The initial public offering of e-commerce infrastructure company Cysive (Nasdaq: CYSV) defied Friday’s sell off in spectacular fashion. After pricing its IPO at $17, above its revised range, the company’s stock more than doubled on Friday, gaining 20-3/4 to 37-3/4, a climb of 122 percent.
Cysive wasn’t the only e-commerce infrastructure company that saw a dramatic gain on Friday. Shares of Broadvision (Nasdaq: BVSN) climbed 7-5/16 to 162, and shares of E.Piphany (Nasdaq: EPNY) thundered ahead 12 to 73-1/2. There wasn’t any news to move either Broadvision or E.Piphany. It just looks like investors believe that these companies could be the biggest winners as e-commerce continues to grow.