Facebook Ipo Falls Short Of The Hype

Facebook IPO

Facebook's flat performance on its first day of trading raises questions about the stock's prospects.There wasn't much to like about Facebook's first day as a public company.

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  • Facebook Falls Below $20! More to Come?
    the decline within three months of the IPO has exceeded 47% from the IPO price ($38) and and has reached just short of 56% from the first day intraday high ($45). The reason for the decline by more than 6% on August 16 was because of the expiration this ...
    08/16/2012 - 1:00 pm | View Link
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    Some say the compensation falls short, including Knight Capital in Jersey City, New Jersey, which estimates it lost up to $35 million in the IPO, according to Bloomberg. Knight Capital is executes orders for individual investors sent to the firm from ...
    06/6/2012 - 9:45 pm | View Link
  • Facebook short-sellers also burnt by IPO
    Another indication of short-selling interest in Facebook is the volume of put options. These options give an owner the right to sell shares at a specific price. Some market players have bought put options that would pay if the stock falls below $22 ...
    05/24/2012 - 5:00 pm | View Link
  • Greenshoes, Facebook phantoms and ETF magic
    Successful or not, Facebook’s IPO has taught us ... when the stock falls below the cost of creation (the greenshoe option), the authorized participants buy back shares from the market to close out their short positions. No greenshoe option is exercised.
    05/22/2012 - 4:39 am | View Link
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