Storage equipment maker
was down 48.2% in midmorning on the heels of its warning late Friday that it might miss third-quarter estimates as customers continue to defer orders.
USB Bancorp Piper Jaffray
downgraded the stock to neutral from buy.
Piper Jaffray also cut storage infrastructure provider
to neutral from buy. QLogic was halved to a 52-week low of $35 in early trading but bounced and was down 26.1% midmorning.
Other stocks feeling the fallout from Emulex include storage software maker
, which was down 9.1% and
, which was down 16.1%.
J.P. Morgan Chase
cut its price target on Brocade to $85 from $125.
, the giant among data storage companies, was down 6.5%.