Biggest Movers in Basic Materials Stocks Now – RAVN SIM RIO SCCO

RAVN leads basic materials stocks higher on Monday

   
Biggest Movers in Basic Materials Stocks Now – RAVN SIM RIO SCCO

Basic materials stocks finished down broadly on Wall Street today, with the sector seeing an overall decline of 1.4%.

More broadly, the Dow Jones Industrial Average fell 1.1%, the Nasdaq was down 0.9% and the S&P 500 fell 1.1%.

Some of the biggest gainers among basic materials stocks include:

  • Raven Industries (RAVN): RAVN stock is up 1.1% today.
  • Grupo Simec S.A. De C.V. (SIM): SIM stock is up 1.0% today.
  • Rio Tinto Plc (RIO): RIO stock is up 0.7% today.
  • Southern Peru Copper Corp (SCCO): SCCO stock is up 0.5%, marking the eighth consecutive day the stock has increased.
  • Universal Forest Products (UFPI): UFPI stock is up 0.4% today.
  • Bhp Billiton Limited (BHP): BHP stock is up 0.4% today.
  • Wd-40 Company (WDFC): WDFC stock is up 0.2% today.
  • Gerdau S.A. (GGB): GGB stock is up 0.2% today.
  • Aluminum Corporation of China Ltd (ACH): ACH stock is up 0.1%, marking the seventh consecutive day the stock has increased.

Some of the biggest losers among basic materials stocks include:

  • Ashland Inc (ASH): ASH stock is down 3.2%, marking the fourth consecutive day the stock has decreased.
  • Celanese Corp (CE): CE stock is down 3.2% today.
  • Cliffs Natural Resources Inc (CLF): CLF stock is down 3.2% today.
  • Chemtura Corp (CHMT): CHMT stock is down 3.1%, marking the third consecutive day the stock has decreased.
  • Worthington Industries (WOR): WOR stock is down 3.0%, marking the third consecutive day the stock has decreased.
  • Rexnord Corp (RXN): RXN stock is down 3.0%, marking the third consecutive day the stock has decreased.
  • Cabot Corp (CBT): CBT stock is down 2.9%, marking the third consecutive day the stock has decreased.
  • Valspar Corp (VAL): VAL stock is down 2.8% today.
  • Novagold Resources Inc (NG): NG stock is down 2.7% today.
  • Simpson Manufacturing Company (SSD): SSD stock is down 2.4%, marking the fourth consecutive day the stock has decreased.

For more information on the best stocks to buy right now, check out the latest commentary on InvestorPlace.com.

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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