IPOs

Burcon NutraScience is a plant-based protein pure play, Beacon says

The rise of Beyond Meat, which recently posted a hugely successful IPO may have stirred interest in Canada’s Burcon Nutrascience (Burcon Nutrascience News, Stock Quote, Chart TSX:BU), but the company is far from a “me too” play, says Beacon Securities analyst Spencer Churchill. In a research ...

Spinoffs, Takeovers and Special Situations Hotline – Friday, June 28, 2019

SLACK TECHNOLOGIES INC., $37.50. symbol WORK on New York, provides companies with an application that helps employee teams communicate through chat and direct messaging. It has over 10 million daily active users working in more than 150 countries. It provides both a free version and a paid version. ...

Avoid new IPOs to buy and it will help you avoid some big losses in your portfolio

Stay away from investing in hot new IPOs to buy instead look for high-quality stocks that can thrive in your portfolio for years to come Today’s new technologies are a lot more numerous and powerful than the ones that made a great company and a great investment in the last century. They will open ...

5 from 5i: Slack IPO, bleeding red

Weekly stock market update & five stock related articles we thought were a must-read this week ...

What is Pat’s commentary for the week of June 18, 2019

Luckin Coffee (ADR), symbol LK on Nasdaq, a recent Chinese coffee-shop chain new stock issue (also known as an IPO, short for initial public offering), seems to be tracing out a pattern that’s all-too-familiar to successful investors. It’s a pattern that leads us to follow a general rule of rar ...

Choose just one of these types of new companies on the stock market to unlock growth and hidden value

Invest in spinoffs and avoid IPOs when you look for new companies on the stock market. This should boost your long-term portfolio returns The decision to go public or remain private depends on a number of factors that a company’s owners must evaluate from the unique perspective of the firm: The m ...

Lightspeed is a pricey stock but a great company, this investor says

Lightspeed POS (Lightspeed POS Stock Quote,Chart TSX:LSPD) has hit the ground running with a successful IPO earlier this year and there’s likely more where that came from, says Rob Lauzon of Middlefield Capital, who thinks the company has a lot of runway ahead of it. “We don’t own it yet [but ...

Uber is a great service but a terrible stock to own, this investor says

Uber’s (Uber Stock Quote, Chart NYSE:UBER) initial public offering fell flat earlier this month but the company hopes to impress with its earnings report Thursday where investors will be looking for light at the end of the tunnel as far as profitability goes. But don’t bet on that outcome, says ...

Grow Even Faster Newsletter: MailChimp’s $700M Success Story

In this week’s edition of Grow Even Faster, my weekly newsletter, the lead item is how MailChimp became a $700-million business without venture capital or an IPO. For nearly 20 years, the Atlanta-based company has chugged along to become the leaders in the email marketing business. Grow Even Fast ...

Uber could be “much more exciting than people think”, Mike Newton says

Last week, Uber (Uber Stock Quote, Chart NYSE:UBER) ended up in a fender-bender of an IPO, as the stock dropped 18 per cent over its first two trading days. But who’s responsible for the mishap? Was it underwriters Morgan Stanley or perhaps those cagey investors who were quick to flip the stock a ...