Tuesday's Tech Winners & Losers - TheStreet

Shares of

Sohu.com

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were among technology's losers Tuesday, falling 9% after the Chinese Internet portal company posted lower-than-expected fourth-quarter results and issued first-quarter guidance below expectations.

The company earned $6.1 million, or 16 cents a share, on revenue of $34.4 million. Analysts polled by Thomson First Call expected earnings of 17 cents a share on revenue of $35.5 million. During the year-earlier period, the company earned $8.9 million, or 23 cents a share, on revenue of $29.7 million.

Looking ahead, Sohu.com sees first-quarter earnings of 12 cents to 14 cents a share on revenue of $32 million to $34 million. Analysts project earnings of 17 cents a share on revenue of $35.8 million. Shares were trading down $2.52 to $24.42.

Nuance Communications

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jumped 15% after the software company posted better-than-expected fiscal first-quarter results. For the period ended Dec. 31, the company posted adjusted earnings of $24 million, or 13 cents a share, on revenue of $133.8 million. Analysts expected earnings of 10 cents a share on revenue of $129.1 million. During the year-earlier quarter, the company posted adjusted earnings of $11.4 million, or 7 cents a share, on revenue of $75.6 million. Shares were trading up $1.70 to $13.04.

Shares of

Art Technology Group

( ARTG) slumped 14% after the software company posted in-line fourth-quarter earnings but issued disappointing 2007 guidance. The company earned $5.1 million, or 4 cents a share, on revenue of $32.2 million. Analysts expected earnings of 4 cents a share on revenue of $29.5 million. During the year-earlier quarter, the company earned $3.2 million, or 3 cents a share, on revenue of $25.7 million.

Looking ahead, Art Technology sees 2007 adjusted earnings of 5 cents to 8 cents a share on revenue of $117 million to $123 million. Analysts project earnings of 16 cents a share on revenue of $128.9 million. Shares were trading down 38 cents to $2.29.

CDC

( CHINA) rose 5% after the Internet-services company previewed better-than-expected fourth-quarter revenue and boosted its 2006 earnings and revenue guidance. The company sees fourth-quarter revenue of $87.2 million to $88.2 million. Analysts project revenue of $85.1 million.

For the full year, the company sees adjusted earnings of $34.3 million to $35 million, up from an earlier forecast of $32 million to $33.3 million. Analysts project earnings of $32.6 million. The company now sees revenue at $307 million to $308 million, up from an earlier view of $303 million to $307 million. Analysts project revenue of $304.8 million. Shares were trading up 51 cents to $10.68.

Shares of

Benchmark Electronics

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rose 3% after the contract electronics manufacturer posted better-than-expected fourth-quarter results. The company earned $28.3 million, or 43 cents a share, on revenue of $737.3 million. Excluding items, the company earned $29 million, or 44 cents a share. Analysts expected earnings of 43 cents a share on revenue of $733.1 million. During the year-earlier quarter, the company earned $24.7 million, or 38 cents a share, on revenue of $625.4 million.

Looking ahead, Benchmark sees adjusted first-quarter earnings of 37 cents to 42 cents a share on revenue of $735 million to $765 million. Analysts project earnings of 42 cents a share on revenue of $774.8 million. Shares were trading up 58 cents to $22.83.

Other technology movers included

Microsoft

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, up 2 cents to $29.63;

Cisco Systems

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, up 6 cents to $27.57;

Sun Microsystems

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, up 4 cents to $6.68;

Intel

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, up 10 cents to $21.38;

Level 3 Communications

(LVLT)

, up 2 cents to $6.29;

ON Semiconductor

(ONNN)

, down 18 cents to $9.50;

Dell

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, down 17 cents to $23.73;

Rambus

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, down 73 cents to $22.77; and

Apple

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, up 12 cents to $84.06.