Shares of Micron Technology Inc.
advanced 6.22% to $71.92 Friday, on what proved to be an all-around great trading session for the stock market, with the S&P 500 Index
rising 2.39% to 4,023.89 and the Dow Jones Industrial Average
rising 1.47% to 32,196.66. This was the stock’s second consecutive day of gains. Micron Technology Inc. closed $26.53 short of its 52-week high ($98.45), which the company achieved on January 5th.
The stock demonstrated a mixed performance when compared to some of its competitors Friday, as Intel Corp.
rose 1.77% to $43.60, STMicroelectronics N.V.
rose 6.78% to $39.53, and Western Digital Corp.
rose 5.22% to $58.45. Trading volume (22.9 M) remained 508,615 below its 50-day average volume of 23.4 M.