Updated from 2:26 p.m. EDT
The dry bulk shippers were mixed Wednesday, with
Genco Shipping and Trading
among the day's losers.
Genco shares were recently falling 2% to $18.28. The stock, which closed Tuesday at $18.66, may be attracting short interest, according to
. The stock has a 52-week high of $84.51 and a 52-week low of $6.43.
Investors watching for the effects of China's stimulus program may take heart in a report from
that Chinese importing of copper rose 10% in March from the previous month. Aluminum imports also increased. According to Bloomberg, which cited Wanxiang Resources Co. analyst Sheng Weimin, lead and tin purchases also increased.
Among other widely held stocks in teh dry bulk sector:
was down 0.3% to $15.06.
was up 2.3% to $6.62.
was up 3.3% to $7.23.
was up 0.7% to $6.99.
was up 1.2% to $3.44.