Twitter is officially a public company after its IPO hit the New York Stock Exchange, and the first shares opened at $45.10, which is up from a set share price of $26.
To recap, first trade of 11m shares printed at $45.10. Shares now up to $46.96 – 80% above IPO price
— John McDuling (@jmcduling) November 7, 2013
At that price, Twitter is valued at around $25 billion, and its stock price is currently holding above $45.
According to real-time data from the NYSE, the social network hit a high of $50.09 per share.
In recognition of his first ever tweet “just setting up my twttr,” Twitter creator Jack Dorsey posted a Vine as shares became available: