Biggest Movers in Basic Materials Stocks Now – GRA GPK BLL CCK

GRA leads basic materials stocks higher on Thursday

Basic materials stocks advanced 1.2% on Wall Street on Thursday morning.

More broadly, the Dow Jones Industrial Average rose 0.7%, the Nasdaq was up 0.5% and the S&P 500 pushed 0.7% higher.

Some of the biggest gainers among basic materials stocks include:

  • W.R. Grace & Company (GRA): GRA stock is up 10.4% today.
  • Graphic Packaging Holding Company (GPK): GPK stock is up 6.2% today.
  • Ball Corp (BLL): BLL stock is up 5.3% today.
  • Crown Cork & Seal Company (CCK): CCK stock is up 3.6% today.
  • Steel Dynamics (STLD): STLD stock is up 3.3% today.
  • Rexnord Corp (RXN): RXN stock is up 3.1% today.
  • Methanex Corp (MEOH): MEOH stock is up 2.9% today.
  • Silgan Holdings (SLGN): SLGN stock is up 2.4% today.
  • Westlake Chemical Corp (WLK): WLK stock is up 2.1% today.
  • Globe Specialty Metals Inc (GSM): GSM stock is up 2.1% today.

Some of the biggest losers among basic materials stocks include:

  • Clearwater Paper Corp (CLW): CLW stock is down 15.5% today.
  • Sasol Ltd (SSL): SSL stock is down 3.8% today.
  • New Gold Inc (NGD): NGD stock is down 3.9% today.
  • Aluminum Corporation of China Ltd (ACH): ACH stock is down 3.2% today.
  • FMC Corp (FMC): FMC stock is down 2.8% today.
  • United States Steel Corp (X): X stock is down 3.0% today.
  • Chemtura Corp (CHMT): CHMT stock is down 2.3% today.
  • Copene-Petroquimica Do Nordeste (BAK): BAK stock is down 2.4% today.
  • Gold Fields Ltd (GFI): GFI stock is down 2.2% today.
  • Stillwater Mining Company (SWC): SWC stock is down 1.6% 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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