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Biggest Movers in Basic Materials Stocks Now – SHI VHI AEM SLW

SHLM leads basic materials stocks lower on Thursday


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.

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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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