Biggest Movers in Basic Materials Stocks Now – ABX NEM MTX SSD

SIM leads basic materials stocks lower on Thursday

   
Biggest Movers in Basic Materials Stocks Now – ABX NEM MTX SSD

Basic materials stocks declined broadly on Wall Street today, with the sector seeing an overall decline of 0.2%.

More broadly, the Dow Jones Industrial Average pushed 0.1% higher, the Nasdaq remained flat and the S&P 500 was up 0.1%.

Some of the biggest gainers among basic materials stocks include:

  • Barrick Gold Corp (ABX): ABX stock is up 3.5%, marking the third consecutive day the stock has increased.
  • Newmont Mining Corp (NEM): NEM stock is up 3.4%, marking the third consecutive day the stock has increased.
  • Minerals Technologies Inc (MTX): MTX stock is up 2.2%, marking the third consecutive day the stock has increased.
  • Simpson Manufacturing Company (SSD): SSD stock is up 2.0% today.
  • Enpro Industries (NPO): NPO stock is up 1.8%, marking the third consecutive day the stock has increased.
  • Globe Specialty Metals Inc (GSM): GSM stock is up 1.7%, marking the fifth consecutive day the stock has increased.
  • Sociedad Quimica Y Minera S.A. (SQM): SQM stock is up 1.7% today.
  • Teck Resources Ltd (TCK): TCK stock is up 1.7%, marking the third consecutive day the stock has increased.
  • Kronos Worldwide Inc (KRO): KRO stock is up 1.5% today.

Some of the biggest losers among basic materials stocks include:

  • Grupo Simec S.A. De C.V. (SIM): SIM stock is down 2.1% today.
  • Terra Nitrogen Company L.P. (TNH): TNH stock is down 1.2% today.
  • National Steel Corp (SID): SID stock is down 1.0% today.
  • Airgas Inc (ARG): ARG stock is down 0.9% today.
  • Sun Hydraulics Corp (SNHY): SNHY stock is down 0.9% today.
  • Air Products and Chemicals (APD): APD stock is down 0.8% today.
  • Southern Peru Copper Corp (SCCO): SCCO stock is down 0.7% today.
  • E.I. Du Pont De Nemours and Company (DD): DD stock is down 0.7% today.
  • Praxair (PX): PX stock is down 0.6% today.
  • Eastman Chemical Company (EMN): EMN stock is down 0.6% 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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