At last check the stock was off 0.6% at $206.50.
For the second quarter ended July 17, Advance earned an adjusted $3.40 a share. Net sales rose nearly 6% from a year earlier to $2.65 billion.
Analysts were expecting adjusted earnings of $3.04 a share on revenue of $2.65 billion, according to FactSet.
The company now expects net sales between $10.6 billion and $10.8 billion for the full year after previously expecting $10.4 billion to $10.8 billion.
For the year it now expects same-store sales to rise 6% to 8%. Its previous forecast was 4% to 6%. It plans to open 80 to 120 stores instead of 100 to 150.
The company said its second quarter top-line increase was led by a recovery in miles driven by vehicles as pandemic lockdowns eased over the summer and American's took to the roads.
Comparable-store sales increased 5.8% year over year. Over two years, same-store sales rose 13.3%.
In 2021 through the end of the fiscal second quarter, free cash flow increased 70% compared with 2019, to $646.6 million.