Roka Goes Public in $60M Stock Offering | GenomeWeb

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – Roka Bioscience today priced its initial public offering of 5 million shares at $12 per share, raising gross proceeds of $60 million.

The Warren, NJ-based firm, which makes molecular diagnostic tests for foodborne pathogens, will begin trading today on the Nasdaq Global Market under the ticker symbol "ROKA". The share price is below the previously anticipated range of $14 to $16 per share.

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