3 Metals & Mining Stocks Nudging The Industry Higher

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One out of the three major indices traded up today Two out of the three major indices traded up today The three major indices are trading lower today with the Dow Jones Industrial Average ( ^DJI) trading down 3.30 points (0.0%) at 17,812 as of Wednesday, Nov. 26, 2014, 3:25 PM ET. The NYSE advances/declines ratio sits at 1,757 issues advancing vs. 1,268 declining with 146 unchanged.

The Metals & Mining industry as a whole closed the day down 0.8% versus the S&P 500, which was up 0.1%. Top gainers within the Metals & Mining industry included Minco Gold ( MGH), up 4.3%, Alderon Iron Ore ( AXX), up 2.0%, Timberline Resources ( TLR), up 2.8%, Silver Bull Resources ( SVBL), up 5.1% and Revett Mining ( RVM), up 3.5%.

TheStreet Ratings Group would like to highlight 3 stocks pushing the industry higher today:

Silver Bull Resources ( SVBL) is one of the companies that pushed the Metals & Mining industry higher today. Silver Bull Resources was up $0.01 (5.1%) to $0.18 on light volume. Throughout the day, 26,610 shares of Silver Bull Resources exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 210,800 shares. The stock ranged in a price between $0.17-$0.18 after having opened the day at $0.18 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $0.17.

Silver Bull Resources has a market cap of $28.6 million and is part of the basic materials sector. Shares are down 51.3% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Tuesday.

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At the close, Timberline Resources ( TLR) was up $0.02 (2.8%) to $0.73 on average volume. Throughout the day, 20,881 shares of Timberline Resources exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 27,800 shares. The stock ranged in a price between $0.69-$0.77 after having opened the day at $0.73 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $0.71.

Timberline Resources has a market cap of $4.0 million and is part of the basic materials sector. Shares are down 66.2% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Tuesday.

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Alderon Iron Ore ( AXX) was another company that pushed the Metals & Mining industry higher today. Alderon Iron Ore was up $0.01 (2.0%) to $0.34 on light volume. Throughout the day, 15,450 shares of Alderon Iron Ore exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 46,100 shares. The stock ranged in a price between $0.33-$0.35 after having opened the day at $0.34 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $0.33.

Alderon Iron Ore has a market cap of $45.8 million and is part of the basic materials sector. Shares are down 79.0% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Tuesday.

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