Biggest Movers in Basic Materials Stocks Now – GEF HBM VEDL NGD

Basic materials stocks advanced broadly on Wall Street on Thursday morning, with the sector seeing an overall increase of 1.0%.

More broadly, the Dow Jones Industrial Average climbed 0.8%, the Nasdaq rose 0.6% and the S&P 500 was up 0.8%.

Some of the biggest gainers among basic materials stocks include:

  • Greif Bros. Corp (GEF): GEF stock is up 17.1% today.
  • Hudbay Minerals Inc (HBM): HBM stock is up 5.6% today.
  • Vedanta Ltd (VEDL): VEDL stock is up 5.2% today.
  • New Gold Inc (NGD): NGD stock is up 4.5% today.
  • Teck Resources Ltd (TCK): TCK stock is up 4.2% today.
  • Vale S.A. (VALE): VALE stock is up 3.1% today.
  • Bhp Billiton Plc (BBL): BBL stock is up 2.7% today.
  • Syngenta Ag (SYT): SYT stock is up 2.2% today.
  • Freeport-Mcmoran Inc (FCX): FCX stock is up 2.8% today.
  • Southern Peru Copper Corp (SCCO): SCCO stock is up 2.4% today.

Some of the biggest losers among basic materials stocks include:

  • Carpenter Technology Corp (CRS): CRS stock is down 2.4% today.
  • National Steel Corp (SID): SID stock is down 1.2% today.
  • Grupo Simec S.A. De C.V (SIM): SIM stock is down 1.3% today.
  • Eldorado Gold Corp (EGO): EGO stock is down 1.4%, marking the fourth consecutive day the stock has decreased.
  • Gerdau S.A. (GGB): GGB stock is down 1.2% today.
  • Actuant Corp (ATU): ATU stock is down 0.7%, marking the third consecutive day the stock has decreased.
  • Kinross Gold Corp (KGC): KGC stock is down 1.2% today and down 21.5% in the last month.
  • Quaker Chemical Corp (KWR): KWR stock is down 0.5% today.
  • Posco ADR (PKX): PKX stock is down 0.1% today.
  • Copene-Petroquimica Do Nordeste (BAK): BAK stock is down 0.5% 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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