Basic materials stocks declined 0.2% on Wall Street so far on Wednesday.
More broadly, the Dow Jones Industrial Average fell 0.2%, the Nasdaq was unchanged and the S&P 500 was down 0.2%.
Some of the biggest gainers among basic materials stocks include:
- Sinopec Shangai Petrochemical Company Ltd (SHI): SHI stock is up 3.7% today.
- Southern Peru Copper Corp (SCCO): SCCO stock is up 3.7% today.
- Freeport-Mcmoran Inc. (FCX): FCX stock is up 2.5% today.
- Teck Resources Ltd (TCK): TCK stock is up 2.4% today.
- Hudbay Minerals Inc (HBM): HBM stock is up 2.1% today.
- Gold Fields Ltd (GFI): GFI stock is up 2.2% today.
- Goldcorp Inc (GG): GG stock is up 1.6% today.
- Stillwater Mining Company (SWC): SWC stock is up 1.6% today.
- Huntsman Corp (HUN): HUN stock is up 1.1%, marking the third consecutive day the stock has increased.
- Compania Mina Buenaventura S.A. (BVN): BVN stock is up 1.2% today.
Some of the biggest losers among basic materials stocks include:
- Balchem Corp (BCPC): BCPC stock is down 3.8% today.
- E.I. Du Pont De Nemours and Company (DD): DD stock is down 1.7% today.
- Cameco Corp (CCJ): CCJ stock is down 0.9% today.
- Gerdau S.A. (GGB): GGB stock is down 0.8%, marking the third consecutive day the stock has decreased.
- Sociedad Quimica Y Minera S.A. (SQM): SQM stock is down 1.1% today.
- Minerals Technologies Inc (MTX): MTX stock is down 0.7% today.
- Curtiss-Wright Corp (CW): CW stock is down 0.8% today.
- Airgas Inc (ARG): ARG stock is down 0.7% today.
- Georgia Gulf Corp (AXLL): AXLL stock is down 0.9% today.
- Packaging Corporation of America (PKG): PKG stock is down 0.7%, marking the third consecutive day the stock has decreased.
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.