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The Three Key Ways LinkedIn Makes Money

Trefis currently has a $30 price estimate for LinkedIn stock -- about a third of the market price. Why the disparity? Take a look at the prospects for the three businesses that bring in the vast majority of LinkedIn's revenue, and the answer becomes clear.

Trefis Values LinkedIn at Just $30 a Share: Here's Why

Trefis put a value estimate of $30 a share on LinkedIn as it launched its IPO Thursday. Shares actually opened at $83, raced past $100, and closed at $94.25. Wondering why the Trefis estimate is so much lower? Let's re-examine the fundamentals, and how they arrived at that number.

Dell's Planned Low Bid for Compellent Sends Shares Down

Dell confirmed Thursday it's in exclusive buyout talks with Compellent Technologies, but the proposed buyout price for the data storage company is apparently less than what investors were betting on. Compellent shares fell as much as 15% to an intraday low of $28.58 a share.