Biggest Movers in Basic Materials Stocks Now – VHI HBM GFI STLD

VHI leads basic materials stocks higher on Thursday

   
Biggest Movers in Basic Materials Stocks Now – VHI HBM GFI STLD

Basic materials stocks fell on Wall Street on Thursday morning, down 0.7%.

More broadly, the Dow Jones Industrial Average fell 0.6%, the Nasdaq declined 0.6% and the S&P 500 was down 0.6%.

Some of the biggest gainers among basic materials stocks include:

  • Valhi Inc (VHI): VHI stock is up 1.1%, marking the third consecutive day the stock has increased.
  • Hudbay Minerals Inc (HBM): HBM stock is up 0.8% to $9.17, near the 52-week high of $9.26.
  • Gold Fields Ltd (GFI): GFI stock is up 0.8% today.
  • Steel Dynamics (STLD): STLD stock is up 0.7% today.
  • Rio Tinto Plc (RIO): RIO stock is up 0.7% today.
  • Yamana Gold (AUY): AUY stock is up 0.5% today.
  • Bhp Billiton Plc (BBL): BBL stock is up 0.6% to $67.03, near the 52-week high of $67.15.
  • International Paper Company (IP): IP stock is up 0.5% today.
  • New Gold Inc (NGD): NGD stock is up 0.4% today.
  • National Steel Corp (SID): SID stock is up 0.2%, marking the fifth consecutive day the stock has increased.

Some of the biggest losers among basic materials stocks include:

  • Trex Company (TREX): TREX stock is down 4.5% to a new 52-week low of $30.51.
  • Chemtura Corp (CHMT): CHMT stock is down 2.8%, marking the third consecutive day the stock has decreased.
  • Mueller Water Products (MWA): MWA stock is down 2.3%, marking the third consecutive day the stock has decreased.
  • RBC Bearings Inc (ROLL): ROLL stock is down 2.7%, marking the third consecutive day the stock has decreased.
  • Balchem Corp (BCPC): BCPC stock is down 2.5%, marking the third consecutive day the stock has decreased.
  • Raven Industries (RAVN): RAVN stock is down 2.4%, marking the third consecutive day the stock has decreased.
  • Polyone Corp (POL): POL stock is down 2.6%, marking the third consecutive day the stock has decreased.
  • Sociedad Quimica Y Minera S.A. (SQM): SQM stock is down 2.8% today.
  • Minerals Technologies Inc (MTX): MTX stock is down 2.1% today.
  • Stepan Company (SCL): SCL stock is down 2.0%, marking the third consecutive day the stock has decreased.

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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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