Basic materials stocks finished up 0.5% on Wall Street today.
More broadly, the Dow Jones Industrial Average pushed 0.8% higher, the Nasdaq rose 0.8% and the S&P 500 climbed 0.8%.
Some of the biggest gainers among basic materials stocks include:
- Sherwin-Williams Company (SHW): SHW stock is up 2.1% today.
- Valspar Corp (VAL): VAL stock is up 1.8% today.
- Hudbay Minerals Inc (HBM): HBM stock is up 1.7% today.
- Weyerhaeuser Company (WY): WY stock is up 1.6% today.
- Curtiss-Wright Corp (CW): CW stock is up 1.6% today.
- PPG Industries (PPG): PPG stock is up 1.6% today.
- Murphy USA Inc. Common Stock Wh (MUSA): MUSA stock is up 1.3% today.
- Air Products and Chemicals (APD): APD stock is up 1.2% today.
- Carlisle Companies Inc (CSL): CSL stock is up 1.2% today.
- Mueller Water Products (MWA): MWA stock is up 1.2% today.
Some of the biggest losers among basic materials stocks include:
- Westlake Chemical Corp (WLK): WLK stock is down 2.8% today.
- National Steel Corp (SID): SID stock is down 2.4% today.
- Lyondellbasell Industries Nv (LYB): LYB stock is down 2.4% today.
- Silver Wheaton Corp (SLW): SLW stock is down 2.2% today.
- Olin Corp (OLN): OLN stock is down 2.2% today.
- Sociedad Quimica Y Minera S.A. (SQM): SQM stock is down 1.8% today.
- Georgia Gulf Corp (AXLL): AXLL stock is down 1.6% today.
- Kronos Worldwide Inc (KRO): KRO stock is down 1.5% today.
- FMC Corp (FMC): FMC stock is down 1.4% today.
- Freeport-Mcmoran Inc. (FCX): FCX stock is down 1.2% 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.