Micron Technology Inc. stock outperforms market on strong trading day

Shares of Micron Technology Inc.

advanced 1.42% to $95.29 Thursday, on what proved to be an all-around great trading session for the stock market, with the S&P 500 Index

rising 0.42% to 4,097.17 and the Dow Jones Industrial Average

rising 0.17% to 33,503.57. This was the stock’s second consecutive day of gains. Micron Technology Inc. closed $0.81 short of its 52-week high ($96.10), which the company achieved on April 6th.

The stock outperformed some of its competitors Thursday, as Intel Corp.

rose 1.21% to $67.05, STMicroelectronics N.V.

rose 0.03% to $39.67, and Western Digital Corp.

rose 1.00% to $72.94. Trading volume (17.8 M) remained 2.3 million below its 50-day average volume of 20.1 M.

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