Facebook's public debut was the most anticipated tech IPO since Google went public in August 2004. But the stock has lost much of its value since it began trading in mid-May.

Below is a look at how the stocks of some recently public companies are faring. The companies are all loosely Internet-related, though their businesses vary widely.

— Facebook Inc., social networking company, first day of trading on May 18, 2012

Pricing: $38 per share

First-day's close: $38.23, up 0.6 percent from IPO price

Wednesday's close: $20.72, down 45 percent from IPO price

Trading range since IPO: $19.82 to $45

— Yelp Inc., developer of online games, first day of trading on March 2, 2012

Pricing: $15 per share

First-day's close: $24.58, up 64 percent from IPO price

Wednesday's close: $26.46, up 76 percent from IPO price

Trading range since IPO: $14.10 to $31.96

— Zynga Inc., developer of online games, first day of trading on Dec. 16, 2011

Pricing: $10 per share

First-day close: $9.50, down 5 percent from IPO price

Wednesday's close: $2.95, down 71 percent from IPO price

Trading range since IPO: $2.66 to $15.91

— Jive Software Inc., creator of tools to run social networks for businesses, first day of trading on Dec. 13, 2011

Pricing: $12 per share

First-day close: $15.05, up 25 percent from IPO price

Wednesday's close: $15.31, up 28 percent from IPO price

Trading range since IPO: $14.18 to $28.15

— Angie's List Inc., consumer-reviews site, first day of trading on Nov. 17, 2011

Pricing: $13 per share

First-day close: $16.26, up 25 percent from IPO price

Wednesday's close: $13.33, up 3 percent from IPO price

Trading range since IPO: $10.77 to $19.82

— Groupon Inc., online deals company, first day of trading on Nov. 4, 2011

Pricing: $20 per share

First-day close: $26.11, up 31 percent from IPO price

Wednesday's close: $6.93, down 65 percent from IPO price.

Trading range since IPO: $6.35 to $31.14

— Pandora Media Inc., Internet radio company, first day of trading on June 15, 2011

Pricing: $16 per share

First-day close: $17.42, up 9 percent from IPO price

Wednesday's close: $10.33, down 35 percent from IPO price

Trading range since IPO: $7.83 to $26

— LinkedIn Corp., online professional network, first day of trading on May 19, 2011

Pricing: $45 per share

First-day close: $94.25, more than double IPO price

Wednesday's close: $104.93, more than double IPO price

Trading range since IPO: $55.98 to $122.70




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