GoPro IPO goes well, stock surges to over $31 per share

GoPro IPO has proven to be very successful for the company as shares surge to over $31 each in trading.

@ShaneMcGlaun
Published Fri, Jun 27 2014 11:04 AM CDT   |   Updated Tue, Nov 3 2020 12:16 PM CST

GoPro cameras can do just about anything from recording racetrack antics for car guys to diving into the ocean depths. The rugged camera is among the most popular for sports fans of all types for recording their fun. GoPro went public this week with an IPO that kicked off yesterday.

GoPro IPO goes well, stock surges to over $31 per share | TweakTown.com

GoPro began its IPO with share prices set at $24 per share. The stock surged in trading to over $31 per share in trading. GoPro raised about $425 million and is now valued at nearly $3 billion.

After the IPO, GoPro has about 123 million shares outstanding. GoPro currently holds about 45% of the camcorder market in the US by dollars, but the company is facing some serious competition with other firms, like Google, stepping into the wearable camcorder market.

NEWS SOURCE:money.cnn.com

Shane is a long time technology writer who has been writing full time for over a decade. Shane will cover all sorts of news for TweakTown including tech and other topics. When not writing about all things geeky, he can be found at the track teaching noobs how to race cars.

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