This Recent IPO's Investors Head for the Door. Should You?

Before you go, we thought you'd like these...
Before you go close icon

Coming off the day when a major lockup period expired, shares of subscription review company Angie's List fell about 16%. Perhaps more alarming, insiders and early investors own about 44% of the stock, leaving Fool.com editor Andrew Tonner not a huge fan of the company. Inside ownership has caused a lot of problems with other companies like Facebook; it appears to be the same trend here. So, Fools, for relatively new tech companies, make sure to examine the lockup periods as they could offer predictions for the lower shares down the road.

Looking past the web 2.0 set of IPOs, the mobile revolution is a great example of a place in the tech inudstry that's still booming in its infancy, but with so many different companies it can be daunting to know how to profit in the space. Fortunately, The Motley Fool has just released a free report on mobile named The Next Trillion-Dollar Revolution that  tells you how. Inside the report, we not only describe why this seismic shift will dwarf any other technology revolution seen before it, but we also name the company at the forefront of the trend. Hundreds of thousands have requested access to previous reports, and you can access this new report today by clicking here -- it's free.

The article This Recent IPO's Investors Head for the Door. Should You? originally appeared on Fool.com.

Andrew Tonnerhas no positions in the stocks mentioned above. You can follow Andrew and all his writing on Twitter at @Andrew Tonner. Austin Smith has no positions in the stocks mentioned above. The Motley Fool owns shares of Google. Motley Fool newsletter services recommend Google. Try any of our Foolish newsletter services free for 30 days. We Fools may not all hold the same opinions, but we all believe that considering a diverse range of insights makes us better investors. The Motley Fool has a disclosure policy.

Copyright © 1995 - 2012 The Motley Fool, LLC. All rights reserved. The Motley Fool has a disclosure policy.

Read Full Story

Want more news like this?

Sign up for Finance Report by AOL and get everything from business news to personal finance tips delivered directly to your inbox daily!

Subscribe to our other newsletters

Emails may offer personalized content or ads. Learn more. You may unsubscribe any time.

From Our Partners