Stocks in Basic Materials

Companies in the Basic Materials sector work with the building blocks of stuff. This includes commodities such as oil, gasoline, gold, silver, copper, platinum, and other precious and rare metals, as well as other chemicals. As you might expect, companies in this sector drill for oil and mine for gold but also buy, sell, trade, and otherwise manipulate them. Values can be volatile depending on the supply of the underlying material, as well as the commercial need for it.

Every stock sector groups stocks related by a particular type of industry. This allows you to compare businesses of similar types. For example, stocks of mining companies are more similar than they are to stocks of financial companies. Even though there are differences between companies within a sector, the performance of a stock relative to its sector as a whole can give you interesting information.

Based on our research, these stocks we track in the Basic Materials stock sector have these value investing characteristics. If you have an interest in this sector or special knowledge about it, you can use this table to find stocks which may be great values—stocks you may wish to own.

Discounted stocks in the index
Company Current Price Current Price Discount
10 years
Cenovus Energy
$8.08 none
First Majestic Silver Corp.
$6.06 none
Eni S.p.A.
$34.10 none
Barrick Gold Corporation
$12.18 50%
Gulf Island Fabrication
$8.20 60%
Sociedad Química y Minera de Chile S.A.
$50.81 none
Hess Corporation
$48.40 20%
Oasis Petroleum
$8.23 70%
$160.37 none
NuStar GP Holdings, LLC
$11.70 none
$32.89 none
Huntsman Corporation
$32.72 none
Anadarko Petroleum Corporation
$58.55 none
SeaDrill Limited
$0.26 none
AK Steel Holding Corporation
$5.19 none
Ferroglobe PLC
$16.07 none
Gulfport Energy Corporation
$10.79 none
Laredo Petroleum
$8.53 50%
Aceto Corporation
$7.70 30%
YPF Sociedad Anonima
$22.04 none
Albemarle Corporation
$103.13 none
Kaiser Aluminum Corporation
$107.25 none
EOG Resources
$100.05 none
TC PipeLines, LP
$50.25 none
Nabors Industries Ltd.
$7.12 70%
Westlake Chemical Corporation
$118.14 none
Hecla Mining Company
$4.04 none
Unit Corporation
$19.98 80%
$53.96 none
Coeur Mining
$8.42 none
Halliburton Company
$46.10 none
TransGlobe Energy Corporation
$1.34 90%
Diamond Offshore Drilling
$14.98 none
Marathon Oil Corporation
$14.82 none
Legacy Reserves LP
$3.95 none
Denbury Resources
$2.40 90%
$5.79 none
American Midstream Partners, LP
$11.65 none
Cimarex Energy Co.
$92.56 none
Aluminum Corporation Of China Limited
$14.51 none
Endeavour Silver Corp.
$2.48 50%
Schlumberger Limited
$67.14 none
Atlas Energy Group, LLC
$0.05 none
Stone Energy Corporation
$35.68 none
$81.49 100%
Kinross Gold Corporation
$3.59 60%
Energy Transfer Partners, L.P.
$17.91 none
Enterprise Products Partners L.P.
$26.03 none
Gold Resource Corp
$4.59 none
Steel Dynamics
$47.24 none
The Mosaic Company
$27.61 40%
Williams Partners L.P.
$37.07 none
$57.66 none
U.S. Energy Corp.
$1.25 none
Buckeye Partners, L.P.
$45.57 none
Gold Fields Limited
$3.85 30%
Apache Corporation
$35.46 90%
Cameco Corporation
$9.21 40%
Olin Corporation
$32.78 none
Valero Energy Corporation
$93.49 10%
Resolute Energy Corporation
$36.00 none
Innophos Holdings
$42.79 none
Enerplus Corporation
$10.96 60%
ION Geophysical Corporation
$24.95 none
Eastman Chemical Company
$109.35 none
Dawson Geophysical Company
$6.60 70%
LyondellBasell Industries N.V.
$110.34 none
Range Resources Corporation
$15.59 50%
Pretium Resources
$6.89 none
Precision Drilling Corporation
$2.90 none
Noble Corporation plc
$4.24 90%
Patterson-UTI Energy
$19.29 30%
QEP Resources
$9.43 none
W&T Offshore
$3.91 none
Yamana Gold
$2.62 60%
Exxon Mobil Corporation
$74.53 none
Newmont Mining Corporation
$38.22 none
CARBO Ceramics
$7.46 70%
Alliance Holdings GP, L.P.
$25.59 none
Natural Gas Services Group
$26.25 10%
Reliance Steel & Aluminum Co.
$93.29 none
International Flavors & Fragrances
$141.29 none
Devon Energy Corporation
$32.79 60%
Air Products and Chemicals
$170.93 none
Targa Resources Corp.
$47.14 none
Ensco plc
$4.81 none
Southwestern Energy Company
$4.52 50%
Southern Copper Corporation
$54.21 none
The Sherwin-Williams Company
$413.77 none
Gerdau S.A.
$4.94 none
Matrix Service Company
$15.55 none
Eldorado Gold Corporation
$1.08 80%
PetroChina Company Limited
$68.05 none
Abraxas Petroleum Corporation
$2.36 none
Willbros Group
$0.88 none
Peabody Energy Corporation
$39.22 10%
Halcón Resources Corporation
$5.43 none
TETRA Technologies
$3.92 60%
$0.98 none
Century Aluminum Company
$21.58 none
Holly Energy Partners, L.P.
$30.47 none
Flotek Industries
$6.13 none
EQT Corporation
$52.66 none
BHP Billiton Limited
$44.80 none
Sanchez Energy Corporation
$3.16 90%
Weatherford International plc
$2.71 40%
Nucor Corporation
$67.53 none
California Resources Corporation
$14.31 none
Ferrellgas Partners, L.P.
$3.55 none
Vale S.A.
$12.90 40%
Parker Drilling Company
$0.81 90%
Sensient Technologies Corporation
$73.99 none
Whiting Petroleum Corporation
$30.40 80%
Matador Resources Company
$28.92 none
Ternium S.A.
$33.58 none
American Vanguard Corporation
$23.15 none
Minerals Technologies
$73.05 none
Occidental Petroleum Corporation
$64.20 none
CF Industries Holdings
$40.38 none
IAMGOLD Corporation
$4.93 20%
Rosehill Resources
$6.41 none
NuStar Energy L.P.
$21.80 none
Olympic Steel
$22.88 60%
Schnitzer Steel Industries
$36.40 20%
Noble Energy
$30.18 none
Newfield Exploration Company
$23.50 none
Kinder Morgan
$16.50 none
Cabot Oil & Gas Corporation
$25.64 none
Seabridge Gold
$10.60 none
$32.50 none
Key Energy Services
$14.79 none
$70.45 none
Enbridge Energy Partners, L.P.
$13.22 none
Antero Midstream Partners LP
$27.30 none
PolyOne Corporation
$44.39 none
A. Schulman
$43.15 none
Basic Energy Services
$17.53 70%
Plains All American Pipeline, L.P.
$23.21 none
Kraton Corporation
$47.53 none
Pacific Ethanol
$3.67 none
United States Steel Corporation
$40.24 none
Helix Energy Solutions Group
$6.53 none
L & L Energy
$0.00 none
Delek US Holdings
$36.58 none
Koppers Holdings
$44.20 none
Carrizo Oil & Gas
$15.35 none
Chevron Corporation
$116.46 none
Northern Dynasty Minerals Ltd.
$0.92 none
Alliance Resource Partners, L.P.
$17.80 none
Mid-Con Energy Partners, LP
$1.63 none
Commercial Metals Company
$25.36 none
$35.75 none
$0.00 none
Panhandle Oil and Gas
$18.95 30%
Ultrapar Participações S.A.
$22.28 none
Transocean Ltd.
$9.79 none
The Williams Companies
$28.02 none
Mechel PAO
$4.71 none
Methanex Corporation
$55.75 none
Callon Petroleum Company
$11.66 none
U.S. Silica Holdings
$26.63 none
TransCanada Corporation
$44.21 none
SandRidge Energy
$14.68 none
$7.29 none
Green Plains
$18.95 none
Oil States International
$25.85 30%
Rowan Companies plc
$11.83 none
LSB Industries
$7.18 none
National Fuel Gas Company
$50.36 none
Comstock Resources
$7.36 90%
CVR Energy
$29.88 none
Baytex Energy Corp.
$2.83 70%
HollyFrontier Corporation
$46.14 none
Renewable Energy Group
$11.05 none
Permian Basin Royalty Trust
$9.26 none
Statoil ASA
$23.03 none
$16.25 none
CNOOC Limited
$142.81 none
Celanese Corporation
$107.83 none
Synalloy Corporation
$14.25 none
Advantage Oil & Gas Ltd.
$2.80 none
$18.48 none
Ecopetrol S.A.
$17.54 100%
Canadian Natural Resources Limited
$29.96 40%
Royal Gold
$83.45 none
$25.85 none
Rex Energy Corporation
$1.01 none
Marathon Petroleum Corporation
$69.24 none
Intrepid Potash
$3.81 none
Westmoreland Coal Company
$0.45 none
Bill Barrett Corporation
$4.70 none
Approach Resources
$2.58 80%
SM Energy Company
$18.28 80%
Murphy Oil Corporation
$25.65 50%
Alcoa Corporation
$48.59 none
Boardwalk Pipeline Partners, LP
$11.51 none
Compass Minerals International
$62.85 none
Encana Corporation
$10.96 none
Hornbeck Offshore Services
$3.28 90%
PPG Industries
$116.07 none
Balchem Corporation
$82.37 none
Rio Tinto plc
$52.04 none
Monsanto Company
$123.59 none
Kosmos Energy Ltd.
$6.07 30%
Ultra Petroleum Corp.
$5.01 none
Suncor Energy
$32.57 10%
Harmony Gold Mining Company Limited
$2.20 90%
Martin Midstream Partners L.P.
$13.75 none
Chesapeake Energy Corporation
$3.12 none
$101.30 none
Spectra Energy Partners, LP
$40.65 none
Agnico Eagle Mines Limited
$39.51 none
The Scotts Miracle-Gro Company
$91.99 none
BP p.l.c.
$39.55 none
EV Energy Partners, L.P.
$0.58 none
Sasol Limited
$34.68 none
Energy XXI Gulf Coast
$5.79 100%