IPO http://www.kplu.org en IPO life ... after Facebook's kerflop http://www.kplu.org/post/ipo-life-after-facebooks-kerflop <p><em>&quot;It sucked the air out of the room.&quot;</em></p><p>NEW YORK (AP) &mdash; It&#39;s been a month since Facebook&#39;s IPO fell flat and in that time, the market for initial public offerings has collapsed.</p><div><p>No company has gone public since May 18, compared with 19 in the same period a year ago. Fourteen offerings have been withdrawn or delayed, according to Dealogic.</p><p>There are no public offerings scheduled this week. Of course, thanks to the European debt crisis, financial markets haven&#39;t been terribly conducive to IPOs. Still, venture capitalists say the fallout from Facebook&#39;s rocky IPO is making companies &mdash; especially those in the technology sector &mdash; cautious about going public.</p><p> Thu, 21 Jun 2012 22:31:30 +0000 Barbara Ortutay, AP Technology Writer 5369 at http://www.kplu.org IPO life ... after Facebook's kerflop Facebook's shares rise at opening, then dip toward $38 initial price http://www.kplu.org/post/facebooks-shares-rise-opening-then-dip-toward-38-initial-price Facebook's much-publicized first sale of stock to the public started with a bang late this morning as the price per share jumped. Fri, 18 May 2012 16:12:19 +0000 Mark Memmott 5038 at http://www.kplu.org Facebook's shares rise at opening, then dip toward $38 initial price Should you buy Facebook stock? http://www.kplu.org/post/should-you-buy-facebook-stock <p><a href="http://www.facebook.com/">Facebook</a> filed for its initial public stock offering in February, and the IPO could take place at any time in the next several weeks.</p><p>Should you buy the stock? We ducked that question a month ago on Money Matters but now, financial commentator Greg Heberlein is willing to offer some advice.&nbsp;</p><p>As with many financial issues, the answer is dependent on your personal circumstances.</p><p> Tue, 13 Mar 2012 11:00:00 +0000 Dave Meyer & Greg Heberlein 4411 at http://www.kplu.org Should you buy Facebook stock? Zillow stock soars, then falls, on first day of trading http://www.kplu.org/post/zillow-stock-soars-then-falls-first-day-trading <p>What goes up often comes back down. Seattle-based real estate website <a href="http://www.zillow.com/">Zillow, Inc.</a>&nbsp;set its IPO price at $20 a share yesterday. It was offered for sale on the NASDAQ Stock Market at $60 a share this morning, but quickly fell into the $40 range.</p><p>It hit a low point at $32.50. By the close of trading, it was selling for $35.80...a&nbsp;79% increase over the IPO price.&nbsp;</p><p> Wed, 20 Jul 2011 20:40:59 +0000 Dave Meyer 2129 at http://www.kplu.org Zillow stock soars, then falls, on first day of trading IPO fever http://www.kplu.org/post/ipo-fever <p>LinkedIn&#39;s IPO&nbsp;seemed like a flashback to the heyday of the 1990&#39;s. The company&#39;s stock doubled in value on its first day of trading. On this week&#39;s <strong><em>Money Matters</em></strong>, financial commentator Greg Heberlein thinks this will be a good year for IPOs. At least three locally based companies are preparing to go public, and more may be waiting in the wings.</p><p> Tue, 24 May 2011 15:35:00 +0000 Dave Meyer & Greg Heberlein 1648 at http://www.kplu.org IPO fever Two online companies' IPOs bode well for Seattle's tech biz scene http://www.kplu.org/post/two-online-companies-ipos-bode-well-seattles-tech-biz-scene <p><br /><a href="http://stream.publicbroadcasting.net/production/mp3/kplu/local-kplu-964643.mp3">http://stream.publicbroadcasting.net/production/mp3/kplu/local-kplu-964643.mp3</a></p><p>&quot;Initial Public Offering,&quot; or <a href="http://www.investopedia.com/university/ipo/ipo.asp">I-P-O</a>, is a buzz term that was talked about a lot in the boom years of the late 1990s &ndash; especially in Seattle, where lots of high-tech startup companies were thriving at that time.&nbsp; They&#39;ve been pretty scarce lately.&nbsp; But they may be coming back. Fri, 22 Apr 2011 10:05:01 +0000 Bellamy Pailthorp 1252 at http://www.kplu.org Two online companies' IPOs bode well for Seattle's tech biz scene