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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.

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