IPOs, Initial Public Offerings: pre & post IPO

Rating/scoring

Print this entry

Note:  Section 1 is also in each IPO report

Section 1

Glossary
Pre-IPO grade-score summary
http://gaskinsco.com/scr-rate.htm
. Many IPOs in today’s environment are graded C+ and scored 7
. If the pre-IPO grade is below C+ or the score is below 7,
then our analysts may have some concerns about the company’s
outlook and/or its market segment
. If the pre-ipo grade is above C+ or the score is above 7,
then our analysts believe the company’s overall business outlook is very favorable,
. C = unprofitable, C+ = profitable
==================================

Section 2

Recommendations overview

We have been asked for more nuances in the recommendations, which are: a buy is stronger than a positive+, which means we believe it will be more 'in demand', which means it may have a higher opening pop.

Most buys, positives & neutral pluses have gone up in recent memory.  So in general it’s ok to take stocks that are rated neutral plus.

  • Buy is when companies have good top line revenue, are profitable, have a decent balance sheet (not too leveraged), the P/E seems reasonable, etc.
  • Positive is when their income statement is in uptrend (the most important is top line revenue), the company is generally profitable, and/or they seem underpriced based on compare & contrast metrics.  Or in the case of biopharma the company appears to be a leader in a new segment.
  • Neutral plus means we think the stock will go up on the IPO based on metrics, the market segment (is it a subscription-based, cloud SaaS software company, etc.), the underwriter and in general a feel for the market.

Biopharma’s & Biotechs usually have no earnings and are evaluated using different metrics, including clinical trial stage, market size, competition, cash flow burn rate (negative P/E), price-to-book, etc.

5 Trackbacks

  • By nandrolona f on November 30, 2016 at 1:07 pm

    … [Trackback]

    […] Read More: ipopremium.com/ratingscoring/ […]

  • By http://www.cartierlovestore.com/ on November 30, 2016 at 12:38 pm

    http://www.cartierlovestore.com/

    I got this headphonestowards our mom concerning parents evening, additionally she absolutely enjoyed information technology! Its completely pretty headphonesand stating regarding the card just that goes within the container is very sentimental!! And ex…

  • By roofing contractor on November 30, 2016 at 9:03 am

    … [Trackback]

    […] There you will find 6795 more Infos: ipopremium.com/ratingscoring/ […]

  • By click here to find an attorney on November 27, 2016 at 7:22 pm

    … [Trackback]

    […] Informations on that Topic: ipopremium.com/ratingscoring/ […]

  • By http://www.15441592.co.kr/incProcess/Moncler.asp on November 26, 2016 at 6:30 am

    http://www.15441592.co.kr/incProcess/Moncler.asp

    Bought this one as a present for the my personal mother additionally she loved it. cool excellence awesome rates and our mom loved this. Furthermore delivered very accelerated. So if you need a gifts quickly and you like this than this is single you sh…

Leave a Reply

 

Login

Lost your password?