Williams-Sonoma and Caesars dip while Ross and Fox jump
NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks that moved substantially or traded heavily Friday:
Ross Stores Inc., up $6.56 to $72.25
The discount retailer raised its forecast for the rest of the year.
Foot Locker Inc., up $8.97 to $40.82
The sporting goods retailer said it might surpass its annual profit and sales forecasts.
Twenty-First Century Fox Inc., up $1.83 to $31.15
Cable provider Comcast is in early talks about buying Fox’s movie studio and other assets.
Gap Inc., up $1.92 to $29.40
The retailer said sales at Old Navy and Athleta improved and it cut spending.
Williams-Sonoma Inc., down $7.09 to $45.78
The home furnishings company reported weaker profit margins and gave a disappointing quarterly forecast.
Hibbett Sports Inc., up $2.25 to $17.10
The struggling sporting goods retailer had a better quarter than analysts expected.
Electronic Arts Inc., down $2.78 to $108.82
The company said it turned off in-game purchases for “Star Wars Battlefront II” after complaints from players.
Caesars Entertainment Corp., down 42 cents to $12.33
The casino company said it will buy Indiana-based Centaur Holdings for $1.7 billion.