Biggest Movers in Basic Materials Stocks Now – AGU MRC ARG FOE

Basic materials stocks declined on Wall Street today, down 0.5%.

More broadly, the Dow Jones Industrial Average declined 0.6%, the Nasdaq was down 0.5% and the S&P 500 fell 0.6%.

Some of the biggest gainers among basic materials stocks include:

  • Agrium Inc (AGU): AGU stock is up 0.9% today.
  • Mrc Global Inc (MRC): MRC stock is up 0.7%, marking the third consecutive day the stock has increased.
  • Airgas Inc (ARG): ARG stock is up 0.6% today.
  • Ferro Corp (FOE): FOE stock is up 0.5%, marking the third consecutive day the stock has increased.
  • Graphic Packaging Holding Company (GPK): GPK stock is up 0.5% today.
  • Sealed Air Corp (SEE): SEE stock is up 0.4% today.
  • Scotts Miracle-Gro Company (SMG): SMG stock is up 0.3% today.
  • Mosaic Company (MOS): MOS stock is up 0.3% today.
  • Crane Company (CR): CR stock is up 0.2% today.
  • Kaiser Aluminum Corp (KALU): KALU stock is up 0.1% today.

Some of the biggest losers among basic materials stocks include:

  • Green Plains Renewable Energy (GPRE): GPRE stock is down 3.2% today.
  • AK Steel Holding Corp (AKS): AKS stock is down 2.9% today.
  • Carpenter Technology Corp (CRS): CRS stock is down 2.6% today.
  • Polyone Corp (POL): POL stock is down 2.3% today.
  • Plum Creek Timber Company (PCL): PCL stock is down 2.2%, marking the fourth consecutive day the stock has decreased.
  • Allegheny Technologies Inc (ATI): ATI stock is down 2.2% today.
  • Silver Wheaton Corp (SLW): SLW stock is down 2.1% today.
  • Hecla Mining Company (HL): HL stock is down 2.0% today.
  • Barrick Gold Corp (ABX): ABX stock is down 2.0% today.
  • Worthington Industries (WOR): WOR stock is down 1.9% 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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