Simplex Trading buys $32,374,571 stake in LinkedIn Corp (LNKD)

LinkedIn Corp (LNKD) : Simplex Trading scooped up 154,591 additional shares in LinkedIn Corp during the most recent quarter end , the firm said in a disclosure report filed with the SEC on Jul 18, 2016. The investment management firm now holds a total of 170,797 shares of LinkedIn Corp which is valued at $32,374,571.LinkedIn Corp makes up approximately 4.09% of Simplex Trading’s portfolio.

Other Hedge Funds, Including , Havens Advisors added LNKD to its portfolio by purchasing 32,000 company shares during the most recent quarter which is valued at $6,075,520. LinkedIn Corp makes up approx 5.29% of Havens Advisors’s portfolio.Creative Planning reduced its stake in LNKD by selling 3,813 shares or 58.05% in the most recent quarter. The Hedge Fund company now holds 2,756 shares of LNKD which is valued at $523,254.Washington Trust Bank boosted its stake in LNKD in the latest quarter, The investment management firm added 14 additional shares and now holds a total of 102 shares of LinkedIn Corp which is valued at $19,425.

LinkedIn Corp closed down -0.31 points or -0.16% at $189.55 with 8,83,544 shares getting traded on Wednesday. Post opening the session at $189.69, the shares hit an intraday low of $189.5 and an intraday high of $189.95 and the price fluctuated in this range throughout the day.Shares ended Wednesday session in Red.

On the company’s financial health, LinkedIn Corp reported $0.74 EPS for the quarter, beating the analyst consensus estimate by $ 0.14 according to the earnings call on Apr 28, 2016. Analyst had a consensus of $0.60. The company had revenue of $861.00 million for the quarter, compared to analysts expectations of $828.66 million. The company’s revenue was up 35.0% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the previous year, the company posted $0.57 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.

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