Biggest Movers in Basic Materials Stocks Now – KRO BCPC SSD GEF.B

Basic materials stocks finished down 0.5% on Wall Street today.

More broadly, the Dow Jones Industrial Average was down 0.7%, the Nasdaq fell 1.0% and the S&P 500 declined 0.7%.

Some of the biggest gainers among basic materials stocks include:

  • Kronos Worldwide Inc (KRO): KRO stock is up 1.6% today on 2 times normal volume.
  • Balchem Corp (BCPC): BCPC stock is up 0.9% today.
  • Simpson Manufacturing Company (SSD): SSD stock is up 0.8% today.
  • Greif Bros. Corp (GEF.B): GEF.B stock is up 0.8% today.
  • Actuant Corp (ATU): ATU stock is up 0.8% today.
  • Cabot Corp (CBT): CBT stock is up 0.8% today.
  • DOW Chemical Company (DOW): DOW stock is up 0.2% today.
  • Precision Castparts Corp (PCP): PCP stock is up 0.2% today.
  • Carlisle Companies Inc (CSL): CSL stock is up 0.2% today.
  • Packaging Corporation of America (PKG): PKG stock is up 0.2% today.

Some of the biggest losers among basic materials stocks include:

  • Yamana Gold (AUY): AUY stock is down 7.6%, marking the fourth consecutive day the stock has decreased.
  • Gold Fields Ltd (GFI): GFI stock is down 5.8% today.
  • Randgold Resources Limited (GOLD): GOLD stock is down 5.0%, marking the fourth consecutive day the stock has decreased.
  • Hudbay Minerals Inc (HBM): HBM stock is down 4.0% today.
  • Freeport-Mcmoran Inc. (FCX): FCX stock is down 3.4%, marking the fourth consecutive day the stock has decreased.
  • Compania Mina Buenaventura S.A. (BVN): BVN stock is down 3.4%, marking the fourth consecutive day the stock has decreased.
  • Steel Dynamics (STLD): STLD stock is down 3.0%, marking the third consecutive day the stock has decreased.
  • A. Schulman (SHLM): SHLM stock is down 2.7% today.

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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.


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