Basic materials stocks finished up 0.3% on Wall Street today.
More broadly, the Dow Jones Industrial Average was unchanged, the Nasdaq was steady and the S&P 500 remained flat.
Some of the biggest gainers among basic materials stocks include:
- Terra Nitrogen Company L.P. (TNH): TNH stock is up 1.7% today.
- Century Aluminum Company (CENX): CENX stock is up 1.5% today.
- First Majestic Silver (AG): AG stock is up 1.3% today.
- Sociedad Quimica Y Minera S.A. (SQM): SQM stock is up 1.3% today.
- New Gold Inc (NGD): NGD stock is up 1.2% today.
- Ferro Corp (FOE): FOE stock is up 1.1% today.
- Yamana Gold (AUY): AUY stock is up 1.0% today.
- Cf Industries Holdings (CF): CF stock is up 0.9% today.
- Pan American Silver (PAAS): PAAS stock is up 0.9% today.
- Bemis Company (BMS): BMS stock is up 0.9% today.
Some of the biggest losers among basic materials stocks include:
- AK Steel Holding Corp (AKS): AKS stock is down 2.4% today.
- Sealed Air Corp (SEE): SEE stock is down 2.0% today.
- Grupo Simec S.A. De C.V. (SIM): SIM stock is down 1.8% today.
- Dominion Diamond Corp (DDC): DDC stock is down 1.4% today.
- Crane Company (CR): CR stock is down 1.1%, marking the fourth consecutive day the stock has decreased.
- Crown Cork & Seal Company (CCK): CCK stock is down 1.1% today.
- Owens-Illinois (OI): OI stock is down 1.0% today.
- Actuant Corp (ATU): ATU stock is down 0.9%, marking the fourth consecutive day the stock has decreased.
- Sun Hydraulics Corp (SNHY): SNHY stock is down 0.9% today.
- Aptargroup (ATR): ATR stock is down 0.9% today.
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.