Internet stocks were a little more than kin to the rest of the stock market this morning, and a little less than kind. Traders were taking profits this Friday after the
TheStreet.com Internet Sector
index reached an all-time high yesterday, and the index averages were nearly unchanged in the early morning.
There's very little stock-specific news this morning, save
, whose board approved a 2-for-1 split this morning. The stock was rocketing higher, up 16 11/16 to 109 5/8, an 18% gain.
was off 3 1/8 to 149 1/4, or 2%. The other Net leaders weren't faring much better:
shed 3/4 to 213 9/16;
fell 7/8 to 77; and
was off by 1 1/16 to 158 3/8.
lost 5/8 to 48 5/8.
was up 3/8 to 54 7/8.
lost 5 1/16, or 4%, in the early going to 121 1/16.
InterNAP Network Services
, which offers centrally managed Net connectivity to businesses, was down 5 3/16, or 4.5% to 109 1/4.