Why Investors Love These Basic Materials' Stocks? - Royal Dutch Shell, Statoil, Agrium, and SunCoke Energy

Jun 20, 2016, 07:45 ET from Chelmsford Park SA

NEW YORK, June 20, 2016 /PRNewswire/ --

The Basic Materials industry is slowly and steadily bouncing back after having hit rough waters the previous year. Several companies are starting to catch attention, and today's pre-market research on Stock-Callers.com is focused on four interesting trades: Royal Dutch Shell PLC (NYSE: RDS-A), Statoil ASA (NYSE: STO), Agrium Inc. (NYSE: AGU), and SunCoke Energy Inc. (NYSE: SXC). Learn more about these stocks and access their free alerts by clicking below:


Last Friday, shares in The Hague, the Netherlands headquartered Royal Dutch Shell PLC ended the session 3.07% higher at $51.66. The stock recorded a trading volume of 5.84 million shares, which was higher than its three months average volume of 4.64 million shares. The Company's shares have advanced 4.13% in the last one month, 6.42% in the previous three months, and 17.38% since the start of this year. The stock is trading 3.00% above its 50-day moving average and 10.09% above its 200-day moving average. Moreover, shares of Royal Dutch Shell, which operates as an independent oil and gas Company globally, have a Relative Strength Index (RSI) of 56.48. Sign up and get the alert on RDS-A at:


Stavanger, Norway headquartered energy company, Statoil ASA's stock edged 3.49% higher, to close the day at $16.32 and with a total volume of 2.44 million shares traded. The Company's shares have gained 3.31% in the previous three months and 20.43% on an YTD basis. The stock is trading 9.67% above its 200-day moving average. Additionally, shares of Statoil, which explores for, produces, transports, refines, and markets petroleum and petroleum-derived products, and other forms of energy in Norway and globally, have an RSI of 49.69. The complimentary alert on STO can be activated at:


Shares in Calgary, Canada headquartered Agrium Inc. recorded a trading volume of 872,916 shares at the close of the last trading session. The stock ended 1.18% higher at $93.78. The Company's shares have advanced 6.28% in the last one month, 2.91% over the previous three months, and 6.00% since the start of this year. The stock is trading above its 50-day and 200-day moving averages by 5.83% and 4.51%, respectively. Furthermore, shares of Agrium, which produces, markets, and distributes crop nutrients, crop protection products, seeds, and merchandise products, have an RSI of 59.45. Register for free on Stock-Callers.com and access the latest strategies on AGU at:


Lisle, Illinois headquartered SunCoke Energy Inc.'s shares finished Friday's session 0.52% higher at $5.77 and with a total volume of 645,505 shares traded. The stock has advanced 6.85% in the last one month and 66.28% on an YTD basis. The Company's shares are trading above their 200-day moving average by 4.61%. Furthermore, shares of SunCoke Energy, which operates as an independent producer of coke in the Americas, have an RSI of 41.81. The complete trade setup on SXC is available for free at:



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