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Biggest Movers in Basic Materials Stocks Now – GLT GEF.B KWR SMG

KGC leads basic materials stocks lower on Thursday


Basic materials stocks declined on Wall Street today, down 0.1%.

More broadly, the Dow Jones Industrial Average increased 0.3%, the Nasdaq was up 0.2% and the S&P 500 climbed 0.3%.

Some of the biggest gainers among basic materials stocks include:

  • Glatfelter (GLT): GLT stock is up 3.3% today.
  • Greif Bros. Corp (GEF.B): GEF.B stock is up 2.4% today.
  • Quaker Chemical Corp (KWR): KWR stock is up 1.8% today.
  • Scotts Miracle-Gro Company (SMG): SMG stock is up 1.4% today.
  • Innophos Holdings (IPHS): IPHS stock is up 1.3% today.
  • Packaging Corporation of America (PKG): PKG stock is up 1.2% today.
  • Circor International (CIR): CIR stock is up 1.2% today.
  • Graphic Packaging Holding Company (GPK): GPK stock is up 1.1% today.
  • Meadwestvaco Corp (MWV): MWV stock is up 1.1% today.
  • Bemis Company (BMS): BMS stock is up 1.0% today.

Some of the biggest losers among basic materials stocks include:

  • Kinross Gold Corp (KGC): KGC stock is down 2.7% today.
  • Murphy USA Inc. Common Stock Wh (MUSA): MUSA stock is down 2.4% today.
  • Aluminum Corporation of China Ltd (ACH): ACH stock is down 1.8%, marking the third consecutive day the stock has decreased.
  • Teck Resources Ltd (TCK): TCK stock is down 1.8% today.
  • National Steel Corp (SID): SID stock is down 1.7% today.
  • Dominion Diamond Corp (DDC): DDC stock is down 1.7% today.
  • Gold Fields Ltd (GFI): GFI stock is down 1.7% today.
  • Hudbay Minerals Inc (HBM): HBM stock is down 1.6% today.
  • United States Steel Corp (X): X stock is down 1.6% today.
  • Sinopec Shangai Petrochemical Company Ltd (SHI): SHI stock is down 1.6% 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.

Article printed from InvestorPlace Media, http://investorplace.com/2014/08/biggest-movers-in-basic-materials-stocks-now-glt-gef-b-kwr-smg-glt-gef-b-kwr/.

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