Nothing gets overhyped as much as a company going public. And like many investors learn the hard way, blindly buying into the hype is a good way to go broke fast.
Just look at what happened with Facebook’s (Nasdaq: FB) IPO. People were so eager to invest in the social media company that they ignored the warning signs. By the time Facebook reported earnings for the first time as a public company, shares had cratered over 37% from its opening day high.
Don’t fall for IPO hype. Instead, follow our coverage on IPOs as we spot newly public companies with solid, sustainable fundamentals.
By Wall Street Daily Research - May 20th, 2013
Facebook (FB) CEO Mark Zuckerberg has lost $5.8 billion on paper since he took the company public a year ago. Call it a “fine” for allowing the company’s share price to dwindle this year. More »
By Louis Basenese - Apr 24th, 2013
The last two Chinese companies to IPO in the United States are killing it right now. Will this be the third? More »
By Louis Basenese - Mar 21st, 2013
The pace of IPOs always follows the broader market. So it should come as no surprise that as the S&P 500 Index has charged 6% higher this year already, IPO activity is heating up, too. More »
By Louis Basenese - Feb 20th, 2013
Not every IPO is destined for greatness. But there’s one company in the latest crop of filings that warrants your immediate attention. More »
By Louis Basenese - Jan 31st, 2013
This shift could prove to be one of the greatest equalizers in history, providing everyday investors with access to previously unheard-of profit opportunities. More »
By Louis Basenese - Jan 30th, 2013
After this shift takes place, scooping up early profits from the most disruptive technology companies will no longer be exclusive to well-heeled insiders and institutions. More »
By Louis Basenese - Jan 17th, 2013
Five companies plan to go public this week. At first glance, CyrusOne stands out as the most compelling of the bunch. Let’s see if it passes muster. More »
By Louis Basenese - Dec 26th, 2012
Now that we’re approaching the New Year, let’s take a look at the top five most-read articles of 2012. More »
By Louis Basenese - Dec 14th, 2012
One year’s worst performers often become the next year’s best performers. And with that in mind, here’s a look at the prospects for a handful of investments as we head into 2013. More »
By Louis Basenese - Dec 10th, 2012
For this week’s Myth-Busting Monday column, here are five more reasons to avoid SolarCity’s (SCTY) IPO. More »