Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange during the afternoon of October 14, 2015 in New York City.
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Check out the companies making headlines after hours on Thursday:
Ross Stores — Shares of the discount retailer rose about 0.5% in after-hours trading on the back of a surprise profit and better-than-expected revenues. Ross posted a profit of 6 cents per share, which includes a benefit of 19 cents per share, and revenue of $2.68 billion for the first quarter. Analysts polled by FactSet expected a loss of 28 cents per share n revenue of $2.51 billion. However, CEO Barbara Rentler said: “There remains significant uncertainty on…