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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 : 4/10

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industry
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Cash-to-Debt 0.18
LVLT's Cash-to-Debt is ranked lower than
69% of the 454 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.44 vs. LVLT: 0.18 )
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: 0.18
Equity-to-Asset 0.44
LVLT's Equity-to-Asset is ranked higher than
58% of the 453 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.41 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: -0.08  Med: 0.09 Max: 0.73
Current: 0.44
-0.08
0.73
Interest Coverage 2.60
LVLT's Interest Coverage is ranked lower than
74% of the 370 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 7.30 vs. LVLT: 2.60 )
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: 2.6
0.05
2.64
Piotroski F-Score: 6
Altman Z-Score: 1.01
Beneish M-Score: -2.90
WACC vs ROIC
16.51%
5.58%
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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Operating Margin % 17.37
LVLT's Operating Margin % is ranked higher than
80% of the 453 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 7.70 vs. LVLT: 17.37 )
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: 17.37
-5.65
17.67
Net Margin % 7.80
LVLT's Net Margin % is ranked higher than
69% of the 455 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 3.68 vs. LVLT: 7.80 )
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: 7.8
-26.1
41.72
ROE % 5.95
LVLT's ROE % is ranked higher than
50% of the 437 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 6.20 vs. LVLT: 5.95 )
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: 5.95
-372.46
41.64
ROA % 2.56
LVLT's ROA % is ranked higher than
53% of the 462 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.38 vs. LVLT: 2.56 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA % only.
LVLT' s ROA % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -11  Med: -3.2 Max: 15.27
Current: 2.56
-11
15.27
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % 13.07
LVLT's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % is ranked lower than
51% of the 458 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 14.31 vs. LVLT: 13.07 )
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: 13.07
-8.51
13.87
3-Year Revenue Growth Rate -7.30
LVLT's 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate is ranked lower than
76% of the 399 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.40 vs. LVLT: -7.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate only.
LVLT' s 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -49.8  Med: -7.7 Max: 71.2
Current: -7.3
-49.8
71.2
3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate 5.60
LVLT's 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate is ranked higher than
62% of the 343 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.60 vs. LVLT: 5.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate only.
LVLT' s 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -36.3  Med: 0.05 Max: 49.9
Current: 5.6
-36.3
49.9
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LVLT Guru Trades in Q2 2016

Lee Ainslie 937,290 sh (New)
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Industry: Communication Services » Telecom Services    NAICS: 517919    SIC: 4813
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Headquarter Location:USA
Level 3 Communications Inc 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.

Level 3's core business is wholesale communications services. The firm serves about 190 markets via its intercity network, which spans 67,000 miles in North America and 10,000 miles in Europe. It also owns metro networks in about 125 markets connecting to about 7,900 buildings, many the result of acquisitions over the past few years. The firm provides data transport, co-location, Internet access, and other telecom services. Level 3 also owns a small coal-mining operation.

Guru Investment Theses on Level 3 Communications Inc

Longleaf Partners Small-Cap Fund Comments on Level 3 Communications - Feb 22, 2017

Level 3 Communications (NYSE:LVLT) (+4%, +0.19%), a global fiber and integrated communications network company was the primary contributor to the Fund’s fourth quarter return with a 22% gain. The stock rose 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 Small-Cap Fund fourth-quarter 2016 commentary.



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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 Small-Cap Fund Comments on Level 3 Communications Guru stock highlight
Level 3 Communications (NYSE:LVLT) (+4%, +0.19%), a global fiber and integrated communications network company was the primary contributor to the Fund’s fourth quarter return with a 22% gain. The stock rose 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. Read more...
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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PE Ratio 33.98
LVLT's PE Ratio is ranked lower than
68% of the 336 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 19.96 vs. LVLT: 33.98 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE Ratio only.
LVLT' s PE Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 4.39  Med: 39.65 Max: 129.47
Current: 33.98
4.39
129.47
Forward PE Ratio 38.46
LVLT's Forward PE Ratio is ranked lower than
88% of the 372 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 15.38 vs. LVLT: 38.46 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward PE Ratio only.
N/A
PE Ratio without NRI 33.98
LVLT's PE Ratio without NRI is ranked lower than
67% of the 322 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 20.32 vs. LVLT: 33.98 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE Ratio without NRI only.
LVLT' s PE Ratio without NRI Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 4.39  Med: 39.65 Max: 129.47
Current: 33.98
4.39
129.47
Price-to-Owner-Earnings 18.53
LVLT's Price-to-Owner-Earnings is ranked higher than
50% of the 229 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 17.50 vs. LVLT: 18.53 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Owner-Earnings only.
LVLT' s Price-to-Owner-Earnings Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 4.99  Med: 34.9 Max: 192.72
Current: 18.53
4.99
192.72
PB Ratio 1.94
LVLT's PB Ratio is ranked higher than
57% of the 439 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.23 vs. LVLT: 1.94 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PB Ratio only.
LVLT' s PB Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.01  Med: 4.01 Max: 140
Current: 1.94
1.01
140
PS Ratio 2.64
LVLT's PS Ratio is ranked lower than
72% of the 449 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.47 vs. LVLT: 2.64 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PS Ratio only.
LVLT' s PS Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.23  Med: 1.06 Max: 2.7
Current: 2.64
0.23
2.7
Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow 22.27
LVLT's Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow is ranked lower than
57% of the 227 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 18.35 vs. LVLT: 22.27 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow only.
LVLT' s Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 16.9  Med: 33.13 Max: 106.84
Current: 22.27
16.9
106.84
Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow 9.08
LVLT's Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow is ranked lower than
60% of the 312 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 7.08 vs. LVLT: 9.08 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow only.
LVLT' s Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.15  Med: 9.15 Max: 139.44
Current: 9.08
2.15
139.44
EV-to-EBIT 22.81
LVLT's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
71% of the 717 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 13.99 vs. LVLT: 22.81 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
LVLT' s EV-to-EBIT Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -374.2  Med: 23 Max: 884.5
Current: 22.81
-374.2
884.5
EV-to-EBITDA 11.69
LVLT's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked lower than
73% of the 751 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 7.67 vs. LVLT: 11.69 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
LVLT' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 5.5  Med: 11.8 Max: 75.5
Current: 11.69
5.5
75.5
PEG Ratio 5.86
LVLT's PEG Ratio is ranked lower than
71% of the 154 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.71 vs. LVLT: 5.86 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PEG Ratio only.
LVLT' s PEG Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.13  Med: 5.35 Max: 35.5
Current: 5.86
1.13
35.5
Current Ratio 1.62
LVLT's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
76% of the 440 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.09 vs. LVLT: 1.62 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
LVLT' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.78  Med: 1.29 Max: 22.14
Current: 1.62
0.78
22.14
Quick Ratio 1.62
LVLT's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
79% of the 440 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.01 vs. LVLT: 1.62 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
LVLT' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.78  Med: 1.29 Max: 22.14
Current: 1.62
0.78
22.14
Days Sales Outstanding 31.81
LVLT's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
69% of the 347 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 47.59 vs. LVLT: 31.81 )
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: 31.81
26.83
54.59
Days Payable 67.33
LVLT's Days Payable is ranked lower than
52% of the 292 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 65.46 vs. LVLT: 67.33 )
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: 67.33
53.83
159.82

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3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio -15.30
LVLT's 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio is ranked lower than
82% of the 271 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: -17.85 Max: 4.2
Current: -15.3
-30.8
4.2

Valuation & Return

vs
industry
vs
history
Price-to-Tangible-Book 8.62
LVLT's Price-to-Tangible-Book is ranked lower than
83% of the 315 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.96 vs. LVLT: 8.62 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Tangible-Book only.
LVLT' s Price-to-Tangible-Book Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.46  Med: 6.1 Max: 15.5
Current: 8.62
0.46
15.5
Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF 1.83
LVLT's Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF is ranked lower than
63% of the 220 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.43 vs. LVLT: 1.83 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF only.
LVLT' s Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.56  Med: 3.23 Max: 222.42
Current: 1.83
1.56
222.42
Price-to-Median-PS-Value 2.49
LVLT's Price-to-Median-PS-Value is ranked lower than
93% of the 387 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.02 vs. LVLT: 2.49 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Median-PS-Value only.
LVLT' s Price-to-Median-PS-Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.24  Med: 1.05 Max: 57.17
Current: 2.49
0.24
57.17
Price-to-Peter-Lynch-Fair-Value 5.30
LVLT's Price-to-Peter-Lynch-Fair-Value is ranked lower than
99.99% of the 77 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.69 vs. LVLT: 5.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Peter-Lynch-Fair-Value only.
LVLT' s Price-to-Peter-Lynch-Fair-Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 5.1  Med: 5.23 Max: 5.35
Current: 5.3
5.1
5.35
Price-to-Graham-Number 3.61
LVLT's Price-to-Graham-Number is ranked lower than
80% of the 202 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.80 vs. LVLT: 3.61 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Graham-Number only.
LVLT' s Price-to-Graham-Number Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.28  Med: 1.74 Max: 3.61
Current: 3.61
1.28
3.61
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % 4.38
LVLT's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % is ranked lower than
64% of the 802 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 6.61 vs. LVLT: 4.38 )
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: 4.38
0.1
5.1
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % 7.98
LVLT's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % is ranked lower than
58% of the 248 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 8.32 vs. LVLT: 7.98 )
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: -62.9  Med: -10.7 Max: 8.1
Current: 7.98
-62.9
8.1

More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $8,169
EPS (TTM) $ 1.75
Beta1.03
Short Percentage of Float2.30%
52-Week Range $44.01 - 61.42
Shares Outstanding (Mil)361.39

Analyst Estimate

Dec17 Dec18 Dec19
Revenue (Mil $) 12,595 8,484 8,677
EPS ($) 1.45 2.02 2.22
EPS without NRI ($) 1.45 2.02 2.22
EPS Growth Rate
(Future 3Y To 5Y Estimate)
N/A
Dividends per Share ($)
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