Using the Economatica system to filter through our comprehensive US financial data sets we discovered there were 100 IPOs in the 1st half (through June 30) of 2018.
Here are a few general observations about this group before diving into performance details of these new stocks for the first six months of 2018:
The following table is a list of IPOs for the first half of 2018 sorted by the first day of trading.
The chart below ranks the IPOs by Returns (through June 30) compared to their IPO price, from best 10 to worst 10 performers.
The chart below ranks the IPOs by Returns (through June 30) compared to the close on the first trading day, from best 10 to worst 10 performers.
In the first half of 2018, we had 100 IPOs compared to 69 new issues in the same period for 2017. The highest number of IPOs was in the month of June, with 29 new stocks making their debut, compared to 17 in the same month last year.
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