The tech IPO market may be reawakening after a two-year lull, with Arm Holdings and Instacart expected to go public and test investor appetite for technology IPOs, although the bar for startups has become higher since 2021, leading to fewer IPOs and a need for companies to show profitability within six quarters of listing.
Instacart, the grocery delivery company, has filed for an IPO, reporting profitable quarters and revenue of $716 million, with plans to create an omnichannel experience merging online and in-store shopping.
Instacart's IPO filing reveals the company's profitability in 2022, driven by increased productivity through batching orders, although gig workers have reported doing more work for the same pay.
Instacart, an online grocery delivery service, is planning to go public in a slow IPO market, but an analyst from Gordon Haskett expresses concerns.
U.S. investors are eagerly anticipating several upcoming IPOs in the coming months, including Arm Holdings, Instacart, Klaviyo, and VNG, as they hope to capitalize on the recent rally in equity markets.
Arm and Instacart's upcoming IPOs are not expected to revive the muted market, as startup and financial experts compare the current landscape to the years following the dot-com bubble and anticipate a challenging market for IPOs.
Instacart is aiming to go public at a valuation between $8.6 billion and $9.3 billion, marking a significant change from its previous valuation, as it looks to reignite the IPO market.
Instacart and Arm have both set lower valuations for their upcoming IPOs, reflecting investor caution as the market for IPOs remains challenging.
Four upcoming IPOs, including Arm, Birkenstock, Instacart, and Klaviyo, have generated hope for the struggling IPO market, but experts believe that it is not indicative of a strong resurgence in the market and predict that it will take until 2024 or 2025 for the market to fully rebound.
Instacart, the online grocery startup, is preparing to go public with a relatively modest enterprise valuation and aims to rekindle sales growth after a slowdown in the first half of 2023, positioning itself as a value stock with carefully managed growth.
U.S. stocks remained stable as investors anticipated the outcome of the Federal Reserve's September meeting, while the pan-European Stoxx 600 index fell due to various negative factors including the departure of Lonza's CEO and Societe Generale's cost-cutting plans; in other news, Instacart priced its IPO at $30 per share, valuing the company at around $10 billion, and strikes in the U.S. have caused the highest number of lost labor hours in decades.
U.S. futures inch higher ahead of the Federal Reserve meeting, Instacart prices its IPO at the top-end of the range, and the UAW warns of more U.S. plant closures if negotiations with automakers show no progress.
Stocks slipped as the Federal Reserve's policy meeting began and investors awaited an update on the IPO market, with Instacart expected to start trading, while the focus remains on the Fed's fight against inflation and future interest rate moves.
Instacart's successful IPO debut as Maplebear doesn't ensure its future strength, especially considering its "low float" which poses additional risks for investors.
Instacart shares fall after going public, Steelcase soars on strong earnings, Klaviyo jumps after IPO, Bausch Health surges on upgraded rating, Stellantis sees sales growth in Europe, Pinterest rallies on revenue growth expectations, Coty raises full-year outlook, Zebra Technologies downgraded, Textron signs deal with NetJets, Chewy downgraded on pet category weakness, and various other companies see stock movements.
Instacart's stock price is falling on its second day of trading as an analyst raises concerns about competitive pressures.
Instacart's stock falls below its IPO price, reflecting investor disappointment with the grocery-delivery company and other recent tech stocks.
Wall Street's reaction to recent tech IPOs, including Instacart, Arm, and Klaviyo, has been underwhelming, with investors who bought at the IPO price making money only if they sold immediately, raising concerns about valuations.