Dollar General, Sears, Kroger, Costco and Medtronic are big market movers

NEW YORK, N.Y. – Stocks that moved substantially or traded heavily Thursday on the New York Stock Exchange and the Nasdaq stock market:


Dollar General Corp., up $2.77 to $68.12

The discount retailer reported better-than-expected fiscal third-quarter profit.

American Eagle Outfitters Inc. down 49 cents to $15.32

The clothing and apparel retailer reported revenue that fell short of forecasts.

The Kroger Co., up $1.80 to $39.91

The supermarket operator reported a boost in third-quarter profit on higher sales and lifted its profit outlook for the year.

PVH Corp., down $10.36 to $83.02

The owner of Calvin Klein and Tommy Hilfiger reported revenue that fell short of forecasts.

Medtronic PLC, up 56 cents to $76.67

The medical device maker reported better-than-expected second-quarter profit and narrowed its earnings outlook for the year.


Costco Wholesale Corp., up $2.58 to $163.67

The membership warehouse retailer’s November and fiscal first-quarter sales at establish stores results beat Wall Street expectations.

Avago Technologies Ltd., up $12.57 to $144.78

The chipmaker reported better-than-expected fiscal fourth-quarter profit.

Sears Holdings Corp., down $1.41 to $19

The department store operator reported a narrower third-quarter loss on lower expenses as sales continued to decline.