Editor's Note: Any reference to TheStreet Ratings and its underlying recommendation does not reflect the opinion of TheStreet, Inc. or any of its contributors including Jim Cramer or Stephanie Link. The Basic Materials sector as a whole closed the day down 0.3% versus the S&P 500, which was up 0.1%. Laggards within the Basic Materials sector included Atlatsa Resources ( ATL), down 10.0%, Pacific Booker Minerals ( PBM), down 4.5%, Alderon Iron Ore ( AXX), down 4.2%, Quest Rare Minerals ( QRM), down 1.6% and Timberline Resources ( TLR), down 8.7%. TheStreet Ratings Group would like to highlight 3 stocks that pushed the sector lower today: Quest Rare Minerals ( QRM) is one of the companies that pushed the Basic Materials sector lower today. Quest Rare Minerals was down $0.00 (1.6%) to $0.15 on light volume. Throughout the day, 69,426 shares of Quest Rare Minerals exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 105,900 shares. The stock ranged in price between $0.14-$0.16 after having opened the day at $0.15 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $0.15. Quest Rare Minerals has a market cap of $11.9 million and is part of the energy industry. Shares are down 68.4% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Friday. STOCKS TO BUY: TheStreet Quant Ratings has identified a handful of stocks that can potentially TRIPLE in the next 12 months. Learn more.