Hottest Basic Materials Stocks Now – SYT GFI VHI BLL

ATI leads basic materials stocks lower on Wednesday

Basic materials stocks fell 0.3% on Wall Street so far on Wednesday.

More broadly, the Dow Jones Industrial Average climbed 0.1%, the Nasdaq rose 0.3% and the S&P 500 climbed 0.1%.

Some of the biggest gainers among basic materials stocks include:

  • Syngenta Ag (SYT): SYT stock is up 3.6% today.
  • Gold Fields Ltd (GFI): GFI stock is up 2.2% today.
  • Valhi Inc (VHI): VHI stock is up 1.5% today.
  • Ball Corp (BLL): BLL stock is up 1.6%, marking the third consecutive day the stock has increased.
  • Terra Nitrogen Company L.P. (TNH): TNH stock is up 1.0%, marking the third consecutive day the stock has increased.
  • Sinopec Shangai Petrochemical Company Ltd (SHI): SHI stock is up 0.8% today.
  • Wd-40 Company (WDFC): WDFC stock is up 0.6%, marking the third consecutive day the stock has increased.
  • Schweitzer-Mauduit International (SWM): SWM stock is up 0.5%, marking the third consecutive day the stock has increased.
  • Balchem Corp (BCPC): BCPC stock is up 0.7% today.
  • Air Products and Chemicals (APD): APD stock is up 0.4%, marking the third consecutive day the stock has increased.

Some of the biggest losers among basic materials stocks include:

  • Allegheny Technologies Inc (ATI): ATI stock is down 7.4% today.
  • Carpenter Technology Corp (CRS): CRS stock is down 5.4% today.
  • Aluminum Corporation of China Ltd (ACH): ACH stock is down 4.3% today and down 27.4% in the last month.
  • United States Steel Corp (X): X stock is down 3.3% today.
  • Commercial Metals Company (CMC): CMC stock is down 3.1% today.
  • New Gold Inc (NGD): NGD stock is down 3.2% today.
  • Pohang Iron & Steel Co. (PKX): PKX stock is down 3.0% today.
  • Green Plains Renewable Energy (GPRE): GPRE stock is down 3.0% today.
  • Stillwater Mining Company (SWC): SWC stock is down 2.6% today.
  • Globe Specialty Metals Inc (GSM): GSM stock is down 2.4% 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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