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How to buy LinkedIn shares | $410.34

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 $410.34 (25 minute delay).

LinkedIn is owned by Microsoft (MSFT) a leading Software business based in the USA. It opened the day at $415.67, after a previous close of $411.65. During the day the price has varied from a low of $408.97 to a high of $415.86. The latest price was $410.34 (25 minute delay). LinkedIn (MSFT) is listed on the NASDAQ and employs 221000 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.

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Information last updated 2024-02-21.
Open$415.67Previous close$411.65
High$415.86Change$-1.31
Low$408.97Change %-0.3182%
Close$410.34Timestamp2024-02-23
Volume15995423GMT offset0
IndustrySoftware - InfrastructureCurrency symbol$
CodeMSFTCountry nameUSA
TypeCommon StockCountry ISOUS
NameMicrosoft CorporationISINUS5949181045
ExchangeNASDAQCUSIP594918104
Currency codeUSDSectorTechnology
Currency nameUS DollarFull-time employees221000

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An overview of Microsoft the parent company of LinkedIn

Microsoft Corporation develops and supports software, services, devices and solutions worldwide. The Productivity and Business Processes segment offers office, exchange, SharePoint, Microsoft Teams, office 365 Security and Compliance, Microsoft viva, and Microsoft 365 copilot; and office consumer services, such as Microsoft 365 consumer subscriptions, Office licensed on-premises, and other office services. This segment also provides LinkedIn; and dynamics business solutions, including Dynamics 365, a set of intelligent, cloud-based applications across ERP, CRM, power apps, and power automate; and on-premises ERP and CRM applications. The Intelligent Cloud segment offers server products and cloud services, such as azure and other cloud services; SQL and windows server, visual studio, system center, and related client access licenses, as well as nuance and GitHub; and enterprise services including enterprise support services, industry solutions, and nuance professional services. The More Personal Computing segment offers Windows, including windows OEM licensing and other non-volume licensing of the Windows operating system; Windows commercial comprising volume licensing of the Windows operating system, windows cloud services, and other Windows commercial offerings; patent licensing; and windows Internet of Things; and devices, such as surface, HoloLens, and PC accessories. Additionally, this segment provides gaming, which includes Xbox hardware and content, and first- and third-party content; Xbox game pass and other subscriptions, cloud gaming, advertising, third-party disc royalties, and other cloud services; and search and news advertising, which includes Bing, Microsoft News and Edge, and third-party affiliates. The company sells its products through OEMs, distributors, and resellers; and directly through digital marketplaces, online, and retail stores. The company was founded in 1975 and is headquartered in Redmond, Washington.

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