DoorDash IPO delivers big, opens at $182 per share

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DoorDash Inc. shares opened at $182 Wednesday in their opening trade on the New York Stock Exchange after indications were as high as $200.

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This is well above the initial pricing of $102 apiece on Tuesday evening. They were initially expected to price between $90 and $95 per share.

Ticker Security Last Change Change %
DASH DOORDASH INC. 181.88 +18.07 +11.03%

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DoorDash shares trade under the ticker DASH on the New York Stock Exchange.

CEO Tony Xu, in a tweet, celebrated by saying "Starting our next chapter…"

Wednesday’s initial public offering raised $3.37 billion, giving DoorDash an early valuation of around $60 billion on a fully-diluted basis. The IPO makes DoorDash the second-largest company to go public this year after Quicken Loans-parent Rocket Cos. debuted in July at $44 billion.

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DoorDash saw its market share surge to nearly 50%, up from 33%, as more people used food delivery amid the COVID-19 pandemic. It competes with UberEats and GrubHub.

Ticker Security Last Change Change %
UBER UBER TECHNOLOGIES INC. 53.80 +0.80 +1.51%
GRUB GRUBHUB INC 70.76 +3.86 +5.77%

The company reported third-quarter revenue rose 268% from a year ago to $879 million. Order volume through the first nine months of the year increased to $16.5 billion from $5.5 billion.

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