Why Extreme Networks (EXTR) Stock Is Tumbling After Hours

NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- Extreme Networks (EXTR) stock is tumbling in post-market trading after the network equipment maker missed analysts' estimates in its third quarter. 

After the bell, shares were down 10.9% to $4.75. 

Over the three months to March, the company earned 2 cents a share, inline with analysts' estimates, and revenue of $141.76 million, less than $145.8 million expected by analysts surveyed by Thomson Reuters.

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For its year-ending quarter, Extreme Networks guides for revenue between $145 million and $150 million and net income of 2 cents to 4 cents a share. Guidance fell below analysts' estimates of $158.4 million in sales and 7 cents a share in profits. 

TheStreet Ratings team rates EXTREME NETWORKS INC as a Hold with a ratings score of C. TheStreet Ratings Team has this to say about their recommendation:

"We rate EXTREME NETWORKS INC (EXTR) a HOLD. The primary factors that have impacted our rating are mixed -- some indicating strength, some showing weaknesses, with little evidence to justify the expectation of either a positive or negative performance for this stock relative to most other stocks. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its robust revenue growth, solid stock price performance and expanding profit margins. However, as a counter to these strengths, we also find weaknesses including deteriorating net income, disappointing return on equity and weak operating cash flow."

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