Biggest Movers in Basic Materials Stocks Now – ACH PKX BCPC NG

ACH leads basic materials stocks higher on Wednesday

   
Biggest Movers in Basic Materials Stocks Now – ACH PKX BCPC NG

Basic materials stocks remained flat on Wednesday morning on Wall Street.

More broadly, the Dow Jones Industrial Average remained flat, the Nasdaq climbed 0.3% and the S&P 500 stayed level.

Some of the biggest gainers among basic materials stocks include:

  • Aluminum Corporation of China Ltd (ACH): ACH stock is up 3.3%, marking the fourth consecutive day the stock has increased.
  • Pohang Iron & Steel Co. (PKX): PKX stock is up 2.4%, marking the third consecutive day the stock has increased.
  • Balchem Corp (BCPC): BCPC stock is up 1.8% today.
  • Novagold Resources Inc (NG): NG stock is up 1.8% today.
  • Air Products and Chemicals (APD): APD stock is up 1.3%, marking the fourth consecutive day the stock has increased.
  • Gold Fields Ltd (GFI): GFI stock is up 1.3% today.
  • Fibria Celulose S.A. (FBR): FBR stock is up 1.4% today.
  • Packaging Corporation of America (PKG): PKG stock is up 1.1% today.
  • Anglogold Ashanti Ltd (AU): AU stock is up 1.1% today.
  • Harmony Gold Mining Co. Ltd (HMY): HMY stock is up 0.9% today.

Some of the biggest losers among basic materials stocks include:

  • National Steel Corp (SID): SID stock is down 3.8% today.
  • Allegheny Technologies Inc (ATI): ATI stock is down 2.7%, marking the third consecutive day the stock has decreased.
  • Syngenta Ag (SYT): SYT stock is down 1.8% today.
  • Kaiser Aluminum Corp (KALU): KALU stock is down 1.6% today.
  • Crown Cork & Seal Company (CCK): CCK stock is down 1.6% today.
  • Stepan Company (SCL): SCL stock is down 1.5% today.
  • Watts Water Technologies (WTS): WTS stock is down 1.4% today.
  • Ferro Corp (FOE): FOE stock is down 1.6% today.
  • Curtiss-Wright Corp (CW): CW stock is down 1.1% today.
  • Circor International (CIR): CIR stock is down 1.2% 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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