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Williams-Sonoma and Caesars dip while Ross and Fox jump

November 17, 2017

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.

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