Biggest Movers in Basic Materials Stocks Now – PPO TX SWM CCJ

Basic materials stocks fell on Wall Street on Tuesday morning, down 0.5%.

More broadly, the Dow Jones Industrial Average was down 0.2%, the Nasdaq remained flat and the S&P 500 declined 0.2%.

Some of the biggest gainers among basic materials stocks include:

  • Polypore International Inc (PPO): PPO stock is up 5.7% today.
  • Ternium S.A. (TX): TX stock is up 2.7% today.
  • Schweitzer-Mauduit International (SWM): SWM stock is up 1.9% today.
  • Cameco Corp (CCJ): CCJ stock is up 1.4%, marking the third consecutive day the stock has increased.
  • Hudbay Minerals Inc (HBM): HBM stock is up 0.8% today.
  • Greif Bros. Corp (GEF.B): GEF.B stock is up 0.7% today.
  • Sinopec Shangai Petrochemical Company Ltd (SHI): SHI stock is up 0.7% today.
  • Simpson Manufacturing Company (SSD): SSD stock is up 0.6% today.
  • Newmarket Corp (NEU): NEU stock is up 0.5% today.

Some of the biggest losers among basic materials stocks include:

  • Harmony Gold Mining Co. Ltd (HMY): HMY stock is down 6.4% today and down 20.3% in the last month.
  • Gold Fields Ltd (GFI): GFI stock is down 5.0% today and down 23.1% in the last month.
  • Anglogold Ashanti Ltd (AU): AU stock is down 3.6% today.
  • Compania Mina Buenaventura S.A. (BVN): BVN stock is down 3.8% today.
  • National Steel Corp (SID): SID stock is down 3.4% today.
  • Methanex Corp (MEOH): MEOH stock is down 3.1% today.
  • Kinross Gold Corp (KGC): KGC stock is down 2.8% today.
  • Pan American Silver (PAAS): PAAS stock is down 2.4% today.
  • Huntsman Corp (HUN): HUN stock is down 2.7% today.
  • Yamana Gold (AUY): AUY stock is down 2.4% 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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