The company's shares were up slightly in early trading on Friday before dropping slightly.
Remember when software was simple? A company press release indicates that BEA Systems has fallen into a product zigzag to catch new trends.
Dell Computer stock continues to tumble, putting a damper on most technology stocks and sending the wider market teetering higher and lower.
The Dow zigzagged indecisively, while the Nasdaq had the wind pulled from its sails on heavy profit-taking after Microsoft's stellar earnings announcement.
Stocks close higher after teetering between gaining and losing ground in earlier trading.
Wall Street stocks surge late in the day to close higher.
Markets zigzag as technology issues ride out the volatility to push the Nasdaq to a new record close.
The Nasdaq climbs on solid performances by tech stocks, while blue chips zigzag despite coordinated interest rate cuts by European banks.