Square (mobile payments company) went public this week with their stock offerings and saw their stock price jump an impressive 45% on the first day. That prompted Business Insider to take a look back at some other famous IPOs and where you would be if you put $10,000 down on day 1.
The recent pickup in tech IPO activity got us thinking: If you had invested $10,000 in the biggest tech companies before they went public, how much would your shares be worth now?
We crunched the numbers and figured it out. Note that this doesn't include dividend payments, which in a lot of cases would have made you even richer.