On April 22, 2019, in the article AroniSmartInvest In Action: IPO season with Soaring IPOs and those to watch, Beyond Meat, Inc. (BYND), the plant-based meat maker, was flagged as one of the potentially successful IPOs planned this year. It was among unicorns, valued at $1.2 billion.
On May 1, 2019, Beyond Meat become public. On Thursday, it started its IPO at $25 shares. By the end of the day, the share price had increased by $40.75 and reached $65.75, or +163.00%. At some point it reached $71.85.