Thirsty Investors Send Lemonade Soaring, Doubling Its IPO Price

This post was originally published on this site — Thirsty investors sent Lemonade Inc. (NYSE:LMND)higher in its first day of trading on Thursday, more than doubling its IPO price.

The online home insurance provider, which has received major funding from SoftBank, opened at $50.06 and traded as high as $63.87 after pricing at $29.

LMND jumped 120% after raising $319 million in its initial public offering in New York. SoftBank maintains an almost 22% stake in the company, which sold 11 million shares at $29 each on Wednesday after marketing them at $26 to $28 each.

Last year, SoftBank led a $300 million funding round in Lemonade, which has yet to turn a profit.

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