Hottest Basic Materials Stocks Now – BCPC MATW CMP WDFC

Basic materials stocks finished down on Wall Street today, down 0.4%.

More broadly, the Dow Jones Industrial Average was down 0.3%, the Nasdaq pushed 0.2% higher and the S&P 500 fell 0.3%.

Some of the biggest gainers among basic materials stocks include:

  • Balchem Corp (BCPC): BCPC stock is up 2.3%, marking the sixth consecutive day the stock has increased.
  • Matthews International Corp (MATW): MATW stock is up 1.1% today.
  • Compass Minerals Intl Inc (CMP): CMP stock is up 1.0% today.
  • Wd-40 Company (WDFC): WDFC stock is up 0.7% today.
  • Mueller Industries (MLI): MLI stock is up 0.6% today.
  • Stepan Company (SCL): SCL stock is up 0.5% today.
  • Albany International Corp (AIN): AIN stock is up 0.5% today.
  • Quaker Chemical Corp (KWR): KWR stock is up 0.5% today.
  • Allegheny Technologies Inc (ATI): ATI stock is up 0.5% today.
  • Monsanto Company (MON): MON stock is up 0.4% today.

Some of the biggest losers among basic materials stocks include:

  • National Steel Corp (SID): SID stock is down 3.7%, marking the third consecutive day the stock has decreased.
  • Copene-Petroquimica Do Nordeste (BAK): BAK stock is down 3.1% today.
  • Grupo Simec S.A. De C.V. (SIM): SIM stock is down 2.8% today.
  • Georgia Gulf Corp (AXLL): AXLL stock is down 2.5% today.
  • Barrick Gold Corp (ABX): ABX stock is down 2.4% today.
  • Southern Peru Copper Corp (SCCO): SCCO stock is down 2.4% today.
  • Anglogold Ashanti Ltd (AU): AU stock is down 2.3%, marking the fifth consecutive day the stock has decreased.
  • Carpenter Technology Corp (CRS): CRS stock is down 2.2% today.
  • Globe Specialty Metals Inc (GSM): GSM stock is down 2.2% today.
  • Steel Dynamics (STLD): STLD stock is down 2.1% 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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