Posts Tagged ‘MU’

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.

MU major, NVDA cruising, SCHL flunks

Thursday, March 24th, 2011

Micron Technology Inc. (Nasdaq: MU) shares gained 8% to $11.07, on 60.7 million shares, surpassing a daily average of 41.3 million, after the maker of computer memory chips reported better-than-expected second-quarter results late Wednesday.

NVIDIA Corporation (Nasdaq: NVDA) saw 25.1 million shares come and go Thursday by noon ET, compared to an all-day volume of 32.3 million. NVDA shares went for $19.26 a pop, or 8.1% better than Wednesday’s close.

Scholastic Corporation (Nasdaq: SCHL) tripped 11.8% in early afternoon trading Thursday to $27.54. Volume was 627, 831 shares, or better than quadruple its daily average, after posting a Q3 net loss.

PFSW soars, MU far from mute, MSHL moody

Wednesday, March 23rd, 2011

PFSWEb Inc. (Nasdaq: PFSW) stepped on the accelerator Wednesday, gaining 25.4% in price to $4.15. Volume for the stock was nearly 630,000 shares, trouncing its daily average of 86,789, on better-than-expected Q4 earnings.

Micron Technology Inc. (Nasdaq: MU) proved among the busiest stocks on Wall St. Wednesday, trading in 39.5 million shares, just shy of its daily average around 41 million. Share prices budged 2.7% higher to $10.62, as investors awaited the release of MU’s Q2 financials results.

Marshall Edwards Inc. (Nasdaq: MSHL) slumped 15.7% Wednesday to register at $1.56 near the close. Volume for the stock was 143,091, or nearly double its usual volume.

KAI crows, MU moves along, AXT declines

Thursday, February 24th, 2011

Kadant Inc. (NYSE: KAI) gained 13.6% Thursday to $23.64, on share volume of 612,000, or 15 times its all-day average, after announcing Q4 revenues of $73.3 million, an increase of $16.5 million, or 29% over last year.

Micron Technology Inc. (Nasdaq: MU) traded Thursday in 24.5 million shares, closing in on a daily average of 36.9 million. MU shares picked up 1% to $10.65.

AXT Inc. (Nasdaq: AXTI) demurred 17.5% to $6.90 Thursday, on share volume of 3.1 million, more than four times its daily average, after reporting full-year earnings of $18.7 million on revenue of $95.5 million. In 2009, it lost $1.9 million on revenue of $55.4 million.

HLF healthy, MU active, RMTR slumps

Wednesday, February 23rd, 2011

Herbalife Ltd. (NYSE: HLF) shares added 9.8% to $76.71, on share volume of 2.1 million, or nearly five times its average, after the seller of weight-reduction supplements late Tuesday projected a first-quarter profit that beat predictions.

Micron Technology (Nasdaq: MU) traded Wednesday in 52.2 million shares, surpassing a daily average of 36.3 million. Prices for MU faded 3.4% to $10.55

Ramtron International Corporation (Nasdaq: RMTR) capsized 13.7% to $2.20 Wednesday, on share volume of more than 419,000, nearly four times its daily average, a day after announcing quarterly numbers that featured total revenue of $16.1 million, compared with total revenue of $14.4 million for the same quarter last year. Net income for the fourth quarter of 2010 was $471,000, or $0.02 per share, compared with net income of $755,000, or $0.03 per share, in the prior-year quarter.