All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘Facebook IPO’

Facebook Daily Trading Ends At $34.03 Per Share

Facebook ended their first day of trading without underwriters propping them up and stock prices closed at nearly 11% below their targeted $38 per share price. Prices have been fluctuating all day, but the general trend suggests a $30 to $34 price range might have better suited the IPO. As we reported earlier, Friday’s trading was plagued by poor sales …

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Are Facebook Shares Just Too Pricey? [Twitter Reaction]

What’s one of the first things you try if something isn’t selling well? Did you say discounts? Of course, Facebook has to be selling poorly because it just costs too much. I think they should try out a buy one, get one deal. If you buy one share, you get the second for free. On second thought, it might really …

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Facebook Stock Falls 13% Below $38 Offering Price

Uh Oh! Facebook still isn’t delivering on the demand the company and its underwriters were hoping for. In fact, It’s currently selling for more than 13% below its $38 per share target price. That’s right, you can own a piece of social networking history for somewhere in the neighborhood of $25, depending on when you buy. Starting first thing this …

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Who’s Holding All The Facebook Shares?

Interested in Facebook stock? You are not alone. Despite some technical difficulty and lower than expected trading on their IPO launch date, Facebook is still one the hottest stocks being traded on the Nasdaq today. As many could have guessed, Facebook’s IPO brings an interest in public trading that reaches far beyond your typical investor. In fact, small investors, or …

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Tech Stocks: Nasdaq Embarrassed by Facebook IPO Hiccups

Tech stocks IPO auctions will undergo a few necessary changes after a delay caused Facebook shares to begin trading 30 minutes after the scheduled 11am start time. CEO Robert Greifeld believes that the delay didn’t lead to what many believe was a disappointing debut for the social networking company, though he still feels “humbly embarrassed” by the entire ordeal. Facebook …

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Facebook IPO’s Poor Performance Blamed On Software

Friday started out pretty exciting as Facebook shares started trading. The feelings of joy soon turned to disappointment, however, as Facebook’s share price never really went anywhere. The question then turned to what caused the poor performance. To help answer that question, Nasdaq CEO Robert Greifield took to a conference call yesterday to clarify what exactly went wrong on Friday. …

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Facebook’s Rumored Reduced Guidance

During the time before Facebook’s IPO, Mark Zuckerberg and Co. had been making their rounds to woo investors, and to better explain the direction of their company. Some of the suits feared Zuckerberg’s fashion sense, and some questioned Facebook’s viability regarding ad content, which the CEO pointed out as being the number one priority of the social network in 2012. …

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Facebook’s Less Than Stellar IPO Performance

Looking back to Friday, the day of the big Facebook IPO, we reported that there was some sort of technical issue that hampered trading early on. According to sources on the inside, it could all be traced back to a communication breakdown that left the big trading desks wondering, who bought what, and at what price. I would guess that …

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Rupert Murdoch Congratulates Zuckerberg on IPO

Media mogul Rupert Murdoch congratulated Mark Zuckerberg on Facebook’s IPO, and urged him to continue working. Murdoch, who in the past lamented a lack of civility on Twitter, still takes to the platform to project his varied musings. Here he wishes Zuckerberg happiness: Follow @rupertmurdoch Rupert Murdoch @rupertmurdoch Warm congrats to Mark Zuckerberg. Much happiness, but don’t stop working! 21 …

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Mark Zuckerberg Gets Married After Big Facebook IPO

Mark Zuckerberg must be on top of the world right now. Facebook went public on Friday to the tune of $42 a share, even though it settled to $38 after a not so hot day.Regardless, it’s still a reason to celebrate. Zuckerberg wasn’t going to let the good times stop at the IPO though as the founder of Facebook also …

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Facebook Acquires Karma, A “Social And Mobile Gifting” Service

It’s been quite the busy day for Facebook. You may have heard: the company went public. They also acquired Karma, which is described as a social and mobile gifting service. The way Karma works, is: you send a gift, with a card, and Karma will notify your friend via text messager, email or Facebook. They can accept the gift as …

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Facebook’s Big Day: The Highlights

The Facebook IPO has been dominating the news today. Unless you were present at NASDAQ or Facebook’s Menlo Park, California headquarters, it’s probable that you may have missed some details of the drama. It’s also very likely that you had concerns or obligations other than keeping up on Facebook news today. Luckily, the New York Post has been live-blogging the …

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