Our unconflicted and objective approach to IPO research protected investors from losing 39% of their assets in 2021. Figure 1 provides details.
The IPO warnings in a recent CNBC feature on our common-sense approach to research saved investors 16%.
Figure 1: Performance of IPOs/Direct Listings Published on in 2021: Through 12/15/21
|Ticker||Company||Publish Date||Performance||S&P 500 Performance||Vs. S&P 500|
|HNST||The Honest Company||5/4/21||-63%||13%||-76%|
|HOOD||Robinhood Markets Inc.||7/19/21||-49%||7%||-56%|
|DIDI||Didi Global Inc.||6/21/21||-49%||4%||-53%*|
|COIN||Coinbase Global Inc.||3/5/21||-32%||14%||-46%|
|EDR||Endeavor Group Holdings||4/28/21||12%||12%||0%|
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This article originally published on December 16, 2021.
Disclosure: David Trainer, Kyle Guske II, and Matt Shuler receive no compensation to write about any specific stock, sector, style, or theme.
 Performance of IPOs for which we published a report prior to the company’s IPO is tracked from the opening price for each IPO’s first trading day.
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