Some companies made arrivals on the stock market that have become the stuff of legend. There's the way Snap's freshly minted shares jumped 44% on the first day of trading, or how Twitter surged 73% on its opening day.
A similar story has played out for some big-name companies that have been welcomed by Wall Street in 2019, while others have debuted to the sound of one hand clapping. And a few decided they'd rather wait until next year — or later.
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