was down 11.8% in preopen
trading. After Wednesday's close, the company posted fourth-quarter earnings of 30 cents per share, missing the Street's estimate, which had been reduced to 31 cents after a warning.
Credit Suisse First Boston
sliced its 2000 earnings estimate to $1.10 from $1.75 and its 2001 forecast to $1.45 from $2.10.