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Micron (MU -0.2%) is down slightly on an up day for tech after receiving a downgrade to...
Micron (MU -0.2%) is down slightly on an up day for tech after receiving a downgrade to Underperform by CLSA. The downgrade comes as Micron advances its enterprise ambitions by announcing a new PCI-Express flash module for servers and storage gear - like SanDisk (SNDK), Micron is counting on its ability to obtain NAND flash at cost to help stand out in a crowded market featuring Fusion-io (FIO), STEC, Intel, and Marvell, among others. Yesterday, Morgan Stanley reiterated an Overweight on Micron and SanDisk, arguing investment plans and equipment order activity indicate NAND capacity will remain tight in 2013.