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Level 3 Communications Inc (NYSE:LVLT)
Pretax Income
\$759 Mil (TTM As of Sep. 2016)

Pretax income is the income that a company earns before paying income taxes. Level 3 Communications Inc's pretax income for the three months ended in Sep. 2016 was \$217 Mil. Its pretax income for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Sep. 2016 was \$759 Mil. Level 3 Communications Inc's pretax margin was 10.67%.

During the past 13 years, Level 3 Communications Inc's highest Pretax Margin was 9.26%. The lowest was -26.61%. And the median was -11.83%.

Definition

This is the income that a company earns before paying income taxes.

Level 3 Communications Inc's Pretax Income for the fiscal year that ended in Dec. 2014 is calculated as

 Pretax Income = Operating Income + Non-Recurring Items + Interest Expense + Interest Income + Other = 1013 + -122 + -654 + 1 + 0 = 238

Level 3 Communications Inc's Pretax Income for the quarter that ended in Sep. 2016 is calculated as

 Pretax Income = Operating Income + Non-Recurring Items + Interest Expense + Interest Income + Other = 354 + 1 + -139 + 1 + 0 = 217

Level 3 Communications Inc Pre-Tax Income for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Sep. 2016 was 134 (Dec. 2015 ) + 218 (Mar. 2016 ) + 190 (Jun. 2016 ) + 217 (Sep. 2016 ) = \$759 Mil.

* All numbers are in millions except for per share data and ratio. All numbers are in their local exchange's currency.

Explanation

Level 3 Communications Inc's Pretax Margin for the quarter that ended in Sep. 2016 is calculated as

 Pretax Margin = Pretax Income / Revenue = 217 / 2033 = 10.67%

During the past 13 years, Level 3 Communications Inc's highest Pretax Margin was 9.26%. The lowest was -26.61%. And the median was -11.83%.

* All numbers are in millions except for per share data and ratio. All numbers are in their local exchange's currency.

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Historical Data

* All numbers are in millions except for per share data and ratio. All numbers are in their local exchange's currency.

Level 3 Communications Inc Annual Data

 Dec06 Dec07 Dec08 Dec09 Dec10 Dec11 Dec12 Dec13 Dec14 Dec15 Pretax Income -788 -1,136 -312 -617 -713 -786 -374 -71 238 283

Level 3 Communications Inc Quarterly Data

 Jun14 Sep14 Dec14 Mar15 Jun15 Sep15 Dec15 Mar16 Jun16 Sep16 Pretax Income 63 93 -37 127 5 17 134 218 190 217
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