Are these 3 New Publicly Traded Companies on Sale?
January 19, 2022
Freshly minted publicly-traded companies have been taken to the woodshed.
According to the Wall Street Journal, 2/3 of the companies that made their public debut in 2021 are trading below their IPO price.
This sell-off was in line with an overall sell-off in growth stocks at the end of the year.
But are all of these moves justified? Each of the companies below is recording a significant increase in consumer buzz and is bolstered by at least one growing consumer macro trend.Roblox (RBLX)
Mentions +6% YoY, near all-time highs
Trend Watch: Consumer discussions involving the Metaverse: +12,760% YoY
Hims & Hers (HIMS)
Mentions: +59% YoY, recording strong Q4 activity
Trend Watch: Telehealth Demand: +28% YoY (Boosting Immunity, Digestive/Gut Health, Improving Mental Health all showing YoY increases in mention volume).
Mentions: +316% YoY, near all-time highs
Trend Watch: Consumer mentions of learning to trade: +43% YoY (Trading stock mentions across the board are up +13% YoY).
Keep an eye on these names. The market may be in for a surprise…