Facebook's Ipo Sputters

Facebook IPO

Facebook shares struggled to stay above their $38 IPO price, as Wall Street bankers stepped in to prevent the newly minted stock from ending its first day with an embarrassing loss.

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  • Facebook's Important Number - Motley Fool
    ... that Facebook had yet to monetize its mobile user base, which stood at 488 million MAUs (54% of all MAUs) just before its IPO. When Facebook...
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  • Facebook Is Hiding Important Information From Investors (FB)
    On July 23, when Facebook reported its earnings for the second quarter, the company stunned everyone. Revenues were $2.68 billion, up 67% from the same quarter during the year before. Even better, 62% of those revenues came from the sale of mobile ads, a business Facebook didn't enter until 2012, after its IPO.  Facebook is now a $200 billion company. That's a huge number.  Facebook's market cap ...
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  • Facebook Is Hiding Important Information From Investors
    On July 23, when Facebook reported its earnings...
    09/16/2014 - 4:32 pm | View Link
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  • SEC Says Facebook’s Public Trading Exchange Was Not Ready For The IPO
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  • Will Alibaba's IPO be reminiscent of Facebook's debut?
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    09/15/2014 - 10:42 am | View Link
  • Alibaba IPO legal fees dwarf Facebook's
    Alibaba Group Holding disclosed that it would pay $15.8 million in legal fees to law firm Simpson Thacher and other attorneys who advised it on its upcoming IPO. Alibaba Group Holding disclosed on Friday that it would pay $15.8 million in legal fees to ...
    09/6/2014 - 4:20 am | View Link
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