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LinkedIn Corp (NYSE:LNKD)
P/B Ratio
9.50 (As of Today)

As of today, LinkedIn Corp's share price is $224.20. LinkedIn Corp's Book Value per Share for the quarter that ended in 201406 was $23.61. Hence, LinkedIn Corp's P/B Ratio of today is 9.50.

LNKD' s 10-Year P/B Ratio Range
Min: 6.48   Max: 26.69
Current: 9.5

6.48
26.69

During the past 5 years, LinkedIn Corp's highest P/B Ratio was 26.69. The lowest was 6.48. And the median was 14.26.

LNKD's P/B Ratiois ranked lower than
61% of the 414 Companies
in the Global Internet Content & Information industry.

( Industry Median: 3.80 vs. LNKD: 9.50 )

During the past 12 months, LinkedIn Corp's average Book Value Per Share Growth Rate was 137.80% per year.


Definition

LinkedIn Corp's P/B ratio for today is calculated as follows:

P/B Ratio=Share Price/Book Value per Share (Q: 201406)
=224.20/23.61
=9.50

* All numbers are in millions except for per share data and ratio. All numbers are in their own currency.

It can also be calculated from the numbers for the whole company:

A closely related ratio is called Price-to-Tangible-Book Ratio. The difference between Price-to-Tangible-Book Ratio and Price-to-Book Ratio is that book value other than intangibles are used in the calculation.


Explanation

Unlike valuation ratios relative to the earning power such as P/E ratio, P/S ratio or Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow ratio, the Price-to-Book Ratio measures the valuation of the stock relative to the underlying asset of the company.

The Price-to-Book Ratio works the best for the businesses that earn most of their profit from their assets, e.g. banks and insurance companies.


Be Aware

Some businesses have very light assets, such as software companies or insurance agencies. The Price-to-Book Ratio does not work well for these companies. Some companies even have negative equity, so the Price-to-Book Ratio cannot be applied to them.


Related Terms

Book Value per Share, Market Cap, Total Equity, Preferred Stock, P/E ratio, P/S ratio, Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow ratio, Price-to-Tangible-Book Ratio


Historical Data

* All numbers are in millions except for per share data and ratio. All numbers are in their own currency.

LinkedIn Corp Annual Data

Dec09Dec10Dec11Dec12Dec13
pb 0.000.000.000.000.000.000.0010.2313.879.85

LinkedIn Corp Quarterly Data

Mar12Jun12Sep12Dec12Mar13Jun13Sep13Dec13Mar14Jun14
pb 16.0114.2815.5613.8719.5617.9611.609.858.157.06
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