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Is LinkedIn Corporation(NYSE: LNKD), a large market cap stock a smart buy?

With a market cap of has a large market cap size. LinkedIn Corporation (NYSE: LNKD) has been on the stock market since its IPO date on the 5/19/2011. LinkedIn Corporation is in the Internet Information Providers industry and Technology sector. Average volume for LinkedIn Corporation, is 1212.46, and so far today it has a volume of 897200. Performance year to date since the 5/19/2011 is -14.81%.

To help you determine whether LinkedIn Corporation is undervalued the following values will help you decide. P/E is *TBA and forward P/E is 41.17. PEG perhaps more useful shows that LinkedIn Corporation has a value for PEG of *TBA. P/S ratio is 7.51 and the P/B ratio is 5.45. The P/Cash and P/Free cash flow is 7.79 and 128.94 respectively.

At the current price LinkedIn Corporation is trading at, 191.75 (-0.24% today), LinkedIn Corporation has a dividend yield of *TBA, and this is covered by a payout ratio of *TBA. Earnings per share (EPS) is -1.66, and this is looking to grow in the next year to 21.40% after growing -904.20% this past year. EPS growth quarter over quarter is -68.30%, and 31.10% for sales growth quarter over quarter.

The number of shares outstanding is 134.55, and the number of shares float is 118.26. The senior management bring insider ownership to 0.30%, and institutional ownership is at 76.40%. The float short is 1.34%, with the short ratio at a value of 1.31. Management has seen a return on assets of -3.10%, and also a return on investment of -1.80%.

The ability for LinkedIn Corporation, to deal with debt, means it current ratio is 3.5, and quick ratio is 3.5. Long term debt/equity is 0.24 and total debt/equity is 0.24. In terms of margins, LinkedIn Corporation has a gross margin of 86.40%, with its operating margin at -3.60%, and LinkedIn Corporation has a profit margin of -6.40%.

The 52 week high is -25.79%, with 95.17% being its 52 week low. The 20 day simple moving average is -0.25% and the 200 day simple moving average is 18.00%.

Disclaimer: Remember there is a risk to your investment, this is not a recommendation, nor personal advice, never invest more than you are able too loose.


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