Biggest Movers in Basic Materials Stocks Now – KALU ASH HMY SHI

KALU leads basic materials stocks higher on Tuesday

   
Biggest Movers in Basic Materials Stocks Now – KALU ASH HMY SHI

Basic materials stocks finished up 0.3% on Wall Street on Tuesday.

More broadly, the Dow Jones Industrial Average declined 0.1%, the Nasdaq remained flat and the S&P 500 was down 0.1%.

Some of the biggest gainers among basic materials stocks include:

  • Kaiser Aluminum Corp (KALU): KALU stock is up 1.9% today.
  • Ashland Inc (ASH): ASH stock is up 1.5%, marking the third consecutive day the stock has increased.
  • Harmony Gold Mining Co. Ltd (HMY): HMY stock is up 1.3% today.
  • Sinopec Shangai Petrochemical Company Ltd (SHI): SHI stock is up 1.2%, marking the third consecutive day the stock has increased.
  • Copene-Petroquimica Do Nordeste (BAK): BAK stock is up 1.2% today.
  • Century Aluminum Company (CENX): CENX stock is up 1.1% today and up 23.1% in the last month.
  • Southern Peru Copper Corp (SCCO): SCCO stock is up 1.1% today.
  • Kronos Worldwide Inc (KRO): KRO stock is up 1.0% today.
  • Grupo Simec S.A. De C.V. (SIM): SIM stock is up 1.0% today.
  • Sherwin-Williams Company (SHW): SHW stock is up 0.9% today.

Some of the biggest losers among basic materials stocks include:

  • Sun Hydraulics Corp (SNHY): SNHY stock is down 1.6% today.
  • Georgia Gulf Corp (AXLL): AXLL stock is down 1.5%, marking the sixth consecutive day the stock has decreased.
  • Raven Industries (RAVN): RAVN stock is down 1.4% today.
  • Carpenter Technology Corp (CRS): CRS stock is down 1.0% today.
  • Albany International Corp (AIN): AIN stock is down 1.0% today.
  • Circor International (CIR): CIR stock is down 1.0% today.
  • Reliance Steel & Aluminum Company (RS): RS stock is down 1.0% today.
  • Packaging Corporation of America (PKG): PKG stock is down 1.0% today.
  • Polypore International Inc (PPO): PPO stock is down 0.9% today.
  • Kaman Corp (KAMN): KAMN stock is down 0.8% 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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