Analyst Ratings for LinkedIn Corp (LNKD)

Updated: 2016-12-05

Many analysts weighed in on price targets for LNKD. The most optimistic analyst gave a price target of 220, implying potential capital gains of 12.7 percent. The lowest price target was 196, implying a possible loss of 0.41 percent. It is advisable to not rely only on price targets or ratings, as these can be biased for some stocks.

Analysts have revised their earnings estimates upwards for this quarter, by about 0 percent on average, compared to last month. That number becomes 0.27 percent if we expand the time horizon to include the past 3 months instead of just one. On the other hand, earnings estimates for the fiscal year have been revised upwards by 0 percent, as compared to a month ago. Expanding the time horizon to 3 months, the average change in fiscal year estimates becomes 6.38 percent.

Investors like to see analysts making revisions in the same direction, as that raises confidence in the revisions. Over the past month, 0 analysts increased their quarterly estimates, while 0 analysts revised their estimates downwards. Also over the last month, 0 analysts increased their estimates for the FY earnings, while 0 analysts made negative revisions to their fiscal year's estimates.

In the trailing 52-weeks, LNKD hit 244.00 at the highest peak, while it's lowest trading point was 98.25. Currently the stock is 98.68 percent higher than its low, and below the high by 20 percent. LNKD has a P/E ratio of 0. Investors typically compare the P/E ratio to a company's peers in the industry. The LNKD value stock report compares LNKD to some of its peers using value stock charts. The stock has a market capitalization of $26.44 billion. LNKD's next earnings release will be on 2017-02-02, which is -842 days away.