Biggest Movers in Basic Materials Stocks Now – OI NGD GFI SSL

Basic materials stocks declined broadly on Wall Street so far on Wednesday, with the sector seeing an overall decline of 0.3%.

More broadly, the Dow Jones Industrial Average rose 0.5%, the Nasdaq pushed 0.8% higher and the S&P 500 was up 0.5%.

Some of the biggest gainers among basic materials stocks include:

  • Owens-Illinois (OI): OI stock is up 9.3% today.
  • New Gold Inc (NGD): NGD stock is up 3.9% today.
  • Gold Fields Ltd (GFI): GFI stock is up 3.8% today.
  • Sasol Ltd (SSL): SSL stock is up 3.5% today.
  • Randgold Resources Limited (GOLD): GOLD stock is up 3.4%, marking the third consecutive day the stock has increased.
  • Goldcorp Inc (GG): GG stock is up 3.3% today.
  • Aurico Gold Inc (AUQ): AUQ stock is up 2.7% today.
  • Polypore International Inc (PPO): PPO stock is up 2.9% today.
  • Silver Wheaton Corp (SLW): SLW stock is up 2.6% today.
  • Novagold Resources Inc (NG): NG stock is up 2.1% today.

Some of the biggest losers among basic materials stocks include:

  • E.I. Du Pont De Nemours and Company (DD): DD stock is down 6.7% today.
  • Fibria Celulose S.A. (FBR): FBR stock is down 2.9% today.
  • International Flavors & Fragrances (IFF): IFF stock is down 1.8%, marking the third consecutive day the stock has decreased.
  • National Steel Corp (SID): SID stock is down 1.5% today.
  • Gerdau S.A. (GGB): GGB stock is down 1.5% today.
  • Georgia Gulf Corp (AXLL): AXLL stock is down 1.4% today.
  • FMC Corp (FMC): FMC stock is down 0.8% today.
  • Precision Castparts Corp (PCP): PCP stock is down 1.4% today.
  • Trex Company (TREX): TREX stock is down 1.2% today.
  • Vedanta Limited (VEDL): VEDL stock is down 0.9% to a new 52-week low of $13.68.

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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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