Biggest Movers in Basic Materials Stocks Now – WIRE AA FOE KAMN

WIRE leads basic materials stocks higher on Friday

   
Biggest Movers in Basic Materials Stocks Now – WIRE AA FOE KAMN

Basic materials stocks rose broadly on Wall Street today, with the sector seeing an overall increase of 0.9%.

More broadly, the Dow Jones Industrial Average rose 0.4%, the Nasdaq was up 0.7% and the S&P 500 increased 0.4%.

Some of the biggest gainers among basic materials stocks include:

  • Encore Wire Corp (WIRE): WIRE stock is up 3.3%, marking the third consecutive day the stock has increased.
  • Alcoa Inc (AA): AA stock is up 2.2% today.
  • Ferro Corp (FOE): FOE stock is up 2.0%, marking the third consecutive day the stock has increased.
  • Kaman Corp (KAMN): KAMN stock is up 1.9%, marking the third consecutive day the stock has increased.
  • Innospec Inc (IOSP): IOSP stock is up 1.9%, marking the third consecutive day the stock has increased.
  • Watts Water Technologies (WTS): WTS stock is up 1.8%, marking the third consecutive day the stock has increased.
  • DOW Chemical Company (DOW): DOW stock is up 1.8% today.
  • Curtiss-Wright Corp (CW): CW stock is up 1.7%, marking the third consecutive day the stock has increased.
  • Steel Dynamics (STLD): STLD stock is up 1.6% today.
  • Intrepid Potash Inc (IPI): IPI stock is up 1.5% today.

Some of the biggest losers among basic materials stocks include:

  • Copene-Petroquimica Do Nordeste (BAK): BAK stock is down 1.6% today.
  • Cliffs Natural Resources Inc (CLF): CLF stock is down 1.1% today.
  • Grupo Simec S.A. De C.V. (SIM): SIM stock is down 1.1% today.
  • Anglogold Ashanti Ltd (AU): AU stock is down 0.9% today.
  • Eldorado Gold Corp (EGO): EGO stock is down 0.8% today.
  • Randgold Resources Limited (GOLD): GOLD stock is down 0.7% today.
  • Carpenter Technology Corp (CRS): CRS stock is down 0.5% today.
  • Barrick Gold Corp (ABX): ABX stock is down 0.4% today.
  • Greif Bros. Corp (GEF): GEF stock is down 0.4%, marking the fifth consecutive day the stock has decreased.
  • Cameco Corp (CCJ): CCJ stock is down 0.4% 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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