Biggest Movers in Basic Materials Stocks Now – GPRE CENX WLK BCPC

GPRE leads basic materials stocks higher on Friday

   
Biggest Movers in Basic Materials Stocks Now – GPRE CENX WLK BCPC

Basic materials stocks finished up 0.4% on Wall Street on Friday.

More broadly, the Dow Jones Industrial Average increased 0.3%, the Nasdaq was up 0.7% and the S&P 500 increased 0.3%.

Some of the biggest gainers among basic materials stocks include:

  • Green Plains Renewable Energy (GPRE): GPRE stock is up 4.9% today.
  • Century Aluminum Company (CENX): CENX stock is up 2.0% today.
  • Westlake Chemical Corp (WLK): WLK stock is up 1.9% today.
  • Balchem Corp (BCPC): BCPC stock is up 1.9% today.
  • Pan American Silver (PAAS): PAAS stock is up 1.4% today.
  • Actuant Corp (ATU): ATU stock is up 1.4% today.
  • RBC Bearings Inc (ROLL): ROLL stock is up 1.4% today.
  • Cytec Industries Inc (CYT): CYT stock is up 1.3% today.
  • Allegheny Technologies Inc (ATI): ATI stock is up 1.3% today.
  • Air Products and Chemicals (APD): APD stock is up 1.3% today.

Some of the biggest losers among basic materials stocks include:

  • Carpenter Technology Corp (CRS): CRS stock is down 1.1%, marking the fourth consecutive day the stock has decreased.
  • Bhp Billiton Limited (BHP): BHP stock is down 1.0% today.
  • Kinross Gold Corp (KGC): KGC stock is down 1.0% to a new 52-week low of $3.93.
  • Royal Gold (RGLD): RGLD stock is down 0.9% today.
  • Teck Resources Ltd (TCK): TCK stock is down 0.9%, marking the third consecutive day the stock has decreased.
  • Compania Mina Buenaventura S.A. (BVN): BVN stock is down 0.8%, marking the fourth consecutive day the stock has decreased.
  • Randgold Resources Limited (GOLD): GOLD stock is down 0.8% today.
  • Cvr Partners LP Common Units R (UAN): UAN stock is down 0.8% today.
  • Gold Fields Ltd (GFI): GFI stock is down 0.8% today.
  • Arcelormittal (MT): MT stock is down 0.7% 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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