NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- Haynes International (HAYN - Get Report), International Coal (ICO) and Horsehead Holding (ZINC - Get Report) topped the gainers' list, whereas Compania de Minas Buenaventura (BVN), Ternium (TX - Get Report) and Mines Management (MGN) came in losers last week.
Haynes International was the top advancer last week, gaining around 11.3% after trading high in four of the five trading sessions last week. International Coal rose 11.0% after a DealReporter story speculated on the company's sale.
Horsehead Holding was up 5.5% last week, despite a 1.6% decline in zinc metal prices. On Feb.07, the company announced completing a preliminary feasibility study for a new, efficient, and sustainable zinc plant with capacity of 150,000 tonnes per year.
(MT - Get Report)
climbed 4.8% after 2010 fourth-quarter EBITDA outstripped analysts' estimates. In addition, the company guided 2011 EBITDA at $2.0-$2.5 billion vs. consensus $2.03 billion. Meanwhile, Kepler upgraded the stock to buy from reduce.
piled 3.8% despite a cut to market perform from outperform at Raymond James.
(GG - Get Report)
advanced 3.2% after reporting a 23.1% rise in 2010 proven and probable gold reserves to 60.1 million ounces. Other gold stocks such as
Tanzanian Royalty Exploration
Golden Star Resources
posted gains of 4.5%, 3.1%, 1.5%, 1.0% and 0.3%, respectively.
Silver stocks such as
(SLW - Get Report)
Coeur d'Alene Mines
Silver Standard Resources
added around 1.1%, 0.9% and 0.9%, respectively, last week.
Among aluminum producers,
(AA - Get Report)
were upbeat, adding 1.6%, 1.3%, 0.3%, respectively, despite aluminum for spot delivery declining 2.0% on the LME.
Silver stocks were prominent losers' last week. Compania de Minas Buenaventura, Mines Management,
Pan American Silver
dropped 8.8%, 7.2%, 5.0%, 1.3%, 0.6% and 0.1%, respectively.
Ternium topped among steel stocks, down 8.6%. The company announced to repurchase shares from Usiminas. Among other steel producers,
posted losses of 4.9%, 0.7%, 0.7%, 0.3% and 0.2%, respectively.
dipped 5.9% after reporting 2010 fourth-quarter adjusted earnings per share of C93 cents vs. consensus C$1.17. Meanwhile,
Freeport-McMoRan Copper & Gold
(FCX - Get Report)
shed 5.7%, backed by a 0.8% increase in LME copper prices for spot delivery. During the week, FCX announced plans to increase output at Congo's Tenke Fungurme to 225,000 tons over the next 2-3 years.
Penn Virginia Resource Partners
fell 5.6% after its 2010 fourth quarter earnings per share came in at 9 cents vs. consensus 40 cents. Meanwhile,
erased 4.7% after Macquarie downgraded the stock to neutral from outperform.