SilverStream Software

(SSSW)

, an application server software provider, expects to report fourth-quarter numbers that are in line with Wall Street's expectations.

The Billerica, Mass., company estimated a fourth-quarter loss, adjusted for goodwill and deferred compensation amortization, of $2.5 million, or 12 cents a share, to $2.8 million, or 14 cents a share. Four analysts polled by

First Call/Thomson Financial

expect a loss of 13 cents a share for the quarter, compared with a loss of 34 cents a year ago.

SilverStream also expects fourth-quarter revenue of $25.6 million to $26.4 million, consistent with analysts' $26 million forecast. Revenue in the fourth quarter of 1999 was $9 million.

Shares of SilverStream closed at $15.88 on the

Nasdaq

and fell to $14.69 in after-hours

Island

trading.