As fundamentals-focused long-term investors, Fools never base an investment decision on the daily gyrations of the market. But the market's daily price movements can be useful when looking for new stock ideas for further research, or to keep tabs on watch-list stocks.

Below you'll find today's biggest movers among our five-star stocks -- the highest rating awarded by our CAPS community of more than 120,000 investors. Have a look, and then visit us on CAPS to dig in further on each of them.

 

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Sector Past 30 Days

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American Vanguard Corp.

(NYSE:AVD)

12.48%

Chemicals

(3.95%)

139 of 146

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PMA Capital Corp

(NASDAQ:PMACA)

10.79%

Insurance

3.65%

20 of 21

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Other Five-Star Metals and Mining
Synalloy Corp (NASDAQ:SYNL) up 6.60%
Lundin Mining Corp (USA) (NYSE:LMC) up 5.16%
Other Five-Star Chemicals
Arabian American Development Company (NASDAQ:ARSD) up 44.94%
Yara International(Nasdaq Oth: YARIY) up 6.90%
Other Five-Star Insurance
Selective Insurance Group (NASDAQ:SIGI) up 5.11%
Allianz SE (ADR) (NYSE:AZ) up 4.51%

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