Basic materials stocks rose 0.6% on Wall Street today.
More broadly, the Dow Jones Industrial Average pushed 0.1% higher, the Nasdaq climbed 0.2% and the S&P 500 was up 0.1%.
Some of the biggest gainers among basic materials stocks include:
- W.R. Grace & Company (GRA): GRA stock is up 1.6% today.
- Globe Specialty Metals Inc (GSM): GSM stock is up 1.4%, marking the fifth consecutive day the stock has increased.
- Grupo Simec S.A. De C.V. (SIM): SIM stock is up 1.1% today.
- Kaiser Aluminum Corp (KALU): KALU stock is up 0.8% today.
- RPM International Inc (RPM): RPM stock is up 0.8% today.
- Sinopec Shangai Petrochemical Company Ltd (SHI): SHI stock is up 0.7% today.
- Intrepid Potash Inc (IPI): IPI stock is up 0.7% today.
- Cf Industries Holdings (CF): CF stock is up 0.7%, marking the third consecutive day the stock has increased.
- PPG Industries (PPG): PPG stock is up 0.7%, marking the third consecutive day the stock has increased.
- Kaman Corp (KAMN): KAMN stock is up 0.6% today.
Some of the biggest losers among basic materials stocks include:
- Harmony Gold Mining Co. Ltd (HMY): HMY stock is down 4.7%, marking the fourth consecutive day the stock has decreased.
- Eldorado Gold Corp (EGO): EGO stock is down 2.7% today.
- Iamgold Corp (IAG): IAG stock is down 2.7% today.
- Agnico-Eagle Mines Limited (AEM): AEM stock is down 2.6% today.
- Anglogold Ashanti Ltd (AU): AU stock is down 2.6% today and down 23.7% in the last month.
- Silver Wheaton Corp (SLW): SLW stock is down 2.5% today.
- First Majestic Silver (AG): AG stock is down 2.4% today.
- Randgold Resources Limited (GOLD): GOLD stock is down 2.4% today.
- Yamana Gold (AUY): AUY stock is down 2.3% today.
- Kinross Gold Corp (KGC): KGC stock is down 2.1% 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.