One year after IPO, more pain ahead for BABA?

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Adam Jeffery | CNBC

A year after its stock became the largest initial public offering in history and then subsequently collapsed, Alibaba and its shareholders may be in for more turmoil.

The lockup expiration of ticker "BABA" freed approximately 1.6 billion shares worth more than $100 billion to be sold starting Monday, representing 63 percent of the stock issued by the Chinese e-commerce giant.

Lockup agreements bar early investors and officers of newly public companies from selling stock for a predetermined period in order to keep share prices stable.

Once those dates are reached, however, stockholders are free to sell.

Using data from Kensho, a tool designed to quantify historical market events, CNBC Pro ran a study to find the performance of other notable IPOs after a lockup expiration.

Here's the trade on BABA, if history is any guide.

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