NEW YORK (

TheStreet

) --

Symetra Financial

(SYA)

, whose biggest investor is

Warren Buffett's

Berkshire Hathaway

( BRK-A), is gaining on its debut on the New York Stock Exchange on Friday.

While the insurer priced its stock at $12 each -- the bottom of its expected range -- shares are still rising 8% to $13.01 in early trading.

Symetra expected to price shares between $12 and $14 each.

The company ended up raising $364.8 million in the deal.

Berkshire Hathaway, which holds about 26% of Symetra, retained its entire stake.

Chesapeake Lodging

(CHSP) - Get Report

hasn't fared as well, as its stock has plunged nearly 6% to $18.90 on its first day of trading.

The company raised $150 million in the deal, as only 7.5 million shares were snatched up. The original offering was for 12.5 million shares.

Chesapeake prices its shares at $20.

Cellu Tissue

( CLU) is also trading about 5% lower after it priced its IPO below expectations.

The company, which supplies tissue paper to stores, raised about $107.9 million. It priced 8.3 million shares at $13 each. Cellu expected to get between $15 to $17 a share.

Terrano Realty

delayed its IPO until next week after it cut the number of shares it was offering.

-- Reported by Jeanine Poggi in New York.

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