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XLB is up 4.42% over the last 1 month.
XLB
S&P 500

Industries within Basic Materials

Industries within Basic Materials: Overview
Industry1 Day PerformanceAverage
Market Cap
Annual
Dividend Yield
Coal
20 Companies
+0.10%
Up
101.6 M8.00%
Steel
33 Companies
+0.06%
Up
2.3 B2.09%
Agricultural Inputs
18 Companies
+0.06%
Up
24.5 B2.36%
Speciality Chemicals
53 Companies
+0.05%
Up
8.4 B1.94%
Chemicals
36 Companies
-0.02%
Down
8.8 B2.72%
Aluminium
6 Companies
-0.08%
Down
821.8 M2.43%
Industrial Metals & Minerals
60 Companies
-0.09%
Down
804.7 M3.92%
Lumber & Wood Production
8 Companies
-0.12%
Down
14.3 B3.32%
Building Materials
55 Companies
-0.12%
Down
1.2 B1.14%
Paper & Paper Products
16 Companies
-0.39%
Down
4.5 B3.36%
Gold
32 Companies
-0.95%
Down
6.4 B0.81%
Copper
5 Companies
-1.16%
Down
15.0 B0.78%
Silver
10 Companies
-1.47%
Down
4.7 B1.10%
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