Biggest Movers in Basic Materials Stocks Now – GGB SID AA VALE

GGB leads basic materials stocks higher on Thursday

   
Biggest Movers in Basic Materials Stocks Now – GGB SID AA VALE

Basic materials stocks declined on Wall Street so far on Thursday, down 0.4%.

More broadly, the Dow Jones Industrial Average was down 0.3%, the Nasdaq declined 0.8% and the S&P 500 fell 0.3%.

Some of the biggest gainers among basic materials stocks include:

  • Gerdau S.A. (GGB): GGB stock is up 3.4% today.
  • National Steel Corp (SID): SID stock is up 2.9% today.
  • Alcoa Inc (AA): AA stock is up 2.4% today.
  • Vale S.A. (VALE): VALE stock is up 1.9% today.
  • Harmony Gold Mining Co. Ltd (HMY): HMY stock is up 1.6% today.
  • Compania Mina Buenaventura S.A. (BVN): BVN stock is up 1.5% today.
  • Freeport-Mcmoran Copper & Gold (FCX): FCX stock is up 1.5% today.
  • Aurico Gold Inc (AUQ): AUQ stock is up 1.2% today.
  • Agnico-Eagle Mines Limited (AEM): AEM stock is up 1.2% today.
  • Iamgold Corp (IAG): IAG stock is up 1.4% today.

Some of the biggest losers among basic materials stocks include:

  • Kapstone Paper and Packaging Corp (KS): KS stock is down 4.2% today.
  • Valhi Inc (VHI): VHI stock is down 3.5% to a new 52-week low of $8.82.
  • DOW Chemical Company (DOW): DOW stock is down 2.1% today.
  • Georgia Gulf Corp (AXLL): AXLL stock is down 1.9% today.
  • Packaging Corporation of America (PKG): PKG stock is down 1.9%, marking the fourth consecutive day the stock has decreased.
  • Stillwater Mining Company (SWC): SWC stock is down 1.9%, marking the fourth consecutive day the stock has decreased.
  • Polypore International Inc (PPO): PPO stock is down 1.7% today.
  • Balchem Corp (BCPC): BCPC stock is down 1.7%, marking the fourth consecutive day the stock has decreased.
  • Kronos Worldwide Inc (KRO): KRO stock is down 1.4% today.
  • Ferro Corp (FOE): FOE stock is down 1.3%, marking the fourth consecutive day the stock has decreased.

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And for more on the hot stocks moving most on Wall Street right now, check out our archive of daily market movers by sector here.

Editor’s Note: Returns for the fastest-moving stocks listed here are based on share prices 20 minutes prior to publication of this story.


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