Microchip Technology Shares Dip After Company Narrows EPS Outlook

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Shares of Microchip Technology Inc. fell in Tuesday's extended session after the chip maker narrowed its earnings-per-share outlook. Microship said it now expects third-quarter adjusted EPS in a range of 87 cents to 94 cents from 85 cents to 95 cents previously. Analysts surveyed by FactSet are projecting the company to earn 90 cents a share. It also forecast third-quarter adjusted revenue to fall by about 3% versus flat to down 6% it announced in early November. Microchip shares slid 0.4% after hours.

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