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PPG flies higher, MU active, ALGN ailing

Wednesday, March 30th, 2011

PPG Industries Inc. (NYSE: PPG) shares rose 6.3% to $96.31, on volume of 3.5 million – triple its daily average — after the coatings manufacturer projected first-quarter earnings that topped Wall Street’s expectations.

Micron Technology (Nasdaq: MU) traded in 28.8 million shares, catching up on a daily average of 42.8 million shares. Prices for MU dragged 1.5% to $11.59.

Align Technology Inc. (Nasdaq: ALGN) shares fell 3.8% to $20.38, on volume of 2.3 million shares, triple its daily average, a day after the maker of a tooth-straightening product said it would pay $190 million for Cadent Holdings Inc.