, an electronic business integration software company, expects to beat Wall Street's earnings expectations for the fourth quarter.

The company said it expects to post a loss of 6 cents to 8 cents a share, narrower than the 20 cents it lost in the year-ago period. Three analysts polled by

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are calling for SeeBeyond to lose 10 cents in the quarter.

The company expects revenue to total $40 million to $42 million, significantly higher than the $15.3 million tallied in the same period of 1999. That range would translate to a 51% increase from the third quarter.

SeeBeyond, which is based in Monrovia, Calif., also raised its outlook for 2001. The company said revenue for the year should be between $200 million and $210 million, up from the previously expected range of $175 million to $180 million. The company forecast revenue for the first quarter of $44 million to $46 million.

Additionally, SeeBeyond projected that it will break even in the second quarter, reaching profitability sooner than the company previously expected. According to two analysts polled by

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, the company isn't expected to post a profit until the fourth quarter of 2001.