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Biggest First Days

Deli chain Potbelly Corporation had the biggest first-day growth spurt of Q4 when its share price shot up 131%. Shares opened at $14 and closed out the first day of trading at $32.40. On another note, Chegg, an e-tailer that rents college textbooks, had the most lackluster first day, when its shares opened at $12.50 and closed at $9.68, for a 23% drop.

Biggest First-Day Gains

Company Name Offer Price Close Price
(First Day)
Percent Change
Potbelly Corporation $14.00 $32.40 131%
voxeljet AG $13.00 $28.80 122%
The Container Store Group, Inc. $18.00 $36.20 101%
Qunar Cayman Islands Limited $15.00 $28.40 89%
Veeva Systems Inc. $20.00 $37.16 86%
MacroGenics, Inc. $14.00 $24.99 79%
Autohome Inc. $17.00 $30.07 77%
Twitter, Inc. $26.00 $44.90 73%
Zulily, Inc. $22.00 $37.70 71%
Kindred Biosciences, Inc. $7.00 $11.95 71%

Biggest First-Day Drops

Company Name Offer Price Close Price
(First Day)
Percent Change
Chegg, Inc. $12.50 $9.68 -23%
Cherry Hill Mortgage Investment Corporation $20.00 $17.90 -11%
SFX Entertainment, Inc. $13.00 $11.89 -9%
JGWPT Holdings Inc. $14.00 $12.82 -8%
Blue Capital Reinsurance Holdings Ltd. $20.00 $18.90 -6%
Endurance International Group Holdings, Inc. $12.00 $11.56 -4%
Norcraft Companies, Inc. $16.00 $15.50 -3%
Sprague Resources LP $18.00 $17.45 -3%
Midcoast Energy Partners, L.P. $18.00 $17.41 -3%
Wix.com Ltd. $16.50 $16.31 -1%

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