How to Understand the Price Action From Stock Offerings

A stock offering is an opportunity for a publicly traded company to raise money for corporate investment, strengthening the balance sheet, and/or funding operations. Insider shareholders can also sell their shares to the public through a stock offering. Like any seller, these parties want to maximize the money generated from the stock sales. As a … Read more

Soliton: How to Trade A Secondary Stock Offering

Last week, I anticipated that Soliton would announce a secondary offering of stock following the release of a successful trial of its cellulite treatment. Soliton (SOLY) delivered with after hours news of a secondary stock offering in the form of an SEC filing. So now what? The Trade Rules At the time of writing, traders … Read more

Awful Offerings: Acacia Communications and Twilio

I raise yellow flags when companies implement a secondary stock offering soon after going IPO, especially after the stock has experienced a massive run-up. I get even more worried when the majority of the shares are being sold by shareholders rather than the majority of proceeds going into corporate investments. Two recent IPOs have popped … Read more