Costco, Amicus rise; Kohl’s, Acuity fall
NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks that moved substantially or traded heavily on Thursday:
Costco Wholesale Corp., up $4.73 at $299.42.
The warehouse store chain reported solid growth in a key sales measure for December.
Kohl’s Corp., down $3.23 at $46.15.
The department-store chain warned that its 2019 profit would be at the low end of its guidance after its holiday sales fell.
Helen of Troy Ltd., up $6.28 at $189.35.
The maker of Oxo kitchenware surpassed Wall Street’s third-quarter earnings expectations and raised its profit forecast.
Simply Good Foods Co., down $2.98 at $24.84.
The maker of Atkins snack bars reported fiscal first-quarter sales that were short of Wall Street forecasts.
Amicus Therapeutics Inc., up 21 cents at $9.67.
The company reported big sales growth for its Fabry disease drug Galfold.
Bed Bath & Beyond Inc., down $3.20 at $13.45.
The company warned it won’t achieve its 2019 financial guidance following a disappointing fiscal third-quarter.
Chico’s FAS Inc., up 40 cents at $4.16.
The women’s clothing retailer raised its fourth-quarter sales forecast following a strong holiday shopping season.
Acuity Brands Inc., down $19.70 at $123.42.
The lighting maker’s fiscal first-quarter earnings and revenue fell short of Wall Street forecasts.