Editor's Note: Any reference to TheStreet Ratings and its underlying recommendation does not reflect the opinion of TheStreet, Inc. or any of its contributors including Jim Cramer or Stephanie Link.LinkedIn ( LNKD) pushed the Technology sector higher today making it today's featured technology winner. The sector as a whole closed the day up 0.6%. By the end of trading, LinkedIn rose $6.97 (3.6%) to $199.59 on average volume. Throughout the day, 2,719,888 shares of LinkedIn exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 2,580,000 shares. The stock ranged in a price between $191.51-$199.88 after having opened the day at $191.72 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $192.62. Other companies within the Technology sector that increased today were: Pulse Electronics ( PULS), up 51.4%, Dynasil Corporation of America ( DYSL), up 44.9%, Triquint Semiconductor ( TQNT), up 26.1% and RF Micro Devices ( RFMD), up 21.0%.
LinkedIn Corporation operates an online professional network. LinkedIn has a market cap of $20.0 billion and is part of the internet industry. Shares are down 11.2% year to date as of the close of trading on Friday. Currently there are 19 analysts that rate LinkedIn a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 14 rate it a hold. TheStreet Ratings rates LinkedIn as a sell. The company's weaknesses can be seen in multiple areas, such as its unimpressive growth in net income and disappointing return on equity.