IPOs and Secondaries

IPO

IPO Recap and Outlook for 2015

For the week of May 25, there are exactly zero initial public offerings (IPOs) on the calendar due to the Memorial Day holiday. So even though there are still five ...
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Why Shake Shack Needs Chicken to Justify $3 Billion Market Value

One of this year’s most successful initial public offerings (IPOs) was from Shake Shack Inc. (NYSE: SHAK), which priced at $21 a share, doubled on its first day of trading ...
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IPO

Why Shopify Soared and Why Baozun Looks Weak

Ottawa, Canada-based Shopify Inc. (NYSE: SHOP) priced its initial public offering (IPO) on Wednesday night at $17. That was above an expected range of $14 to $16, which had already ...
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Did Linn Give Away the Farm in Its Secondary Offering?

Independent oil and gas producer Linn Energy LLC (NYSE: LINE) said Tuesday morning that it had priced a secondary offering of 16 million units at $11.79 per unit and expects ...
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IPO

2 E-Commerce Firms Lead IPOs for Week of May 18

Of the nine initial public offerings (IPO) on last week’s calendar, six made it out the door, and for the second week in a row the largest IPO was the ...
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Pricing for Secondary Offering Craters Jones Energy Shares

Jones Energy Inc. (NYSE: JONE) announced the pricing for its secondary offering of 5 million shares of class A common stock, with an overallotment option for an additional 750,000 shares. ...
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Life Ring

Apollo Calls to Abandon Ship on Noranda

Secondary offerings are often meant for companies to raise more capital, but in the case of Noranda Aluminum Holding Corp. (NYSE: NOR), it appears that this is a call by ...
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Analysts Dig GoDaddy Upside, but Shun Virtu and Etsy

Monday was the first day that analysts at firms in the underwriting syndicate were freed up to cover shares of GoDaddy Inc. (NYSE: GDDY) and Virtu Financial Inc. (NASDAQ: VIRT). ...
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IPO

IPO Calendar for Week of May 11th Includes 5 Biotechs

With 14 initial public offerings (IPO) on the calendar for last week, it was almost inevitable that some would fall by the wayside. As it turns out only 8 made ...
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The Driving Force Behind the Tallgrass Energy IPO

Tallgrass Energy G.P. L.P. (NYSE: TEGP) kicked off the largest U.S. initial public offering (IPO) of the year on Thursday, when it raised $1.15 billion before expenses, a third more ...
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Bojangles IPO

Bojangles IPO Sops Up the Gravy

Bojangles’ Inc. (NASDAQ: BOJA) priced its initial public offering (IPO) of 7.75 million shares at $19 a share on Thursday, and the stock began trading Friday morning. Shares traded as ...
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Why Analysts Are Having to Chase SolarEdge Earnings Higher

SolarEdge Technologies Inc. (NASDAQ: SEDG) reported its fiscal third-quarter financial results after the markets closed Thursday. The company had $0.20 in earnings per share (EPS) on $86.4 million in revenue. ...
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Fitbit Confirms IPO Ambitions

Fitbit Inc. filed an S-1 form with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) for its initial public offering (IPO). No terms were given in the filing but the offering ...
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TerraForm Global Files for IPO

TerraForm Global Inc. filed an S-1 form with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) for its initial public offering (IPO). No terms were given in the filing, but the ...
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Wingstop Finally Files for IPO

Wingstop has filed to come public via an initial public offering (IPO). If you have any question about what the company does, it is a top restaurant chain focused on ...
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