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Level 3 Communications Inc (NYSE:LVLT)
Pretax Income
$246 Mil (TTM As of Mar. 2015)

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 Mar. 2015 was $127 Mil. Its pretax income for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Mar. 2015 was $246 Mil. Level 3 Communications Inc's pretax margin was 6.19%.

During the past 13 years, Level 3 Communications Inc's highest Pretax Margin was 198.72%. The lowest was -355.38%. And the median was -19.15%.


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 Mar. 2015 is calculated as

Pretax Income=Operating Income+Non-Recurring Items+Interest Expense+Interest Income+Other
=316+-10+-180+1+0
=127

Level 3 Communications Inc Pre-Tax Income for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Mar. 2015 was 63 (Jun. 2014 ) + 93 (Sep. 2014 ) + -37 (Dec. 2014 ) + 127 (Mar. 2015 ) = $246 Mil.

* All numbers are in millions except for per share data and ratio. All numbers are in their own currency.


Explanation

Level 3 Communications Inc's Pretax Margin for the quarter that ended in Mar. 2015 is calculated as

Pretax Margin=Pretax Income/Revenue
=127/2053
=6.19%

During the past 13 years, Level 3 Communications Inc's highest Pretax Margin was 198.72%. The lowest was -355.38%. And the median was -19.15%.

* All numbers are in millions except for per share data and ratio. All numbers are in their own currency.


Related Terms

Operating Income, Interest Expense, Interest Income, Non-Recurring Items, Revenue


Historical Data

* All numbers are in millions except for per share data and ratio. All numbers are in their own currency.

Level 3 Communications Inc Annual Data

Dec05Dec06Dec07Dec08Dec09Dec10Dec11Dec12Dec13Dec14
Pretax Income -702-788-1,136-312-617-712-786-374-71238

Level 3 Communications Inc Quarterly Data

Dec12Mar13Jun13Sep13Dec13Mar14Jun14Sep14Dec14Mar15
Pretax Income -43-64-13-7131196393-37127
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