Mar 182019
 

StoneCo Ltd. (STNE), a financial technology company in Brazil, is up 20% in extended hours trading at $41.44 on higher than expected earnings. It is now 70% above the IPO price of $24 paid by Todd Combs of Berkshire Hathaway in October, 2018.

StoneCo Ltd. is a financial technology company based in Brazil, the fourth-largest payment processor by volume in that country. Brazil is the fourth-largest market for non-cash transaction volumes in the world, which gives the company a lot of scope for growth.  Todd Combs of Berkshire Hathaway invested $340 million in the company’s initial public offering, buying about 11 percent of the company.  Berkshire had not previously invested in an IPO in decades.

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