performance: -0.48 %
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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 %Weekly Change%
MKDMolecular Data Chemicals1.5310072.28%90.09%
AGFirst Majestic Silver14.00803.40%18.54%
TROXTronox  Chemicals 17.04933.21%16.23%
LACLithium Americas Metals/Minerals23.23751.31%13.15%
SIMGrupo Simec Steel & Iron14.4910011.46%13.03%
IIINInsteel Industries Steel & Iron27.18930.30%11.35%
PLMPolyMet  Metals/Minerals3.97753.39%11.20%
GPREGreen Plains Chemicals19.47903.40%11.19%
ACETAceto  Chemicals 14.54570.28%10.99%
GSSGolden Star Gold3.88490.26%10.23%
EMXEMX Royalty Metals/Minerals3.5690-1.39%9.54%
GFIGold Fields Gold9.5742-0.83%7.65%
EXKEndeavour Silver Silver4.5368-1.95%7.60%
TMQTrilogy Metals Metals/Minerals2.141006.47%5.94%
IAGIAMGOLD  Gold3.46350.58%5.49%
SVMSilvercorp Metals Silver5.99350.17%5.46%
AXUAlexco  Metals/Minerals2.7161-0.37%5.45%
AVTRAvantor  Chemicals30.52880.23%5.42%
AUAngloGold Ashanti Gold23.2148-1.02%5.12%
TCTuanChe  Metals/Minerals3.8383-1.79%4.93%
FFFutureFuel  Chemicals 14.51934.31%4.61%
CENTACentral Garden Chemicals39.54951.23%4.60%
SMGScotts Miracle-Gro Chemicals231.001001.57%4.58%
TECKTeck  Metals/Minerals20.5068-0.39%4.43%
ASIXAdvanSix  Chemicals 22.77761.88%4.12%
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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 2.75% and is currently underperforming the overall market by -0.46% year-to-date. Below is a quick view of Technical charts and trends:

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

XLB Daily Chart
Short Term Trend: Not Good
Overall Trend Score: 51
YTD Performance: 2.75%
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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
Lithium Americas[85%] Molecular Data[82%] Amyris [68%]
Northern Dynasty[64%] Green Plains[48%] Peabody Energy[40%]
Gibraltar Industries[34%] SunCoke Energy[29%] Profound Medical[26%]
Venator [25%] CONSOL Energy[25%] GrowGeneration [24%]
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
Molecular Data[90.1%] First Majestic[18.5%] Tronox [16.2%]
Lithium Americas[13.2%] Grupo Simec[13%] Insteel Industries[11.4%]
PolyMet [11.2%] Green Plains[11.2%] Aceto [11%]
Golden Star[10.2%] EMX Royalty[9.5%] Gold Fields[7.7%]
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
Methanex [-21%] SilverCrest Metals[-17%] Coeur [-17%]
Hecla [-17%] Eldorado Gold[-16%] Alcoa [-16%]
Alexco [-15%] Compania de[-14%] New Gold[-13%]
SSR [-13%] Fortuna Silver[-13%] Pan American[-12%]
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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
Molecular Data[100] Grupo Simec[100] Trilogy Metals[100]
WD-40 [100] Scotts Miracle-Gro[100] American Vanguard[95]
Trecora [95] Central Garden[95] Tronox [93]
Commercial Metals[93] Insteel Industries[93] FutureFuel [93]
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  74.3851-0.48-1.272.75%
IYMBasic Materials  117.1961-0.42-1.623.33%
VAWMaterials  161.6061-0.41-1.082.95%
GDXGold Miners  35.2342-1.342.09-2.19%
UYMBasic Materials  77.3751-0.56-2.996.43%
XMEMetals and Mining 34.50510.00-2.243.17%
MOOAgribusiness  82.6971-0.660.676.16%
DBAAgriculture  16.2163-1.58-2.110.43%
GLDGold  173.9042-0.791.62-2.5%
SLVSilver  23.6663-2.033.09-3.7%
SLXSteel  46.5451-0.87-2.454.28%
JJCCopper Sub  54.7366-0.940.392.58%
COPXCopper Miners  32.4066-1.971.196.72%
SILSilver Miners  42.6251-1.342.38-6.58%
MXIGlobal Materials  84.6469-0.80-0.043.97%
RTMS&P 500 Eq 146.0261-0.39-0.944.75%
GDXJJunior Gold Miners 50.3418-2.012.01-7.19%
PSCMSmallCap Materials  61.28610.11-1.137.14%
 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 Molecular Data Inc.MKD Molecular Data Inc.
Sector: Materials
SubSector: Chemicals
MarketCap: 13237 Millions
Recent Price: 1.53    
Smart Investing & Trading Score: 100
Day Percent Change: 72.28%    
Day Change: 0.64
Week Change: 90.09%    
Year-to-date Change: 82.1%
MKD Links: Profile   News     Message Board
Charts:- Daily  , Weekly
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Stock Chart of First Majestic Silver Corp.AG First Majestic Silver Corp.
Sector: Materials
SubSector: Silver
MarketCap: 1128.56 Millions
Recent Price: 14.00    
Smart Investing & Trading Score: 80
Day Percent Change: 3.40%    
Day Change: 0.46
Week Change: 18.54%    
Year-to-date Change: 4.2%
AG Links: Profile   News     Message Board
Charts:- Daily  , Weekly
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Stock Chart of Tronox Holdings plcTROX Tronox Holdings plc
Sector: Materials
SubSector: Chemicals - Major Diversified
MarketCap: 807 Millions
Recent Price: 17.04    
Smart Investing & Trading Score: 93
Day Percent Change: 3.21%    
Day Change: 0.53
Week Change: 16.23%    
Year-to-date Change: 16.6%
TROX Links: Profile   News     Message Board
Charts:- Daily  , Weekly
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Stock Chart of Lithium Americas Corp.LAC Lithium Americas Corp.
Sector: Materials
SubSector: Industrial Metals & Minerals
MarketCap: 192.01 Millions
Recent Price: 23.23    
Smart Investing & Trading Score: 75
Day Percent Change: 1.31%    
Day Change: 0.30
Week Change: 13.15%    
Year-to-date Change: 85.1%
LAC Links: Profile   News     Message Board
Charts:- Daily  , Weekly
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Stock Chart of Grupo Simec, S.A.B. de C.V.SIM Grupo Simec, S.A.B. de C.V.
Sector: Materials
SubSector: Steel & Iron
MarketCap: 1418.28 Millions
Recent Price: 14.49    
Smart Investing & Trading Score: 100
Day Percent Change: 11.46%    
Day Change: 1.49
Week Change: 13.03%    
Year-to-date Change: 13.2%
SIM 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: 27.18    
Smart Investing & Trading Score: 93
Day Percent Change: 0.30%    
Day Change: 0.08
Week Change: 11.35%    
Year-to-date Change: 22.1%
IIIN Links: Profile   News     Message Board
Charts:- Daily  , Weekly
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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: 3.97    
Smart Investing & Trading Score: 75
Day Percent Change: 3.39%    
Day Change: 0.13
Week Change: 11.2%    
Year-to-date Change: 16.4%
PLM 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: 19.47    
Smart Investing & Trading Score: 90
Day Percent Change: 3.40%    
Day Change: 0.64
Week Change: 11.19%    
Year-to-date Change: 47.8%
GPRE Links: Profile   News     Message Board
Charts:- Daily  , Weekly
Add GPRE to Watchlist:       View:      Get Complete GPRE Trend Analysis ➞

Stock Chart of Aceto CorporationACET Aceto Corporation
Sector: Materials
SubSector: Chemicals - Major Diversified
MarketCap: 453.16 Millions
Recent Price: 14.54    
Smart Investing & Trading Score: 57
Day Percent Change: 0.28%    
Day Change: 0.04
Week Change: 10.99%    
Year-to-date Change: 3.5%
ACET 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: 3.88    
Smart Investing & Trading Score: 49
Day Percent Change: 0.26%    
Day Change: 0.01
Week Change: 10.23%    
Year-to-date Change: 4.6%
GSS Links: Profile   News     Message Board
Charts:- Daily  , Weekly
Add GSS to Watchlist:       View:      Get Complete GSS Trend Analysis ➞

Stock Chart of EMX Royalty CorporationEMX EMX Royalty Corporation
Sector: Materials
SubSector: Industrial Metals & Minerals
MarketCap: 103.91 Millions
Recent Price: 3.56    
Smart Investing & Trading Score: 90
Day Percent Change: -1.39%    
Day Change: -0.05
Week Change: 9.54%    
Year-to-date Change: 6.3%
EMX Links: Profile   News     Message Board
Charts:- Daily  , Weekly
Add EMX to Watchlist:       View:      Get Complete EMX Trend Analysis ➞

Stock Chart of Gold Fields LimitedGFI Gold Fields Limited
Sector: Materials
SubSector: Gold
MarketCap: 4908.39 Millions
Recent Price: 9.57    
Smart Investing & Trading Score: 42
Day Percent Change: -0.83%    
Day Change: -0.08
Week Change: 7.65%    
Year-to-date Change: 3.2%
GFI Links: Profile   News     Message Board
Charts:- Daily  , Weekly
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Stock Chart of Endeavour Silver Corp.EXK Endeavour Silver Corp.
Sector: Materials
SubSector: Silver
MarketCap: 204.456 Millions
Recent Price: 4.53    
Smart Investing & Trading Score: 68
Day Percent Change: -1.95%    
Day Change: -0.09
Week Change: 7.6%    
Year-to-date Change: -10.1%
EXK Links: Profile   News     Message Board
Charts:- Daily  , Weekly
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Stock Chart of Trilogy Metals Inc.TMQ Trilogy Metals Inc.
Sector: Materials
SubSector: Industrial Metals & Minerals
MarketCap: 151.21 Millions
Recent Price: 2.14    
Smart Investing & Trading Score: 100
Day Percent Change: 6.47%    
Day Change: 0.13
Week Change: 5.94%    
Year-to-date Change: 7.0%
TMQ Links: Profile   News     Message Board
Charts:- Daily  , Weekly
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Stock Chart of IAMGOLD CorporationIAG IAMGOLD Corporation
Sector: Materials
SubSector: Gold
MarketCap: 1158.09 Millions
Recent Price: 3.46    
Smart Investing & Trading Score: 35
Day Percent Change: 0.58%    
Day Change: 0.02
Week Change: 5.49%    
Year-to-date Change: -5.7%
IAG Links: Profile   News     Message Board
Charts:- Daily  , Weekly
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Stock Chart of Silvercorp Metals Inc.SVM Silvercorp Metals Inc.
Sector: Materials
SubSector: Silver
MarketCap: 504.056 Millions
Recent Price: 5.99    
Smart Investing & Trading Score: 35
Day Percent Change: 0.17%    
Day Change: 0.01
Week Change: 5.46%    
Year-to-date Change: -10.5%
SVM Links: Profile   News     Message Board
Charts:- Daily  , Weekly
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Stock Chart of Alexco Resource Corp.AXU Alexco Resource Corp.
Sector: Materials
SubSector: Industrial Metals & Minerals
MarketCap: 230.41 Millions
Recent Price: 2.71    
Smart Investing & Trading Score: 61
Day Percent Change: -0.37%    
Day Change: -0.01
Week Change: 5.45%    
Year-to-date Change: -14.5%
AXU 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: 30.52    
Smart Investing & Trading Score: 88
Day Percent Change: 0.23%    
Day Change: 0.07
Week Change: 5.42%    
Year-to-date Change: 8.4%
AVTR Links: Profile   News     Message Board
Charts:- Daily  , Weekly
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Stock Chart of AngloGold Ashanti LimitedAU AngloGold Ashanti Limited
Sector: Materials
SubSector: Gold
MarketCap: 7202.09 Millions
Recent Price: 23.21    
Smart Investing & Trading Score: 48
Day Percent Change: -1.02%    
Day Change: -0.24
Week Change: 5.12%    
Year-to-date Change: 2.6%
AU 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: 3.83    
Smart Investing & Trading Score: 83
Day Percent Change: -1.79%    
Day Change: -0.07
Week Change: 4.93%    
Year-to-date Change: 14.3%
TC 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: 14.51    
Smart Investing & Trading Score: 93
Day Percent Change: 4.31%    
Day Change: 0.60
Week Change: 4.61%    
Year-to-date Change: 14.3%
FF Links: Profile   News     Message Board
Charts:- Daily  , Weekly
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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: 39.54    
Smart Investing & Trading Score: 95
Day Percent Change: 1.23%    
Day Change: 0.48
Week Change: 4.6%    
Year-to-date Change: 8.8%
CENTA Links: Profile   News     Message Board
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Stock Chart of The Scotts Miracle-Gro CompanySMG The Scotts Miracle-Gro Company
Sector: Materials
SubSector: Agricultural Chemicals
MarketCap: 5210.89 Millions
Recent Price: 231.00    
Smart Investing & Trading Score: 100
Day Percent Change: 1.57%    
Day Change: 3.58
Week Change: 4.58%    
Year-to-date Change: 16.0%
SMG 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: 4347.4 Millions
Recent Price: 20.50    
Smart Investing & Trading Score: 68
Day Percent Change: -0.39%    
Day Change: -0.08
Week Change: 4.43%    
Year-to-date Change: 13.0%
TECK 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: 22.77    
Smart Investing & Trading Score: 76
Day Percent Change: 1.88%    
Day Change: 0.42
Week Change: 4.12%    
Year-to-date Change: 13.9%
ASIX Links: Profile   News     Message Board
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