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The most anticipated initial public offering in years failed to live up to its hype.
Shares of Uber Technologies (ticker: UBER) ended its first day of trading on Friday at $41.60, down $3.40, or 7.6%, from its offering price of $45.
It was the worst first-day performance for a giant U.S. IPO by a wide margin, according to Jay Ritter, a University…