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ComputerWorld: Plenty of New Linux Stocks, but No Red Hat

Mar 06, 2000, 15:29 (1 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Dominique Deckmyn)

"Investors who missed out on last year's Linux success stories will get a new chance this month, as several Linux companies prepare to go public. The consensus from the analysts: LinuxCare Inc. (Nasdaq:LXCR proposed) looks promising, but be careful with Caldera Systems Inc. (Nasdaq:CALD proposed) and stay away from LinuxOne Inc. (Nasdaq:LINX proposed)."

"LinuxCare in San Francisco and Caldera Systems in Orem, Utah, both priced their initial public offerings last week. Both are highly regarded Linux companies, but they have little revenue and mounting losses."

"Analysts say they have little patience with LinuxOne, a virtually unknown start-up in Mountain View, Calif., that recently launched a Linux distribution that's seen as a transparent attempt to cash in on the Linux hype."

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