Basic materials stocks remained flat so far on Friday on Wall Street.
More broadly, the Dow Jones Industrial Average was unchanged, the Nasdaq stayed consistent and the S&P 500 remained flat.
Some of the biggest gainers among basic materials stocks include:
- Aurico Gold Inc (AUQ): AUQ stock is up 3.8% today.
- Minerals Technologies Inc (MTX): MTX stock is up 2.1% today.
- Eldorado Gold Corp (EGO): EGO stock is up 1.5%, marking the fourth consecutive day the stock has increased.
- Barrick Gold Corp (ABX): ABX stock is up 1.6%, marking the third consecutive day the stock has increased.
- Ashland Inc (ASH): ASH stock is up 1.1% today.
- New Gold Inc (NGD): NGD stock is up 1.2% today.
- Kaman Corp (KAMN): KAMN stock is up 0.8% today.
- Sasol Ltd (SSL): SSL stock is up 1.1% today.
- Royal Gold (RGLD): RGLD stock is up 1.1%, marking the fifth consecutive day the stock has increased.
- Agnico-Eagle Mines Limited (AEM): AEM stock is up 0.6% today.
Some of the biggest losers among basic materials stocks include:
- Calgon Carbon Corp (CCC): CCC stock is down 4.3%, marking the fourth consecutive day the stock has decreased.
- Alcoa Inc (AA): AA stock is down 1.7% today.
- Copene-Petroquimica Do Nordeste (BAK): BAK stock is down 1.6% today.
- Agrium Inc (AGU): AGU stock is down 1.3% today.
- Compass Minerals Intl Inc (CMP): CMP stock is down 1.0% today.
- Mosaic Company (MOS): MOS stock is down 1.0% today.
- Ball Corp (BLL): BLL stock is down 1.0% today.
- Clearwater Paper Corp (CLW): CLW stock is down 0.9% today.
- Polypore International Inc (PPO): PPO stock is down 0.9% today.
- Potash Corp. of Saskatchewan Inc (POT): POT stock is down 0.9% 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.