Thinking of buying Groupon (GRPN +39.5%) shares today? Well, recent IPO history isn't in your...

|By:, SA News Editor

Thinking of buying Groupon (GRPN +39.5%) shares today? Well, recent IPO history isn't in your favor.  Of the 25 other companies that saw huge post-IPO pops in 2010 or 2011, 21 are trading below their opening price, after accounting for today's LinkedIn (LNKD -9.4%) drop, and many are off sharply. The exceptions to the rule: TFM, MMYT, VRA, FRAN. (more)