Biggest Movers in Basic Materials Stocks Now – MATW AGU CHMT IPI

MATW leads basic materials stocks higher on Friday

   
Biggest Movers in Basic Materials Stocks Now – MATW AGU CHMT IPI

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 stayed consistent, the Nasdaq increased 0.5% and the S&P 500 was unchanged.

Some of the biggest gainers among basic materials stocks include:

  • Matthews International Corp (MATW): MATW stock is up 1.4% today.
  • Agrium Inc (AGU): AGU stock is up 1.2%, marking the third consecutive day the stock has increased.
  • Chemtura Corp (CHMT): CHMT stock is up 1.1%, marking the third consecutive day the stock has increased.
  • Intrepid Potash Inc (IPI): IPI stock is up 1.1% today.
  • Mosaic Company (MOS): MOS stock is up 1.1% today.
  • Graphic Packaging Holding Company (GPK): GPK stock is up 1.0%, marking the third consecutive day the stock has increased.
  • Mueller Industries (MLI): MLI stock is up 0.9% today.
  • Potash Corp. of Saskatchewan Inc (POT): POT stock is up 0.8% today.
  • Sealed Air Corp (SEE): SEE stock is up 0.8%, marking the third consecutive day the stock has increased.
  • Albemarle Corp (ALB): ALB stock is up 0.8% today.

Some of the biggest losers among basic materials stocks include:

  • Goldcorp Inc (GG): GG stock is down 1.3% today.
  • Dominion Diamond Corp (DDC): DDC stock is down 1.3% today.
  • Grupo Simec S.A. De C.V. (SIM): SIM stock is down 1.3% today.
  • United States Steel Corp (X): X stock is down 1.2% today.
  • Kinross Gold Corp (KGC): KGC stock is down 1.2% today.
  • Gold Fields Ltd (GFI): GFI stock is down 1.2% today.
  • Carpenter Technology Corp (CRS): CRS stock is down 1.1% today.
  • Kaman Corp (KAMN): KAMN stock is down 1.1% today.
  • International Paper Company (IP): IP stock is down 1.1% today.
  • Fibria Celulose S.A. (FBR): FBR stock is down 1.0% today.

For more information on the best stocks to buy right now, check out the latest commentary on InvestorPlace.com.

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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