Advance Auto Parts and Alphabet rise; Devon Energy drops

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Stocks that moved substantially or traded heavily Wednesday:

Advance Auto Parts Inc., up $8.65 to $114

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The auto parts retailer's results surpassed Wall Street estimates in the fourth quarter.

Devon Energy Corp., down $4.08 to $30.57

The energy company reported a smaller-than-expected profit and analysts were concerned about its 2018 forecasts.

La-Z-Boy Inc., up $2.85 to $31.75

The furniture company had a better fourth quarter than analysts anticipated.

Tile Shop Holdings Inc., down $2.27 to $6.18

The stone tile retailer had a weak fourth quarter and said it expects "volatility" in its results.

Alphabet Inc., up $10.16 to $1,113.75

Technology companies continued to lead the market's recovery following the plunge in stocks earlier this month.

EQT Corp., down $1.59 to $49.81

The energy company said it plans to split into two separate publicly traded companies.

Bloomin' Brands Inc., up $1.13 to $22.02

Barington Capital said the restaurant chain should cut spending and spin off some of its smaller brands.

Southwest Airlines Co., up 30 cents to $58.03

Transportation companies such as airlines and railroads did better than the rest of the market on Wednesday.