New Issues

Get access to a variety of new issue securities
  • Fixed income: municipal, corporate, government & agency securities, and brokered CDs
  • Available equity offerings can be viewed in the New Issue Center
  • New issue securities can be limited and we can't guarantee you'll be able to participate in any particular offering 
160+

IPOs and Follow-ons available through E*TRADE since the beginning of 2015

 

 

6,700+

unique offerings of corporate and municipal bonds through E*TRADE since the beginning of 2015

 

Participating in new issues

New issues can be inherently more volatile than securities already trading in the public markets, which can offer both risks and rewards. Of course, before you invest, read the prospectus and other documents carefully.

Stock offerings - image

Initial public offerings (IPOs)

An IPO is the process by which a company lists and offers its shares for sale to the public, and can be accessed via etrade.com

Closed end fund offerings - image

Follow-ons

A follow-on offering is the sale of shares of a company or entity that already trades on an exchange, and can be accessed via etrade.com

Fixed income offerings - image

Municipal Securities

These offerings are not available on etrade.com. To participate, visit one of our branches, or call us at
1 (866) 420-0007

Municipal bond issues - image

Other Fixed-income

Corporate & government securities and brokered CDs can be accessed via etrade.com

Given the generally high demand for shares in new issue equity offerings and the limited availability of shares available for sale to E*TRADE customers, many customers will not be allocated shares.  Additionally, in many instances, allocations will be significantly smaller than the size of shares requested in a customer’s conditional offer.
Why buy new issues at E*TRADE - image

Staying up to date on new issues E*TRADE offers

Because new issue offerings can occur with little advance warning, participating in a new issue can be more complicated than buying other securities. But we're here to help you understand new issue securities and the offerings through which they are made available.

  • Customers can subscribe to receive alerts when certain new issue offerings become available
  • For IPOs and follow-on offerings, customers can view a prospectus online (as well as review a roadshow presentation, if one is available)

Get up to $600 plus 60 days of commission-free stocks and options trades


 for deposits of $10k or more.1 How it works

Get up to $600 plus 60 days of commission-free stocks and options trades


 for deposits of $10k or more.1 How it works

Knowledge - image

Learn more about buying new issues

If you’re interested in new issues, you can get started by learning the basics about stock and bond offerings.2 

article
Investing in Stocks

Basic

Businesses sell shares of stock to investors as a way to raise money to finance expansion, pay...

Read more

article
Investing in Bonds

Basic

Bonds may not be as glamorous as stocks or commodities, but they are a significant component of...

Read more

article
Market Capitalization Defined

Basic

You often hear companies or different mutual funds being categorized as small cap, mid cap or...

Read more

article
The Basics of Municipal Bonds

Basic

If your primary investing objective is to preserve your capital while generating a tax-free...

Read more