Pier 1, Oracle, Rite Aid, BioMarin and Bankrate are big market movers

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Stocks that moved substantially or traded heavily Thursday on the New York Stock Exchange and the Nasdaq Stock Market:


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Pier 1 Imports Inc., down 1 cent to $12

The home decor company's fiscal first-quarter profit met Wall Street expectations, though its revenue fell short of forecasts.

Oracle Corp., down $2.17 to $42.74

The software maker reported worse-than-expected fiscal fourth-quarter profit and revenue as a stronger dollar cut into results.

Rite Aid Corp., down 32 cents to $8.60

The drugstore chain topped first-quarter profit expectations, but a key sales figure and its outlook disappointed Wall Street.

The Kroger Co., up 63 cents to $73.54

The supermarket chain reported better-than-expected first-quarter profit and boosted its outlook for a key sales measure.

Bankrate Inc., down $2.60 to $11.25

The financial content company reported disappointing first-quarter results and issued a weaker-than-expected outlook.


BioMarin Pharmaceutical Inc., up $15.06 to $138.66

The drug developer reported positive midstage clinical trial results for its human dwarfism treatment, vosoritide.

Radius Health Inc., up $7.91 to $59.64

The biotechnology company reported positive data from a key study on its osteoporosis treatment abaloparatide-SC.

Lumenis Ltd., up $1.54 to $13.62

The energy-based medical systems company is being bought by investment firm XIO Group for about $510 million cash.