Biggest Movers in Basic Materials Stocks Now – BCPC KS CMP WOR

BCPC leads basic materials stocks higher on Wednesday

   
Biggest Movers in Basic Materials Stocks Now – BCPC KS CMP WOR

Basic materials stocks finished up 0.8% on Wall Street today.

More broadly, the Dow Jones Industrial Average rose 0.5%, the Nasdaq was up 0.6% and the S&P 500 climbed 0.5%.

Some of the biggest gainers among basic materials stocks include:

  • Balchem Corp (BCPC): BCPC stock is up 2.8% today.
  • Kapstone Paper and Packaging Corp (KS): KS stock is up 2.6% today.
  • Compass Minerals Intl Inc (CMP): CMP stock is up 2.2% to a new 52-week high of $95.30.
  • Worthington Industries (WOR): WOR stock is up 2.1% today.
  • Sun Hydraulics Corp (SNHY): SNHY stock is up 2.1% today.
  • Kronos Worldwide Inc (KRO): KRO stock is up 1.8% today.
  • Schweitzer-Mauduit International (SWM): SWM stock is up 1.8% today.
  • Olin Corp (OLN): OLN stock is up 1.7% today.
  • Georgia Gulf Corp (AXLL): AXLL stock is up 1.7% today.
  • Om Group (OMG): OMG stock is up 1.7%, marking the fourth consecutive day the stock has increased.

Some of the biggest losers among basic materials stocks include:

  • Grupo Simec S.A. De C.V. (SIM): SIM stock is down 2.2% today.
  • Copene-Petroquimica Do Nordeste (BAK): BAK stock is down 1.4%, marking the third consecutive day the stock has decreased.
  • Cameco Corp (CCJ): CCJ stock is down 1.1% today.
  • Gerdau S.A. (GGB): GGB stock is down 0.8% today.
  • Westlake Chemical Corp (WLK): WLK stock is down 0.6%, marking the third consecutive day the stock has decreased.
  • Kinross Gold Corp (KGC): KGC stock is down 0.5%, marking the fourth consecutive day the stock has decreased.
  • FMC Corp (FMC): FMC stock is down 0.5%, marking the eighth consecutive day the stock has decreased.
  • Potash Corp. of Saskatchewan Inc (POT): POT stock is down 0.4%, marking the third consecutive day the stock has decreased.
  • Mrc Global Inc (MRC): MRC stock is down 0.4% today.
  • Mosaic Company (MOS): MOS stock is down 0.3% 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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