Shares of the PC makers were feeling the after-effects of
warning earlier today, as many of the industry leaders slipped during the trading session.
warned that its earnings for the fourth-quarter would come in between 18 cents and 19 cents, well below Wall Street's estimates of 25 cents a share for the period. Dell attributed the shortfall to a slowing global economy and a slowing demand for its products.
lost 94 cents, or 4.6%, to $19.56, and
was down $1.63, or 4.6%, to $34.13 in recent
New York Stock Exchange
dropped $2.50, or 2.3%, to $108.75 and
fell $1.88, or 7.9%, to $21.82 on the Big Board.
Dell slid 31 cents, or 1.2%, to $25.31, and
fell 69 cents, or 3.5%, to $18.81 on the