Biggest Movers in Basic Materials Stocks Now – AEM AUY SLW NEM

VEDL leads basic materials stocks lower on Wednesday

Basic materials stocks fell broadly on Wall Street on Wednesday morning, with the sector seeing an overall decline of 0.2%.

More broadly, the Dow Jones Industrial Average was down 0.9%, the Nasdaq declined 1.1% and the S&P 500 fell 0.9%.

Some of the biggest gainers among basic materials stocks include:

  • Agnico-Eagle Mines Limited (AEM): AEM stock is up 6.6%, marking the third consecutive day the stock has increased.
  • Yamana Gold (AUY): AUY stock is up 5.7%, marking the fourth consecutive day the stock has increased.
  • Silver Wheaton Corp (SLW): SLW stock is up 4.5% today.
  • Newmont Mining Corp (NEM): NEM stock is up 4.2% today.
  • Novagold Resources Inc (NG): NG stock is up 4.0%, marking the third consecutive day the stock has increased.
  • New Gold Inc (NGD): NGD stock is up 3.6%, marking the third consecutive day the stock has increased.
  • Barrick Gold Corp (ABX): ABX stock is up 3.8%, marking the third consecutive day the stock has increased.
  • Goldcorp Inc (GG): GG stock is up 3.2% today.
  • Pan American Silver (PAAS): PAAS stock is up 3.2% today.
  • Eldorado Gold Corp (EGO): EGO stock is up 3.2% today and up 23.4% in the last month.

Some of the biggest losers among basic materials stocks include:

  • Vedanta Limited (VEDL): VEDL stock is down 7.7% today.
  • Sinopec Shangai Petrochemical Company Ltd (SHI): SHI stock is down 7.6% today.
  • Rio Tinto Plc (RIO): RIO stock is down 3.0% today.
  • Steel Dynamics (STLD): STLD stock is down 2.6% today.
  • United States Steel Corp (X): X stock is down 2.1% today.
  • Reliance Steel & Aluminum Company (RS): RS stock is down 2.4% today.
  • Huntsman Corp (HUN): HUN stock is down 2.1% today.
  • Neenah Paper (NP): NP stock is down 2.1% today.
  • Globe Specialty Metals Inc (GSM): GSM stock is down 2.1% today.
  • Sensient Technologies Corp (SXT): SXT stock is down 2.0% 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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