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.
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.