Angies list IPO Nov. 17th anyone like it

By crckrjck96, November 17, 2011

Anyone like this one

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I endorse “Angie’s List” as a subscriber to the publication itself because
it has provided several excellent critiques for guidance for success
in choosing to hire trades people/service people (electricians, plumbers and others)
whom have established reputations in one’s area. I am otherwise unfamiliar
with the new issue/IPO stock.

Quantella Owens
Sorry folks, but I’d have to disagree. I so wanted to LOVE this service. But after trying two highly rated contractors, who both messed up the small jobs they were asked to do, I’d say pass on the stock. There is no way to be sure of the quality of the tradespeople and the reviews suffer for it. The first contractor was a full-time preacher/part-time contractor and everything he did came with some moral lecture -on our time and money, no less-the second one took 8 hours to do a job that my SIG. had done previously on another house… Read more »

Only 5% of shares floated. Normal amount for a tech company is 8% and more for other industries. That means the IPO price was artificially inflated. 5% of a company on float doesn’t provide an accurate measure of company’s true value. Also think that social-media stocks nearing pinnacle of bubble territory. Too many suddenly coming to market.

Kelly Schoen
They try to appeare homespun and talk about honest reviews. I am NOT a lover of Angie’s list, they need fixing. After subscribing and paying my money, I found few to no contractors in my area. I complained and asked for my money back and they said “no way”. They even had the audacity to tell me that if I gave some reviews, then they would have some for Angie’s list! I was in disbelief. I then said if I was supposed to be getting reviews and instead had to submit them, they should be giving me money! So apparently… Read more »