Biggest Movers in Basic Materials Stocks Now – ATU NGD WLK MTX

CCJ leads basic materials stocks lower on Tuesday

   
Biggest Movers in Basic Materials Stocks Now – ATU NGD WLK MTX

Basic materials stocks finished up broadly on Wall Street today, with the sector seeing an overall increase of 0.3%.

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

Some of the biggest gainers among basic materials stocks include:

  • Actuant Corp (ATU): ATU stock is up 1.3% today.
  • New Gold Inc (NGD): NGD stock is up 1.3% today.
  • Westlake Chemical Corp (WLK): WLK stock is up 1.3%, marking the third consecutive day the stock has increased.
  • Minerals Technologies Inc (MTX): MTX stock is up 1.2% today.
  • Watts Water Technologies (WTS): WTS stock is up 1.1% today.
  • Bemis Company (BMS): BMS stock is up 1.1% today.
  • Cabot Corp (CBT): CBT stock is up 1.0% today.
  • RPM International Inc (RPM): RPM stock is up 1.0% today.
  • Copene-Petroquimica Do Nordeste (BAK): BAK stock is up 1.0%, marking the seventh consecutive day the stock has increased.
  • Georgia Gulf Corp (AXLL): AXLL stock is up 0.9%, marking the third consecutive day the stock has increased.

Some of the biggest losers among basic materials stocks include:

  • Cameco Corp (CCJ): CCJ stock is down 2.3% today.
  • Gold Fields Ltd (GFI): GFI stock is down 1.9% today.
  • Grupo Simec S.A. De C.V. (SIM): SIM stock is down 1.6% today.
  • Terra Nitrogen Company L.P. (TNH): TNH stock is down 1.6% today.
  • Kronos Worldwide Inc (KRO): KRO stock is down 1.4% today.
  • First Majestic Silver (AG): AG stock is down 1.4% today.
  • Randgold Resources Limited (GOLD): GOLD stock is down 1.2%, marking the fifth consecutive day the stock has decreased.
  • Globe Specialty Metals Inc (GSM): GSM stock is down 1.2% today.
  • Teck Resources Ltd (TCK): TCK stock is down 1.1% today.
  • Graphic Packaging Holding Company (GPK): GPK stock is down 1.0% today on 2 times normal volume.

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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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