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3/18/15: Shares of Alibaba stock were down 1.4% this morning. Alibaba Group Holding Ltd.'s (NYSE: BABA) IPO lockup expires today and more than 337 million additional shares will float on the markets. Institutions predominately hold the shares. In May, the company will experience its second lockup expiration when another 100 million shares, primarily owned by employees, will hit the markets. The stock is down roughly 18% so far this year.