Apr 3, 2017

Snap stock stagnates

Snap Inc. has been publicly-traded for a month now, and so far has been a pretty boring stock.

Data: Money.net; Chart: Andrew Witherspoon / Axios

The "camera company" originally priced in IPO at $17 per share, but began trading on March 3 at $24 per share. It spiked early, but since then has mostly settled into the low $20s. Today it opened at $22.70 per share, which gives Snap a fully-diluted value of around $31.55 billion.

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A tale of two carmakers: Tesla overcomes Nissan

Data: FactSet; Chart: Axios Visuals

Former Nissan chairman Carlos Ghosn was in pugnacious form on Wednesday during a 145-minute press conference in Beirut, at which he proclaimed his innocence while simultaneously bemoaning the underperformance of the Nissan share price.

By the numbers: Since Ghosn was arrested in November, Nissan's enterprise value has declined to $85 billion from $96 billion, a rate of roughly $36 million per trading day.

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Tesla short sellers wish Elon Musk had funding secured at $420

Data: Money.net; Chart: Axios Visuals

Tesla has been among the most derided companies in the world, but CEO Elon Musk has been getting revenge against hated short sellers since the electric car company's June swoon.

Why it matters: Many probably wish Musk had taken the company private at $420 a share, as he said he would in an August 2018 tweet in which he claimed to have "funding secured" for the move.

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Mattress maker Casper files for IPO

Photo: Rachel Murray/Getty Images for Casper Sleep Inc.

Upstart mattress maker Casper filed Friday for an initial public offering.

Why it matters: This will be the next public market test of a consumer products company that venture capitalists have arguably valued like a tech company.

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