ICT ( ICTG) fell after the Newton, Mass., outsourcing-services firm said 2007 profits should be between $1.43 and $1.50 a share, barely covering the $1.49-a-share consensus. Revenue, pegged at $500 million, is roughly in line. As for current results, per-share fourth-quarter income added 2 cents from last year to 32 cents, or $5.1 million, which squares with Wall Street projections, on a top line of $117.2 million that squeaks past consensus. Shares were receding by $2.57, or 8.7%, to $27.16.

Jupitermedia ( JUPM) lost some of its steam after the digital-image purveyor sobered up buyout rumors that had sent its shares sky-high Wednesday. The Darien, Conn., company confirmed that it is currently in talks to be acquired by Getty Images ( GYI), but should this bear fruit, its sticker price will be $9.60 a share -- not in excess of $11 a share, as had been speculated by The New York Post yesterday. Jupitermedia shares were down 78 cents, or 7.8%, to $9.29. Getty Images was recently adding 72 cents, or 1.3%, to $56.78.

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