Last night (Oct 24 10 PM, Shanghai time) I bought some Longtop (NYSE:LFT) shares at its IPO debut. I think this is more like “gold rush”, not something a rational investor would usually do. After I bought it at opening ($27), the stock gapped down as low as $23.25 (see the pattern here?). But it reversed its trend in late afternoon and closed at $32.40, which is up 85% from the offering price of $17.50. Its Q2 2007 earning is $0.12, and year 2006 earning is $0.22.
Keep in mind for a growth company like LFT, PE ratio is not as good indicator as revenue growth. Here is what I saw from its prospectus (recent developments):