Right now, analysts might think Angie's List is just too expensive. ANGI's valuation is fairly hefty, coming to about 9.5 times revenues -- a steep price to pay for a company that faces lots of competition and is relying on heavy marketing expenditures to fuel its growth.

Tom Taulli runs the InvestorPlace blog IPOPlaybook, a site dedicated to the hottest news and rumors about initial public offerings. He is also the author of All About Short Selling and All About Commodities. Follow him on Twitter at @ttaulli. As of this writing, he did not own a position in any of the aforementioned stocks.

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