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A number of firms have modified their ratings and price targets on shares of LinkedIn Corp (NYSE: LNKD) recently:

  • LinkedIn Corp was upgraded by analysts at Ned Davis Research from a “sell” rating to a “neutral” rating.
  • LinkedIn Corp was upgraded by analysts at UBS AG from a “neutral” rating to a “buy” rating. They now have a $225.00 price target on the stock.
  • LinkedIn Corp had its price target lowered by analysts at Canaccord Genuity from $250.00 to $225.00. They now have a “buy” rating on the stock.
  • LinkedIn Corp had its “outperform” rating reaffirmed by analysts at BMO Capital Markets.
  • LinkedIn Corp had its price target lowered by analysts at JPMorgan Chase & Co. from $250.00 to $235.00.
  • LinkedIn Corp had its price target lowered by analysts at Stifel Nicolaus from $285.00 to $240.00. They now have a “buy” rating on the stock.
  • LinkedIn Corp had its price target lowered by analysts at Wunderlich from $280.00 to $250.00. They now have a “buy” rating on the stock.
  • LinkedIn Corp had its price target lowered by analysts at Morgan Stanley from $250.00 to $240.00. They now have an “overweight” rating on the stock. They wrote, “disruptive to online jobs markets” and emphasized the strength of the barriers to entry. Morgan Stanley sees three opportunities for LinkedIn including, “1. Oversubscribed on self-service advertising inventory 2. Expansion into content marketing could improve engagement 3. Under-penetrated internationally.”
  • LinkedIn Corp had its “outperform” rating reaffirmed by analysts at Credit Suisse. They now have a $270.00 price target on the stock.
  • LinkedIn Corp had its “outperform” rating reaffirmed by analysts at Credit Suisse. They now have a $270.00 price target on the stock.
  • LinkedIn Corp had its price target lowered by analysts at RBC Capital from $250.00 to $230.00. They now have an “outperform” rating on the stock.
  • LinkedIn Corp had its price target lowered by analysts at CRT Capital from $235.00 to $225.00.
  • LinkedIn Corp had its price target lowered by analysts at Pacific Crest from $275.00 to $220.00.
  • LinkedIn Corp had its price target lowered by analysts at Telsey Advisory Group from $300.00 to $219.00. They now have a “not rated” rating on the stock.
  • LinkedIn Corp had its price target lowered by analysts at FBR Capital Markets from $190.00 to $141.00. They now have a “market perform” rating on the stock.
  • LinkedIn Corp had its price target lowered by analysts at Cowen and Company from $220.00 to $175.00.
  • LinkedIn Corp had its “neutral” rating reaffirmed by analysts at Zacks. They now have a $155.00 price target on the stock. Zacks‘ analyst wrote, “LinkedIn reported mixed first-quarter results wherein the top line surpassed the Zacks Consensus Estimate but the bottom line lagged the same due to significantly higher investments and a higher share count. Nonetheless, the top-line numbers were encouraging, with LinkedIn witnessed strong performance across all its business segments. The company’s mobile engagement was noteworthy as well. The company also upped its fiscal 2014 revenue outlook. We believe that LinkedIn’s initiatives to increase advertising revenues through product launches and partnership programs are praiseworthy. Advertisers are also taking a note of the company’s growing user base, in our view. However, the incremental investments will impact operational performance in the short run yet they are necessary for member growth and user engagement in the long term. Thus, we reiterate our Neutral recommendation on LinkedIn.”

Shares of LinkedIn Corp (NYSE:LNKD) opened at 150.91 on Tuesday. LinkedIn Corp has a 52-week low of $143.26 and a 52-week high of $257.56. The stock has a 50-day moving average of $175.0 and a 200-day moving average of $206.0. The company’s market cap is $18.255 billion.

LinkedIn Corporation (NYSE:LNKD) is a professional network on the Internet with approximately 277 million members in over 200 countries and territories.

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