Basic materials stocks declined 0.7% on Wall Street today.
More broadly, the Dow Jones Industrial Average declined 0.4%, the Nasdaq was unchanged and the S&P 500 fell 0.4%.
Only one stock in the basic materials sectors showed gains:
- Anglogold Ashanti Ltd (AU): AU stock is up 0.2% today and up 22.6% in the last month.
Some of the biggest losers among basic materials stocks include:
- Matthews International Corp (MATW): MATW stock is down 1.1% today.
- A. Schulman (SHLM): SHLM stock is down 0.5% today.
- Aptargroup (ATR): ATR stock is down 0.4% today.
- Calgon Carbon Corp (CCC): CCC stock is down 0.3% today.
- Air Products and Chemicals (APD): APD stock is down 0.1% today.
- Compania Mina Buenaventura S.A. (BVN): BVN stock is down 0.2% today.
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.