When you have a PE this high it's not just about beating earnings, slowing growth and revenue called guidance is the most important to retain high PE. Analyst already lowering this qtr. rev estimates, which means next quarter will be lowered as well. On a side note when even the secretary of a company is selling their shares pre-earnings release then bad news is coming. That doesn't mean LNKD is a bad company just price will go down until they can re-establish momentum. Chipotle went through the same thing 3 quarters ago but regained footing and pps. I wouldn't be LONG into earnings.