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Cisco Systems (CSCO ) says visibility is limited, and doesn't see a bottom for three to six months. After the close Tuesday, Cisco posted $0.02 vs. $0.16 Q4 EPS (pro forma) on 25% lower sales. S&P maintains hold but cut the fiscal 2002 estimate. S&P, CS First Boston, Merrill, and ABN Amro cut estimates.

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