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On brutal Wall Street day, Micron is a heavily traded loser

Micron Technology Inc. was the eighth most active stock on the Nasdaq Stock Market as of the close of the market on Thursday, Aug. 18, according to Yahoo Finance.

It was a day in which U.S. stocks took a severe beating. The Nasdaq finished down more than 131 points, while the Dow-Jones Industrial Average was down nearly 420 points and the Standard & Poor’s Index dropped more than 54 points.

Stock in Micron, a Boise-based maker of computer memory chips, has traded between $5.60 and $11.95 a share in the past year. At 4 p.m. EDT on Aug. 18, the stock closed at $5.64, down 7.69 percent, on volume of 45,111,544 shares.

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