2 Recent IPOs: 1 to Like, 1 to Avoid

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Facebook is grabbing all of the headlines, but there are plenty of other stocks that have come public this year. In today's video, Matt and Paul discuss two recent IPOs that may have something to offer investors looking to get in on the ground floor of the next great business and investment story. Get the names and the insights by watching the video.

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Matthew Argersinger and Paul Chi have no positions in the stocks mentioned above. The Motley Fool owns shares of 3D Systems and Facebook and has written calls on 3D Systems. Motley Fool newsletter services recommend 3D Systems, Proto Labs, and Stratasys. Try any of our Foolish newsletter services free for 30 days. We Fools don't all hold the same opinions, but we all believe that considering a diverse range of insights makes us better investors. The Motley Fool has a disclosure policy.


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  • Report this Comment On July 12, 2012, at 7:38 PM, nelsonbostrom wrote:

    Lots of undergraduate level statements made here.

    1. High concentration is accurate, but is it really bad to ride the coattails of industry juggernauts and leaders? How has concentration changed over time?

    2. Licensing software vs. software on a chip...isn't the chip a piece of commodity good? No support for the statement that a licensing drives down profitability.

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