Computacenter. The computer services giant went off like a rocket at pounds 7.66 in May 1998 as part of the vogue for IT stocks - but then scared the punters by falling back to pounds 3.62. It's now at pounds 6.32 but it's been a roller-coaster ride for the ordinary shareholders.
Eurotunnel. The troubled tunnel operator lured investors with a warrants issue, but the share price was lower than the warrant exercise price by the time shares matured. Now it offers tasty perks for frequent travellers (30 per cent off all standard shuttle fares for an outlay of pounds 950). But its share price has been hammered: It's now 92.5p from 538p in September 1991.