Biggest Movers in Basic Materials Stocks Now – SHI UFS AKS SID

BBL leads basic materials stocks lower on Tuesday

   
Biggest Movers in Basic Materials Stocks Now – SHI UFS AKS SID

Basic materials stocks advanced 0.2% on Wall Street on Tuesday morning.

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

Some of the biggest gainers among basic materials stocks include:

  • Sinopec Shangai Petrochemical Company Ltd (SHI): SHI stock is up 6.0% today.
  • Domtar Corp (UFS): UFS stock is up 5.4% today.
  • AK Steel Holding Corp (AKS): AKS stock is up 1.6% today and up 24.5% in the last month.
  • National Steel Corp (SID): SID stock is up 1.7% today.
  • Kapstone Paper and Packaging Corp (KS): KS stock is up 1.4% today.
  • United States Steel Corp (X): X stock is up 1.5% today.
  • Green Plains Renewable Energy (GPRE): GPRE stock is up 1.3% today.
  • Simpson Manufacturing Company (SSD): SSD stock is up 1.2% today.
  • Raven Industries (RAVN): RAVN stock is up 1.1%, marking the third consecutive day the stock has increased.
  • Cf Industries Holdings (CF): CF stock is up 1.2%, marking the fourth consecutive day the stock has increased.

Some of the biggest losers among basic materials stocks include:

  • Bhp Billiton Plc (BBL): BBL stock is down 5.7% today.
  • Bhp Billiton Limited (BHP): BHP stock is down 3.4% today.
  • Aluminum Corporation of China Ltd (ACH): ACH stock is down 2.2% today.
  • Rio Tinto Plc (RIO): RIO stock is down 1.5% today.
  • Cliffs Natural Resources Inc (CLF): CLF stock is down 1.5% today.
  • Mrc Global Inc (MRC): MRC stock is down 1.4% today.
  • Copene-Petroquimica Do Nordeste (BAK): BAK stock is down 1.0% today.
  • Southern Peru Copper Corp (SCCO): SCCO stock is down 1.0% today.
  • Cvr Partners LP Common Units R (UAN): UAN stock is down 0.9%, marking the third consecutive day the stock has decreased.
  • Anglogold Ashanti Ltd (AU): AU stock is down 0.9% 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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