After the market close on Thursday, the Mountain View, CA-based professional online networking company provided 2016 first quarter earnings guidance of 55 cents per share, lower than analysts' estimates for 74 cents per share. LinkedIn projected revenue of $820 million, missing forecasts for revenue of $866.86 million.
TheStreet Ratings rates this stock as a "hold" with a ratings score of C. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its robust revenue growth, largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures and good cash flow from operations. However, we also find weaknesses including deteriorating net income, disappointing return on equity and a generally disappointing performance in the stock itself.
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