LinkedIn vs Facebook in social stocks

A couple of days ago Facebook was hacked and a hacker named Abhibandu was paid by the social media site, the payout was down to the hacker discovering how easy it was to hack unverified Facebook accounts.

The problem occurred when the hacker hacked into unverified accounts on Facebook, so when users signed up for a new account they would get an email sent to them from FB to verify who they are. But, the accounts would stay unverified – Read the full story here, just so you know Facebook sorted the issue out within three days.

Facebook Inc (NASDAQ:FB) shares opened at 63.30 on Monday, this left the company on a one-year low of $22.67 but a high of $72.59. To put this into perspective Facebook is at $59.86 on a 50-day moving average, and $59.06 on a 200-day moving average, with a price-to-earnings ratio of 82.10 and market cap of $162.4 billion – Facebook’s net profit margin is 21.40% with a weekly performance of 3.18%.

LinkedIn Corp (NYSE:LNKD) – At the beginning of May LinkedIn stocks were down, its user base is climbing in multiple countries now such as China and the Netherlands. The professional network also introduced a new ranking feature, which is not part of a popularity contest even though it looks like it is.

The net profit margin for LinkedIn is down by -0.60% but has a weekly performance of 2.71%, shares at the moment sit at $155.49. LinkedIn on a high of $160.62 and a low of $153.00, on a 50-day moving average they are down -3.65% – For more information please visit here.

Please see the Facebook real time stock quotes etc via Nasdaq.com; you can also keep up-to-date with LinkedIn here.

LinkedIn vs Facebook in social stocks