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AUY leads basic materials stocks lower on Monday

Basic materials stocks finished down on Wall Street on Monday, down 1.2%.

More broadly, the Dow Jones Industrial Average was down 0.4%, the Nasdaq declined 0.3% and the S&P 500 fell 0.4%.

Some of the biggest gainers among basic materials stocks include:

  • Greif Bros. Corp (GEF.B): GEF.B stock is up 3.7% today on 3 times normal volume.
  • Vale S.A. (VALE): VALE stock is up 1.0% today.
  • Sasol Ltd (SSL): SSL stock is up 0.6% today.
  • Rio Tinto Plc (RIO): RIO stock is up 0.6% today.
  • Bhp Billiton Plc (BBL): BBL stock is up 0.5% today.
  • Mueller Water Products (MWA): MWA stock is up 0.4% today.
  • Owens-Illinois (OI): OI stock is up 0.2% today.
  • Ashland Inc (ASH): ASH stock is up 0.1%, marking the third consecutive day the stock has increased.
  • Bhp Billiton Ltd (BHP): BHP stock is up 0.1% today.

Some of the biggest losers among basic materials stocks include:

  • Yamana Gold (AUY): AUY stock is down 3.8% today and down 33.6% in the last month.
  • Terra Nitrogen Company L.P. (TNH): TNH stock is down 3.7% today.
  • Cf Industries Holdings (CF): CF stock is down 3.6%, marking the third consecutive day the stock has decreased.
  • RBC Bearings Inc (ROLL): ROLL stock is down 3.5% today.
  • Alcoa Inc (AA): AA stock is down 2.8% today.
  • Kinross Gold Corp (KGC): KGC stock is down 2.6% today.
  • Monsanto Company (MON): MON stock is down 2.5% today.
  • Leucadia National Corp (LUK): LUK stock is down 2.4% today.
  • Georgia Gulf Corp (AXLL): AXLL stock is down 2.3% today.
  • Worthington Industries (WOR): WOR stock is down 2.2% 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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