Golden Star Resources dipped 5.8% last week after the stock was downgraded to sell from hold by TheStreet Ratings. Mines Management slipped 5.3%.
Among others, James River Coal (JRCC), Metalico (MEA) and Kinross Gold Corp. (KGC) dropped around 4.5%, 2.4% and 2.2%, respectively. However, Canaccord Genuity maintained a buy rating on Metalico last week.
Steel Stocks United States Steel (X) and AK Steel Holding (AKS) fell 1.7% and 1.5%, respectively. However, analysts at Zacks Investment Research upgraded shares of AK Steel from underperform to neutral with a $17 price target. AK Steel has advised that a $400 per ton surcharge would be added to invoices for electrical steel products shipped in April 2011.