Biggest Movers in Basic Materials Stocks Now – GGB BAK GPRE PKX

GGB leads basic materials stocks higher on Monday

   
Biggest Movers in Basic Materials Stocks Now – GGB BAK GPRE PKX

Basic materials stocks finished up 0.4% on Wall Street on Monday.

More broadly, the Dow Jones Industrial Average climbed 0.5%, the Nasdaq pushed 0.4% higher and the S&P 500 was up 0.5%.

Some of the biggest gainers among basic materials stocks include:

  • Gerdau S.A. (GGB): GGB stock is up 1.4% today.
  • Copene-Petroquimica Do Nordeste (BAK): BAK stock is up 1.2% today.
  • Green Plains Renewable Energy (GPRE): GPRE stock is up 1.2% today.
  • Pohang Iron & Steel Co. (PKX): PKX stock is up 1.1% today.
  • Innospec Inc (IOSP): IOSP stock is up 0.9%, marking the third consecutive day the stock has increased.
  • Domtar Corp (UFS): UFS stock is up 0.9%, marking the third consecutive day the stock has increased.
  • National Steel Corp (SID): SID stock is up 0.9% today.
  • W.R. Grace & Company (GRA): GRA stock is up 0.8% today.
  • PPG Industries (PPG): PPG stock is up 0.8% today.
  • Cameco Corp (CCJ): CCJ stock is up 0.8% today.

Some of the biggest losers among basic materials stocks include:

  • Grupo Simec S.A. De C.V. (SIM): SIM stock is down 1.7% today.
  • First Majestic Silver (AG): AG stock is down 1.6% today.
  • Cvr Partners LP Common Units R (UAN): UAN stock is down 1.6%, marking the third consecutive day the stock has decreased.
  • Dominion Diamond Corp (DDC): DDC stock is down 1.4%, marking the third consecutive day the stock has decreased.
  • ASA Gold and Precious Metals (ASA): ASA stock is down 1.3% today.
  • Barrick Gold Corp (ABX): ABX stock is down 1.3%, marking the fifth consecutive day the stock has decreased.
  • Calgon Carbon Corp (CCC): CCC stock is down 1.2% today.
  • Innophos Holdings (IPHS): IPHS stock is down 1.1% today.
  • Simpson Manufacturing Company (SSD): SSD stock is down 1.1% today.
  • Berry Plastics Group Inc (BERY): BERY stock is down 1.1% today.

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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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