Dallas Salazar
IPOs, contrarian, long/short equity, long-term horizon

Zendesk's Share Price Appreciation Should Be Limited By Its Share Price Appreciation Short Term

Trading IPOs is a very unique process that takes years to become adequate at, and even then, generally provides less logical outcomes than the broader markets. I've traded names that I thought were sure things, only to see share prices get halved, and I've shorted names that appeared like income statement losses were a certainty, only to have shares move higher and higher. One of the unique things about IPOs, and the broader markets do this as well but not usually to the extent of the IPO markets, is that if the market decides that a name should be given time to develop - the name is given time to develop, regardless of quarterly progress or lack of progress. The...

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