LinkedIn Corp (LNKD) : Firsthand Capital Management reduced its stake in LinkedIn Corp by 33.33% during the most recent quarter end. The investment management company now holds a total of 10,000 shares of LinkedIn Corp which is valued at $1,916,100 after selling 5,000 shares in LinkedIn Corp , the firm said in a disclosure report filed with the SEC on Aug 15, 2016.LinkedIn Corp makes up approximately 1.70% of Firsthand Capital Management’s portfolio.
Other Hedge Funds, Including , Brown Brothers Harriman Co reduced its stake in LNKD by selling 41 shares or 4.28% in the most recent quarter. The Hedge Fund company now holds 916 shares of LNKD which is valued at $175,515. Finemark National Bank Trust added LNKD to its portfolio by purchasing 625 company shares during the most recent quarter which is valued at $119,875. LinkedIn Corp makes up approx 0.01% of Finemark National Bank Trust’s portfolio. Gerstein Fisher added LNKD to its portfolio by purchasing 1,063 company shares during the most recent quarter which is valued at $203,883. LinkedIn Corp makes up approx 0.03% of Gerstein Fisher’s portfolio.Cambridge Trust Co boosted its stake in LNKD in the latest quarter, The investment management firm added 1,763 additional shares and now holds a total of 6,580 shares of LinkedIn Corp which is valued at $1,264,347. LinkedIn Corp makes up approx 0.09% of Cambridge Trust Co’s portfolio.Checchi Capital Advisers boosted its stake in LNKD in the latest quarter, The investment management firm added 39 additional shares and now holds a total of 713 shares of LinkedIn Corp which is valued at $135,434. LinkedIn Corp makes up approx 0.03% of Checchi Capital Advisers’s portfolio.
LinkedIn Corp closed down -0.02 points or -0.01% at $192.73 with 8,81,025 shares getting traded on Thursday. Post opening the session at $192.55, the shares hit an intraday low of $192.41 and an intraday high of $192.83 and the price fluctuated in this range throughout the day.Shares ended Thursday session in Red.
On the company’s financial health, LinkedIn Corp reported $1.13 EPS for the quarter, beating the analyst consensus estimate by $ 0.35 according to the earnings call on Aug 4, 2016. Analyst had a consensus of $0.78. The company had revenue of $932.71 million for the quarter, compared to analysts expectations of $898.56 million. The company’s revenue was up 31.0% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the previous year, the company posted $0.55 EPS.
Many Wall Street Analysts have commented on LinkedIn Corp. Company shares were Downgraded by RBC Capital Mkts on Jun 15, 2016 to ” Sector Perform”, Firm has raised the Price Target to $ 196 from a previous price target of $160 .LinkedIn Corp was Downgraded by Nomura to ” Neutral” on Jun 15, 2016. LinkedIn Corp was Downgraded by First Analysis Sec to ” Equal-Weight” on Jun 14, 2016.
LinkedIn Corporation (LinkedIn) is a professional network on the Internet. The Company’s three product lines include Talent Solutions Marketing Solutions and Premium Subscriptions. All three product lines are sold through two channels an offline field sales organization which engages with both large and small enterprise customers as well as an online self-serve channel which includes enterprise customers and individual members purchasing subscriptions. The Company’s solutions include Free Solutions and Monetized Solutions. Its Free Solutions includes the service to manage professional identity service to build and engage with professional networks access to knowledge insights and opportunities and ubiquitous access. The Company also provides other solutions which provide members enterprises and professional organizations with functionality and additional benefits.