Ciena

(CIEN) - Get Report

lept 19.4% in late morning after posting higher-than-expected earnings and offering a bullish outlook that was lifting other fiber-optic equipment makers and technology stocks.

JDS Uniphase

(JDSU)

was up 10%, even though

Merill Lynch

lowered earnings estimates on it for the third quarter, 2001 and 2001.

Corning

(GLW) - Get Report

was up 9.9% and tech bellwether

Cisco

(CSCO) - Get Report

climbed 4.3%.