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Here's how 10 big IPOs are doing now

The Motley Fool Logo By Danny Vena of The Motley Fool | Slide 1 of 11: The IPO, or initial public offering, is the first chance for investors to buy shares of up-and-coming companies with hopes of getting in on the ground floor. It's important to note that while IPOs have occasionally minted millionaires, more often than not, companies struggle following their public debuts. Several studies have found that companies post-IPO tend to trail their already listed peers. With that in mind, let's look at some high-profile market debuts of the last couple of years and see how those companies are doing today.ALSO READ: Consumer and Retail IPOs of 2017: Where Are They Now?

Did these companies live up to the hype?

The IPO, or initial public offering, is the first chance for investors to buy shares of up-and-coming companies with hopes of getting in on the ground floor. It's important to note that while IPOs have occasionally minted millionaires, more often than not, companies struggle following their public debuts. Several studies have found that companies post-IPO tend to trail their already listed peers.

With that in mind, click ahead for a look at some high-profile market debuts of the last couple of years and see how those companies are doing today.

ALSO READ: Consumer and Retail IPOs of 2017: Where Are They Now?

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