Biggest Movers in Basic Materials Stocks Now – GSM SWC SQM BAK

AG leads basic materials stocks lower on Wednesday

   
Biggest Movers in Basic Materials Stocks Now – GSM SWC SQM BAK

Basic materials stocks rose broadly on Wall Street so far on Wednesday, with the sector seeing an overall increase of 0.5%.

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

Some of the biggest gainers among basic materials stocks include:

  • Globe Specialty Metals Inc (GSM): GSM stock is up 4.5% today.
  • Stillwater Mining Company (SWC): SWC stock is up 2.9% to a new 52-week high of $17.16.
  • Sociedad Quimica Y Minera S.A. (SQM): SQM stock is up 2.3% today.
  • Copene-Petroquimica Do Nordeste (BAK): BAK stock is up 2.3% today.
  • Schweitzer-Mauduit International (SWM): SWM stock is up 1.8% today.
  • Innospec Inc (IOSP): IOSP stock is up 1.4% today.
  • Chemtura Corp (CHMT): CHMT stock is up 1.5% today.
  • Rockwood Holdings (ROC): ROC stock is up 1.6% today.
  • Georgia Gulf Corp (AXLL): AXLL stock is up 1.7% today.
  • Watts Water Technologies (WTS): WTS stock is up 1.7% today.

Some of the biggest losers among basic materials stocks include:

  • First Majestic Silver (AG): AG stock is down 2.3% today.
  • Pan American Silver (PAAS): PAAS stock is down 1.8% today.
  • Eldorado Gold Corp (EGO): EGO stock is down 1.2% today.
  • Harmony Gold Mining Co. Ltd (HMY): HMY stock is down 1.6%, marking the third consecutive day the stock has decreased.
  • Iamgold Corp (IAG): IAG stock is down 1.8%, marking the fifth consecutive day the stock has decreased.
  • Kinross Gold Corp (KGC): KGC stock is down 1.5% today.
  • Agnico-Eagle Mines Limited (AEM): AEM stock is down 1.2% today.
  • United States Steel Corp (X): X stock is down 1.2%, marking the sixth consecutive day the stock has decreased.
  • Gerdau S.A. (GGB): GGB stock is down 1.0%, marking the fourth consecutive day the stock has decreased.
  • Yamana Gold (AUY): AUY stock is down 0.9% today.

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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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