IPO Calendar for 2015 – Below is a calendar for upcoming IPO’s in 2015. This list of new initial public offerings shows you the top IPO’s of the week and new stocks that will soon begin trading on the NYSE or NASDAQ.
What is an IPO? IPO is short for Initial Public Offering which is another phrase for a new stock listed on an exchange. Each month, the IPO Calendar fills up with companies wanting to go public and issue stock. Last year, we saw some hot IPO’s start trading such as GoPro(GPRO), Zoe’s Kitchen (ZOES), Alibaba (BABA) and GrubHub (GRUB).
IPO’s are exciting because new stocks tend to see a pop on the first and second day of trading when market conditions are good. Why is this you ask? When a new stock IPO’s, most of the shares remain locked up for 6 months leaving only a small amount of stock trading during IPO day. With such little stock trading combined with the high demand for an IPO, you get a buying frenzy which produces some of the biggest gainers of the year. For example, last year, GoPro (GPRO) priced at $24, opened at $29, raced to $33, dropped to $31, and then closed around $32. The following week GoPro (GPRO) hit $50 per share. If you buy these IPO’s for a trade, don’t forget to take profits! Insiders have their stock locked up during the first 6 months of going public. A few months before and right after the lock-up expiration comes due, the IPO tends to come under heavy selling pressure with insiders selling stock into the open market. If you plan to trade IPO’s, always use tight stop orders and take profits when you have them.
Through out the year of 2015, I will list new IPO’s under the IPO Calendar below. Check back for IPO updates so you can track the hottest IPO’s of the year.
IPO Calendar December 2015
IPO’s Week of December 7, 2015
IPO’s Week of December 14, 2015
For other stock news not related to IPO’s in 2016, check out my IPO’s 2016 page.
IPO’s 2015 – Best IPO in 2015 – While the 2015 IPO calendar is still to be decided, I’m hoping we finally see the Pinterest (PINT) IPO. Pinterest is a picture sharing social networking website where users pin and share their favorite pictures. The company makes money selling ads similar to Twitter (TWTR). As of recently, Pinterest was valued at $10 billion but they would likely receive a higher valuation after the IPO. As for the Pinterest (PINT) IPO date, nothing is set. This is all speculation but at some point we will see this fast growing company go public.
Possible Upcoming IPO’s 2015 – Etsy, Hubspot, Box, DropBox, FourSquare, Square, Hulu, GoDaddy.com, Yext, Nexenta, Sprinklr