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Biggest Movers in Basic Materials Stocks Now – SIM WDFC APD BCPC

Basic materials stocks finished up 1.4% on Wall Street on Friday.

More broadly, the Dow Jones Industrial Average was up 1.3%, the Nasdaq pushed 1.5% higher and the S&P 500 was up 1.3%.

Some of the biggest gainers among basic materials stocks include:

  • Grupo Simec S.A. De C.V. (SIM): SIM stock is up 3.7% today.
  • Wd-40 Company (WDFC): WDFC stock is up 2.9% today.
  • Air Products and Chemicals (APD): APD stock is up 2.8% today.
  • Balchem Corp (BCPC): BCPC stock is up 2.8% today.
  • Kapstone Paper and Packaging Corp (KS): KS stock is up 2.6% today.
  • Huntsman Corp (HUN): HUN stock is up 2.5% today.
  • W.R. Grace & Company (GRA): GRA stock is up 2.5% today.
  • Polyone Corp (POL): POL stock is up 2.4% today.
  • DOW Chemical Company (DOW): DOW stock is up 2.3% today.
  • Schweitzer-Mauduit International (SWM): SWM stock is up 2.3% today.

Some of the biggest losers among basic materials stocks include:

  • Compania Mina Buenaventura S.A. (BVN): BVN stock is down 2.1% today.
  • National Steel Corp (SID): SID stock is down 1.4% today.
  • Methanex Corp (MEOH): MEOH stock is down 1.3%, marking the third consecutive day the stock has decreased.
  • Anglogold Ashanti Ltd (AU): AU stock is down 1.1% today.
  • Precision Castparts Corp (PCP): PCP stock is down 1.0% today.
  • Teck Resources Ltd (TCK): TCK stock is down 0.7% today.
  • Watts Water Technologies (WTS): WTS stock is down 0.4% today.
  • Barrick Gold Corp (ABX): ABX stock is down 0.4% today.
  • Newmont Mining Corp (NEM): NEM stock is down 0.3% today.
  • Dominion Diamond Corp (DDC): DDC stock is down 0.3% 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.

Article printed from InvestorPlace Media, https://investorplace.com/2015/07/biggest-movers-in-basic-materials-stocks-now-sim-wdfc-apd-bcpc-sim-wdfc-apd/.

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