Stocks extended gains on Monday after a report showed the U.S. manufacturing sector continued to grow in February, while a run-up in semiconductor company shares and Apple Inc's stock underpinned advances in the technology sector.

The semiconductor index <.SOXX> jumped 2.5 percent after U.S. flash memory maker SanDisk Corp raised its revenue forecast for the first quarter late on Friday and said the outlook for the industry in the coming years is strong.

SanDisk shares were up 8.3 percent at $31.57. Apple shares rose 1.9 percent to $208.52.

The Dow Jones industrial average <.DJI> was up 73.16 points, or 0.71 percent, at 10,398.42. The Standard & Poor's 500 Index <.SPX> was up 9.12 points, or 0.83 percent, at 1,113.61. The Nasdaq Composite Index <.IXIC> was up 25.56 points, or 1.14 percent, at 2,263.82.

(Reporting by Ellis Mnyandu; Editing by Padraic Cassidy)