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Today’s Top Gainers in the Market Level 3 Communications, Inc. (NYSE:LVLT) from Technology

Today’s top gainers include the company Level 3 Communications, Inc. (NYSE:LVLT) which is in the industry Diversified Communication Services, gaining -0.32% today. In the last week its performance is 1.52%, and -8.20% for the past quarter. Currently, Level 3 Communications, Inc., LVLT has a target price of 60.85, so today’s gain of -0.32% is a significant step towards its target price. The GAP today is therefore -0.08%.

Level 3 Communications, Inc. (NYSE:LVLT), has a market cap of 17774.8, and is based in USA. Insider ownership is at 0.60%, and institutional ownership is 87.60%.

At the current price of 49.28, it has a dividend yield of *TBA, and its target price is 60.85. This is with a profit margin of 43.70%, and total debt/equity of 1.04. Level 3 Communications, Inc. (NYSE:LVLT) has a P/E of 5.03, as well as a forward P/E of 23.77.

With a current EPS of 9.79, and a forecasted EPS growth for next year at 24.80%,Level 3 Communications, Inc. (NYSE:LVLT) has had a EPS growth for the past five years at 30.00%. For the next five years EPS growth is projected to be 10.00%.

Performance for the year is 7.76%. Since its IPO date on 3/31/1998, the total performance to date is -9.35%.

Volume today for Level 3 Communications, Inc. (NYSE:LVLT), is 1568599, while its average volume is 2235.81. Whilst the total gain today was -0.32%, it did have a day high of -14.43%.

Volatility for this week has been at 1.68%, and 1.64% for the month. The 52-week low for Level 3 Communications, Inc., LVLT has been 20.61%, while the 52-week-high has reached -14.43%.

Looking at its return of investments, which is 19.50%, and its return on assets is 15.20%. Level 3 Communications, Inc. (NYSE:LVLT) has an operating margin of 13.80%. With a sales growth of -0.20% quarter over quarter. Bearing in mind that Level 3 Communications, Inc., LVLT is in the sector Technology, its long-term debt/equity is 1.04, and has a current ratio of 1.5 and 1.5 for quick ratio.

So what is the value of Level 3 Communications, Inc.? Well its PEG is 0.5, and the P/S is 2.16, along with a P/B of 1.68. Meanwhile it has a p/cash of 13.77.

Disclaimer: Remember there is a risk to your investment, this is not a recommendation, nor personal advice, never invest more than you are able too loose.

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