Biggest Movers in Basic Materials Stocks Now – MRC WLK NGD BERY


Basic materials stocks advanced 0.8% on Wall Street on Tuesday morning.

More broadly, the Dow Jones Industrial Average remained flat, the Nasdaq stayed level and the S&P 500 was unchanged.

Some of the biggest gainers among basic materials stocks include:

  • Mrc Global Inc (MRC): MRC stock is up 10.0% today.
  • Westlake Chemical Corp (WLK): WLK stock is up 6.2% today.
  • New Gold Inc (NGD): NGD stock is up 5.4% today.
  • Berry Plastics Group Inc (BERY): BERY stock is up 4.9% today.
  • Scotts Miracle-Gro Company (SMG): SMG stock is up 4.5% today.
  • Valhi Inc (VHI): VHI stock is up 5.5% today.
  • Posco ADR (PKX): PKX stock is up 4.4% today.
  • Dominion Diamond Corp (DDC): DDC stock is up 4.0% today.
  • Trex Company (TREX): TREX stock is up 3.4% today.
  • Bhp Billiton Limited (BHP): BHP stock is up 3.4% today.

Some of the biggest losers among basic materials stocks include:

  • RBC Bearings Inc (ROLL): ROLL stock is down 0.8% today.
  • Mueller Water Products (MWA): MWA stock is down 1.3% today.
  • Clearwater Paper Corp (CLW): CLW stock is down 0.4% today.
  • Yamana Gold (AUY): AUY stock is down 1.3% today and down 28.4% in the last month.
  • Terra Nitrogen Company L.P. (TNH): TNH stock is down 0.8% today.
  • Parker-Hannifin Corp (PH): PH stock is down 0.3% today.
  • E.I. Du Pont De Nemours and Company (DD): DD stock is down 0.3% today.
  • Anglogold Ashanti Ltd (AU): AU stock is down 0.3% today and down 28.8% in the last month.

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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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