Biggest Movers in Basic Materials Stocks Now – GOLD NP IOSP SWM

MEOH leads basic materials stocks lower on Friday

Basic materials stocks finished down on Wall Street on Friday, down 0.3%.

More broadly, the Dow Jones Industrial Average was down 0.2%, the Nasdaq declined 0.1% and the S&P 500 fell 0.2%.

Some of the biggest gainers among basic materials stocks include:

  • Randgold Resources Limited (GOLD): GOLD stock is up 2.3% today.
  • Neenah Paper (NP): NP stock is up 2.1% today on 2 times normal volume.
  • Innospec Inc (IOSP): IOSP stock is up 1.9% today.
  • Schweitzer-Mauduit International (SWM): SWM stock is up 1.7% today.
  • Arcelormittal (MT): MT stock is up 1.7% today.
  • Southern Peru Copper Corp (SCCO): SCCO stock is up 1.7% today.
  • Domtar Corp (UFS): UFS stock is up 1.7% today.
  • RBC Bearings Inc (ROLL): ROLL stock is up 1.6%, marking the third consecutive day the stock has increased.
  • Albemarle Corp (ALB): ALB stock is up 1.5% today on 2 times normal volume.
  • Graphic Packaging Holding Company (GPK): GPK stock is up 1.5% today.

Some of the biggest losers among basic materials stocks include:

  • Methanex Corp (MEOH): MEOH stock is down 2.1% today and down 21.0% in the last month.
  • Greif Bros. Corp (GEF): GEF stock is down 1.6% today.
  • Carpenter Technology Corp (CRS): CRS stock is down 1.6% today.
  • Westlake Chemical Corp (WLK): WLK stock is down 1.3% today.
  • Rexnord Corp (RXN): RXN stock is down 1.3% today.
  • Alcoa Inc (AA): AA stock is down 1.1% today.
  • Monsanto Company (MON): MON stock is down 1.1% today.
  • Newmarket Corp (NEU): NEU stock is down 1.1% today on 3 times normal volume.
  • Huntsman Corp (HUN): HUN stock is down 1.0% today.
  • A. Schulman (SHLM): SHLM 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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