NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- Haynes International (HAYN - Get Report), International Coal (ICO) and Horsehead Holding (ZINC) topped the gainers' list, whereas Compania de Minas Buenaventura (BVN - Get Report), 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. ArcelorMittal ( 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. Alliance Holdings ( AHGP) piled 3.8% despite a cut to market perform from outperform at Raymond James. Goldcorp ( GG) 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 US Gold ( UXG), Tanzanian Royalty Exploration ( TRE), Golden Star Resources ( GSS), New Gold ( NGD) and Royal Gold ( RGLD) posted gains of 4.5%, 3.1%, 1.5%, 1.0% and 0.3%, respectively. Silver stocks such as Silver Wheaton ( SLW), Coeur d'Alene Mines ( CDE), and Silver Standard Resources ( SSRI) added around 1.1%, 0.9% and 0.9%, respectively, last week. Among aluminum producers, Kaiser Aluminum ( KALU), Alcoa ( AA - Get Report), and Alumina ( AWC) 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, Mag Silver ( MVG), Hecla Mining ( HL), Pan American Silver ( PAAS), and Endeavour Silver ( EXK) 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, Mechel ( MTL), Steel Dynamics ( STLD), Worthington Industries ( WOR), Nucor ( NUE) and AK Steel ( AKS) posted losses of 4.9%, 0.7%, 0.7%, 0.3% and 0.2%, respectively. Teck Resources ( TCK) 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 ( PVR) fell 5.6% after its 2010 fourth quarter earnings per share came in at 9 cents vs. consensus 40 cents. Meanwhile, Consol Energy ( CNX) erased 4.7% after Macquarie downgraded the stock to neutral from outperform.
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