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 IPO was 6 years ago today — here's how much you'd have made if you invested $1,000 back in the day
    Facebook held its initial public offering on May 18, 2012, six years ago Friday. A $1,000 stock investment bought at the closing price on that day would be worth almost $4,800 today. Friday is the sixth anniversary of Facebook's initial public offering ...
    05/18/2018 - 11:39 am | View Link
  • A look back in IPO: Facebook’s trailing profit and mobile intrigue
    Alex Wilhelm is the editor-in-chief of Crunchbase News and co-host of Equity, TechCrunch's venture capital-focused podcast. Living in the post-Snap IPO era as we now are, it’s a great moment to look back at Facebook’s public offerings. After all, Snap ...
    08/22/2017 - 4:48 am | View Link
  • This Is Why Mark Zuckerberg Got Married the Day After Facebook’s IPO
    Mark Zuckerberg took to Facebook Friday to share that it’s his fifth wedding anniversary with wife Priscilla Chan. But that’s not the only anniversary he’s celebrating—the day prior marks five years since Facebook’s IPO. But why on Earth would ...
    05/19/2017 - 4:24 pm | View Link
  • Snapchat can't escape Facebook's shadow in 1st earnings report since IPO
    NEW YORK — Facebook's shadow continues to hang over Snapchat as its parent company reported disappointing numbers. Snap Inc., best known for disappearing messages even though it has evolved to become much more, had a massive loss and saw user growth ...
    05/10/2017 - 7:09 pm | View Link
  • IPO values Snap at twice facebook’s sales multiple
    Signage for Snap Inc, parent company of Snapchat, is displayed on monitors on the floor of New York Stock Exchange before the opening bell yesterday. Snap priced its initial public offering at $17 a share on Wednesday. Snap Inc, maker of the disappearing ...
    03/2/2017 - 6:54 pm | View Link
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  • Facebook | Crunchbase
    Facebook is an online social networking service that enables its users to connect with friends and family as well as make new connections.
    06/14/2018 - 10:14 am | View Website
  • Sean Parker
    Sean Parker's fortune stems from his brief tenure, at age 24, as Facebook's president. Parker is now a venture capital investor and philanthropist.
    06/13/2018 - 10:58 am | View Website
  • Mark Zuckerberg texted his now wife about cancelling ...
    A distraught Mark Zuckerberg texted 'Everything here is going really badly' before nearly cancelling Facebook's IPO
    08/10/2017 - 8:12 am | View Website
  • How Does IPO Pricing Work?
    How does IPO pricing work? What happens behind the scenes when a stock has priced its IPO but they are debating what the opening trade should be? This question was originally answered on Quora by Raj Bhuptani.
    11/7/2013 - 6:56 pm | View Website
  • Facebook's Horrible IPO Has Erased $50 Billion And It's ...
    Facebook's IPO was three months ago, and the company has lost $50 billion in market value since then. It is Ebersman 's fault, says Sorkin. That's not a paraphrase. It's a quote. Sorkin begins his column: "It is David Ebersman's fault. There is just no way around it." Later he writes: "If there is ...
    09/4/2012 - 3:00 am | View Website
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