Biggest Movers in Basic Materials Stocks Now – HL KGC AUY RGLD

HL leads basic materials stocks higher on Wednesday

   
Biggest Movers in Basic Materials Stocks Now – HL KGC AUY RGLD

Basic materials stocks rose 0.3% on Wall Street today.

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

Some of the biggest gainers among basic materials stocks include:

  • Hecla Mining Company (HL): HL stock is up 3.3% today.
  • Kinross Gold Corp (KGC): KGC stock is up 3.1% today.
  • Yamana Gold (AUY): AUY stock is up 2.2% today.
  • Royal Gold (RGLD): RGLD stock is up 2.1% today.
  • Aurico Gold Inc (AUQ): AUQ stock is up 1.9% today and up 21.8% in the last month.
  • Goldcorp Inc (GG): GG stock is up 1.7% today and up 22.9% in the last month.
  • Pan American Silver (PAAS): PAAS stock is up 1.7% to a new 52-week high of $15.62.
  • International Paper Company (IP): IP stock is up 1.6% today.
  • Westlake Chemical Corp (WLK): WLK stock is up 1.4% today.
  • Globe Specialty Metals Inc (GSM): GSM stock is up 1.4% today.

Some of the biggest losers among basic materials stocks include:

  • Simpson Manufacturing Company (SSD): SSD stock is down 1.8%, marking the third consecutive day the stock has decreased.
  • Minerals Technologies Inc (MTX): MTX stock is down 1.3%, marking the third consecutive day the stock has decreased.
  • Compass Minerals Intl Inc (CMP): CMP stock is down 1.2% today.
  • Innophos Holdings (IPHS): IPHS stock is down 1.1%, marking the third consecutive day the stock has decreased.
  • Innospec Inc (IOSP): IOSP stock is down 1.0%, marking the third consecutive day the stock has decreased.
  • Greif Bros. Corp (GEF.B): GEF.B stock is down 1.0% today.
  • AK Steel Holding Corp (AKS): AKS stock is down 1.0% today.
  • Monsanto Company (MON): MON stock is down 0.9%, marking the fourth consecutive day the stock has decreased.
  • Actuant Corp (ATU): ATU stock is down 0.9%, marking the third consecutive day the stock has decreased.
  • Carpenter Technology Corp (CRS): CRS stock is down 0.9%, 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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