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LinkedIn Corp (NYSE:LNKD) VP Erika Rottenberg sold 1,433 shares of LinkedIn Corp stock in a transaction that occurred on Monday, August 18th. The shares were sold at an average price of $216.56, for a total value of $310,330.48. Following the sale, the vice president now directly owns 30,914 shares in the company, valued at approximately $6,694,736. The transaction was disclosed in a filing with the SEC, which is available at this link.

A number of analysts have recently weighed in on LNKD shares. Analysts at Stifel Nicolaus initiated coverage on shares of LinkedIn Corp in a research note on Wednesday, August 13th. They set a “buy” rating and a $250.00 price target on the stock. Separately, analysts at Piper Jaffray raised their price target on shares of LinkedIn Corp from $270.00 to $282.00 in a research note on Friday, August 1st. Finally, analysts at Wedbush raised their price target on shares of LinkedIn Corp from $170.00 to $200.00 in a research note on Friday, August 1st. One investment analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, eight have given a hold rating and sixteen have given a buy rating to the stock. LinkedIn Corp currently has a consensus rating of “Buy” and an average target price of $234.50.

Shares of LinkedIn Corp (NYSE:LNKD) traded down 0.89% on Tuesday, hitting $216.71. 2,044,761 shares of the company’s stock traded hands. 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 $182.5 and its 200-day moving average is $178.4. The company’s market cap is $26.636 billion.

LinkedIn Corp (NYSE:LNKD) last released its earnings data on Thursday, July 31st. The company reported $0.51 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the 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 in the previous year, the company posted $0.38 earnings per share. The company’s revenue for the quarter was up 46.8% on a year-over-year basis. On average, analysts predict that LinkedIn Corp will post $1.87 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.

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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