Basic materials stocks fell 0.9% on Wall Street on Tuesday morning.
More broadly, the Dow Jones Industrial Average pushed 0.1% higher, the Nasdaq was up 0.5% and the S&P 500 increased 0.1%.
Some of the biggest gainers among basic materials stocks include:
- Allegheny Technologies Inc (ATI): ATI stock is up 6.9% today.
- Compania Mina Buenaventura S.A. (BVN): BVN stock is up 1.8% today.
- Kinross Gold Corp (KGC): KGC stock is up 1.7% today.
- Copene-Petroquimica Do Nordeste (BAK): BAK stock is up 1.0% today.
- Steel Dynamics (STLD): STLD stock is up 1.5% today.
- Greif Bros. Corp (GEF.B): GEF.B stock is up 0.7% today.
- Sociedad Quimica Y Minera S.A. (SQM): SQM stock is up 0.4% today.
- Gold Fields Ltd (GFI): GFI stock is up 0.7% today.
- Crown Cork & Seal Company (CCK): CCK stock is up 0.4% today.
- Ternium S.A. (TX): TX stock is up 0.3% today.
Some of the biggest losers among basic materials stocks include:
- Packaging Corporation of America (PKG): PKG stock is down 8.2% today.
- Teck Resources Ltd (TCK): TCK stock is down 7.8% today.
- Enpro Industries (NPO): NPO stock is down 4.3% today.
- Mueller Industries (MLI): MLI stock is down 3.5% today.
- E.I. Du Pont De Nemours and Company (DD): DD stock is down 3.3% today.
- Hudbay Minerals Inc (HBM): HBM stock is down 2.8% today.
- Meadwestvaco Corp (MWV): MWV stock is down 2.6% today.
- Kapstone Paper and Packaging Corp (KS): KS stock is down 2.5% today.
- Pohang Iron & Steel Co. (PKX): PKX stock is down 2.7% today.
- Green Plains Renewable Energy (GPRE): GPRE stock is down 2.5% 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.