Level 3 Communications Inc (LVLT)

LVLT (NYSE:Telecommunications)
$49.18
pos +0.54
+1.10%
Today's Range: 48.68 - 49.33 | LVLT Avg Daily Volume: 3,570,800
Last Update: 11/26/14 - 12:59 PM EST
Volume: 1,097,391
YTD Performance: 46.64%
Open: $48.80
Previous Close: $48.64
52 Week Range: $29.14 - $50.16
Oustanding Shares: 335,961,229
Market Cap: 16,814,859,511
6-Month Chart
TheStreet Ratings Grade for LVLT
Buy Hold Sell
A+ A A- B+ B B- C+ C C- D+ D D- E+ E E- F
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Analysts Ratings
Historical Rec Current 1 Mo. Ago 2 Mo. Ago 3 Mo. Ago
Strong Buy 7 6 5 2
Moderate Buy 0 0 0 0
Hold 7 6 7 10
Moderate Sell 0 0 0 0
Strong Sell 0 0 0 0
Mean Rec. 2.00 2.00 2.17 2.67
Latest Dividend: 0.00
Latest Dividend Yield: 0.00%
Dividend Ex-Date: 12/31/69
Price Earnings Ratio: 45.50
Price Earnings Comparisons:
LVLT Sector Avg. S&P 500
45.50 45.70 26.00
Price Performance History (%Change):
3 Mo 1 Yr 3 Y
12.75% 66.58% 159.00%
GROWTH 12 Mo 3 Yr CAGR
Revenue -1.00 0.73 0.20
Net Income 0.00 -0.82 0.00
EPS 0.00 -0.91 0.00
Earnings for LVLT:
EBITDA 1.50B
Revenue 6.31B
Average Earnings Estimates
Qtr (12/14) Qtr (03/15) FY (12/14) FY (12/15)
Average Estimate $0.32 $0.34 $1.34 $1.69
Number of Analysts 12 7 11 13
High Estimate $0.42 $0.51 $1.49 $2.27
Low Estimate $0.15 $0.22 $1.18 $1.06
Prior Year $0.06 $0.47 $-0.02 $1.34
Growth Rate (Year over Year) 440.28% -28.57% 6,777.27% 26.20%
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Bullish
Nov 04, 2014 | 7:19 AM EST
LVLT was upgraded to Buy, Citigroup said. Focus on the enterprise segment should boost organic growth. 
Bullish
Oct 14, 2014 | 8:23 AM EDT
LVLT was upgraded from Hold to Buy, Gabelli said. 20% pullback creates a buying opportunity.   
Bearish
Jul 30, 2014 | 8:05 AM EDT
LVLT was downgraded to Neutral, DA Davidson said. Valuation call, based on a $50 price target. 
I'll look at the best large-caps in each sector from my earnings valuation screen.
Bullish
May 01, 2014 | 8:29 AM EDT
LVLT upped its numbers, USB said. Topline returns to growth with EMEA rev growth to accelerate in 2H. $43 price target and Neutral rati...
Bullish
Mar 18, 2014 | 7:49 AM EDT
LVLT bumped up its numbers, UBS said. 4Q CNS rev growth in NA and LA accelerated. $37 price target and Neutral rating.  
Bullish
Feb 06, 2014 | 8:08 AM EST
LVLT was upgraded to Buy from Hold, Canaccord Genuity said. Company continues to execute well. $41 price target. 
Bullish
Feb 06, 2014 | 8:06 AM EST
LVLT was upgraded to Buy, DA Davidson said. Company is seeing strong enterprise growth and lower costs. 
Bearish
Aug 01, 2013 | 8:20 AM EDT
LVLT estimates were reduced given weak CNS revenue growth, said UBS. Price target is $22.

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