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Level 3 Communications Inc (NYSE:LVLT)
Pretax Income
$288 Mil (TTM As of Sep. 2014)

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. 2014 was $93 Mil. Its pretax income for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Sep. 2014 was $288 Mil. Level 3 Communications Inc's pretax margin was 5.71%.

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 -17.27%.


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. 2013 is calculated as

Pretax Income=Operating Income+Non-Recurring Items+Interest Expense+Interest Income+Other
=666+-88+-649+0+0
=-71

Level 3 Communications Inc's Pretax Income for the quarter that ended in Sep. 2014 is calculated as

Pretax Income=Operating Income+Non-Recurring Items+Interest Expense+Interest Income+Other
=262+-11+-159+1+0
=93

Level 3 Communications Inc Pre-Tax Income for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Sep. 2014 was 13 (Dec. 2013 ) + 119 (Mar. 2014 ) + 63 (Jun. 2014 ) + 93 (Sep. 2014 ) = $288 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 Sep. 2014 is calculated as

Pretax Margin=Pretax Income/Revenue
=93/1629
=5.71%

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 -17.27%.

* 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

Dec04Dec05Dec06Dec07Dec08Dec09Dec10Dec11Dec12Dec13
Pretax Income -452-679-788-1,136-284-617-712-786-374-71

Level 3 Communications Inc Quarterly Data

Jun12Sep12Dec12Mar13Jun13Sep13Dec13Mar14Jun14Sep14
Pretax Income -54-153-43-64-13-7131196393
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