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On Twitter’s IPO Day, A Look At How 5 Tech Stocks Have Fared

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A Groupon smartphone app

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Pedestrians walk past the NASDAQ stock exchange in New York, May 18, 2012.

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Reid Garrett Hoffman (center), the founder of LinkedIn, applauds from the bell balcony after the opening bell during the company's initial public offering at the New York Stock Exchange.

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The display at the NASDAQ building promotes the IPO of online game developer Zynga.

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Google's logo is seen outside its headquarters building in Mountain View, Calif.

As eyes turned to the markets on Twitter's first day of trading, NPR wondered how some other tech stocks have performed since their IPOs. (Twitter closed at $44.90 Thursday, about 73 percent above its IPO price of $26 a share.)

Some of these stocks have soared. Others have stumbled.

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