JKS Stock Alert: 6 Things to Know About the Shanghai JinkoSolar IPO That Has Shares Shining

JinkoSolar (NYSE:JKS) stock is soaring higher on Wednesday after the solar panel company went public in China.

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Let’s take a look at everything potential JKS stock investors need to know about that news below!

  • Jinko Solar, the principal operating subsidiary of JinkoSolar, has completed its initial public offering (IPO) in the country.
  • This has shares of the company’s stock trading on the Shanghai Stock Exchange.
  • The IPO saw Jinko Solar issuing 2 million shares, which represent 20% of its 10 million shares outstanding after the offering.
  • The shares were listed for a price of 5 yuan each, which translates to total gross proceeds of 10 billion yuan from the IPO.
  • It’s also worth noting that following the IPO, JinkoSolar continues to hold a 58.62% in its Chinese subsidiary.
  • The first day of trading was also a boon to the company’s Chinese stock, which saw a 111% gain from its IPO price when markets closed.

Xiande Li, chairman and CEO of JinkoSolar, said the following about the IPO news boosting JKS stock higher today.

“As we continue to scale and grow, having access to capital will boost our competitiveness as we leverage our network and resources accumulated over the years to strengthen our leading position in the global PV industry. Looking ahead, we are confident to achieve continuous growth and are committed to creating sustainable value for all our shareholders both in China and globally.”

JKS stock is also experiencing heavy trading today following the completion of its IPO in China. This has some 3 million shares on the move as of this writing. That’s above its daily average trading volume of around 1.2 million shares.

JKS stock is up 9.4% as of noon Wednesday.

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