- IPO numbers are falling as increased market volatility makes investors cold towards to new issues.
- Upward pre-IPO price revisions bring to better initial returns.
- Recent IPO stocks get hammered at any sign of trouble in the markets.
An Initial Public Offering (IPO) is the first sale of stock by a private company to the public. An underwriting firm helps the previously private company determine an offering price and brings it to the market. IPOs can be very risky but also very rewarding; who wouldn’t hope of achieving returns similar to the ones achieved by investors who bought Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ: MSFT) at its IPO? More →