Yelp Soars in Debut

Business reviews site Yelp Inc. got its own five-star review from investors Friday as shares in its initial public offering rose 64 percent.

The company’s stock opened at $22.01 a share on the New York Stock Exchange, up 47 percent from its IPO price of $15, and finished the trading day at $24.58. It sold 7.15 million shares at prices above its expected $12 to $14 range.

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