Worldwide Basic Materials Sector Analysis

Benchmark and data visualization of the world's public listed companies in the Basic Materials Sector with top companies, stocks performance comparison, distribution of companies across industries, competitive analysis, and comparisons of top companies for market research.

Basic Materials public listed companies: 4,093

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Stock Performance Comparison of the World's Largest 3 Basic Materials Companies


1-year stock performance comparison (base-100 weekly closing prices)

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Distribution of Industries in the Basic Materials Sector by Number of Companies

Industry # Companies % of total
language Other Industrial Metals & Mining 1,262 30.83%
language Gold 707 17.27%
language Specialty Chemicals 596 14.56%
language Steel 286 6.99%
language Chemicals 269 6.57%
language Other Precious Metals & Mining 269 6.57%
language Building Materials 191 4.67%
language Agricultural Inputs 128 3.13%
language Paper & Paper Products 108 2.64%
language Copper 78 1.91%
language Lumber & Wood Production 72 1.76%
language Aluminum 59 1.44%
language Coking Coal 36 0.88%
language Silver 32 0.78%
Total 4,093 100%

Graph of Top Industries in the Basic Materials Sector by Number of Companies

Largest 10 Companies in the Basic Materials Sector by Market Cap