Basic materials stocks finished flat on Tuesday on Wall Street.
More broadly, the Dow Jones Industrial Average was steady, the Nasdaq was down 0.2% and the S&P 500 stayed the same.
Some of the biggest gainers among basic materials stocks include:
- Chemtura Corp (CHMT): CHMT stock is up 1.7% today.
- Cytec Industries Inc (CYT): CYT stock is up 1.5% today.
- Innospec Inc (IOSP): IOSP stock is up 1.3%, marking the third consecutive day the stock has increased.
- Actuant Corp (ATU): ATU stock is up 1.1% today.
- Cameco Corp (CCJ): CCJ stock is up 1.1% today.
- Terra Nitrogen Company L.P. (TNH): TNH stock is up 0.9% today.
- Sealed Air Corp (SEE): SEE stock is up 0.9% today.
- Balchem Corp (BCPC): BCPC stock is up 0.8%, marking the third consecutive day the stock has increased.
- Agrium Inc (AGU): AGU stock is up 0.7% today.
- Celanese Corp (CE): CE stock is up 0.7% today.
Some of the biggest losers among basic materials stocks include:
- Stillwater Mining Company (SWC): SWC stock is down 3.2% today.
- Hecla Mining Company (HL): HL stock is down 3.0% today.
- Novagold Resources Inc (NG): NG stock is down 2.0% today.
- Agnico-Eagle Mines Limited (AEM): AEM stock is down 1.5% today.
- Hudbay Minerals Inc (HBM): HBM stock is down 1.4% today.
- Compania Mina Buenaventura S.A. (BVN): BVN stock is down 1.2% today.
- Schweitzer-Mauduit International (SWM): SWM stock is down 1.2% today.
- Kinross Gold Corp (KGC): KGC stock is down 1.2% today.
- Eldorado Gold Corp (EGO): EGO stock is down 1.1% today.
- Silver Wheaton Corp (SLW): SLW stock is down 1.1% 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.