Biggest Movers in Basic Materials Stocks Now – GPRE APD TREX BCPC

Basic materials stocks finished up 0.7% on Wall Street on Wednesday.

More broadly, the Dow Jones Industrial Average declined 0.7%, the Nasdaq was down 0.6% and the S&P 500 fell 0.7%.

Some of the biggest gainers among basic materials stocks include:

  • Green Plains Renewable Energy (GPRE): GPRE stock is up 5.6% today.
  • Air Products and Chemicals (APD): APD stock is up 4.3% today on 2 times normal volume.
  • Trex Company (TREX): TREX stock is up 3.4% today.
  • Balchem Corp (BCPC): BCPC stock is up 3.3%, marking the third consecutive day the stock has increased.
  • Graphic Packaging Holding Company (GPK): GPK stock is up 3.1% today.
  • Simpson Manufacturing Company (SSD): SSD stock is up 2.9% today.
  • Century Aluminum Company (CENX): CENX stock is up 2.8% today.
  • FMC Corp (FMC): FMC stock is up 2.8% today.
  • Cliffs Natural Resources Inc (CLF): CLF stock is up 2.8%, marking the third consecutive day the stock has increased.
  • W.R. Grace & Company (GRA): GRA stock is up 2.6% today.

Some of the biggest losers among basic materials stocks include:

  • Hudbay Minerals Inc (HBM): HBM stock is down 3.8% today.
  • Gold Fields Ltd (GFI): GFI stock is down 3.4% today.
  • Terra Nitrogen Company L.P. (TNH): TNH stock is down 2.5% today on 2 times normal volume.
  • Sasol Ltd (SSL): SSL stock is down 2.1% today.
  • New Gold Inc (NGD): NGD stock is down 2.0% today on 2 times normal volume.
  • Teck Resources Ltd (TCK): TCK stock is down 1.4% today.
  • Compania Mina Buenaventura S.A. (BVN): BVN stock is down 1.4% today.
  • Cabot Corp (CBT): CBT stock is down 1.3%, marking the fifth consecutive day the stock has decreased.
  • Weyerhaeuser Company (WY): WY stock is down 1.3% today.
  • Rio Tinto Plc (RIO): RIO stock is down 1.3% today on 2 times normal volume.

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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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