Biggest Movers in Basic Materials Stocks Now – KRO CRS VALE MEOH

LYB leads basic materials stocks lower on Thursday

Basic materials stocks finished down broadly on Wall Street on Thursday, with the sector seeing an overall decline of 0.3%.

More broadly, the Dow Jones Industrial Average declined 0.8%, the Nasdaq fell 1.6% and the S&P 500 was down 0.8%.

Some of the biggest gainers among basic materials stocks include:

  • Kronos Worldwide Inc (KRO): KRO stock is up 3.3% today.
  • Carpenter Technology Corp (CRS): CRS stock is up 3.1% today.
  • Vale S.A. (VALE): VALE stock is up 2.8% today.
  • Methanex Corp (MEOH): MEOH stock is up 2.7% today on 2 times normal volume.
  • Arcelormittal (MT): MT stock is up 2.6% today.
  • Southern Peru Copper Corp (SCCO): SCCO stock is up 2.4% today.
  • Allegheny Technologies Inc (ATI): ATI stock is up 2.4% today.
  • Sasol Ltd (SSL): SSL stock is up 2.1% today.
  • Cameco Corp (CCJ): CCJ stock is up 2.1% today.
  • Commercial Metals Company (CMC): CMC stock is up 2.0% today.

Some of the biggest losers among basic materials stocks include:

  • Lyondellbasell Industries Nv (LYB): LYB stock is down 1.6% today.
  • Carlisle Companies Inc (CSL): CSL stock is down 1.5% today.
  • PPG Industries (PPG): PPG stock is down 1.3% today.
  • Huntsman Corp (HUN): HUN stock is down 1.2% today.
  • Minerals Technologies Inc (MTX): MTX stock is down 1.2% today.
  • Westlake Chemical Corp (WLK): WLK stock is down 1.1% today.
  • DOW Chemical Company (DOW): DOW stock is down 1.1% today.
  • International Paper Company (IP): IP stock is down 1.1% today.
  • Sherwin-Williams Company (SHW): SHW stock is down 1.1% today.
  • Matthews International Corp (MATW): MATW 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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