- Associated Press - Friday, May 18, 2012

Facebook raised $16 billion in its initial public offering Thursday, pricing its stock at $38 per share. Its public debut was the most anticipated tech IPO since Google went public in August 2004. After an anxiety-filled half-hour delay, shares began trading Friday on the Nasdaq Stock Market. They closed almost unchanged, at $38.23.

Below is a look at how the stocks of some recently public companies are faring. The companies are all loosely Internet-related, though their businesses vary widely.

_ Yelp Inc., developer of online games, first day of trading on March 2, 2012

Pricing: $15 per share


First-day’s close: $24.58, up 64 percent from IPO price

Friday’s close: $18.64, up 24 percent from IPO price

Trading range since IPO: $19.36 to $31.96

_ Zynga Inc., developer of online games, first day of trading on Dec. 16, 2011

Pricing: $10 per share

First-day close: $9.50, down 5 percent from IPO price

Friday’s close: $7.16, down 28 percent from IPO price

Trading range since IPO: $7.34 to $15.91

_ Jive Software Inc., creator of tools to run social networks for businesses, first day of trading on Dec. 13

Pricing: $12 per share

First-day close: $15.05, up 25 percent from IPO price

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