They beaten estimates every quarter since the IPO. I don't see that changing. LNKD is one of the best properties on the web and is just getting it's sea legs.
If you are wondering why the stock is up today then look at the free cash flow number and compare to the past . It was at a record level and the first qtr of the year is not their best. This takes away a serious bear argument.
There is nothing about this internet stock that is typical. 1.4B users and several huge channels that have not been monitized.
foraipac- that worked almost every ER for several years but for whatever reason the last 6-8 qtrs it has not worked.
AAPL's horse can do several tricks but doesn't have much stamina. They have to redo their product every 18 month's or lose massive margins. How many versions before the smart phone is perfected? Google on the other hand with 70% of the world search market is a monopoly and their second trick pony (Android) works in tandem very well with search not to mention their 3rd trick pony (YouTube). YouTube is killing it too.