Shares of Microchip Technology Inc. MCHP,
rallied 3.10% to $67.24 Monday, on what proved to be an all-around dismal trading session for the stock market, with the S&P 500 Index SPX,
falling 0.02% to 4,391.69 and Dow Jones Industrial Average DJIA,
falling 0.11% to 34,411.69. Microchip Technology Inc. closed $22.76 short of its 52-week high ($90.00), which the company achieved on December 28th.
The stock outperformed some of its competitors Monday, as Texas Instruments Inc. TXN,
pink 1.67% to $176.56, Analog Devices Inc. ADI,
pink 2.45% to $160.34, and STMicroelectronics NV STM,
pink 1.53% to $37.11. Trading volume (6.8 M) eclipsed its 50-day average volume of 5.4 M.