Analyst Ratings for LinkedIn Corp (LNKD)Updated: 2016-12-05
Several price targets were given for LNKD by the analysts covering the stock. The most optimistic price target was 220, implying potential capital gains of 12.7 percent. The lowest price target was 196, implying a possible loss of 0.41 percent. One must be careful with overanalyzing price targets and ratings due to possible conflicts of interest among the analysts releasing them.
In the last 30 days, analysts have changed their quarterly earnings estimates upwards by an average of 0 percent. 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. If we look at the last 90 days instead, we find a net average change of 6.38 percent in FY estimates.
Investors like to see analysts making revisions in the same direction, as that raises confidence in the revisions. 0 analysts made positive revisions to their quarterly estimates over the past month, which can be compared to the 0 analysts that decreased their estimates. Over the same time period, 0 analysts revised their FY earnings estimates upwards, compared to 0 analysts that revised their FY estimates downwards.
LNKD has a 52-week high of 244.00 and a 52-week low of 98.25. The current market price is above the trailing year's low by 98.68 percent, and 20 percent lower than its 52-week high. 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 will post this quarters earnings in -780 days, on 2017-02-02.