In fact, 16 IPOs priced this week, for a total value of $4 billion.
While social media companies like Twitter are popular offerings now, other sectors dominating the IPO market include biotech, cloud computing, and cybersecurity.
So to look past Twitter, here are some of the week's biggest IPOs and how the stocks have fared thus far.To continue reading click here...
The Biggest Tech IPOs to Hit the Market
Thursday, micro-blogging site Twitter (NYSE: TWTR) will debut as a publicly traded company on Wall Street's Big Board. Many analysts - including those at Money Morning - will steer clear of the hotly anticipated IPO - but TWTR has had no trouble generating investor interest.
The San Francisco-based company even increased its price range Monday on roughly 70 million shares from $17 to $20 per share to $23 to $25. The move values the company at a whopping $13.9 billion, or 26 times its revenue over the last 12 months. Twitter hopes to raise as much as $1.75 billion.To continue reading, please click here...
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The U.S. Federal Reserve was also in the spotlight, and Twitter took center stage once again as we learned of the micro-blogging site's target IPO date.To continue reading, please click here...
Don't Feel Bad If You Miss Out on the Twitter Stock IPO
The Twitter stock IPO is going to happen - it's no longer a question of if, but of when. The company is the latest social media concern to go public, and investors and commentators alike are looking forward to the festivities.
It remains to be seen whether or not NASDAQ can avoid the issues that it ran into with Facebook Inc. (Nasdaq: FB). That IPO was one of the biggest in history. The company had a market cap of $104 billion, unprecedented for an IPO.Read more...
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It's been a busy year for initial public offering (IPO) investing, and despite recent volatility, it's looking to be a busy fall for the new issues market...
The stock market has remained firm in spite of increasing tensions in the Middle East and the fear of quantitative easing (QE) tapering from the U.S. Federal Reserve.
IPO Market 2013: What's Next After the White-Hot Start
The IPO market has had a strong first half in 2013, in some cases delivering double-digit gains for those who have ventured into IPO investing.
As the stock market has staged an impressive rally, investor demand to get into the IPO market is returning to pre- credit-crisis levels. The second quarter was actually the most active three-month period for IPOs in six years.
So far in 2013, we have seen 92 deals. The average gain for initial buyers is around 20%.
The pace seems to be picking up, as the first quarter saw 31 deals raise about $7.6 billion, and the second quarter had 61 offerings raise more than $13 billion.
Financial firms, including real estate investment trusts (REITs), have been the most active industry, with 35 offerings. Healthcare companies are right behind, closing in on 34 deals so far this year.
Some analysts think we could see more than 200 deals by the end of the year.
That means more opportunity for IPO investing for double-digit gains...here's where to look.