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LinkedIn Corporation (LNKD) - Financial and Strategic SWOT Analysis Review provides you an in-depth strategic SWOT analysis of the company’s businesses and operations. The profile has been compiled by GlobalData to bring to you a clear and an unbiased view of the company’s key strengths and weaknesses and the potential opportunities and threats. The profile helps you formulate strategies that augment your business by enabling you to understand your partners, customers and competitors better.

The profile contains critical company information including:

- Business description – A detailed description of the company’s operations and business divisions.
- Corporate strategy – Analyst’s summarization of the company’s business strategy.
- SWOT Analysis – A detailed analysis of the company’s strengths, weakness, opportunities and threats.
- Company history – Progression of key events associated with the company.
- Major products and services – A list of major products, services and brands of the company.
- Key competitors – A list of key competitors to the company.
- Key employees – A list of the key executives of the company.
- Executive biographies – A brief summary of the executives’ employment history.
- Key operational heads – A list of personnel heading key departments/functions.
- Important locations and subsidiaries – A list and contact details of key locations and subsidiaries of the company.
- Detailed financial ratios for the past five years – The latest financial ratios derived from the annual financial statements published by the company with 5 years history.
- Interim ratios for the last five interim periods – The latest financial ratios derived from the quarterly/semi-annual financial statements published by the company for 5 interims history.


LinkedIn Corporation (LinkedIn) is an online professional network operator. The company’s proprietary platform allows members to create, manage and share their professional identities online, build and engage with their professional networks, access shared knowledge and insights, and find business opportunities. The company has three product line Talent Solutions, Marketing Solutions and Premium Subscriptions. It provides members with applications and tools to search, connect, and communicate with business contacts, join industry groups, research organizations, learn about career opportunities and share information. The company operates in various countries of North America, Europe and Asia-Pacific. LinkedIn is headquartered in Mountain View, California, the US.

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Table Of Contents

LinkedIn Corporation (LNKD) - Financial and Strategic SWOT Analysis Review
Table of Contents
Table of Contents 2
List of Tables 4
List of Figures 5
Section 1 - About the Company 6
LinkedIn Corporation - Key Facts 6
LinkedIn Corporation - Key Employees 7
LinkedIn Corporation - Key Employee Biographies 8
LinkedIn Corporation - Major Products and Services 9
LinkedIn Corporation - History 11
LinkedIn Corporation - Company Statement 14
LinkedIn Corporation - Locations And Subsidiaries 15
Head Office 15
Other Locations and Subsidiaries 15
Section 2 - Company Analysis 16
LinkedIn Corporation - Business Description 16
LinkedIn Corporation - Corporate Strategy 17
LinkedIn Corporation - SWOT Analysis 18
SWOT Analysis - Overview 18
LinkedIn Corporation - Strengths 18
Strength - Extensive Professional Network 18
Strength - Dominant Position 18
Strength - Business Performance: Talent Solutions 18
LinkedIn Corporation - Weaknesses 19
Weakness - Declined Operating Performance 19
Weakness - Operational Constraints: Security Breach 19
LinkedIn Corporation - Opportunities 20
Opportunity - Rising Internet Usage 20
Opportunity - Strategic Growth Initiatives: Inorganic 20
LinkedIn Corporation - Threats 21
Threat - Shift in Technology 21
Threat - Intense Competition 21
Threat - Socio-Political Risks 21
LinkedIn Corporation - Key Competitors 22
Section 3 - Company Financial Ratios 23
Financial Ratios - Capital Market Ratios 23
Financial Ratios - Annual Ratios 24
Performance Chart 26
Financial Performance 26
Financial Ratios - Interim Ratios 27
Financial Ratios - Ratio Charts 28
LinkedIn Corporation, Recent Deals Summary 29
Section 4 - Appendix 30
Methodology 30
Ratio Definitions 30
About GlobalData 34
Contact Us 34
Disclaimer 34

List of Tables
LinkedIn Corporation, Key Facts 6
LinkedIn Corporation, Key Employees 7
LinkedIn Corporation, Key Employee Biographies 8
LinkedIn Corporation, Major Products and Services 9
LinkedIn Corporation, History 11
LinkedIn Corporation, Subsidiaries 15
LinkedIn Corporation, Key Competitors 22
LinkedIn Corporation, Ratios based on current share price 23
LinkedIn Corporation, Annual Ratios 24
LinkedIn Corporation, Interim Ratios 27
LinkedIn Corporation, Recent Deals Summary 29
Currency Codes 30
Capital Market Ratios 30
Equity Ratios 31
Profitability Ratios 31
Cost Ratios 32
Liquidity Ratios 32
Leverage Ratios 33
Efficiency Ratios 33

List of Figures
LinkedIn Corporation, Performance Chart (2010 - 2014) 26
LinkedIn Corporation, Ratio Charts 28

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