9. RPX Corp. (RPXC)
Company Profile: RPX helps corporations manage their exposure to patent litigation, offering defensive buying, acquisition syndication, patent intelligence and advisory services.Return Since IPO: 42.3% IPO Date: May 3 Offer Price: RPX offered 8.4 million shares at $19 per share Analyst Consensus: RPX is popular among research firms, garnering four "buy" ratings from firms like Davenport & Co. and Robert W. Baird. Two other firms, including Goldman Sachs, recommend that investors hold shares.
8. Cornerstone OnDemand (CSOD) Company Profile: Cornerstone OnDemand is a provider of on-demand talent management software, allowing clients to develop employees, engage all employees effectively, and improve business execution. Return Since IPO: 43.5% IPO Date: March 16 Offer Price: Cornerstone OnDemand offered 10.5 million shares at $13 per share Analyst Consensus: Cornerstone OnDemand receives high marks from analysts, with all seven research firms following the stock rating it "buy." They include Barclays Capital, Piper Jaffray and Pacific Crest Securities.