TJX, Hot Topic, Nordstrom are market movers

AP News
Posted: Jan 03, 2013 5:11 PM

NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks that moved substantially or traded heavily Thursday on the New York Stock Exchange and Nasdaq Stock Market:


The TJX Cos. Inc., up $1.41 at $44.58

The owner of the TJ Maxx and Marshalls clothing stores said its December revenue at stores open at least a year rose 6 percent.

Family Dollar Stores Inc., down $8.30 at $55.74

The discount retailer posted fiscal first-quarter results that fell short of Wall Street expectations.

Nordstrom Inc., up $1.64 at $55.27

The retailer said that a key revenue figure rose 8.6 percent in December compared with a year earlier, beating analysts' expectations.

UniFirst Corp., up $6.17 at $81.87

Shares of the uniform company hit an all-time high after it posted first-quarter results that topped Wall Street expectations.


SunPower Corp., up $2.94 at $9.07

MidAmerican Energy is buying two solar power projects in California from SunPower, paying up to $2.5 billion for the projects.

Ross Stores Inc., up $4.34 at $58.78

The discount retailer said that a key revenue figure rose 6 percent in December and it raised its fourth-quarter earnings guidance.

Quiksilver Inc., up 15 cents at $4.53

The surf and skate clothing and shoe company named Andy Mooney as president and CEO, succeeding founder Bob McKnight.

Hot Topic Inc., up $1.08 at $10.80

The teen retailer's sales during the holiday period rose 4 percent from a year ago, and it will open new stores in 2013.