Computer giant

IBM

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was down 3.3% in midmorning after

Salomon Smith Barney

cut its 12-month price target to $135 from $140.

Analyst John Jones made the move after

Sun Microsystems

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lowered its sales and earnings outlook and said that technology spending is weak.

Jones also cut his 2001 earnings estimate for Big Blue to $5 from $5.10