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Is Now An Opportune Moment To Examine Extreme Networks, Inc. (NASDAQ:EXTR)?

Will Harmon

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Extreme Networks, Inc. (NASDAQ:EXTR), which is in the communications business, and is based in United States, saw a significant share price rise of over 20% in the past couple of months on the NASDAQGS. With many analysts covering the stock, we may expect any price-sensitive announcements have already been factored into the stock’s share price. But what if there is still an opportunity to buy? Let’s examine Extreme Networks’s valuation and outlook in more detail to determine if there’s still a bargain opportunity.

See our latest analysis for Extreme Networks

What’s the opportunity in Extreme Networks?

According to my valuation model, Extreme Networks seems to be fairly priced at around 12% below my intrinsic value, which means if you buy Extreme Networks today, you’d be paying a reasonable price for it. And if you believe that the stock is really worth $9.35, then there isn’t much room for the share price grow beyond what it’s currently trading. Although, there may be an opportunity to buy in the future. This is because Extreme Networks’s beta (a measure of share price volatility) is high, meaning its price movements will be exaggerated relative to the rest of the market. If the market is bearish, the company’s shares will likely fall by more than the rest of the market, providing a prime buying opportunity.

What kind of growth will Extreme Networks generate?

NasdaqGS:EXTR Past and Future Earnings, February 21st 2019

Future outlook is an important aspect when you’re looking at buying a stock, especially if you are an investor looking for growth in your portfolio. Buying a great company with a robust outlook at a cheap price is always a good investment, so let’s also take a look at the company’s future expectations. However, with a relatively muted revenue growth of 4.7% expected over the next couple of years, growth doesn’t seem like a key driver for a buy decision for Extreme Networks, at least in the short term.

What this means for you:

Are you a shareholder? EXTR’s future growth appears to have been factored into the current share price, with shares trading around its fair value. However, there are also other important factors which we haven’t considered today, such as the track record of its management team. Have these factors changed since the last time you looked at the stock? Will you have enough conviction to buy should the price fluctuates below the true value?

Are you a potential investor? If you’ve been keeping an eye on EXTR, now may not be the most advantageous time to buy, given it is trading around its fair value. However, the positive outlook means it’s worth diving deeper into other factors such as the strength of its balance sheet, in order to take advantage of the next price drop.

Price is just the tip of the iceberg. Dig deeper into what truly matters – the fundamentals – before you make a decision on Extreme Networks. You can find everything you need to know about Extreme Networks in the latest infographic research report. If you are no longer interested in Extreme Networks, you can use our free platform to see my list of over 50 other stocks with a high growth potential.

We aim to bring you long-term focused research analysis driven by fundamental data. Note that our analysis may not factor in the latest price-sensitive company announcements or qualitative material.

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