Freeport-McMoRan and Guess are big market movers

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Posted: Mar 19, 2015 4:43 PM

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

NYSE

Freeport-McMoRan Inc., down 97 cents to $17.26

The mining company is still facing a blockade by workers at one of its largest copper mines in Indonesia, halting production.

Transocean Ltd., down $1.09 to $14.16

The offshore drilling services company will scrap four rigs that it previously intended to sell as the price of oil remains low.

Tilly's Inc., up $2.19 to $15.61

The clothing and accessories retailer reported better-than-expected fourth quarter results and a solid outlook.

Vince Holding Corp., down $3.50 to $17.89

The high-end clothing company reported better-than-expected profit, but its revenue and outlook fell short of forecasts.

Guess Inc., up $2.68 to $19.42

The apparel retailer's fourth-quarter profit topped expectations and one analyst said its sales "are starting to show signs of life."

Nucor Corp., down $3.17 to $46.10

The steel company lowered its first-quarter earnings forecast, saying steel imports are pushing down prices.

Nasdaq

Amicus Therapeutics Inc., up $3.11 to $12.46

The biotechnology company will ask for accelerated U.S. approval for its Fabry disease treatment in the second half of 2015.

K2M Group Holdings Inc., up $1.23 to $21.95

The medical device company reported a fourth-quarter loss, but the results and its outlook topped expectations.