Checking In With Two Recent IPOs

Much of my growth-stock watch list consists of companies that went public within the past decade or so. In fact, other than some large-cap names, the majority of the stocks I track made their public-market debuts even more recently (that is, within the past seven years).

These young guns tend to have several factors in their favor that lend themselves to strong price growth. In most cases, the management team hasn't had time to become tired and jaded; instead, the CEO and his or her team are enthusiastic and energetic. In addition, these new companies usually have a product or service that is in demand, so revenue and earnings tend to grow at a fast clip. Even an established company such as Dunkin' Brands (DNKN), which was taken public by its private equity owners in 2011, often sees double- or triple-digit earnings growth in the years immediately following its IPO....395 more words left in this article. To read them, just click below and try Real Money FREE for 14 days.

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