Editor's Note: TheStreet ratings do not represent the views of TheStreet's staff or its contributors. Ratings are established by computer based on metrics for performance (which includes growth, stock performance, efficiency and valuation) and risk (volatility and solvency). Companies with poor cash flow or high debt levels tend to earn lower ratings in our model. Freeport-McMoRan Copper & Gold ( FCX) pushed the Metals & Mining industry higher today making it today's featured metals & mining winner. The industry as a whole closed the day up 0.8%. By the end of trading, Freeport-McMoRan Copper & Gold rose 64 cents (1.8%) to $35.49 on light volume. Throughout the day, 12.7 million shares of Freeport-McMoRan Copper & Gold exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 19.5 million shares. The stock ranged in a price between $34.72-$35.55 after having opened the day at $34.87 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $34.85. Other companies within the Metals & Mining industry that increased today were: Timberline Resources Corporation ( TLR), up 12.4%, USEC ( USU), up 9.5%, Alderon Iron Ore ( AXX), up 7.7%, and Uranium Resources ( URRE), up 7.2%.
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