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How has Level 3 Communications, Inc.:(NYSE:LVLT) performed recently?

Level 3 Communications, Inc. (NYSE: LVLT) is a large market cap stock with a market cap of 18156.79. It is in the Diversified Communication Services industry and sector Technology, with a current P/E of 5.45, a forward P/E of 23.25 and EPS of 9.34. At a stock price of 50.34 (-1.08%) it has a dividend yield of *TBA.

EPS growth for the last five years have been 30.00%, more recently this last year it has grown by 688.10%. The next year growth is going to be about 27.19% and more long-term 10.00% after five years. EPS growth quarter over quarter is -1.00%. Sales growth for the past five years have been 18.00% and sales growth quarter over quarter is -0.10%.

For performance, Level 3 Communications, Inc. the past week has seen a gain of -9.72%. For the last month performance for Level 3 Communications, Inc. is 3.65%. While the last quarter is -6.11% and half year, 7.86%. Finally for the year, performance is 3.04%.

The 52-week high for Level 3 Communications, Inc., is at -12.59%, and for the 52-week low it comes to a value of 23.20%. The 20-day simple moving average is -4.82% and -1.69% for the 200-day simple moving average.

Volatility for the week is at 2.51%, and for the month it is 2.26%. Level 3 Communications, Inc., has a target price of 62.

In terms of debt, long term debt/equity is 1.05, and for total debt/equity Level 3 Communications, Inc. has 1.13. The gross margin is 48.70%, while operating margin is 12.00%, the profit margin is 41.80%. The current ratio is 1.3 and the quick ratio is 1.3.

Insider ownership is at 0.60%, with instituitional ownership at 88.10%. Level 3 Communications, Inc. has a payout ratio of 0.00%. With the total shares outstanding coming to 356.79. The shares float is 354.38, with the float short at 1.25%, with short ratio coming to 2.15.

In terms of returns, the return on assets see Level 3 Communications, Inc., get 15.10%, with its returns on investment at 19.50%. Return on equity is 40.30%. So will the investors see the target price of 62, reached soon?

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