Biggest Movers in Basic Materials Stocks Now – SYT AXLL MON AEM

MRC leads basic materials stocks lower on Thursday

Basic materials stocks rose 0.4% on Wall Street today.

More broadly, the Dow Jones Industrial Average rose 0.4%, the Nasdaq climbed 0.6% and the S&P 500 pushed 0.4% higher.

Some of the biggest gainers among basic materials stocks include:

  • Syngenta Ag (SYT): SYT stock is up 6.1% today on 2 times normal volume.
  • Georgia Gulf Corp (AXLL): AXLL stock is up 2.8% today on 3 times normal volume.
  • Monsanto Company (MON): MON stock is up 2.5% today.
  • Agnico-Eagle Mines Limited (AEM): AEM stock is up 2.4% today.
  • Universal Forest Products (UFPI): UFPI stock is up 2.0% today.
  • Pan American Silver (PAAS): PAAS stock is up 1.9% today.
  • Cabot Corp (CBT): CBT stock is up 1.7% today.
  • Kinross Gold Corp (KGC): KGC stock is up 1.7% today.
  • Potash Corp. of Saskatchewan Inc (POT): POT stock is up 1.6% today.
  • Silver Wheaton Corp (SLW): SLW stock is up 1.5% today.

Some of the biggest losers among basic materials stocks include:

  • Mrc Global Inc (MRC): MRC stock is down 2.5% today.
  • Grupo Simec S.A. De C.V. (SIM): SIM stock is down 2.4% today.
  • Innophos Holdings (IPHS): IPHS stock is down 2.1% today.
  • Chemtura Corp (CHMT): CHMT stock is down 2.1% today.
  • Allegheny Technologies Inc (ATI): ATI stock is down 1.9% today.
  • Gerdau S.A. (GGB): GGB stock is down 2.1% today.
  • Watts Water Technologies (WTS): WTS stock is down 1.6% today.
  • Huntsman Corp (HUN): HUN stock is down 1.5% today.
  • Lyondellbasell Industries Nv (LYB): LYB stock is down 1.5% today.
  • Freeport-Mcmoran Inc. (FCX): FCX stock is down 1.5% 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.

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