Shares of several networking companies lost ground today, as a member of the extended family,
Terayon Communication Systems
, said fourth-quarter revenue and earnings would fall
well short of analysts' estimates because of an unexpected slowdown and canceled orders.
Shares of Terayon, which provides broadband networking systems primarily to cable companies, recently plunged $8, or 59.8%, to $5.38.
lost $5.25, or 10.9%, to $43. Shares of
recently traded at $28.25, down 10.2%, or $3.19.
lost $8, or 10.6%, to $67.31, while
fell $4.69, or 8.5%, to $50.50.
lost $7.94, or 7.9%, to $93, and
traded down $5, or 15.3%, to $27.88.
fell $16.50, or 22.8%, to $56.
held up comparatively well, losing $2.13, or 1.8%, to $127. The same couldn't be said for
, which followed the majority of the sector and lost $10.13, or 12.2%, to $73.