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NEW YORK (AP) -- Stocks that moved substantially or traded heavily Thursday:

Dollar General Corp., up $4.24 to $93.44

The discount retailer gave a strong yearly profit forecast.

Mattel Inc., down 34 cents to $13.84

Toys R Us, a key seller of Mattel's toys, moved to liquidate its U.S. operations.

Connecticut Water Service Inc., up $5.11 to $57.68

The parent company of San Jose Water agreed to buy the utility for $750 million in stock.

Alexion Pharmaceuticals Inc., up $4.15 to $126.83

The company said a treatment for a rare blood disorder worked in a late-stage clinical study.

Unilever PLC, down $1.10 to $52.24

The consumer products company said it will leave the U.K., making the Netherlands its sole headquarters.

3D Systems Corp., up 71 cents to $12.86

The 3D printer maker had a better fourth quarter than analysts expected.

Consolidated Edison Inc., up 61 cents to $76.58

Utility companies and other big dividend payers moved higher as bond yields slipped again.

J. Jill Inc., down $2.63 to $4.82

The women's clothing retailer gave weak first-quarter profit and sales forecasts and said CEO Paula Bennett will retire.

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