IPOs and Secondaries

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Lombard Signals More Evidence of IPO Market Reality Check

The market for initial public offerings was getting to be a bit ridiculous. Now that volatility has returned in the broader stock market, a reality check is starting to be ...
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Plug Power Holders Win, and Lose, from Capital Raise

Plug Power Inc. (NASDAQ: PLUG) is doing something that is good for the company, but at the expense of existing shareholders. The controversial alternative energy company filed to raise an ...
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IPO Preview: The Flood Abates for a Week

Of the dozen initial public offerings (IPOs) scheduled for last week, all but one made it out the door. That one is now scheduled for the coming week along with ...
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A Chobani IPO: Is Now the Right Time?

Chobani, the top seller of Greek yogurt in the United States, reportedly is exploring its options to raise capital, perhaps by taking the company public or by selling a stake ...
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Weibo IPO Rises Above Drooping Expectations

Ahead of its initial public offering (IPO), Weibo Corp. (NASDAQ: WB) both priced shares at the low end of its expected range of $17 to $19 apiece, and it reduced ...
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Weibo, the Twitter of China, Debuts Weak IPO Pricing

Weibo Corp. (NASDAQ: WB) has priced its initial public offering (IPO) of 16,800,000 shares at $17 per share for trading on Thursday. This is a social media platform for creation ...
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Zoe’s Kitchen Gets Rekindled Interest and Jump, All Over Again

Zoe's Kitchen, Inc. (NYSE: ZOES) must think that another up day in the markets means that it is time to rally just like it was a normal IPO day elsewhere. ...
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Medical Device Maker’s IPO a Modest Success

Some initial public offerings (IPOs) are considered a huge success if the stock appreciates more than about 20% on its IPO date. To some, though, that's an unsuccessful launch from ...
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Two IPOs Show IPO Market Losing Luster

Of four initial public offerings (IPO) scheduled to begin trading on Wednesday, we have seen two and await the others. Both IPOs now trading priced below their expected range, and ...
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City Office, Paycom IPOs Get No Traction

Two initial public offerings delayed from last week priced on Monday and began trading Tuesday morning. Both priced well below their expected ranges, and neither looks to be off to ...
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Four Post-IPO Quiet Periods End for Strong Analyst Initiations

Wall Street brokerage firms have to go through a quiet period after initial public offerings. In this time, the firms that participated in the underwriting syndicate cannot make analyst ratings ...
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3D printing

The Lesson of Voxeljet’s Secondary Offering

Last Friday, 3D printer maker Voxeljet A.G. (NYSE: VJET) priced a secondary offering of 3 million shares at $15 a share. The stock had closed on Thursday at $18.55, but ...
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IPO Preview: Another Big Week Ahead

Following a week with eight initial public offerings (IPO) launched, the coming week has 11 more on the table, including 2 that didn’t make it out last week. The one ...
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Zoes Kitchen IPO Surges

Fast-casual restaurant chain Zoës Kitchen Inc. (NYSE: ZOES) sold 5.83 million shares Friday morning at an initial public offering (IPO) price of $15 a share, the top of its expected ...
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Ally Financial IPO Starts on Bad Note for Taxpayers

Ally Financial Inc. (NYSE: ALLY) priced its initial public offering at $25 a share after markets closed on Wednesday. The IPO price was at the low end of the expected ...
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