Level 3 Communications, Inc. (NYSE:LVLT)

Should CenturyLink Shares Really Be at 20-Year Lows?

CenturyLink Inc. (NYSE: CTL) has had a pretty miserable day after earnings. Yet, things could have been worse when you consider that the reports of delays on tax reform and ...
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10 Stocks Analysts Want You to Sell

Now that the bull market is more than eight years old and many of the pro-growth policies out of Washington may be muted or delayed, many investors are wondering how they ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: Applied Materials, Cerner, Cisco, J&J, Level 3, Salesforce and Many More

Stocks were indicated to open marginally higher on Monday despite a global hack spreading. The major market indexes are all within striking distance of all-time highs. It is also important ...
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Why Analysts Are Looking Higher to the CenturyLink and Level 3 Merger

CenturyLink Inc. (NYSE: CTL) remains a rather controversial stock, even after its acquisition of Level 3 Communications Inc. (NYSE: LVLT). This carrier comes with a massive $2.16 annualized dividend, which ...
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What a New FCC Chairman Means for the Nation’s Big Internet Service Providers

The first news that President Donald Trump was about to appoint a new chairman of the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) hit the wires on Friday with a report from Politico ...
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Does Net Neutrality Have a Future Under President Trump?

When the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) in 2015 reclassified the internet as a public utility, the effort by telecom providers to squash the regulations appeared doomed. Past federal court rulings essentially ...
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Did the CenturyLink and Level 3 Merger Destroy Their Stock Charts?

Companies often take on a big risk when they announce a big acquisition. After all, shares of an acquirer often sell-off as the shares of the company being acquired rise. ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades for Tuesday: Baker Hughes, Brocade, CenturyLink, Chevron, Juniper, National Oilwell Varco and Many More

Stocks were indicated marginally higher on Tuesday, but it feels like the market is just looking for direction ahead of the Federal Reserve's FOMC meeting and ahead of next week's ...
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CenturyLink, Level 3 Agree to $34 Billion Merger

CenturyLink Inc. (NYSE: CTL) and Level 3 Communications Inc. (NASDAQ: LVLT) announced Monday morning that CenturyLink will acquire Level 3 in a cash and stock deal valued at $34 billion, ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: Chipotle, IBM, Level 3, Netflix, PayPal, Salesforce and More

Stocks were indicated higher on Tuesday as earnings season starts to spew out major Dow earnings this week. Even with all the high valuations and even with a bull market ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: Domino’s Pizza, Level 3, Noble Energy, Royal Dutch Shell, United Rentals and More

Stocks were actually trying to open higher on Friday, something outside of the norm for this week. Better bank earnings and overseas news from China may be adding support. Despite ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: BlackRock, Bristol-Myers, Level 3, NVIDIA, Monsanto, 21st Century Fox and More

Stocks were indicated to open marginally higher on Monday, even after hitting new highs last week. Investors are still looking for ways to make money, and they have proven over ...
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Merrill Lynch Outlines Potential Level 3 Buyout Premium, and Shows Hurdles

Just a week ago some reports had surfaced that Level 3 Communications Inc. (NYSE: LVLT) was a potential buyout target. The reality is that this may depend on reports versus potentiality, and there ...
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5 Potential Roadblocks or Caveats Worth Considering About Level 3 Buyout Rumors

If there is one infrastructure play in communications that would make a crown jewel of an acquisition, Level 3 Communications Inc. (NYSE: LVLT) would fit that bill. In fact, it ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: Amazon, Ford, Gilead, Level 3, Sarepta, Western Digital, Whiting Petroleum and More

Stocks had a rough Thursday and futures were indicated lower on Friday. Despite the drop, we have yet to see any serious selling pressure in a while and investors still ...
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