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GuruFocus Financial Strength Rank measures how strong a company’s financial situation is. It is based on these factors

1. The debt burden that the company has as measured by its Interest coverage (current year).
2. Debt to revenue ratio. The lower, the better
3. Altman Z-score.

A company ranks high with financial strength is likely to withstand any business slowdowns and recessions.

Financial Strength : 5/10

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industry
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history
Cash to Debt 0.17
LVLT's Cash to Debt is ranked lower than
69% of the 460 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.42 vs. LVLT: 0.17 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash to Debt only.
LVLT' s Cash to Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.05  Med: 0.13 Max: 5.46
Current: 0.17
0.05
5.46
Equity to Asset 0.44
LVLT's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
58% of the 457 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.40 vs. LVLT: 0.44 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity to Asset only.
LVLT' s Equity to Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -0.06  Med: 0.1 Max: 0.8
Current: 0.44
-0.06
0.8
Interest Coverage 2.64
LVLT's Interest Coverage is ranked lower than
73% of the 381 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 6.66 vs. LVLT: 2.64 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
LVLT' s Interest Coverage Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.05  Med: 1.03 Max: 2.64
Current: 2.64
0.05
2.64
F-Score: 6
Z-Score: 1.46
M-Score: -2.87
WACC vs ROIC
18.71%
5.62%
WACC
ROIC
GuruFocus Profitability Rank ranks how profitable a company is and how likely the company’s business will stay that way. It is based on these factors:

1. Operating Margin
2. Trend of the Operating Margin (5-year average). The company with an uptrend profit margin has a higher rank.
••3. Consistency of the profitability
4. Piotroski F-Score
5. Predictability Rank•

The maximum rank is 10. A rank of 7 or higher means a higher profitability and may stay that way. A rank of 3 or lower indicates that the company has had trouble to make a profit.

Profitability Rank is not directly related to the Financial Strength Rank. But if a company is consistently profitable, its financial strength will be stronger.

Profitability & Growth : 5/10

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industry
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Operating margin (%) 17.67
LVLT's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
79% of the 457 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 7.39 vs. LVLT: 17.67 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating margin (%) only.
LVLT' s Operating margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -5.65  Med: 5.11 Max: 17.67
Current: 17.67
-5.65
17.67
Net-margin (%) 8.15
LVLT's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
69% of the 459 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 3.35 vs. LVLT: 8.15 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net-margin (%) only.
LVLT' s Net-margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -26.1  Med: -7.01 Max: 41.72
Current: 8.15
-26.1
41.72
ROE (%) 6.33
LVLT's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
52% of the 445 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 5.91 vs. LVLT: 6.33 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE (%) only.
LVLT' s ROE (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -372.46  Med: -33.06 Max: 41.64
Current: 6.33
-372.46
41.64
ROA (%) 2.70
LVLT's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
53% of the 467 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.38 vs. LVLT: 2.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
LVLT' s ROA (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -11  Med: -3.2 Max: 15.23
Current: 2.7
-11
15.23
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 13.71
LVLT's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
51% of the 463 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 14.10 vs. LVLT: 13.71 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) only.
LVLT' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -8.51  Med: 4.21 Max: 13.87
Current: 13.71
-8.51
13.87
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) -7.30
LVLT's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
77% of the 396 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.60 vs. LVLT: -7.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) only.
LVLT' s Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -31.8  Med: -6 Max: 71.2
Current: -7.3
-31.8
71.2
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) 5.60
LVLT's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
61% of the 336 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.90 vs. LVLT: 5.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) only.
LVLT' s EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -36.3  Med: 0.05 Max: 19.6
Current: 5.6
-36.3
19.6
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Industry: Communication Services » Telecom Services    NAICS: 517919    SIC: 4813
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Level 3 Communications Inc is a facilities based provider of a broad range of integrated communications services.

Level 3 Communications Inc is a Delaware corporation, incorporated on July 1, 1941 as Peter Kiewit Sons', Inc. The Company is a facilities-based provider of a range of integrated communications services that owns or leases a substantial portion of the plant, property and equipment necessary to provide its services. It offers Core Network Services including IP and Data Services, Transport and Fiber Services, Voice Services, Colocation and Data Center Services, Security Services; and Wholesale Voice Services including Voice Termination and Toll Free. Its geographical segments include North America; Europe, the Middle East and Africa; and Latin America. Its customers include Enterprises; Content; Government and Wholesale. Its Content customers comprise subgroups of customers including Digital Entertainment, such as providers of online gaming; social networking providers; technology companies that enable digital advertising and digital ad agencies; and companies that provide video over the Internet; Media and Entertainment, such as media conglomerates; programmers; studios and production companies; and broadcast station ownership groups; and Sports teams (professional and college); and stadiums and venues. The Company's competitors are long distance carriers, ILECs, CLECs, Post Telephone and Telegraphs, or PTTs, companies that operate Content Delivery Networks, or CDNs, and other companies such as cable companies, that provide communications services, Verizon, AT&T, XO, NTT, Tata and Cogent in North America, and BT, Orange, TeliaSonera and Tata in Europe, Telefonica, Telmex and national incumbent telecommunications carriers, and among others.

Guru Investment Theses on Level 3 Communications Inc

Longleaf Partners Comments on Level 3 Communications - Jan 24, 2017

Level 3 Communications (NYSE:LVLT) (+4%; +031%), a global fiber and integrated communications network company was the primary contributor to the Fund’s fourth quarter return. The stock rose 22% with the announcement of a merger with CenturyLink, Inc., equating to $66.50 per Level 3 share, a 42% premium to the closing price prior to the announcement. This deal offers numerous benefits for shareholders. The combined company will increase the capacity and reach of CenturyLink’s domestic and Level 3’s global high-bandwidth fiber networks. Although CenturyLink has been tainted by the performance of its legacy landline business, its Qwest fiber network is a high quality asset. Projected synergies total $975 million, with $125 million in reduced capital expenditures and the remaining $850 million split in half between operating expense reductions and moving data usage onto the company’s own network. Additionally, Level 3 will get four directors on the new board. CenturyLink CEO Glen Post has announced that the new CFO will be Sunit Patel who has successfully integrated large acquisitions and managed balance sheets well in his tenure at Level 3.



From Longleaf Partners' fourth quarter 2016 commentary.



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Southeastern Asset Management Comments on Level 3 Communications - Oct 14, 2016

Level 3 Communications (NYSE:LVLT) (-10%; -0.6%), the global fiber and integrated communications network company, was the Fund’s primary detractor in the third quarter. In spite of disappointing flat revenue growth, our appraisal increased with the company’s reported higher free cash flow coupon. In local currencies, the company’s Enterprise business grew across regions, with a particularly strong 10% rate in Latin America. Currency translations, however, created a significant drag in the quarter, turning Latin American and Europe, Middle East, Africa (EMEA) reported top line results negative. More importantly, total EBITDA in the quarter, as well as projections for the remainder of 2016, were exactly in line with expectations. The company’s growing cash position after over $260 million of free cash flow (FCF) in the quarter took net leverage to 3.5X EBITDA. We remain confident that CEO Jeff Storey and his team will continue to execute and will ultimately close the gap between the stock price and corporate value.



Southeastern Asset Management's Longleaf Partners third quarter 2016 commentary.



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Southeastern Asset Management Comments on Level 3 Communications - Oct 14, 2016

An example is Level 3 Communications (NYSE:LVLT), which is among the largest positions in the Partners, Small-Cap and Global Funds. This fiber network provider reinvests its excess cash into high margin growth rather than paying a dividend, has a beta of 1.5, and only trades at an adjusted 8x earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation, amortization (EBITDA) for expected FCF growth in the teens. By contrast, AT&T and Verizon have dividend yields over 4% with betas of 0.6 or less and trade at 7x EBITDA, with growth prospects limited to mid-single digits. Likewise, FedEx, another large holding in the Partners and Global Funds, shares a duopoly with UPS in the U.S. ground business, yet trades at a 13.9x price-to-earnings ratio (P/E), while UPS is at 18.0x. FedEx has lower labor costs and more growth potential as it takes share from UPS and integrates its recent purchase of TNT. FedEx has a dividend yield of less than 1% and a 1.2 beta, while UPS has a 2.9% dividend yield and a beta of 0.7.



From Southeastern Asset Management's third quarter 2016 shareholder letter.



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Longleaf Partners Comments on Level 3 Communications - Jan 22, 2016

After being a top contributor in the fourth quarter and adding 25%, Level 3 Communications (NYSE:LVLT) gained 10% for the full year. Over the course of the year, operating metrics continued to improve. During the fourth quarter, company segment Core Network Services’ (CNS) organic revenue grew 6% year-over-year. Within CNS, Enterprise revenue grew 8%. This revenue growth, combined with the synergies created by the merger with tw telecom, resulted in margin expansion. The high contribution margins, which are currently over 60%, have been one of the focal points of our Level 3 investment case and are one of the primary drivers of high growth in both EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortization) and FCF (free cash flow) growth. In 2016, we believe the company will generate approximately $5.00/ share of FCF before discretionary growth capital expenditures, which translates to approximately 10x FCF on current price. The company’s success-based growth capex is tied to new, high margin, revenue-producing contracts. Given management’s excellent execution, we expect leverage ratios to continue to improve from their current 4x debt/EBITDA levels into the 3x’s.



From Longleaf Partners Fund 4th quarter commentary.



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Mario Gabelli Comments on Level 3 Communications Inc. - Nov 23, 2015

Level 3 Communications Inc. (3.1%) (LVLT – $43.69 – NYSE), headquartered in Broomfield, Colorado, is a global provider of IP-based communications services to enterprise, content, government, and wholesale customers. It operates a global services platform anchored by owned fiber networks on three continents and in more than 45 countries, connected by extensive undersea facilities. LVLT’s fiber network includes over 200,000 route miles globally (including 33,000 subsea route miles and over 60,000 metro fiber route miles). LVLT closed its acquisition of tw telecom on October 31, 2014. In July 2015, Level 3 reported slightly softer than expected revenues (largely due to continued pressure from macroeconomic and political environment in Latin America) and stronger than Adjusted EBITDA. As of 2Q’15, LVLT has realized ~$115 million in annualized run-rate Adjusted EBITDA synergies from tw telecom deal. The company plans to achieve ~70% of targeted $200 million savings from this deal by the end of 1Q’16.



From GAMCO's Global Telecommunications Fund third quarter 2015 shareholder commentary.



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Longleaf Partners Comments on Level 3 Communications - Oct 28, 2015

Fiber and networking company Level 3 Communications (NYSE:LVLT) declined 17% as concerns about near term top-line growth rates outweighed improvement in margins and free cash flow (FCF) generation. During the quarter, the company reported organic revenue growth across North America and EMEA (Europe, Middle East, and Africa) in-line with expectations, while Latin America, which represents approximately 10% of consolidated revenue, had weaker growth mainly due to currency. The integration of tw telecom remains on track with synergy realizations ahead of schedule. Level 3 already has achieved approximately $115 million of annualized run-rate EBITDA synergies and the company should achieve 70% or $140 million of its annualized synergy target by the end of the first quarter of 2016. FCF growth at Level 3 is ramping up and, we believe, marching toward explosive FCF growth on a per share basis in the next few years as a result of the business’ strong incremental margins, the aforementioned tw telecom synergies, and continued debt reduction and refinancing. During the quarter, major bond rating agencies upgraded approximately $11 billion of the company’s rated debt and credit commitments, further proof of Level 3’s improving business and financial profile.



From Longleaf Partners' third quarter 2015 commentary.



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Southeastern Asset Management Comments on Level 3 Communications - Oct 22, 2015

Fiber and networking company Level 3 Communications (NYSE:LVLT) declined 17% as concerns about near term top-line growth rates outweighed improvement in margins and free cash flow (FCF) generation. During the quarter, the company reported organic revenue growth across North America and EMEA (Europe, Middle East, and Africa) in line with expectations, while Latin America, which represents approximately 10% of consolidated revenue, had weaker growth mainly due to currency. The integration of tw telecom remains on track with synergy realizations ahead of schedule. Level 3 already has achieved approximately $115 million of annualized run-rate EBITDA synergies, and the company should achieve 70% or $140 million of its annualized synergy target by the end of the first quarter of 2016. FCF growth at Level 3 is ramping up and, we believe, marching toward explosive FCF growth on a per share basis in the next few years as a result of the business’ strong incremental margins, the aforementioned tw telecom synergies, and continued debt reduction and refinancing. During the quarter, major bond rating agencies upgraded approximately $11 billion of the company’s rated debt and credit commitments, further proof of Level 3’s improving business and financial profile.

From Mason Hawkins (Trades, Portfolio)' Longleaf Partners third quarter 2015 shareholder commentary.

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Mason Hawkins Comments on Level 3 Communications - May 28, 2015

Fiber and networking company Level 3 Communications (LVLT) appreciated 9% after another strong quarter of margin and revenue growth. The integration with recently merged tw telecom is proceeding smoothly as the transaction enhances Level 3’s competitive positioning with a complementary product set and larger footprint. Level 3’s growth in its North American enterprise business remains solid as CEO Jeff Storey and his team invest in expanding its fiber network and portfolio of connected buildings.

From Mason Hawkins (Trades, Portfolio)’ Longleaf Partners Fund Q1 2015 Management Discussion.

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Longleaf Partners Comments on Level 3 Communications Guru stock highlight
Level 3 Communications (NYSE:LVLT) (+4%; +031%), a global fiber and integrated communications network company was the primary contributor to the Fund’s fourth quarter return. The stock rose 22% with the announcement of a merger with CenturyLink, Inc., equating to $66.50 per Level 3 share, a 42% premium to the closing price prior to the announcement. This deal offers numerous benefits for shareholders. The combined company will increase the capacity and reach of CenturyLink’s domestic and Level 3’s global high-bandwidth fiber networks. Although CenturyLink has been tainted by the performance of its legacy landline business, its Qwest fiber network is a high quality asset. Projected synergies total $975 million, with $125 million in reduced capital expenditures and the remaining $850 million split in half between operating expense reductions and moving data usage onto the company’s own network. Additionally, Level 3 will get four directors on the new board. CenturyLink CEO Glen Post has announced that the new CFO will be Sunit Patel who has successfully integrated large acquisitions and managed balance sheets well in his tenure Read more...
Southeastern Asset Management Comments on Level 3 Communications Guru stock highlight
Level 3 Communications (NYSE:LVLT) (-10%; -0.6%), the global fiber and integrated communications network company, was the Fund’s primary detractor in the third quarter. In spite of disappointing flat revenue growth, our appraisal increased with the company’s reported higher free cash flow coupon. In local currencies, the company’s Enterprise business grew across regions, with a particularly strong 10% rate in Latin America. Currency translations, however, created a significant drag in the quarter, turning Latin American and Europe, Middle East, Africa (EMEA) reported top line results negative. More importantly, total EBITDA in the quarter, as well as projections for the remainder of 2016, were exactly in line with expectations. The company’s growing cash position after over $260 million of free cash flow (FCF) in the quarter took net leverage to 3.5X EBITDA. We remain confident that CEO Jeff Storey and his team will continue to execute and will ultimately close the gap between the stock price and corporate value. Read more...
Southeastern Asset Management Comments on Level 3 Communications Guru stock highlight
An example is Level 3 Communications (NYSE:LVLT), which is among the largest positions in the Partners, Small-Cap and Global Funds. This fiber network provider reinvests its excess cash into high margin growth rather than paying a dividend, has a beta of 1.5, and only trades at an adjusted 8x earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation, amortization (EBITDA) for expected FCF growth in the teens. By contrast, AT&T and Verizon have dividend yields over 4% with betas of 0.6 or less and trade at 7x EBITDA, with growth prospects limited to mid-single digits. Likewise, FedEx, another large holding in the Partners and Global Funds, shares a duopoly with UPS in the U.S. ground business, yet trades at a 13.9x price-to-earnings ratio (P/E), while UPS is at 18.0x. FedEx has lower labor costs and more growth potential as it takes share from UPS and integrates its recent purchase of TNT. FedEx has a dividend yield of less than 1% and a 1.2 beta, while UPS has a 2.9% dividend yield and a beta of 0.7.
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Ratios

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P/E(ttm) 31.31
LVLT's P/E(ttm) is ranked lower than
66% of the 362 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 20.00 vs. LVLT: 31.31 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/E(ttm) only.
LVLT' s P/E(ttm) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 4.4  Med: 41.12 Max: 129.47
Current: 31.31
4.4
129.47
Forward P/E 32.57
LVLT's Forward P/E is ranked lower than
83% of the 120 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 15.46 vs. LVLT: 32.57 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward P/E only.
N/A
PE(NRI) 31.31
LVLT's PE(NRI) is ranked lower than
65% of the 327 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 20.28 vs. LVLT: 31.31 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE(NRI) only.
LVLT' s PE(NRI) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 4.4  Med: 41.12 Max: 129.47
Current: 31.31
4.4
129.47
Price/Owner Earnings (ttm) 17.67
LVLT's Price/Owner Earnings (ttm) is ranked lower than
52% of the 234 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 17.08 vs. LVLT: 17.67 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Owner Earnings (ttm) only.
LVLT' s Price/Owner Earnings (ttm) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 4.99  Med: 34.9 Max: 192.72
Current: 17.67
4.99
192.72
P/B 1.89
LVLT's P/B is ranked higher than
59% of the 488 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.28 vs. LVLT: 1.89 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/B only.
LVLT' s P/B Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.01  Med: 4.09 Max: 140
Current: 1.89
1.01
140
P/S 2.54
LVLT's P/S is ranked lower than
71% of the 494 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.51 vs. LVLT: 2.54 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
LVLT' s P/S Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.23  Med: 1.04 Max: 2.64
Current: 2.54
0.23
2.64
PFCF 20.54
LVLT's PFCF is ranked lower than
61% of the 251 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 16.06 vs. LVLT: 20.54 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PFCF only.
LVLT' s PFCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 16.79  Med: 33.85 Max: 103.33
Current: 20.54
16.79
103.33
POCF 8.84
LVLT's POCF is ranked lower than
64% of the 338 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 6.39 vs. LVLT: 8.84 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful POCF only.
LVLT' s POCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.12  Med: 8.97 Max: 228.18
Current: 8.84
2.12
228.18
EV-to-EBIT 21.39
LVLT's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
62% of the 394 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 15.57 vs. LVLT: 21.39 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
LVLT' s EV-to-EBIT Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -373.7  Med: 22.9 Max: 884.5
Current: 21.39
-373.7
884.5
EV-to-EBITDA 11.25
LVLT's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked lower than
64% of the 433 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 8.64 vs. LVLT: 11.25 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
LVLT' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 5.5  Med: 11.9 Max: 75.5
Current: 11.25
5.5
75.5
PEG 5.40
LVLT's PEG is ranked lower than
71% of the 153 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.49 vs. LVLT: 5.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PEG only.
LVLT' s PEG Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.44  Med: 6.9 Max: 81.14
Current: 5.4
1.44
81.14
Current Ratio 1.80
LVLT's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
75% of the 441 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.13 vs. LVLT: 1.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
LVLT' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.78  Med: 1.25 Max: 16.79
Current: 1.8
0.78
16.79
Quick Ratio 1.80
LVLT's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
78% of the 441 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.03 vs. LVLT: 1.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
LVLT' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.78  Med: 1.25 Max: 16.79
Current: 1.8
0.78
16.79
Days Sales Outstanding 31.80
LVLT's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
71% of the 350 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 46.91 vs. LVLT: 31.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
LVLT' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 26.83  Med: 34.06 Max: 54.59
Current: 31.8
26.83
54.59
Days Payable 63.30
LVLT's Days Payable is ranked lower than
52% of the 290 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 64.92 vs. LVLT: 63.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Payable only.
LVLT' s Days Payable Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 53.83  Med: 73.74 Max: 159.82
Current: 63.3
53.83
159.82

Buy Back

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industry
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history
3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio -15.30
LVLT's 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio is ranked lower than
81% of the 268 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: -1.60 vs. LVLT: -15.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio only.
LVLT' s 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -30.8  Med: -20.2 Max: -2.8
Current: -15.3
-30.8
-2.8

Valuation & Return

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industry
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history
Price/Tangible Book 9.07
LVLT's Price/Tangible Book is ranked lower than
79% of the 356 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 3.00 vs. LVLT: 9.07 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Tangible Book only.
LVLT' s Price/Tangible Book Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.65  Med: 8.21 Max: 15.5
Current: 9.07
2.65
15.5
Price/Projected FCF 1.85
LVLT's Price/Projected FCF is ranked lower than
64% of the 233 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.46 vs. LVLT: 1.85 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Projected FCF only.
LVLT' s Price/Projected FCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.82  Med: 2.41 Max: 15.22
Current: 1.85
1.82
15.22
Price/Median PS Value 2.44
LVLT's Price/Median PS Value is ranked lower than
94% of the 444 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.03 vs. LVLT: 2.44 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Median PS Value only.
LVLT' s Price/Median PS Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.24  Med: 1.12 Max: 50.92
Current: 2.44
0.24
50.92
Price/Graham Number 3.52
LVLT's Price/Graham Number is ranked lower than
78% of the 232 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.97 vs. LVLT: 3.52 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Graham Number only.
LVLT' s Price/Graham Number Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.98  Med: 2.72 Max: 3.52
Current: 3.52
1.98
3.52
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) 4.70
LVLT's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
51% of the 501 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 4.40 vs. LVLT: 4.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) only.
LVLT' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.1  Med: 3.3 Max: 5.1
Current: 4.7
0.1
5.1
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) 6.17
LVLT's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) is ranked lower than
58% of the 250 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 8.46 vs. LVLT: 6.17 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) only.
LVLT' s Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -63.9  Med: -11.6 Max: 6.2
Current: 6.17
-63.9
6.2

More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $8,172
EPS (TTM) $ 1.83
Beta1.21
Short Percentage of Float1.26%
52-Week Range $44.01 - 60.13
Shares Outstanding (Mil)359.93

Analyst Estimate

Dec17 Dec18 Dec19
Revenue (Mil $) 8,380 8,633 8,950
EPS ($) 1.80 2.15 2.39
EPS w/o NRI ($) 1.80 2.15 2.39
EPS Growth Rate
(3Y to 5Y Estimate)
N/A
Dividends Per Share ($)
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