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What: Shares of mobile multimedia maven BroadSoft
So what: As of last night's closing, BroadSoft shares has gained more than 500% since its IPO in June. IPO underwriters are coming off their lock-up period and will be able to sell their shares and options this Friday, and now seems like an opportune time to lock in some profit before that pricing pressure arrives.
Now what: Small caps whose IPO papers still smell of fresh ink are tricky investments at best. A cheerful analyst note can send the stock soaring one day, only to come back to earth on no news at all the next. That's exactly what just happened to BroadSoft. Fellow voice-over-IP specialist Vonage Holdings
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