Evaluating IPO

Posted by Alex Roweon March 4, 2013

Anyone interested in investing knows that IPO is a company’s initial public offering- the price they first sell shares for on the stock market. Companies must adhere to federal securities law by registering any transactions with the Securities and Exchange Commission.  Here is a general high-level guideline for evaluating the quality, merit, and fairness of a company’s IPO to help you can make educated investments.

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Tags: financial risk, investing, IPO, shareholder, prospectus, EDGAR database

Safe Harbor Statements for Material Weaknesses?

Posted by Bill Bockwoldton March 15, 2011

I found an article very interesting today about disclosures released from LinkedIn as part of their planned IPO. Language used described material weaknesses in a seemingly similar way that other forward-looking statements are made - which I find disturbing.

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Tags: Internal Controls, 404, IPO