Updated: 2:30 p.m. PT
It's the flip side of the Facebook story: A (relatively) newly-public Internet company with a story that Wall Street actually likes.
So it was that shares of LinkedIn rose about seven percent in after-hours trading after the company earned $2.8 million on $228.2 million in revenue during the second quarter. Revenue was up 89 percent over the same period a year ago.
Not accounting for special charges, the professional networking site earned 16 cents a share, in line with the consensus Wall Street estimate gathered by FactSet Research. Analysts had expected $… Read more