IPOs in Indian Stock Market: Analyzing Pricing and Performance of IPO Listed in 2021

  • Adil Ellikkal Ph.D Scholar, Alagappa Institute of Management Alagappa University, Karaikudi, Tamil Nadu, India
  • S. Rajamohan Senior Professor and Director, Alagappa Institute of Management Alagappa University, Karaikudi, Tamil Nadu, India
  • M. Om Prakash Assistant Professor, Department of Business Administration St. Joseph’s College of Arts & Science, Cuddalore, Tamil Nadu, India
Keywords: Initial Public Offer, Bombay Stock Exchange, National Stock Exchange, Insider-Trading


The covid-19 pandemic has had unprecedented effects on the world economy. All countries, including India, have gone through this crisis. The coronavirus reported in India in March 2020 has spread across the nation, affecting all industries. Like other sectors of the economy, the pandemic has adversely affected the Indian stock market. In March 2021, the value of the Nifty and Sensex, two important indices, fell from 12000 points to 8000 points and 32000 points to 17000 points, respectively. The initial wave continued till the end of the year. However, 2021 has been a bumper year for the stock market, with businesses generating $1.2 trillion through Initial Public Offering (IPOs). The year started with an IPO and ended with one, and sixty-six IPOs were listed on the Indian stock exchange despite the adverse environment. It is more than twice as many as the previous year. Some IPOs received more public attention and could not perform as expected. This study aims to examine the performance of IPOs on the day of listing and their current status. The findings of this study will help those new to the field of trading and researchers to understand the process of IPO listing and its working.

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