Basic materials stocks finished flat on Thursday on Wall Street.
More broadly, the Dow Jones Industrial Average remained flat, the Nasdaq fell 0.1% and the S&P 500 stayed level.
Some of the biggest gainers among basic materials stocks include:
- Sinopec Shangai Petrochemical Company Ltd (SHI): SHI stock is up 4.2% today on 4 times normal volume.
- Valhi Inc (VHI): VHI stock is up 2.9% today.
- Agnico-Eagle Mines Limited (AEM): AEM stock is up 1.5% today.
- Silver Wheaton Corp (SLW): SLW stock is up 1.3% today.
- Crown Cork & Seal Company (CCK): CCK stock is up 0.8%, marking the third consecutive day the stock has increased.
- Agrium Inc (AGU): AGU stock is up 0.7% today.
- Harmony Gold Mining Co. Ltd (HMY): HMY stock is up 0.7% today.
- FMC Corp (FMC): FMC stock is up 0.6% today.
- Olin Corp (OLN): OLN stock is up 0.6% today.
- Hecla Mining Company (HL): HL stock is up 0.6% today.
Some of the biggest losers among basic materials stocks include:
- A. Schulman (SHLM): SHLM stock is down 2.0% today.
- Steel Dynamics (STLD): STLD stock is down 1.5% today.
- Sun Hydraulics Corp (SNHY): SNHY stock is down 1.4% today.
- Hudbay Minerals Inc (HBM): HBM stock is down 1.3% today on 2 times normal volume.
- Allegheny Technologies Inc (ATI): ATI stock is down 1.2% today.
- Kaiser Aluminum Corp (KALU): KALU stock is down 1.1% today.
- Innospec Inc (IOSP): IOSP stock is down 1.0% today.
- Albany International Corp (AIN): AIN stock is down 1.0% today.
- Kinross Gold Corp (KGC): KGC stock is down 1.0% today.
- Curtiss-Wright Corp (CW): CW stock is down 1.0% today.
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.