Resideo IPOs, Then Plunges

Author: Dan Gelinas, Published on Oct 31, 2018

ADI and Honeywell Homes management have been touting their spinout and IPO for months, including appearing on Wall Street as they widely shared on social media:

And:

However, the stock is down 29% from the start of when-issued trading, as shown below:

[Update: it fell again on day 3, falling as far as $19.40 but finishing the day down just another 3.79% at $21.08.

What is happening? What is the outlook for the newly independent company?

In this note we look at:

  • Strong Optimism from Resideo
  • Resideo's IPO
  • Steady Decline Over First Two Days
  • Valuation
  • Bull and Bear Case from Financial Experts

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Challenges ** ***** ******

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Poll / ****

Comments (15)

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******* **** *% ******* *** ***** *** ********* *****, ***** for ******* ****** ******* ** $** *******, *** *** *****, CFO, ** ******** ******* ******** **********.

******* ** ***** $***??? ($*** ** *% ** $***).

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