LinkedIn Corp Price Target Increased to $241.00 by Analysts at JPMorgan Chase & Co. (LNKD)
JPMorgan Chase & Co. hoisted their price objective on shares of LinkedIn Corp (NYSE:LNKD) from $235.00 to $241.00 in a research note issued on Friday. The firm currently has an “overweight” rating on the stock. JPMorgan Chase & Co.’s price target indicates a potential upside of 19.44% from the stock’s previous close.
In other LinkedIn Corp news, Director Reid Hoffman unloaded 83,336 shares of the company’s stock on the open market in a transaction that occurred on Friday, August 1st. The shares were sold at an average price of $195.21, for a total transaction of $16,268,020.56. The sale was disclosed in a legal filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available at this link.
LinkedIn Corp (NYSE:LNKD) traded up 11.70% on Friday, hitting $201.78. The stock had a trading volume of 10,511,318 shares. LinkedIn Corp has a 52-week low of $136.02 and a 52-week high of $257.56. The stock’s 50-day moving average is $168.7 and its 200-day moving average is $179.1. The company’s market cap is $24.569 billion.
LinkedIn Corp (NYSE:LNKD) last posted its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, July 31st. The company reported $0.51 earnings per share for the quarter, beating the analysts’ consensus estimate of $0.39 by $0.12. The company had revenue of $534.00 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $511.03 million. During the same quarter last year, the company posted $0.38 earnings per share. LinkedIn Corp’s revenue was up 46.8% compared to the same quarter last year. Analysts expect that LinkedIn Corp will post $1.64 EPS for the current fiscal year.
LNKD has been the subject of a number of other recent research reports. Analysts at Goldman Sachs raised their price target on shares of LinkedIn Corp from $230.00 to $250.00 in a research note on Friday. Separately, analysts at Credit Suisse cut their price target on shares of LinkedIn Corp from $270.00 to $257.00 in a research note on Friday. Finally, analysts at Cowen and Company raised their price target on shares of LinkedIn Corp from $175.00 to $195.00 in a research note on Friday. One equities research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, nine have assigned a hold rating and fifteen have assigned a buy rating to the company. LinkedIn Corp presently has an average rating of “Buy” and an average target price of $231.84.
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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