The Dixie Group The Dixie Group announced financial results for the fourth quarter and year ended December 30, 2000. For the fourth quarter, the company reported a net loss of $5.7m, or $0.50 per diluted share, compared with net income of $3.1m, or $0.26 per diluted share, for the same period last year. Fourth quarter 2000 sales were $136.9m, down eight per cent compared with sales of $148.4m for the same period in 1999. For the full year 2000, the company reported a net loss of $9.3m, or $0.81 per diluted share, compared with net income of $17.2m, or $1.47 per diluted share, for 1999. Sales for the year 2000 were $568.1m, down five per cent compared with $597.9m in the prior-year period.