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Biggest Movers in Basic Materials Stocks Now – SID UFPI WIRE MT

SID leads basic materials stocks higher on Tuesday


Basic materials stocks advanced broadly on Wall Street so far on Tuesday, with the sector seeing an overall increase of 0.2%.

More broadly, the Dow Jones Industrial Average increased 0.4%, the Nasdaq was up 0.6% and the S&P 500 climbed 0.4%.

Some of the biggest gainers among basic materials stocks include:

  • National Steel Corp (SID): SID stock is up 3.6% today.
  • Universal Forest Products (UFPI): UFPI stock is up 2.2%, marking the fourth consecutive day the stock has increased.
  • Encore Wire Corp (WIRE): WIRE stock is up 1.8%, marking the fourth consecutive day the stock has increased.
  • Arcelormittal (MT): MT stock is up 1.7% today.
  • Kapstone Paper and Packaging Corp (KS): KS stock is up 1.2%, marking the fourth consecutive day the stock has increased.
  • Watts Water Technologies (WTS): WTS stock is up 1.5%, marking the fourth consecutive day the stock has increased.
  • Mueller Water Products (MWA): MWA stock is up 1.3% today.
  • Ternium S.A. (TX): TX stock is up 1.1% today.
  • RBC Bearings Inc (ROLL): ROLL stock is up 1.2% today.
  • Polypore International Inc (PPO): PPO stock is up 1.1% today and up 22.7% in the last month.

Some of the biggest losers among basic materials stocks include:

  • Harmony Gold Mining Co. Ltd (HMY): HMY stock is down 5.7% today.
  • Anglogold Ashanti Ltd (AU): AU stock is down 5.5% today.
  • Gold Fields Ltd (GFI): GFI stock is down 4.1% today.
  • Agnico-Eagle Mines Limited (AEM): AEM stock is down 4.5% today.
  • Iamgold Corp (IAG): IAG stock is down 3.3% today.
  • Barrick Gold Corp (ABX): ABX stock is down 3.0%, marking the third consecutive day the stock has decreased.
  • Kinross Gold Corp (KGC): KGC stock is down 2.5% to a new 52-week low of $3.86.
  • Sasol Ltd (SSL): SSL stock is down 2.9% today.
  • Newmont Mining Corp (NEM): NEM stock is down 2.5% today.
  • Eldorado Gold Corp (EGO): EGO stock is down 2.4% today.

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.

Article printed from InvestorPlace Media, http://investorplace.com/2014/05/biggest-movers-in-basic-materials-stocks-now-sid-ufpi-wire-mt-sid-ufpi-wire/.

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