Having topped expectations with the upsized price of its initial public offering, Dropbox Inc on Friday faces its next big challenge: a successful launch of trading when global stock markets are on the defensive and tech shares are particularly soft. On Thursday, March 22 the company set an IPO price of $21 per share, $1 above the highest expected amount of $20 and it was several times oversubscribed.
Dropbox (DBX) shares jumped on its first day of trading Friday, as the initial public offering saw shares soar by almost 50% in its first few minutes of stock action. Smaller rival Box.com is the closest comparable pure-play in cloud storage, and trades at 6.1 times sales in comparison. Previous year it reported a net loss of $111.7 million on $1.11 billion of revenue. However, the company went on to double revenues, shrink costs and become cash-flow positive, with its stock increasing more than sixfold as a result.
Including the restricted stock units, the value of the company now increases to over $9.1 billion. Drew Houston, the company's chief executive officer and co-founder, said in an interview Friday that investors seemed to understand what he described as an unusual business model that has the "virality" of a consumer company combined with the "predictability and monetization of a [software-as-a-service] company". The pressure is now on Dropbox to execute as a public company.
"Dropbox is going public at the right time". Today, it offers a platform for businesses that enables collaborative editing of documents and other files.
Dropbox, based in San Francisco and founded 11 years ago, began as a free service to store large files like photos and music. The company has also received funds Fidelity Investments, T. Rowe Price and JPMorgan & Chase Investment, totaling more than $600 million from all the investments.
The company posted a net loss of $111.7 million in 2017, a narrower loss than 2016's of $210.2 million.
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The main underwriters for the offering are Goldman Sachs Group Inc. and JPMorgan Chase & Co., though the filing lists many other participating banks: Deutsche Bank Securities, Allen & Co.
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