Updated from 8:49 a.m.
was up 0.6% in early trading despite reporting second-quarter earnings of 32 cents per share late Tuesday, just below the
Thomson Financial/First Call
consensus of 33 cents and down sharply from the year-ago 53 cents.
The semiconductor equipment maker warned the third-quarter EPS would be "break-even or slightly above" as the slump in demand continued.
today slashed 2001 EPS estimates to 41 from $1.38.
cut its 2001 estimates to $1.04 a share from $1.56.