IPOS 2014: Initial public offerings this year have hit record territory. Through the first week in December, 262 companies have raised $82.1 billion through initial public offerings – the largest annual total in the past 10 years. In fact, 2014's IPOs have more than doubled the yearly average of $38.6 billion.
Some have nearly tripled from their IPO price. Although not all are winners – some have lost half their initial value.
Take a look at how these popular IPOs have done so far…
IPOs 2014: Winners and Losers
Vivint Solar Inc. (NYSE: VSLR) – The designer and installer of affordable solar solutions went public Oct 1. The recent IPO raised $329.6 million by offering 20.6 million shares at $16 per share. Vivint Solar is listed in the New York Stock Exchange under the ticker VSLR. The stock is down to around $8.30 per share.
FMSA Holdings Inc. (NYSE: FMSA) – The sand-based proppant solutions provider went public Oct 3. The company raised $400 million by offering 25 million shares at $16 per share. FMSA Holdings is listed on the New York Stock Exchange under the ticker FMSA. The stock trades around $7.19 for a more than 50% loss from its IPO price.
HubSpot Inc. (NYSE: HUBS) – An exciting recent IPO, the cloud-based marketing and sales software provider went public Oct 9. The company raised $125 million by offering 5 million shares at $25 per share. HubSpot is listed on the New York Stock Exchange under the ticker HUBS. The stock is up to $35.04 for a 40% gain from its IPO price.
Anchor Bancorp Wisconsin Inc. (Nasdaq: ABCW) – The savings and loan holding company started trading Oct 22. The company raised over $9.7 million by offering close to 400,000 shares at $26 per share. Anchor Bancorp Wisconsin Inc. is listed on the Nasdaq under the ticker ABCW. The stock is up to $31.97 or about 23% higher than its IPO price.