In this edition of The Motley Fool's "Ask a Fool" series, Motley Fool analysts Jason Moser and Brendan Mathews take a question from a reader who writes: "What is the current thinking regarding LinkedIn? Should I be concerned about the recent decline in price?"
LinkedIn (NYSE:LNKD) is followed closely here at the Fool, and Brendan and Jason both see it as a compelling long-term investment idea. While 2013 was a banner year for the markets, it also took many tech-related stocks to lofty valuations that were a bit detached from the reality of the businesses. Jason thinks that LinkedIn's market opportunity and focused leadership are key points that will help guide the company to long-term success and that today's price represents a more realistic entry point for those interested in the stock.
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Brendan Mathews has no position in any stocks mentioned. Jason Moser owns shares of LinkedIn. The Motley Fool recommends LinkedIn. The Motley Fool owns shares of LinkedIn. Try any of our Foolish newsletter services free for 30 days. We Fools may not all hold the same opinions, but we all believe that considering a diverse range of insights makes us better investors. The Motley Fool has a disclosure policy.