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How to buy LinkedIn shares | $296.03

Invest in LinkedIn by buying Microsoft shares in just a few minutes.

LinkedIn, the social media network for professionals. It’s where you read opinion pieces on office life, congratulate ex-colleagues and that girl you think you went to uni with on their new job or promotion, and brag about all the fun you’re having at your new job. LinkedIn is a subsidiary of Microsoft, which means that if you want to invest in LinkedIn, you’d need to buy Microsoft shares.

What companies does Microsoft own?

As well as LinkedIn, Microsoft owns:

  • Hotmail
  • Skype
  • Xbox

This means that if you choose to invest in LinkedIn by buying shares in Microsoft, then you’ll be investing in the others that it owns as well. This means that you’d want to keep an eye on what Microsoft is getting up to as a whole rather than spending a few hours scrolling down LinkedIn and calling it investment research.

Can I buy LinkedIn shares?

While you can't invest directly in LinkedIn, you can buy Microsoft shares, which is the company that owns LinkedIn. Microsoft is listed on the NASDAQ with stock code MSFT.US the current share price is $296.03 (25 minute delay).

LinkedIn is owned by Microsoft (MSFT) a leading Software business based in the USA. It opened the day at $302.685, after a previous close of $301.6. During the day the price has varied from a low of $295.61 to a high of $304.08. The latest price was $296.03 (25 minute delay). LinkedIn (MSFT) is listed on the NASDAQ and employs 181000 staff. All prices are listed in US Dollar.

How to buy shares in LinkedIn

  1. Choose a share-dealing platform. If you’re a beginner, our table below can help you choose.
  2. Open your account. You’ll need your ID, bank details and national insurance number.
  3. Confirm your payment details. You’ll need to fund your account with a bank transfer, debit card or credit card.
  4. Search the platform for stock code: MSFT in this case.
  5. Research LinkedIn (Microsoft) shares. The platform should provide the latest information available.
  6. Buy your LinkedIn (Microsoft) shares. It's that simple.

Information last updated 2022-01-22.
Open$302.685Previous close$301.6
High$304.08Change$-5.57
Low$295.61Change %-1.8468%
Close$296.03Timestamp2022-01-21
Volume55120533GMT offset0
IndustrySoftware-InfrastructureCurrency symbol$
CodeMSFTCountry nameUSA
TypeCommon StockCountry ISOUS
NameMicrosoft CorporationISINUS5949181045
ExchangeNASDAQCUSIP594918104
Currency codeUSDSectorTechnology
Currency nameUS DollarFull-time employees181000

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An overview of Microsoft the parent company of LinkedIn

Microsoft Corporation develops, licenses, and supports software, services, devices, and solutions worldwide. Its Productivity and Business Processes segment offers Office, Exchange, SharePoint, Microsoft Teams, Office 365 Security and Compliance, and Skype for Business, as well as related Client Access Licenses (CAL); Skype, Outlook.com, OneDrive, and LinkedIn; and Dynamics 365, a set of cloud-based and on-premises business solutions for organizations and enterprise divisions. Its Intelligent Cloud segment licenses SQL, Windows Servers, Visual Studio, System Center, and related CALs; GitHub that provides a collaboration platform and code hosting service for developers; and Azure, a cloud platform. It also offers support services and Microsoft consulting services to assist customers in developing, deploying, and managing Microsoft server and desktop solutions; and training and certification on Microsoft products. Its More Personal Computing segment provides Windows original equipment manufacturer (OEM) licensing and other non-volume licensing of the Windows operating system; Windows Commercial, such as volume licensing of the Windows operating system, Windows cloud services, and other Windows commercial offerings; patent licensing; Windows Internet of Things; and MSN advertising. It also offers Surface, PC accessories, PCs, tablets, gaming and entertainment consoles, and other devices; Gaming, including Xbox hardware, and Xbox content and services; video games and third-party video game royalties; and Search, including Bing and Microsoft advertising. It sells its products through OEMs, distributors, and resellers; and directly through digital marketplaces, online stores, and retail stores. It has collaborations with Dynatrace, Inc., Morgan Stanley, Micro Focus, WPP plc, ACI Worldwide, Inc., and iCIMS, Inc., as well as strategic relationships with Avaya Holdings Corp. and wejo Limited. Microsoft Corporation was founded in 1975 and is based in Redmond, Washington.

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