NEW YORK — Stocks that moved substantially or traded heavily on Wednesday:
Alphabet Inc., up $24.20 to $1,318.94
Google co-founders Larry Page and Sergey Brin are relinquishing their executive positions in Google’s parent company.
Expedia Group Inc., up $6.17 to $105.56
CEO Mark Okerstrom and CFO Alan Pickerill resigned at the request of the company’s board.
HP Inc., up 41 cents to $20.04
Activist investor Carl Icahn wrote an open letter to HP’s board urging it to consider a takeover proposal from Xerox.
G-III Apparel Group Inc., down 62 cents to $27.89
The women’s clothing company, whose brands include DKNY and Donna Karan, cut its full-year forecasts.
Instructure Inc., down $4.21 to $48.75
The online education company agreed to be acquired by private equity firm Thoma Bravo for $47.60 a share in cash.
HealthEquity Inc., up $2.08 to $63.32
The provider of services for managing health care accounts reported earnings that easily beat analysts’ forecasts.
ConocoPhillips, up $1.74 to $60.63
Energy companies rose along with a sharp increase in the price of crude oil.
Campbell Soup Co., up 89 cents to $48.47
The maker of canned soup, Pepperidge Farm cookies and V8 vegetable juice released earnings that came in ahead of analysts’ forecasts.
The Associated Press