Biggest Movers in Basic Materials Stocks Now – SHI VALE NEM AKS

SHI leads basic materials stocks higher on Monday

   
Biggest Movers in Basic Materials Stocks Now – SHI VALE NEM AKS

Basic materials stocks fell broadly 0.5% on Wall Street so far on Monday.

More broadly, the Dow Jones Industrial Average declined 0.5%, the Nasdaq fell 0.7% and the S&P 500 declined 0.5%.

Some of the biggest gainers among basic materials stocks include:

  • Sinopec Shangai Petrochemical Company Ltd (SHI): SHI stock is up 2.5% today.
  • Vale S.A. (VALE): VALE stock is up 1.5%, marking the fourth consecutive day the stock has increased.
  • Newmont Mining Corp (NEM): NEM stock is up 1.3% today.
  • AK Steel Holding Corp (AKS): AKS stock is up 0.8%, marking the third consecutive day the stock has increased.
  • Pohang Iron & Steel Co. (PKX): PKX stock is up 1.0% today.
  • Compass Minerals Intl Inc (CMP): CMP stock is up 1.0% today.
  • Cliffs Natural Resources Inc (CLF): CLF stock is up 0.8% today.
  • Century Aluminum Company (CENX): CENX stock is up 1.1% today.
  • Teck Resources Ltd (TCK): TCK stock is up 0.9% today.
  • Syngenta Ag (SYT): SYT stock is up 0.8% today.

Some of the biggest losers among basic materials stocks include:

  • Terra Nitrogen Company L.P. (TNH): TNH stock is down 2.9%, marking the third consecutive day the stock has decreased.
  • Valhi Inc (VHI): VHI stock is down 2.8% to a new 52-week low of $7.97.
  • Trex Company (TREX): TREX stock is down 3.0%, marking the third consecutive day the stock has decreased.
  • Polypore International Inc (PPO): PPO stock is down 2.5% today.
  • Ferro Corp (FOE): FOE stock is down 2.5%, marking the third consecutive day the stock has decreased.
  • Olin Corp (OLN): OLN stock is down 2.2% today.
  • Kapstone Paper and Packaging Corp (KS): KS stock is down 2.1% today.
  • Rockwood Holdings (ROC): ROC stock is down 2.4% today.
  • Om Group (OMG): OMG stock is down 2.1%, marking the fourth consecutive day the stock has decreased.
  • Stepan Company (SCL): SCL stock is down 2.1%, marking the third consecutive day the stock has decreased.

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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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