By Michael VodickaNEW YORK ( StreetAuthority) -- Facebook's ( FB) recent flop as a publicly traded company has brought a lot of negative attention to initial public offerings. As many novice and experienced investors alike found out, more than a few important pieces need to come together for a successful IPO. The company (and its underwriters) must create an accurate valuation for the stock based on key metrics like sales and income, issue the correct number of shares and find a price that satisfies demand while maximizing the amount of capital raised. Clearly, Facebook and the investment banks that were paid big bucks to take it public missed on more than a few of these key criteria, with shares now down more than 20% from their recent high above $45. But don't think that's standard for IPOs, because it's not. In fact, there is one recent IPO that has been burning up the charts, up nearly 80%% since going public a little over a year ago in April of 2011. That trend carried over into 2012, with shares up an impressive 25% in the last six months to easily outperform the S&P 500's meager 6% return.