ARM Holdings PLC’s stock made a smashing entrance into the Wall Street market on Thursday, receiving a warm reception from investors. The semiconductor-design company’s stock’s first trade was 10% above its initial public offering price.
Impressive Opening Price Range
Early indications of the opening price had a wide range, starting from a high of $65.00 to a low of $56.10. Ultimately, ARM Holdings PLC raised a significant $4.9 billion in the IPO, with an offering price of $51 per share, which was at the top of the expected range.
Strong Start on Nasdaq
The first trade on the Nasdaq occurred at $51.10 at 12:08 p.m. Eastern, demonstrating investors’ eagerness. This opening trade represented 13.3 million shares, amounting to a rise of 10.0% above the IPO price. The market value of the company at that moment stood at an impressive $57.56 billion.
Promising Performance Continues
Following its strong start, the stock has continued to climb gradually, currently trading at 10.2% above the IPO price. ARM Holdings PLC chose an opportune moment for its IPO, as investor interest in IPO shares remains steady. Over the past three months, the Renaissance IPO ETF has gained 3.2%, while the S&P 500 has seen a modest increase of 2.9%.