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Today’s Large Cap Details for Level 3 Communications, Inc. (NYSE: LVLT) of Diversified Communication Services

Level 3 Communications, Inc. (NYSE: LVLT), is firmly in the large market cap category with market cap of 20.68 B. To be considered a large market cap stock companies have to be valued at more than $10 billion. The current price for Level 3 Communications, Inc. is 57.5 (with a change from open of 0.07%), this in conjunction with a target price of 62.5. Volume today has so far reached 592359, with an average volume of about 2441.94. The GAP for this stock, is 0.09%.

The P/E ratio is 32.33, bringing the forward P/E to a value of 31.97. The current EPS for Level 3 Communications, Inc., is 1.78, with a EPS growth for this year coming to a value of -80.40%. Performance has been interesting with performance year to date coming to 1.86%.

Looking further into the growth statistics for Level 3 Communications, Inc., EPS is looking like it will grow 26.84% in the next year. Looking even further it is projected to be 2.80%. Quarter over quarter is -26.50% for EPS growth and for sales growth quarter over quarter it is -0.10%. Looking at past EPS growth statistics we see that for the past five years it has been 18.20%. Sales growth for the past five years has in fact been 13.50%.

Looking at the ownership, we see that the insider ownership is at 0.70% and institutional ownership is 87.90%. Shares outstanding is 360.23, while shares float is at a value of 359.6. Float short for Level 3 Communications, Inc. is 2.12% and the short ratio is 3.12.

In terms of debt, long term debt/equity is 0.95, while the total debt/equity comes to 0.98. The ability to meet these debts, means that the current ratio is 1.6, and the quick ratio is 1.6. The most recent gross margin is 50.20% and their operating margin is *TBA. The profit margin is *TBA.

Level 3 Communications, Inc. has seen returns on assets of *TBA, and on investment, 5.70%. Return on equity is *TBA. Price/Earnings to growth ratio is 11.54. Price/Sales ratio is at a value of 2.53, with Price/book ratio coming to 1.87 and Price/cash is 10.62, and finally Price/Free cash Flow is *TBA.

The simple moving averages are -4.46% and 1.34% for 20 day and 200 day simple moving average respectively. For the 52 week high and low the 52 week high is -11.00% and the 52 week low is 30.65%.

Level 3 Communications, Inc. has a dividend yield of *TBA, with a current price of 57.5. The ability to pay this means the payout ratio is *TBA. This is in an industry, Diversified Communication Services, with equally high dividends from other companies in this sector, which it is Technology. Level 3 Communications, Inc. is based in USA.

Performance in the Diversified Communication Services industry means that Level 3 Communications, Inc. has seen performance for the past week of -2.94%, with performance for the month coming to -9.10%. Looking at the data for the quarter it is at a value of -2.86%, and for the half year the performance is 5.57%. Volatility for this week is 1.39% and for the month this is 1.60%.

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