Microchip Technology Inc. stock rises Tuesday, outperforms market – MarketWatch

Shares of Microchip Technology Inc. MCHP, +4.96% advanced 4.96% to $69.20 Tuesday, on what proved to be an all-around favorable trading session for the stock market, with the S&P 500 Index SPX, +2.02% rising 2.02% to 4,088.85 and the Dow Jones Industrial Average DJIA, +1.34% rising 1.34% to 32,654.59. Microchip Technology Inc. closed $20.80 short of its 52-week high ($90.00), which the company reached on December 28th.
The stock outperformed some of its competitors Tuesday, as Texas Instruments Inc. TXN, +3.85% rose 3.85% to $174.98, Analog Devices Inc. ADI, +4.07% rose 4.07% to $163.84, and STMicroelectronics N.V. STM, +4.89% rose 4.89% to $40.57. Trading volume (5.0 M) remained 180,126 below its 50-day average volume of 5.2 M.
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U.S. stocks end sharply higher Tuesday, after retail sales data for April suggest the economy remained healthy and as investors weigh remarks by Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell.

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