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LinkedIn shares soar after big Q1 beat

Revenue, earnings, membership all higher than expected.

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LinkedIn shares soared Thursday after the company reported quarterly earnings and revenue that easily topped Wall Street’s expectations.

The company said it saw adjusted first-quarter earnings of 74 cents on $861 million in revenue. Analysts, meanwhile, had expected LinkedIn to report earnings of about 60 cents per share on $828 million in revenue, according to a consensus estimate from Thomson Reuters.

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