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Match Group: IPO price is lower than expected? No problem, +20% today

I am sure that this Thursday is the IPO day. Besides Jack Dorsey's Square, Match Group went public. The company that owns Tinder, OkCupid and other dating services. Match Group is owned by IAC that grew up just 0.2% as for now. 

As you can see from my pre-IPO article about Match Group, company's operating and financial metrics have multidirectional trends. Revenue is growing as well as number of active subscribers, however the revenue per subscriber is going down. I don't think that this is a big problem for the business and, moreover, this is a common situation for the fast-growing companies. 

The initial price range for the IPO was $12-$14, yesterday company announced that this price will be within the range - $12. We saw the similar situation with Square's announcement - the company showed the lower IPO price than all the analysts expected. I think that the main reason is that companies want to insure themselves from the rapid price fall. 

Match Group grew up more than 20% for today and I think more to come. The upside potential of this stock is much more clear for me than the Square's potential increase. 

How do you evaluate Match Group's IPO?