Biggest Movers in Basic Materials Stocks Now – TREX SEE WOR WLK

GGB leads basic materials stocks lower on Monday

Basic materials stocks declined 0.4% on Wall Street today.

More broadly, the Dow Jones Industrial Average increased 0.3%, the Nasdaq was up 0.4% and the S&P 500 climbed 0.3%.

Some of the biggest gainers among basic materials stocks include:

  • Trex Company (TREX): TREX stock is up 2.0% today.
  • Sealed Air Corp (SEE): SEE stock is up 1.6% today.
  • Worthington Industries (WOR): WOR stock is up 1.5% today.
  • Westlake Chemical Corp (WLK): WLK stock is up 1.4% today.
  • Domtar Corp (UFS): UFS stock is up 1.2% today.
  • Valhi Inc (VHI): VHI stock is up 1.2% today.
  • Sensient Technologies Corp (SXT): SXT stock is up 1.2%, marking the third consecutive day the stock has increased.
  • Watts Water Technologies (WTS): WTS stock is up 1.0% today.
  • Stepan Company (SCL): SCL stock is up 0.8% today.
  • Greif Bros. Corp (GEF): GEF stock is up 0.8% today.

Some of the biggest losers among basic materials stocks include:

  • Gerdau S.A. (GGB): GGB stock is down 3.3% today.
  • Freeport-Mcmoran Inc. (FCX): FCX stock is down 3.1% today.
  • Teck Resources Ltd (TCK): TCK stock is down 2.6%, marking the fourth consecutive day the stock has decreased.
  • United States Steel Corp (X): X stock is down 2.3% today.
  • Ternium S.A. (TX): TX stock is down 2.0% today.
  • Sasol Ltd (SSL): SSL stock is down 1.5% today.
  • Sociedad Quimica Y Minera S.A. (SQM): SQM stock is down 1.4% today.
  • FMC Corp (FMC): FMC stock is down 1.1% today.
  • Rio Tinto Plc (RIO): RIO stock is down 1.1% today.
  • Alcoa Inc (AA): AA stock is down 1.0% 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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