Initial public offerings

FILE - In this April 20, 2015 file photo, a Canadian flag with a cannabis leaf flies on Parliament Hill during a 4/20 event in Ottawa, Ontario. Another big first for the marijuana industry is in the books: A major Canadian grower, processor and distributor has completed an initial public stock offering in the United States, raising $153 million, just as Canada prepares to legalize the drug nationwide. British Columbia-based Tilray Inc.'s shares began trading Thursday, July 19, 2018, on the Nasdaq stock exchange, initially priced at $17. It quickly jumped to more than $21. (Adrian Wyld/The Canadian Press via AP, File)
July 19, 2018 - 2:22 pm
SEATTLE (AP) — A Canadian company is the first marijuana business to complete an initial public offering on a major U.S. stock exchange, raising $153 million to expand its operations as Canada prepares to legalize the drug nationwide. British Columbia-based Tilray Inc.'s shares began trading...
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Xiaomi's Founder, Chairman and CEO Lei Jun receives an interview after the listing ceremony at the Hong Kong Stock Exchange in Hong Kong Monday, July 9, 2018. (AP Photo/Vincent Yu)
July 09, 2018 - 5:07 am
HONG KONG (AP) — Xiaomi Corp. shares slipped and then rebounded Monday in the Chinese smartphone maker's first trading day in Hong Kong following a multibillion-dollar initial public offering. Trading opened at 16.60 Hong Kong dollars ($2.11) per share, below Xiaomi's offering price of 17 Hong Kong...
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BJ's Wholesale Club Chairman & CEO Christopher Baldwin rings a ceremonial bell on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange, as his company's IPO begins trading, Thursday, June 28, 2018. Shares of BJ's Wholesale Club Holdings Inc. are soaring as it returns to the public markets after seven years. (AP Photo/Richard Drew)
June 28, 2018 - 4:31 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — BJ's got a warm welcome from Wall Street even as it continues to be a laggard in the highly competitive warehouse club market. Shares of BJ's Wholesale Club Holdings Inc. rallied more than 29 percent to close Thursday at $22 as it returned to the public markets after seven years...
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Xiaomi's Founder, Chairman and CEO Jun Lei, speaks in front of a screen showing Jun Lei, right, celebrating with other company co-founders, at a news conference in Hong Kong, Saturday, June 23, 2018. Xiaomi Corp. said it seeks to raise up to $6.1 billion in its initial public offering next week that would value the Chinese smartphone maker at as much as $70.3 billion. (AP Photo/Kin Cheung)
June 23, 2018 - 10:18 am
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Chinese smartphone maker Xiaomi Corp. plans to raise up to $6 billion in one of the biggest global stock market debuts in recent years as it tries to become a worldwide hardware-and-services brand alongside Apple, Google and Amazon. The initial public offering in Hong Kong...
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In this Feb. 26, 2018 file photo, a woman shows the new Xiaomi Mi MIX 2 during the Mobile World Congress wireless show, in Barcelona, Spain. Chinese smartphone maker Xiaomi filed documents Thursday, May 3, 2018, with Hong Kong’s stock exchange operator for an initial public offering that could be the world’s biggest share sale in years. Beijing-based Xiaomi is the world’s fourth biggest smartphone maker by shipment volume, according to International Data Corp.(AP Photo/Emilio Morenatti, File)
May 03, 2018 - 6:15 am
HONG KONG (AP) — Chinese smartphone maker Xiaomi filed documents Thursday with Hong Kong's stock exchange operator for an initial public offering that could be the world's biggest share sale in years. Beijing-based Xiaomi is the world's fourth biggest smartphone maker by shipment volume, according...
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March 23, 2018 - 1:40 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Shares of the digital file storage company Dropbox are soaring after the company set its offering price above expectations. The San Francisco company was offering about 26.8 million shares of stock at $21 apiece, while selling shareholders were offering about 9.2 million shares. It...
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FILE- This Jan. 28, 2018, file photo shows music streaming apps clockwise from top left, Apple, Spotify, Amazon, Pandora and Google on an iPhone in New York. Music-streaming pioneer Spotify will expand its financial arsenal with an initial public offering of stock. The first steps toward IPO were made in a confidential filing a few weeks ago, but the documents weren’t released until Wednesday, Feb. 28. (AP Photo/Jenny Kane, File)
February 28, 2018 - 4:11 pm
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Music-streaming pioneer Spotify is hoping to attract a new crowd of fans on Wall Street to help fend off a growing competitive threat posed by Apple. Spotify will expand its financial arsenal with an initial public offering of stock aiming to raise $1 billion. That figure could...
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February 23, 2018 - 7:02 pm
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — One of the world's largest online services for backing up documents, photos and other video is opening its files in an initial public offering of stock. Dropbox is hoping to raise $500 million in an IPO that comes 11 years after it started in San Francisco. The company...
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November 17, 2017 - 10:52 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Shares of Stitch Fix, an online clothing styling service, jumped 14 percent in their stock market debut after the company raised $120 million in an initial public offering. The San Francisco-based company, which has nearly 2.2 million active users, ships shoppers clothing to try on...
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FILE - In this Feb. 4, 2014 file photo, Saudi billionaire Prince Alwaleed bin Talal, waves as he arrives at the headquarters of Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas in the West Bank city of Ramallah. Saudi Arabia has arrested dozens of princes and former government ministers, including a well-known billionaire with extensive holdings in Western companies, as part of a sweeping anti-corruption probe, further cementing King Salman and his crown prince son's control of the kingdom. A high-level employee at Prince Alwaleed bin Talal's Kingdom Holding Company told The Associated Press that the royal was among those detained overnight Saturday, Nov. 4, 2017. (AP Photo/Majdi Mohammed, File)
November 05, 2017 - 9:39 am
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Among those detained in Saudi Arabia, no name carries more power in Western financial markets than Prince Alwaleed bin Talal. The prince, listed by Forbes as the richest Arab with $18.7 billion to his name, long has made big bets in the markets, holding major...
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