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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
vs
history
Cash to Debt 0.12
LVLT's Cash to Debt is ranked lower than
77% of the 470 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.45 vs. LVLT: 0.12 )
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: N/A
Current: 0.12
Equity to Asset 0.43
LVLT's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
55% of the 460 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.40 vs. LVLT: 0.43 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity to Asset only.
LVLT' s Equity to Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -0.08  Med: 0.09 Max: 0.73
Current: 0.43
-0.08
0.73
Interest Coverage 2.45
LVLT's Interest Coverage is ranked lower than
75% of the 374 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 6.73 vs. LVLT: 2.45 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
LVLT' s Interest Coverage Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.05  Med: 0.91 Max: 2.45
Current: 2.45
0.05
2.45
F-Score: 6
Z-Score: 0.75
M-Score: -2.03
WACC vs ROIC
23.47%
46.48%
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 : 4/10

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Operating margin (%) 17.04
LVLT's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
76% of the 466 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 7.39 vs. LVLT: 17.04 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating margin (%) only.
LVLT' s Operating margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -5.65  Med: 0.96 Max: 17.04
Current: 17.04
-5.65
17.04
Net-margin (%) 43.75
LVLT's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
98% of the 468 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 3.45 vs. LVLT: 43.75 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net-margin (%) only.
LVLT' s Net-margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -26.1  Med: -11.91 Max: 43.75
Current: 43.75
-26.1
43.75
ROE (%) 40.36
LVLT's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
95% of the 448 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 6.63 vs. LVLT: 40.36 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE (%) only.
LVLT' s ROE (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -372.46  Med: -35.7 Max: 41.64
Current: 40.36
-372.46
41.64
ROA (%) 15.57
LVLT's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
93% of the 476 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.30 vs. LVLT: 15.57 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
LVLT' s ROA (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -11  Med: -4.91 Max: 15.57
Current: 15.57
-11
15.57
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 11.31
LVLT's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
54% of the 471 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 14.26 vs. LVLT: 11.31 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) only.
LVLT' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -8.51  Med: 1.83 Max: 11.31
Current: 11.31
-8.51
11.31
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) -8.10
LVLT's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
78% of the 413 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 3.00 vs. LVLT: -8.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) only.
LVLT' s Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -71.5  Med: -6 Max: 87.8
Current: -8.1
-71.5
87.8
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) 4.30
LVLT's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
56% of the 351 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.20 vs. LVLT: 4.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) only.
LVLT' s EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -36.3  Med: -2.7 Max: 19.6
Current: 4.3
-36.3
19.6
» LVLT's 10-Y Financials

Financials (Next Earnings Date: Est. 2016-10-28)


Revenue & Net Income
Cash & Debt
Oprt. Cash Flow & Free Cash Flow
Oprt. Cash Flow & Net Income

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Guru Trades

Q3 2015

LVLT Guru Trades in Q3 2015

Joel Greenblatt 30,035 sh (New)
Dodge & Cox 8,778 sh (unchged)
John Hussman 100,000 sh (unchged)
Pioneer Investments Sold Out
John Burbank Sold Out
Louis Moore Bacon Sold Out
Mason Hawkins 40,494,314 sh (-3.31%)
George Soros 2,005,471 sh (-3.85%)
Steven Cohen 252,300 sh (-27.89%)
Ray Dalio 138,400 sh (-31.59%)
Jim Simons 942,141 sh (-71.10%)
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Q4 2015

LVLT Guru Trades in Q4 2015

Steven Cohen 528,700 sh (+109.55%)
George Soros 3,189,433 sh (+59.04%)
Joel Greenblatt Sold Out
John Hussman Sold Out
Ray Dalio 137,500 sh (-0.65%)
Dodge & Cox 7,778 sh (-11.39%)
Mason Hawkins 32,931,724 sh (-18.68%)
Jim Simons 31,273 sh (-96.68%)
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Q1 2016

LVLT Guru Trades in Q1 2016

Joel Greenblatt 446,825 sh (New)
Paul Tudor Jones 15,434 sh (New)
Jim Simons 503,873 sh (+1511.21%)
George Soros Sold Out
Mason Hawkins 30,007,772 sh (-8.88%)
Dodge & Cox 4,778 sh (-38.57%)
Ray Dalio 52,460 sh (-61.85%)
Steven Cohen 6,100 sh (-98.85%)
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Q2 2016

LVLT Guru Trades in Q2 2016

Manning & Napier Advisors, Inc 194,710 sh (New)
Lee Ainslie 937,290 sh (New)
Paul Tudor Jones 19,759 sh (+28.02%)
Dodge & Cox 4,778 sh (unchged)
Steven Cohen Sold Out
Jim Simons Sold Out
Mason Hawkins 28,393,466 sh (-5.38%)
Ray Dalio 36,400 sh (-30.61%)
Joel Greenblatt 165,392 sh (-62.99%)
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Industry: Communication Services » Telecom Services
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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 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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Mason Hawkins Comments on Level 3 Communications - Feb 11, 2015

Fiber and networking company Level 3 Communications (LVLT) gained 49% and led the Fund’s performance for the year and the fourth quarter, up 8%. Level 3 provides critical infrastructure that connects businesses and consumers to the internet, allowing them to move voice, video and data. The company’s acquisition of tw telecom closed in the fourth quarter, significantly expanding its network reach in metropolitan markets and providing additional capacity to grow its enterprise customer base. Throughout the year, CEO Jeff Storey and his team delivered solid revenue growth, margin improvement, and higher free cash flow. The stock remains well below our value of its operating networks and non-earning dark fiber and conduit assets and is the Fund’s largest holding.

From Mason Hawkins (Trades, Portfolio)’ Longleaf Partners Fund Q4 2014 Management Discussion.

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Mason Hawkins Comments on Level 3 Communications - Oct 17, 2014

Fiber and networking company Level 3 Communications (LVLT)’ 4% gain in the quarter took YTD return to 38%. Level 3 had a strong quarter with EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortization) up over 20%, organic revenues up 7%, and positive free cash flow. The company’s purchase of tw telecom, announced in the second quarter, remains on track to close around year-end.

From Mason Hawkins (Trades, Portfolio)’ Longleaf Partners Q3 2014 Management Discussion.

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Top Ranked Articles about Level 3 Communications Inc

Longleaf Partners Comments on Level 3 Communications Guru stock highlight
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 Read more...
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Mario Gabelli Comments on Level 3 Communications Inc. Guru stock highlight
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. Read more...
Longleaf Partners Comments on Level 3 Communications Guru stock highlight
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 Read more...
Southeastern Asset Management Comments on Level 3 Communications Guru stock highlight
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 Read more...

Ratios

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P/E(ttm) 4.63
LVLT's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
95% of the 328 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 20.00 vs. LVLT: 4.63 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/E(ttm) only.
LVLT' s P/E(ttm) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 4.63  Med: 45.06 Max: 129.47
Current: 4.63
4.63
129.47
Forward P/E 23.15
LVLT's Forward P/E is ranked lower than
65% of the 119 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 16.98 vs. LVLT: 23.15 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward P/E only.
N/A
PE(NRI) 4.63
LVLT's PE(NRI) is ranked higher than
95% of the 332 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 20.47 vs. LVLT: 4.63 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE(NRI) only.
LVLT' s PE(NRI) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 4.63  Med: 45.06 Max: 129.47
Current: 4.63
4.63
129.47
Price/Owner Earnings (ttm) 17.15
LVLT's Price/Owner Earnings (ttm) is ranked higher than
50% of the 211 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 17.32 vs. LVLT: 17.15 )
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: 36.65 Max: 192.72
Current: 17.15
4.99
192.72
P/B 1.58
LVLT's P/B is ranked higher than
62% of the 437 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.19 vs. LVLT: 1.58 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/B only.
LVLT' s P/B Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.01  Med: 4.19 Max: 140
Current: 1.58
1.01
140
P/S 2.06
LVLT's P/S is ranked lower than
63% of the 457 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.48 vs. LVLT: 2.06 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
LVLT' s P/S Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.23  Med: 1.01 Max: 2.49
Current: 2.06
0.23
2.49
PFCF 17.55
LVLT's PFCF is ranked lower than
58% of the 218 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 15.36 vs. LVLT: 17.55 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PFCF only.
LVLT' s PFCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 17.55  Med: 37.04 Max: 103.33
Current: 17.55
17.55
103.33
POCF 7.36
LVLT's POCF is ranked lower than
52% of the 301 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 7.16 vs. LVLT: 7.36 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful POCF only.
LVLT' s POCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.12  Med: 9.01 Max: 228.18
Current: 7.36
2.12
228.18
EV-to-EBIT 23.24
LVLT's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
66% of the 355 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 16.76 vs. LVLT: 23.24 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
LVLT' s EV-to-EBIT Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -373.7  Med: 23.05 Max: 884.5
Current: 23.24
-373.7
884.5
EV-to-EBITDA 11.27
LVLT's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked lower than
65% of the 394 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 8.48 vs. LVLT: 11.27 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
LVLT' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 5.5  Med: 12.3 Max: 75.5
Current: 11.27
5.5
75.5
PEG 15.67
LVLT's PEG is ranked lower than
89% of the 166 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.54 vs. LVLT: 15.67 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PEG only.
LVLT' s PEG Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.1  Med: 13.2 Max: 81.14
Current: 15.67
3.1
81.14
Current Ratio 1.52
LVLT's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
66% of the 458 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.14 vs. LVLT: 1.52 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
LVLT' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.78  Med: 1.28 Max: 22.14
Current: 1.52
0.78
22.14
Quick Ratio 1.52
LVLT's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
70% of the 458 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.03 vs. LVLT: 1.52 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
LVLT' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.78  Med: 1.28 Max: 22.14
Current: 1.52
0.78
22.14
Days Sales Outstanding 37.25
LVLT's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
62% of the 359 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 46.70 vs. LVLT: 37.25 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
LVLT' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 26.83  Med: 34.88 Max: 54.59
Current: 37.25
26.83
54.59
Days Payable 66.63
LVLT's Days Payable is ranked higher than
53% of the 295 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 63.26 vs. LVLT: 66.63 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Payable only.
LVLT' s Days Payable Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 53.83  Med: 76.34 Max: 159.82
Current: 66.63
53.83
159.82

Buy Back

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3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio -17.70
LVLT's 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio is ranked lower than
82% of the 278 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: -1.60 vs. LVLT: -17.70 )
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: -98.5  Med: -21.3 Max: 18.1
Current: -17.7
-98.5
18.1

Valuation & Return

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Price/Tangible Book 9.55
LVLT's Price/Tangible Book is ranked lower than
84% of the 317 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.63 vs. LVLT: 9.55 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Tangible Book only.
LVLT' s Price/Tangible Book Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.48  Med: 5.68 Max: 15.5
Current: 9.55
0.48
15.5
Price/Projected FCF 1.66
LVLT's Price/Projected FCF is ranked lower than
61% of the 229 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.36 vs. LVLT: 1.66 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Projected FCF only.
LVLT' s Price/Projected FCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.69  Med: 3.5 Max: 222.42
Current: 1.66
1.69
222.42
Price/Median PS Value 2.01
LVLT's Price/Median PS Value is ranked lower than
90% of the 415 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.00 vs. LVLT: 2.01 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Median PS Value only.
LVLT' s Price/Median PS Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.25  Med: 1.04 Max: 60.52
Current: 2.01
0.25
60.52
Price/Graham Number 1.40
LVLT's Price/Graham Number is ranked higher than
62% of the 210 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.79 vs. LVLT: 1.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Graham Number only.
LVLT' s Price/Graham Number Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.36  Med: 1.65 Max: 1.98
Current: 1.4
1.36
1.98
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) 4.23
LVLT's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
51% of the 463 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 4.40 vs. LVLT: 4.23 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) only.
LVLT' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.1  Med: 3.2 Max: 5
Current: 4.23
0.1
5
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) 2.78
LVLT's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) is ranked lower than
68% of the 248 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 7.97 vs. LVLT: 2.78 )
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: -112  Med: -12.75 Max: 2.8
Current: 2.78
-112
2.8

More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $8,222
EPS (TTM) $ 10.02
Beta1.59
Short Percentage of Float1.59%
52-Week Range $40.86 - 57.59
Shares Outstanding (Mil)359.53

Analyst Estimate

Dec16 Dec17 Dec18 Dec19
Revenue (Mil $) 8,304 8,618 8,913 9,367
EPS ($) 1.85 2.07 2.38 3.00
EPS w/o NRI ($) 1.85 2.07 2.38 3.00
EPS Growth Rate
(3Y to 5Y Estimate)
12.00%
Dividends Per Share ($)
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