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Sept. 19, 2019, 11:09 a.m. EDT

Ping Identity's stock soars at open, with first trade 25% above IPO price

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By Tomi Kilgore

Ping Identity Holding Corp. /zigman2/quotes/214130089/composite PING +2.34% investors cheered as the software company went public, with the stock opening 25% above its initial public price of $15 a share. The newly public stock's first trade was $18.75 at 10:58 a.m. Eastern for 1.7 million shares. The stock has pared some gains since, to be up 24% in recent trading. The IPO priced at $15 at late Wednesday, which was in the middle of the expected pricing range of $14 to $16, and to value the company at about $1.16 billion. The company sold 12.5 million shares in the IPO to raise $187.5 million. The company went public at a time that the Renaissance IPO ETF /zigman2/quotes/207665280/composite IPO +0.07% has lost 5.0% over the past three months and the S&P 500 /zigman2/quotes/210599714/realtime SPX -0.03% has gained 3.1%.

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Ping IPO pops 25% in debut

/zigman2/quotes/214130089/composite
US : U.S.: NYSE
$ 16.85
+0.39 +2.34%
Volume: 380,477
Oct. 14, 2019 12:10p
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Market Cap
$1.28 billion
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/zigman2/quotes/207665280/composite
US : U.S.: NYSE Arca
$ 28.61
+0.02 +0.07%
Volume: 6,811
Oct. 14, 2019 11:58a
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/zigman2/quotes/210599714/realtime
US : S&P US
2,969.44
-0.83 -0.03%
Volume: 485.66M
Oct. 14, 2019 12:10p
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