Biggest Movers in Basic Materials Stocks Now – NG AUY NGD EGO

VALE leads basic materials stocks lower on Friday

Basic materials stocks declined broadly on Wall Street today, with the sector seeing an overall decline of 0.1%.

More broadly, the Dow Jones Industrial Average climbed 0.5%, the Nasdaq pushed 0.6% higher and the S&P 500 climbed 0.5%.

Some of the biggest gainers among basic materials stocks include:

  • Novagold Resources Inc (NG): NG stock is up 5.4% today.
  • Yamana Gold (AUY): AUY stock is up 4.6% today.
  • New Gold Inc (NGD): NGD stock is up 3.2% today.
  • Eldorado Gold Corp (EGO): EGO stock is up 2.6% today.
  • Randgold Resources Ltd (GOLD): GOLD stock is up 2.4% today.
  • Barrick Gold Corp (ABX): ABX stock is up 2.3% today.
  • Silver Wheaton Corp (SLW): SLW stock is up 1.8% today.
  • Curtiss-Wright Corp (CW): CW stock is up 1.8% today.
  • Georgia Gulf Corp (AXLL): AXLL stock is up 1.6% today.
  • Agnico-Eagle Mines Ltd (AEM): AEM stock is up 1.5% today.

Some of the biggest losers among basic materials stocks include:

  • Vale S.A. (VALE): VALE stock is down 4.0% today.
  • Copene-Petroquimica Do Nordeste (BAK): BAK stock is down 3.3% today.
  • Mrc Global Inc (MRC): MRC stock is down 3.2% today.
  • Teck Resources Ltd (TCK): TCK stock is down 2.5% today.
  • United States Steel Corp (X): X stock is down 2.5% today.
  • Dominion Diamond Corp (DDC): DDC stock is down 2.5% today.
  • Owens-Illinois (OI): OI stock is down 2.3% today.
  • Methanex Corp (MEOH): MEOH stock is down 2.3% today.
  • Hudbay Minerals Inc (HBM): HBM stock is down 2.2% today.
  • Huntsman Corp (HUN): HUN 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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