Twitter Sets I.P.O. Prices At $17 to $20 a Share

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By: / October 25, 2013

The social media wunderkind has disclosed its intentions to the much anticipated initial public offering. Do you have enough to dough to play ball with Twitter? Twitter set a price range for its shares that was below what many analysts had expected. The Internet darling announced that it planned to sell 70 million shares at $17 to $20 each. At that range, during the midpoint, the offering would raise about $1.3 billion and would value Twitter at about $10 billion, excluding options. Once that and restricted stock units are placed into the mix, the company would be valued at more than $12 billion. The New York Times broke down all the numbers for any interested buyers. This signals the impending metamorphosis of the micro-messaging service into a publicly traded company. Now, that its hit the road for investors, will you buy in or opt out? Props: USA Today