LinkedIn Corporation Earnings: 4 Key Metrics to Watch

In about two weeks, LinkedIn will get a shot at reinvigorating investor confidence after its fourth-quarter report that sent shares spiraling down 44% . When the social network for professionals reports results, here are some of the most important items to watch.

In Q4, Lynda contributed $49 million in revenue to the quarter, accounting for nearly 6% of total revenue. Can Lynda grow to represent a larger portion of LinkedIn's business?

When LinkedIn first acquired Lynda, management indicated that learning & development represented more than a fourth of its long-term addressable market . Does management still feel the opportunity in this segment is this significant?

LinkedIn reports its first-quarter results after market close on Thursday, April 28.

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