LinkedIn Beats!

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LinkedIn’s quarterly earnings are out!It looks like a solid beat on the top and bottom lines.

The stock is soaring in extended trading. It’s up more than 9 per cent.

LinkedIn also announced it’s buying Slideshare for $118.7 million. It’s a cash and stock deal.

Here’s what Wall Street analysts expect, based on estimates on Yahoo Finance:

  • Q1 2012 EPS: $0.15 vs $0.09 Wall Street estimates.
  • Q1 2012 Net Income: $5 million.
  • FY 2012 Revenue Guidance: $880 million to $900 million from $840 million to $860 million. Above $876.7 million Wall Street estimates.
  • Q1 2012 Revenue: $188.5 million vs $178.6 million Wall Street estimates. Up 101 per cent from $93.9 million Q1 2011.
  • Q2 2012 Revenue Guidance: $210 million to $215 million vs. $207.9 million Wall Street estimates.

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