Salomon Smith Barney's

Jonathan Joseph cut his first-quarter and full-year earnings view on chipmaker

Intel

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, citing slowing sales.

Joseph cut his first-quarter earnings-per-share outlook to 30 cents from 35 cents and his 2001 earnings-per-share estimate to $1.25 from $1.42. And, the chipmaker's first-quarter revenue outlook was reduced to $7.86 billion from $8.73 billion.

Also,

Merrill Lynch

trimmed Intel and other chipmakers' 2001 earnings-per-share estimates. Intel's 2001 earnings estimate was taken down to $1.41 a share from $1.56.

Advanced Micro Devices

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was lowered to $2.43 from $2.66;

Analog Devices

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was lowered to $2.39 from $2.58;

Linear Technology

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was trimmed to $1.41 from $1.48; and

Texas Instruments

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was cut to $1.40 from $1.61.