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Is this Large Market Cap Stock target price reasonable for LinkedIn Corporation (NYSE:LNKD)?

The company in question is, LinkedIn Corporation (NYSE:LNKD) currently with a stock price of 192.79 (-0.01% today). The market cap for LinkedIn Corporation is 25964.96, and is in the sector Technology, and Internet Information Providers industry. The target price for LinkedIn Corporation is 187.77. Currently LinkedIn Corporation is trading with a P/E of *TBA, and a forward P/E of 42. Average volume for LinkedIn Corporation is 2220.51 and so far today it is 995600.

Performance in the last year for LinkedIn Corporation has been 6.85%. For EPS growth, LinkedIn Corporation has seen a growth of -904.20%, and is looking to grow in the next year to 19.59%. More long term stats show that EPS growth has been 62.34% over the last five years and could be 27.95% for the next five years. LinkedIn Corporation has seen sales growth quarter over quarter at 31.10%, with EPS growth quarter over quarter at -68.30%. The 20-day simple moving average is 0.84%, with the 200-day simple moving average coming to 14.94%.

Since the IPO date for LinkedIn Corporation on the 5/19/2011, LinkedIn Corporation has seen performance year to date to be -14.35%. With LinkedIn Corporation trading at 192.79, the dividend yield is *TBA, and the EPS is -1.66.

So could LinkedIn Corporation, be undervalued? Well as said before P/E is *TBA. The PEG is *TBA, P/S is 7.56 and the P/B is at 5.48. The P/cash is 7.84, with P/free cash flow at 129.76.

LinkedIn Corporation ability to deal with debt shows that the current ratio is 3.5, and the quick ratio is 3.5. This is with long term debt/equity at 0.24, and total debt/equity at 0.24.

In terms of margins, LinkedIn Corporation has a gross margin of 86.40%, an operating margin of -3.60% and a profit margin of -6.40%.Payout ratio for LinkedIn Corporation is *TBA. Return on assets come to -3.10% with return on investment coming to -1.80%.

Insider ownership for LinkedIn Corporation, is at 0.30% and institutional ownership comes to 76.50%. Outstanding shares are at 134.68. While shares float is 118.26. The float short is currently 1.48%, and short ratio is 0.79.

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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