The stock was up 9.2% to $197.25 in pre-market trading on Friday.
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Separately, TheStreet Ratings team rates LINKEDIN CORP as a "sell" with a ratings score of D+. TheStreet Ratings Team has this to say about their recommendation:
"We rate LINKEDIN CORP (LNKD) a SELL. This is driven by multiple weaknesses, which we believe should have a greater impact than any strengths, and could make it more difficult for investors to achieve positive results compared to most of the stocks we cover. The company's weaknesses can be seen in multiple areas, such as its deteriorating net income, disappointing return on equity and generally disappointing historical performance in the stock itself."
You can view the full analysis from the report here: LNKD Ratings ReportLNKD data by YCharts