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Materials Sector Stocks in the S&P 500 Index

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Materials Sector Stocks in the S&P 500 Index

The companies on this list are materials stocks in the S&P 500 index. The materials sector consists of companies in the following industries:

  • Chemicals
  • Construction Materials
  • Containers and Packaging
  • Metals and Mining

Additional S&P 500 companies can be located in our S&P 500 section.

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Agricultural Chemicals

CF Industries Holdings, Inc. (CF) (Chemicals: Nitrogen)

Mosaic Company (The) (MOS) (Chemicals: Potash and Phosphate)


Air Products and Chemicals, Inc. (APD) (Chemicals: Industrial gases: atmospheric gases, performance materials, process gases, specialty gases)

Albemarle Corporation (ALB) (Chemicals: Advanced and value-added products)

DowDuPont Inc. (DWDP) (Formed by the 2017 merger of The Dow Chemical Company and DuPont; Operates three divisions: Agricultural, Material Sciences and Specialty Products. The company offers a diverse portfolio that includes specialty chemicals, fluorochemicals, fluoropolymers, materials and plastics)

Eastman Chemical Company (EMN) (Chemicals, fibers and plastics)

Ecolab Inc. (ECL) (Water, hygiene and energy products)

FMC Corporation (FMC) (Chemicals: Pest control products, pharmaceutical additives, specialty polymers and pharmaceutical synthesis)

International Flavors & Fragrances, Inc. (IFF) (Chemicals: Flavors and fragrances)

Lyondell Basell Industries N.V. (LYB) (Chemicals, plastics and refining company)

PPG Industries, Inc. (PPG) (Chemicals: Coatings, Fiber Glass, Glass, Optical Products, Paints and Specialty Materials)

Praxair, Inc. (PX) (Chemicals: Industrial gases)

Sherwin-Williams Company (The) (SHW)(Retail Stores: paints and coatings)

Containers and Packaging

Avery Dennison Corporation (AVY) (Pressure-Sensitive Materials and Retail Branding)

Ball Corporation (BLL) (Diversified: Glass canning jars, food and beverage metal containers; aerospace systems)

International Paper Company (IP) (Packaging, fluff pulp and uncoated papers)

Packaging Corporation of America (PKG) (Container Board)

Sealed Air Corporation (SEE) (Packaging Products)

Westrock Company (WRK) (Corrugate packaging company)

Construction Materials

Martin Marietta Materials, Inc. (MLM) (Aggregates, ready-mixed concrete, asphalt, cement)

Vulcan Materials Company (VMC) (Aggregates, ready-mixed concrete, asphalt, cement)

Metals & Mining

Freeport-McMoran, Inc. (FCX) (Copper, molybdenum, gold, oil and natural gas producer)

Newmont Mining Corporation (NEM) (Gold mining)

Nucor Corporation (NUE) (Steel producer and scrap metal recycling facilities)