What is an IPO?
Initial Public Offering
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Updated over a week ago

When a company first decides to go public, it issues stock for the first time. This is known as the “initial public offering,” or IPO for short. When large companies have an IPO, investors can expect for there to be big gains and large fluctuations in the first few weeks.

While not every company that IPO's is immediately available for trading on that day, Public usually has it available by the next trading day. Please note that it is not possible to make a "Pre-Order" for an IPO.

If there is ever any company you want to see us add on the app please let your Member Support team know.

The team is always here for you, so feel free to give us a shout on the app’s Chat or via email at support@public.com.

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