Sector Update: Social Media Stocks Take Another Hit, But Most Still At High End of 52 Week Ranges

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Social Media stocks ( SOCL ) are getting hit again, down 4.5% today following yesterday's 1.8% decline. Today's sell-off is much greater than the weakness in the general market which is off 0.7% ( SPX ). However, year-to-date these high flying stocks are up 50.6%, more than doubling the general market's advance of 19.4%.

Taking the biggest hits are Yelp Inc ( YELP ), down 9%; Angie's List ( ANGI ) down 9.3%; LinkedIn Corp ( LNKD ) down 7.5% on a sell rating reiterated at TheStreet; Facebook Inc (FB) down 6.2%; and Groupon (GRPN) down 5% likely on negative comments from multiple sources suggests there are better stocks to consider.



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Referenced Stocks: ANGI , LNKD , SOCL , SPX , YELP

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