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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 17901.05. It is in the Diversified Communication Services industry and sector Technology, with a current P/E of 5.07, a forward P/E of 23.94 and EPS of 9.79. At a stock price of 49.63 (0.71%) 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 24.80% and more long-term 10.00% after five years. EPS growth quarter over quarter is *TBA. Sales growth for the past five years have been 18.00% and sales growth quarter over quarter is -0.20%.

For performance, Level 3 Communications, Inc. the past week has seen a gain of 1.76%. For the last month performance for Level 3 Communications, Inc. is -1.92%. While the last quarter is -8.01% and half year, 0.14%. Finally for the year, performance is 9.39%.

The 52-week high for Level 3 Communications, Inc., is at -13.82%, and for the 52-week low it comes to a value of 21.46%. The 20-day simple moving average is -3.71% and -3.11% for the 200-day simple moving average.

Volatility for the week is at 1.49%, and for the month it is 1.61%. Level 3 Communications, Inc., has a target price of 60.85.

In terms of debt, long term debt/equity is 1.04, and for total debt/equity Level 3 Communications, Inc. has 1.04. The gross margin is 49.20%, while operating margin is 13.80%, the profit margin is 43.70%. The current ratio is 1.5 and the quick ratio is 1.5.

Insider ownership is at 0.60%, with instituitional ownership at 87.60%. Level 3 Communications, Inc. has a payout ratio of 0.00%. With the total shares outstanding coming to 360.69. The shares float is 357.83, with the float short at 1.14%, with short ratio coming to 1.81.

In terms of returns, the return on assets see Level 3 Communications, Inc., get 15.20%, with its returns on investment at 19.50%. Return on equity is 38.10%. So will the investors see the target price of 60.85, reached soon?

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