Biggest Movers in Basic Materials Stocks Now – KS SNHY KWR GSM

KS leads basic materials stocks higher on Tuesday

Basic materials stocks rose broadly on Wall Street today, with the sector seeing an overall increase of 0.3%.

More broadly, the Dow Jones Industrial Average was unchanged, the Nasdaq pushed 0.3% higher and the S&P 500 remained flat.

Some of the biggest gainers among basic materials stocks include:

  • Kapstone Paper and Packaging Corp (KS): KS stock is up 5.7% today.
  • Sun Hydraulics Corp (SNHY): SNHY stock is up 3.8% today.
  • Quaker Chemical Corp (KWR): KWR stock is up 3.2% today.
  • Globe Specialty Metals Inc (GSM): GSM stock is up 3.2% today.
  • Glatfelter (GLT): GLT stock is up 3.2% today.
  • Allegheny Technologies Inc (ATI): ATI stock is up 3.0% today.
  • Simpson Manufacturing Company (SSD): SSD stock is up 2.9% today.
  • Circor International (CIR): CIR stock is up 2.9% today on 3 times normal volume.
  • RBC Bearings Inc (ROLL): ROLL stock is up 2.6% today.
  • Universal Forest Products (UFPI): UFPI stock is up 2.5% today.

Some of the biggest losers among basic materials stocks include:

  • Compass Minerals Intl Inc (CMP): CMP stock is down 1.4% today.
  • Newmarket Corp (NEU): NEU stock is down 1.3% today.
  • Fibria Celulose S.A. (FBR): FBR stock is down 1.3% today.
  • Vale S.A. (VALE): VALE stock is down 1.0% today.
  • W.R. Grace & Company (GRA): GRA stock is down 0.9% today.
  • Southern Peru Copper Corp (SCCO): SCCO stock is down 0.7% today.
  • E.I. Du Pont De Nemours and Company (DD): DD stock is down 0.7% today.
  • Bhp Billiton Plc (BBL): BBL stock is down 0.6% today.
  • Airgas Inc (ARG): ARG stock is down 0.6% today.
  • Georgia Gulf Corp (AXLL): AXLL stock is down 0.6% 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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