Aluminum Stocks

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Aluminum stocks are part of basic materials stock sector. Aluminum companies are involved in the mining or processing of bauxite. It may also involve the manufacturing and distribution of aluminum bars, rods, and other products. Aluminum wasn't really used until the 1800s when it was separated and eventually produced to make useful items.

Aluminum Companies List

Aluminum StocksAluminum is one of chemical elements. It is practically the third most abundant elements in the world. The others are oxygen and silicon. Aluminum also makes up 8% of the weight of the Earth's crust. The aluminum industry adds more than $100 billion to the U.S. economy each year. That's about 1% of the US GDP.

Aluminum companies are:
  • Alcoa Inc. (AA)
  • Aluminum Corporation Of China Limited (ACH)
  • Kaiser Aluminum Corporation (KALU)
  • Century Aluminum Co. (CENX)
  • Noranda Aluminum Holding Corp. (NOR)

Top Performing Aluminum Stocks 2015

The following is the year-to-date return of these stocks in 2015. Some of these stocks are listed in New York Stock Exchange (NYSE), NASDAQ, etc. They may be part of international stocks listed in US stock exchange.

Top performing aluminum stocks 2015 are:
  1. Aluminum Corporation Of China Limited (ACH) 49.39%
  2. Kaiser Aluminum Corporation (KALU) 7.96%

Aluminum Stocks Table

No.CompanyTickerCountryMarket CapPrice
1Alcoa Inc.AAUSA16.15B13.08
2Aluminum Corporation Of China LimitedACHChina15.86B16.15
3Kaiser Aluminum CorporationKALUUSA1.34B76.3
4Century Aluminum Co.CENXUSA1.22B13.49
5Noranda Aluminum Holding Corp.NORUSA226.75M3.22

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