LinkedIn Corporation (NYSE:LNKD) – Stock in Review

LinkedIn Corporation (NYSE:LNKD) – Stock in Review

LinkedIn Corporation (NYSE:LNKD) last posted quarterly earnings per share of $0.25 for the period ending 2015-12-31. Prior to releasing earnings results, analysts contributing to the Zacks Research consensus were predicting EPS for the quarter of $0. The difference between the estimate and actual created a surprise factor of N/A%. The company has been given a current impact score of 79. A stock may be more likely to move on reported news with a high impact score. Beta Research has pegged the stock with a news sentiment score of 0.152. Using a scale from 1 to -1, a positive score may indicate a favorable view of company results by news outlets. The opposite is the case for a negative news sentiment score.

Briefly looking at where the stock might be going in the future, analysts have a consensus price target of $194.423 on company shares. The most bullish brokerage firm has a $300 target, while the most bearish sees the stock headed towards $135. This is according to the 26 estimates taken into consideration by Zacks Research.

In terms of Buy/Sell recommendations, analysts have a consensus rating of 2.03. This is according to a simplified scale where 1 represents a Strong Buy and 5 a Strong Sell recommendation. There were 26 recommendations taking into account in order to arrive at this number. Of the 26, 14 have a Strong Buy rating and 2 are rating it a Buy.

For the upcoming quarter, early predictions are anticipating that the company will post earnings of $0 per share.


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