Initial public offering

Sign at Facebook headquarters in Menlo Park, Calif. (AP Photo/Ben Margot, File)

Facebook to offer 70 million shares

MENLO PARK, Calif. (AP) — Facebook plans to offer 70 million shares of its Class A stock in a sale that includes more than 41 million shares from chairman and CEO Mark Zuckerberg, who also […]

12/19/2013

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AMC Entertainment rises in 1st day on NYSE

NEW YORK (AP) — Shares of movie theater operator AMC Entertainment are rising in their first day as a public company. The stock gained $1.76, or 9.7 percent, to $19.76 in morning trading Wednesday. AMC […]

12/18/2013

A man walks his dogs past  the New York Stock Exchange prior to the Twitter IPO, Nov. 7, 2013 in New York.  (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan)

Twitter shares set new high on ad growth potential

Five weeks after Twitter’s IPO, the social media company’s shares hit their highest point yet on optimism about ad spending trends. THE SPARK: Mark Mahaney, an analyst at RBC Capital Markets, said that 59 percent […]

12/13/2013

CEO of Hilton Worldwide Christopher Nassetta, right, waits for his company's IPO to begin trading on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange, Thursday, Dec. 12, 2013. (AP Photo/Richard Drew)

Hilton shares jump in market debut

Hilton Worldwide Holdings Inc. shares jumped in initial trading Thursday as the company returns to the market in the largest hotel IPO ever. The hotelier was taken private in 2007 by the Blackstone Group. It […]

12/12/2013

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Beyond Twitter: The next wave of tech IPOs brews

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Just as one high-tech breakthrough often paves the way for the next big thing, technology IPOs move in virtuous cycles, too. Twitter’s scintillating stock market debut punctuated a procession of highly […]

11/13/2013

The Twitter app is shown on an iPhone 4s. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)

Twitter sets IPO price at $26, will raise $1.8B

NEW YORK (AP) — Twitter has set a price of $26 per share for its initial public offering, which means the company’s stock can begin trading Thursday on the New York Stock Exchange in the […]

11/06/2013

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NYSE holds ‘successful’ dry run for Twitter IPO

The New York Stock Exchange says its test run of Twitter’s initial public offering on Saturday was a success, as the exchange takes pains to avoid the technical problems that marred Facebook’s debut. While the […]

10/26/2013

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Twitter sets $17 to $20 per share range for IPO

NEW YORK (AP) — Twitter has set a price range of $17 to $20 per share for its much-anticipated initial public offering and says it could raise as much as $1.6 billion in the process. […]

10/24/2013

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Twitter to list on New York Stock Exchange

  NEW YORK (AP) — The New York Stock Exchange is edging out its tech-heavy rival for the biggest stock debut of the year. Twitter says it will list its shares on the NYSE. The […]

10/15/2013

People walk past a Potbelly Sandwich shop in New York. (AP Photo/Tali Arbel, File)

Investors gobble up Potbelly shares in debut

NEW YORK (AP) — Investors gobbled up shares of Potbelly Corp. Friday, and the sandwich chain’s shares more than doubled in their debut on the Nasdaq. The company’s initial public offering was another win for […]

10/04/2013

Twitter co-founder and former CEO Evan Williams (AP Photo/Paul Sakuma, File)

Twitter’s Williams in line for biggest IPO jackpot

Twitter co-founder Evan Williams could take home the biggest jackpot once the company goes public. Williams, who was Twitter’s CEO for two years until Dick Costolo took over in 2010, owns a 12 percent stake […]

10/04/2013

Twitter icon on a smartphone. (AP Photo/dpa, Soeren Stache, File)

5 key details in Twitter IPO treatise

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Twitter, a privately held company built on blurbs, has finally laid itself bare in documents that read more like a treatise than a tweet. The roughly 800-page filing Twitter Inc. released […]

10/04/2013

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