Extreme Networks, Inc. (EXTR) is a truly extreme example of the "dot-com" era's boom-bust. Its price quintupled within a year after its 1999 IPO, only to crash swiftly and abruptly the next year. The company lost 98% of its value in less than a year after reaching its $125 peak in the first half of 2000, only two short years after the company went public. Unlike most of its "dot-com" peers, Extreme Networks actually survived the crash and the company has traded between $1.50 and $10 the following 13 years, though never reaching anywhere close to its IPO price, let alone the bubbly dot-com-era price.
One thing is sure: At this time, Extreme ...
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