A lot goes into pricing a stock IPO

Sep 14, 2023
And that's before the shares even get to the P in the acronym: the public. First there's the "roadshow," later, hopefully, the "pop."
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Why Birkenstock's IPO filing is encouraging for investors

Sep 13, 2023
The supportively soled shoe brand is the latest company to file to sell stock to the public after a long IPO drought. The move indicates a stable, confident market.
Birkenstock, the German maker of comfortable footwear, will sell shares on the New York Stock Exchange, signaling a stable financial environment.
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Following IPO wave, startups' stock sales have slowed to a trickle

Jun 6, 2023
The IPO window is closed, the pros say, amid high interest rates and recession fears. But it will be back, they add.
The Cava restaurant chain is planning to sell shares to the public, a move that's less popular than it used to be.
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Initial public offerings fell sharply last year. Are things looking up?

Feb 10, 2023
The number of companies debuting IPOs in 2022 hit its lowest level in years. Just 181 companies went public then compared to over 1,000 in 2021. Experts say this year looks a little brighter.
When confidence wanes, "the IPO window narrows or shuts for a period of time," said Gregory Rice at Boston Consulting Group. Above, the New York Stock exchange.
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What's behind the boom in IPOs?

Jun 17, 2021
The type of companies that have gone public this year are often in sectors that have done well during the pandemic.
According to Dealogic, the amount of money raised through IPOs in 2021 has already surpassed the total in 2020, and it's only June.
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Coursera's IPO reflects the demand for online learning

Mar 8, 2021
The firm, a leader in the massive open online course sector, says its enrollment more than doubled last year.
In the early days of the pandemic, traditional universities turned to sites like Coursera for help with online learning.
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WeWork strikes a deal to save itself

Oct 22, 2019
Japanese conglomerate SoftBank will take control, ousting co-founder Adam Neumann.
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For public good, not for profit.

What investors need to see in Saudi Aramco's IPO prospectus

Oct 18, 2019
The state-run oil giant is notoriously opaque. But as it moves forward with going public, prospective investors have been demanding details about how the company is run.
Amin Nasser, CEO of Saudi state oil company Aramco, speaks at the 24th World Energy Congress in Abu Dhabi in September.
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Uber targets $100B valuation for IPO as Lyft shares slide

Apr 10, 2019
The company has actually lowered its expectations.
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