There is one hot IPO to watch in the next 18 to 24 months—Uber Technologies, Inc. The company revolutionized the transportation services business by connecting passengers and drivers via smartphone apps. With a solid growth record and strong potential, Uber’s IPO is definitely worth watching.
Solid Business Model, Strong Growth
Uber’s business model is a simple yet solid one: as the middleman who connects drivers with passengers, Uber keeps .
Samsung Group plans to enter the U.S. equity market for the first time with the listing of its biotech company Samsung Bioepis. This would be one hot company to watch among upcoming initial public offerings (IPOs). (Source: The Wall Street Journal, last accessed August 24, 2015.)Samsung Bioepis is a company dedicated to the research, development, and commercialization of biosimilar products.Biosimilar products are copies of a biological .
Italian performance car maker Ferrari will launch its Initial Public Offering (IPO) in the U.S. However, its former Chairman, Luca di Montezemolo, expressed some concerns about the company’s upcoming IPO. (Source: Detroit Free Press, last accessed August 12, 2015.)The former Ferrari chairman was inducted into the Automotive Hall of Fame in Detroit. Before the induction, di Montezemolo said he was concerned that after going public, Ferrari might have .
Under a bloated stock market, a lot of companies have chosen the initial public offering (IPO) route in 2015. Among the upcoming IPOs, Houlihan Lokey (NYSE:HLI) is worth looking at. Should you invest in Houlihan Lokey’s IPO? Let’s see. (Source: The Securities and Exchange Commission, August 7, 2015.)Houlihan Lokey is an independent global investment bank founded in 1972. The company specializes in mergers and acquisitions, financings, financial restructurings, .
Shares of Conifer Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ:CNFR) are going to hit Wall Street this week. The company submitted its S-1 filling to the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) on July 2, 2015 for its initial public offering (IPO). Here’s what investors need to know about the Conifer Holdings IPO. (Source: SEC, last accessed August 7, 2015.)
Who is Conifer Holdings?
The Michigan-based insurance company was founded in 2009. Through its subsidiaries, .
Xiaomi: China-Based Mobile Phone Upstart to Be Hottest IPO in 2015?
In the crowded mobile market with a brutally high barrier to entry, Xiaomi Technology Ltd. Co. has gone from zero to hero in just a few short years. With a $45.0-billion valuation, Xiaomi is expected to be the hottest initial public offering (IPO) in 2015.(1) And nothing warms the wallets of Wall Street like the idea of getting in .
Thanks to major initial public offerings (IPOs) like Alibaba Group Holding Limited (NYSE/BABA), 2014 was a bonanza for IPOs and a definite banner year. Now there are some highly anticipated IPOs to watch for in 2015. Investors may want to keep an eye on the following top IPOs in 2015: Airbnb, Pinterest, Spotify, Uber, and Xiaomi. (More on these a little later.)
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SpaceX IPO the Final Frontier?
Is an initial public offering (IPO) the final frontier for SpaceX? Investors might be interested in gravitating toward a SpaceX IPO, but the company doesn’t seem to be in any rush to jettison private life.
SpaceX, a sort of private NASA, was founded in 2002 by Elon Musk. No one-hit wonder, Musk is also famous for starting successful firms like PayPal and Tesla Motors, .
Boxlight Corporation (NASDAQ:BOXL) becomes public on Friday, August 14th. The company has submitted an S-1 filing to the Security and Exchange commission (SEC) on June 8, 2015. Here’s what investors need to know prior to the Boxlight initial public offering (IPO). (Source: SEC, last accessed August 6, 2015.)
Who is Boxlight?
The company was incorporated for the purpose of selling sophisticated educational products. They intended to enter into LED production .
Houlihan Lokey (NYSE:HLI) will launch its initial public offering (IPO) on Thursday August 13th. Here’s what investors need to know about the upcoming Houlihan Lokey IPO. (Source: The Securities and Exchange Commission, August 7, 2015.)
Who is Houlihan Lokey?
Houlihan Lokey is an independent global investment bank with expertise in mergers and acquisitions, financings, financial restructurings, and financial advisory services. The company was founded in 1972 and .
Immediate term outlook:
The bear market rally in stocks that started in March 2009, extended because of unprecedented central bank money printing, is coming to an end. Gold bullion is up $1,000 an ounce since we first recommended it in 2002 and we are still bullish on the physical metal.
Short-to-medium term outlook:
World economies are entering their slowest growth period since 2009. The Chinese economy grew last year at its slowest pace in 24 years. Japan is in recession. The eurozone is in depression. With almost half the S&P 500 companies deriving revenue outside the U.S., slower world economic growth will negatively impact revenue and earnings growth of American companies. Domestically, America’s gross domestic product grew by only a meager 2.3% in the second quarter, which will negatively impact an already overpriced equity market.
Estimates Aug. 27, 2015
Trailing 12-month EPS for Dow Jones companies (Most Recent Quarter)