GETTING THE JOB DONE: LinkedIn Corp. topped analysts' financial estimates for the ninth consecutive quarter, preserving the online professional service's uninterrupted streak since the company went public in May 2011.

GETTING THE JOB DONE: LinkedIn Corp. topped analysts' financial estimates for the ninth consecutive quarter, preserving the online professional service's uninterrupted streak since the company went public in May 2011.

OTHER ACCOMPLISHMENTS: The service added 20 million members during the three months ending in June more than any other previous quarter since LinkedIn's IPO.

WALL STREET'S ENDORSEMENT: LinkedIn's stock soared in Thursday's extended trading. Based on that ebullient reaction, the shares seem likely to hit a new high Friday and register a five-fold increase from its IPO price of $45.