Biggest Movers in Basic Materials Stocks Now – PCL RS POT SQM

Basic materials stocks finished down on Wall Street today, down 0.8%.

More broadly, the Dow Jones Industrial Average declined 0.3%, the Nasdaq fell 0.3% and the S&P 500 was down 0.3%.

Some of the biggest gainers among basic materials stocks include:

  • Plum Creek Timber Company (PCL): PCL stock is up 0.9% today.
  • Reliance Steel & Aluminum Company (RS): RS stock is up 0.6% today.
  • Potash Corp. of Saskatchewan Inc (POT): POT stock is up 0.6%, marking the third consecutive day the stock has increased.
  • Sociedad Quimica Y Minera S.A. (SQM): SQM stock is up 0.5% today.
  • Sherwin-Williams Company (SHW): SHW stock is up 0.2% today.
  • Carlisle Companies Inc (CSL): CSL stock is up 0.1% today.
  • Sigma-Aldrich Corp (SIAL): SIAL stock is up 0.1% today.

Some of the biggest losers among basic materials stocks include:

  • Newmont Mining Corp (NEM): NEM stock is down 4.4%, marking the third consecutive day the stock has decreased.
  • Terra Nitrogen Company L.P. (TNH): TNH stock is down 3.8% today on 3 times normal volume.
  • Murphy USA Inc. Common Stock Wh (MUSA): MUSA stock is down 3.3% today.
  • National Steel Corp (SID): SID stock is down 3.2% today.
  • Silver Wheaton Corp (SLW): SLW stock is down 3.0%, marking the third consecutive day the stock has decreased.
  • Innospec Inc (IOSP): IOSP stock is down 2.8% today.
  • Southern Peru Copper Corp (SCCO): SCCO stock is down 2.8% today.
  • Huntsman Corp (HUN): HUN stock is down 2.7% today.
  • Methanex Corp (MEOH): MEOH stock is down 2.7% today and down 20.9% in the last month.
  • Kronos Worldwide Inc (KRO): KRO stock is down 2.6% 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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