Basic materials stocks declined on Wall Street on Tuesday, down 0.5%.
More broadly, the Dow Jones Industrial Average remained flat, the Nasdaq was down 0.1% and the S&P 500 stayed consistent.
Some of the biggest gainers among basic materials stocks include:
- Cytec Industries Inc (CYT): CYT stock is up 1.1% today on 2 times normal volume.
- H. B. Fuller Company (FUL): FUL stock is up 1.1% today.
- Copene-Petroquimica Do Nordeste (BAK): BAK stock is up 1.0% today.
- Cf Industries Holdings (CF): CF stock is up 0.9%, marking the third consecutive day the stock has increased.
- Greif Bros. Corp (GEF.B): GEF.B stock is up 0.8% today.
- Aptargroup (ATR): ATR stock is up 0.7% today.
- Berry Plastics Group Inc (BERY): BERY stock is up 0.6%, marking the third consecutive day the stock has increased.
- Sociedad Quimica Y Minera S.A. (SQM): SQM stock is up 0.6% today.
- Precision Castparts Corp (PCP): PCP stock is up 0.5% today.
- International Flavors & Fragrances (IFF): IFF stock is up 0.5% today.
Some of the biggest losers among basic materials stocks include:
- Agnico-Eagle Mines Limited (AEM): AEM stock is down 4.3% today.
- Silver Wheaton Corp (SLW): SLW stock is down 3.4% today.
- Randgold Resources Limited (GOLD): GOLD stock is down 3.4% today.
- Gerdau S.A. (GGB): GGB stock is down 3.1% today.
- Compania Mina Buenaventura S.A. (BVN): BVN stock is down 3.1%, marking the third consecutive day the stock has decreased.
- Methanex Corp (MEOH): MEOH stock is down 3.1% today.
- Lyondellbasell Industries Nv (LYB): LYB stock is down 3.0% today.
- Hudbay Minerals Inc (HBM): HBM stock is down 2.9% today.
- Royal Gold (RGLD): RGLD stock is down 2.7% today.
- Pan American Silver (PAAS): PAAS stock is down 2.7% 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.