LinkedIn Q4 Results Beat Estimates

LinkedIn has reported its Q4 and 2012 results. For the quarter, the company brought in $304 million in revenue, and netted a non-GAAP figure of $40 million ($0.35 per diluted share) in profit. Those results were substantially higher than the $168 million and $13 million of Q4 2011. It also handily beat the average analyst estimates of $280 million in revenue and EPS of $0.19.

For fiscal 2012, the company's top line grew by 86% on a year-over-year basis, to $972 million. Net profit advanced nearly threefold, coming in at $100 million ($0.89 diluted EPS) against 2011's $36 million ($0.35).

LinkedIn also provided guidance for current and future periods. For Q1 of this year, it expects revenue of $305 million-$310 million, and adjusted EBITDA of $67 million-$69 million. Fiscal 2013's top line is anticipated to be $1.41 billion-$1.44 billion, with adjusted EBITDA coming in at $315 million-$330 million. It did not specify a net profit range for either period.


You can view the presentation given by the company on today's earnings call in the slideshow below:

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