Basic materials stocks rose broadly on Wall Street on Thursday, with the sector seeing an overall increase of 0.3%.
More broadly, the Dow Jones Industrial Average stayed consistent, the Nasdaq increased 0.5% and the S&P 500 stayed the same.
Some of the biggest gainers among basic materials stocks include:
- Lyondellbasell Industries Nv (LYB): LYB stock is up 2.0% today.
- Precision Castparts Corp (PCP): PCP stock is up 1.5% today.
- Westlake Chemical Corp (WLK): WLK stock is up 1.4% today.
- Sealed Air Corp (SEE): SEE stock is up 1.3% today.
- Murphy USA Inc. Common Stock Wh (MUSA): MUSA stock is up 1.3% today.
- Sociedad Quimica Y Minera S.A. (SQM): SQM stock is up 1.3% today.
- Cytec Industries Inc (CYT): CYT stock is up 1.1% today.
- Commercial Metals Company (CMC): CMC stock is up 1.0% today.
- Newmarket Corp (NEU): NEU stock is up 1.0% today.
- Praxair (PX): PX stock is up 1.0% today.
Some of the biggest losers among basic materials stocks include:
- Compania Mina Buenaventura S.A. (BVN): BVN stock is down 3.2% today.
- Teck Resources Ltd (TCK): TCK stock is down 2.6% today.
- Yamana Gold (AUY): AUY stock is down 2.5% today.
- Randgold Resources Limited (GOLD): GOLD stock is down 1.8% today.
- Southern Peru Copper Corp (SCCO): SCCO stock is down 1.8% today.
- Hudbay Minerals Inc (HBM): HBM stock is down 1.7% today.
- Glatfelter (GLT): GLT stock is down 1.7% today.
- Owens-Illinois (OI): OI stock is down 1.6% today.
- Wd-40 Company (WDFC): WDFC stock is down 1.6% today.
- Domtar Corp (UFS): UFS stock is down 1.4% 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.