3 Stocks Improving Performance Of The Metals & Mining Industry

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All three major indices traded up today with the Dow Jones Industrial Average ( ^DJI) trading up 212 points (1.2%) at 17,885 as of Thursday, Feb. 5, 2015, 4:20 PM ET. The NYSE advances/declines ratio sits at 2,364 issues advancing vs. 754 declining with 102 unchanged.

The Metals & Mining industry as a whole closed the day up 1.8% versus the S&P 500, which was up 1.0%. Top gainers within the Metals & Mining industry included India Globalization Capital ( IGC), up 5.4%, Silver Bull Resources ( SVBL), up 2.0%, Revett Mining ( RVM), up 8.8%, China Natural Resources ( CHNR), up 2.0% and Eurasian Minerals ( EMXX), up 2.6%.

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

Revett Mining ( RVM) is one of the companies that pushed the Metals & Mining industry higher today. Revett Mining was up $0.03 (8.8%) to $0.41 on average volume. Throughout the day, 66,071 shares of Revett Mining exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 77,700 shares. The stock ranged in a price between $0.39-$0.42 after having opened the day at $0.39 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $0.38.

Revett Mining has a market cap of $14.9 million and is part of the basic materials sector. Shares are down 48.4% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Wednesday.

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At the close, Silver Bull Resources ( SVBL) was up $0.00 (2.0%) to $0.14 on light volume. Throughout the day, 35,087 shares of Silver Bull Resources exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 185,900 shares. The stock ranged in a price between $0.14-$0.14 after having opened the day at $0.14 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $0.14.

Silver Bull Resources has a market cap of $22.3 million and is part of the basic materials sector. Shares are down 5.4% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Wednesday.

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India Globalization Capital ( IGC) was another company that pushed the Metals & Mining industry higher today. India Globalization Capital was up $0.03 (5.4%) to $0.59 on light volume. Throughout the day, 8,192 shares of India Globalization Capital exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 39,600 shares. The stock ranged in a price between $0.58-$0.60 after having opened the day at $0.59 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $0.56.

India Globalization Capital has a market cap of $8.3 million and is part of the basic materials sector. Shares are down 16.8% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Wednesday.

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