Biggest Movers in Basic Materials Stocks Now – PCP POL KWR VAL

IAG leads basic materials stocks lower on Tuesday

   
Biggest Movers in Basic Materials Stocks Now – PCP POL KWR VAL

Basic materials stocks finished up broadly 0.5% on Wall Street on Tuesday.

More broadly, the Dow Jones Industrial Average pushed 0.7% higher, the Nasdaq climbed 1.8% and the S&P 500 was up 0.7%.

Some of the biggest gainers among basic materials stocks include:

  • Precision Castparts Corp (PCP): PCP stock is up 2.7%, marking the third consecutive day the stock has increased.
  • Polyone Corp (POL): POL stock is up 2.7%, marking the third consecutive day the stock has increased.
  • Quaker Chemical Corp (KWR): KWR stock is up 2.6% today.
  • Valspar Corp (VAL): VAL stock is up 2.5%, marking the third consecutive day the stock has increased.
  • Ferro Corp (FOE): FOE stock is up 2.4% today.
  • Methanex Corp (MEOH): MEOH stock is up 2.4% today.
  • Encore Wire Corp (WIRE): WIRE stock is up 2.4%, marking the third consecutive day the stock has increased.
  • Cf Industries Holdings (CF): CF stock is up 2.2%, marking the fourth consecutive day the stock has increased.
  • Curtiss-Wright Corp (CW): CW stock is up 2.2%, marking the third consecutive day the stock has increased.
  • Stepan Company (SCL): SCL stock is up 1.9%, marking the fourth consecutive day the stock has increased.

Some of the biggest losers among basic materials stocks include:

  • Iamgold Corp (IAG): IAG stock is down 2.3% today.
  • Aurico Gold Inc (AUQ): AUQ stock is down 1.6% today.
  • Hudbay Minerals Inc (HBM): HBM stock is down 0.6% today.
  • Vale S.A. (VALE): VALE stock is down 0.4% today.
  • Domtar Corp (UFS): UFS stock is down 0.3% today.
  • Agnico-Eagle Mines Limited (AEM): AEM stock is down 0.2% today.
  • RBC Bearings Inc (ROLL): ROLL stock is down 0.2% today.
  • Schweitzer-Mauduit International (SWM): SWM stock is down 0.2% today.
  • Syngenta Ag (SYT): SYT stock is down 0.2% today.
  • Lyondellbasell Industries Nv (LYB): LYB stock is down 0.2% today.

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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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