Initial public offerings

Customers sit inside a Luckin Coffee shop at a shopping center in Beijing, Saturday, May 18, 2019. Shares of Luckin Coffee, a fast-growing rival to Starbucks in China, rose 20% in their U.S. stock market debut Friday. (AP Photo/Mark Schiefelbein)
May 18, 2019 - 1:43 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Shares of Luckin Coffee, a fast-growing rival to Starbucks in China, rose 20% in their U.S. stock market debut Friday. The Chinese company, which opened its first store in Beijing less than two years ago, has 2,370 locations and plans to surpass the 3,700 stores Starbucks has in...
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FILE - In this Thursday, April 18, 2019, file photo, Pinterest co-founder and chief product officer Evan Sharp, left, and fellow co-founder & CEO Ben Silbermann, right, watch as company communications manager Enid Hwang rings a ceremonial bell when their IPO begins trading on the New York Stock Exchange floor. Pinterest, fresh off its initial public offering, is reporting a smaller loss in the first quarter, boosted by higher revenue, but its outlook was below expectations and shares slumped in after-hours trading. (AP Photo/Richard Drew, File)
May 16, 2019 - 2:25 pm
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Pinterest, fresh off its initial public offering, posted a loss for the first three months of the year that was larger than analysts were expecting, though revenue was slightly stronger. Its revenue forecast, though, was slightly below expectations and its shares slumped in...
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Uber CEO Dara Khosrowshahi center, shakes hands with a trader after his company's initial public offering begins trading at the New York Stock Exchange, Friday, May 10, 2019. He is flanked by Uber's Chief Legal Officer Tony West, left, and board member Ryan Graves, right. (AP Photo/Richard Drew)
May 13, 2019 - 5:33 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Uber shares are down 7% and trading below $40 before the opening bell. Monday will be the ride-hailing company's first full day of trading after its rough initial public offering Friday when it offered shares for $45 each. It's rare to see shares in a tech company hit so hard on...
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FILE - In this Wednesday, May, 8, 2019 file photo, drivers for ride-hailing companies Uber and Lyft hold a rally at a park near Los Angeles International Airport. Some drivers for ride-hailing giants Uber and Lyft turned off their apps to protest what they say are declining wages as both companies rake in billions of dollars from investors. A fare war between Uber and Lyft has led to billions of dollars in losses for both ride-hailing companies as they fight for passengers and drivers. But in one way it has been good for investors who snatched up the newly public companies’ stock: The losses have scared off the competition, giving the leaders a duopoly in almost every American city. (AP Photo/Damian Dovarganes)
May 11, 2019 - 7:34 am
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A fare war between Uber and Lyft has led to billions of dollars in losses for both ride-hailing companies as they fight for passengers and drivers. But in one way it has been good for investors who snatched up the newly public companies' stock: The losses have scared off the...
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FILE - This March 20, 2018, file photo shows the Uber app on an iPad in Baltimore. Uber is about to embark on a wild ride on Wall Street with the biggest and most hotly debated IPO in years. Uber's shares begin trading on the New York Stock Exchange, Friday, May 10, 2019. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky, File)
May 09, 2019 - 9:05 pm
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Uber's next stop is the stock market, where it hopes to pick up more investors willing to bet on a ride-hailing market brimming with potential and conspicuously lacking in profits. The world's largest ride-hailing service reached a major milestone Thursday when Uber priced its...
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FILE - This March 20, 2018, file photo shows the Uber app on an iPad in Baltimore. Uber is about to embark on a wild ride on Wall Street with the biggest and most hotly debated IPO in years. Uber's shares begin trading on the New York Stock Exchange, Friday, May 10, 2019. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky, File)
May 09, 2019 - 2:58 pm
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Uber is about to embark on a wild ride on Wall Street with the biggest and most hotly debated IPO in years. The world's leading ride-hailing service set the stage for its long-awaited arrival on the stock market by pricing its initial public offering at $45 per share late...
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FILE - In this March 29, 2019 file photo, Los Angeles mayor Eric Garcetti speaks during and event for Lyft in Los Angeles. Lyft reports financial results on Tuesday, May 7, 2019. (AP Photo/Ringo H.W. Chiu, File)
May 07, 2019 - 4:24 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Lyft is reporting strong revenue growth but substantial losses in its first quarterly earnings report since its rocky stock market debut. The ride-hailing company posted revenue of $776 million during the first quarter of 2019, nearly doubling the amount it made the same time last...
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May 03, 2019 - 4:16 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Uber's CEO is barring his predecessor from taking part in the opening-bell ceremony at the New York Stock Exchange next week, when the ride-sharing company is expected to make its hotly anticipated stock market debut. In a report published Friday, The New York Times cites unnamed...
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May 03, 2019 - 1:41 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — An organization representing for-hire drivers in New York City says its members will go on a two-hour strike against Uber and Lyft ahead of Uber's planned initial public stock offering. The New York City Taxi Workers Alliance says its members voted not to drive for Uber or Lyft...
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Ethan Brown, center, CEO of Beyond Meat, attends the Opening Bell ceremony with guests to celebrate the company's IPO at Nasdaq, Thursday, May 2, 2019 in New York. California-based Beyond Meat makes burgers and sausages out of pea protein and other ingredients. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan)
May 02, 2019 - 8:02 am
Beyond Meat is ready for more. The El Segundo, California-based maker of plant-based burgers and sausages made its debut on the Nasdaq stock exchange Thursday. It's the first pure-play maker of vegan "meat" to go public, according to Renaissance Capital, which researches and tracks IPOs. Beyond...
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