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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 18046.19. It is in the Diversified Communication Services industry and sector Technology, with a current P/E of 5.42, a forward P/E of 23.18 and EPS of 9.34. At a stock price of 50.58 (-2.62%) 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 26.64% 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 6.64%. For the last month performance for Level 3 Communications, Inc. is -4.31%. While the last quarter is -1.60% and half year, -4.73%. Finally for the year, performance is -2.24%.

The 52-week high for Level 3 Communications, Inc., is at -9.86%, and for the 52-week low it comes to a value of 23.79%. The 20-day simple moving average is -3.02% and 0.61% for the 200-day simple moving average.

Volatility for the week is at 2.55%, and for the month it is 1.81%. Level 3 Communications, Inc., has a target price of 62.46.

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 0.40%, with instituitional ownership at 88.40%. Level 3 Communications, Inc. has a payout ratio of 0.00%. With the total shares outstanding coming to 356.79. The shares float is 355.37, with the float short at 1.11%, with short ratio coming to 2.17.

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 62.46, reached soon?

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