Biggest Movers in Basic Materials Stocks Now – BAK IPHS NGD CLW

Basic materials stocks finished down broadly on Wall Street today, with the sector seeing an overall decline of 2.6%.

More broadly, the Dow Jones Industrial Average fell 1.7%, the Nasdaq was down 1.6% and the S&P 500 fell 1.7%.

Some of the biggest gainers among basic materials stocks include:

  • Copene-Petroquimica Do Nordeste (BAK): BAK stock is up 3.2% today.
  • Innophos Holdings (IPHS): IPHS stock is up 2.1% today.
  • New Gold Inc (NGD): NGD stock is up 2.0% today.
  • Clearwater Paper Corp (CLW): CLW stock is up 2.0% today.
  • Wd-40 Company (WDFC): WDFC stock is up 1.9% today.
  • Balchem Corp (BCPC): BCPC stock is up 1.7% today on 2 times normal volume.
  • Polypore International Inc (PPO): PPO stock is up 1.3% today.
  • Goldcorp Inc (GG): GG stock is up 1.2% today.
  • Pohang Iron & Steel Co. (PKX): PKX stock is up 1.0% today.

Some of the biggest losers among basic materials stocks include:

  • Westlake Chemical Corp (WLK): WLK stock is down 6.1% today and down 21.4% in the last month.
  • Huntsman Corp (HUN): HUN stock is down 5.4% today and down 24.3% in the last month.
  • Valhi Inc (VHI): VHI stock is down 4.9% today and down 30.7% in the last month.
  • PPG Industries (PPG): PPG stock is down 3.8% today on 2 times normal volume.
  • Sociedad Quimica Y Minera S.A. (SQM): SQM stock is down 3.7% today.
  • Century Aluminum Company (CENX): CENX stock is down 3.7% today and down 21.3% in the last month.
  • Albemarle Corp (ALB): ALB stock is down 3.4%, marking the third consecutive day the stock has decreased.
  • Graphic Packaging Holding Company (GPK): GPK stock is down 3.2%, marking the third consecutive day the stock has decreased.
  • Air Products and Chemicals (APD): APD stock is down 3.2%, marking the third consecutive day the stock has decreased.
  • Sealed Air Corp (SEE): SEE stock is down 3.2% 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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