Level 3 Communications

Level 3 Communications is a premier global communications provider headquartered in Broomfield, Colorado, that provides communications services to enterprise, government and carrier customers.
Anchored by extensive fiber networks on three continents and connected by undersea facilities, our global services platform features deep metro assets reaching more than 500 markets in more than 60 countries.
Level 3’s global network reliably and securely provides enhanced, scalable network capabilities to address the increasingly complex operating environment of today’s technology landscape.
We take end-to-end responsibility for monitoring and maintaining the network. We listen to what you need and engineer solutions to your specifications. Our comprehensive portfolio of data, security, video, voice and unified communications solutions provide powerful options to address your most difficult IT challenges.
We can help you grow your business, expand into new markets and improve the efficiency of your operations. Because when it comes to your success, we believe it’s just as much our responsibility as it is yours.

Company Growth (employees)
Broomfield, US
Size (employees)
12,500 (est)
Level 3 Communications was founded in 1998 and is headquartered in Broomfield, US

Key People at Level 3 Communications

Jeff Storey

Jeff Storey

President and Chief Executive Officer
Anthony Christie

Anthony Christie

Chief Marketing Officer
Sunit Patel

Sunit Patel

Executive Vice President & Chief Financial Officer
Andrew Crouch

Andrew Crouch

Regional President, North America and APAC
Hector Alonso

Hector Alonso

Regional President Latin America

Level 3 Communications Office Locations

Level 3 Communications has an office in Broomfield
Broomfield, US (HQ)
1025 Eldorado Boulevard

Level 3 Communications Metrics

Level 3 Communications Financial Metrics

Revenue (2016)

$8.2 b

Revenue growth (2015-16), %


Net income (2016)

$677 m

Market capitalization (21-Mar-2017)

$20.6 b

Closing share price (21-Mar-2017)


Cash (31-Dec-2016)

$1.8 b
Level 3 Communications's current market capitalization is $20.6 b.
Level 3 Communications's revenue was reported to be $8.2 b in FY, 2016 which is a 0.7% decrease from the previous period.
FY, 2010FY, 2011FY, 2012FY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016


$3.6 b$4.3 b$6.4 b$6.3 b$6.8 b$8.2 b$8.2 b

Revenue growth, %


Operating expense total

$5.6 b$5.8 b$6.9 b$6.7 b

Depreciation and amortization

$870 m$805 m$749 m


$666 m$1 b$1.3 b$1.4 b

EBIT margin, %


Interest expense

$586 m$716 m$733 m$649 m$654 m$642 m$546 m

Interest income

$1 m$1 m$4 m

Pre tax profit

($71 m)$238 m$283 m$842 m

Income tax expense

($91 m)$41 m$48 m$38 m($76 m)($3.2 b)$165 m

Net Income

($109 m)$314 m$3.4 b$677 m
Y, 2009Y, 2010Y, 2011Y, 2012FY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016


$836 m$979 m$918 m$979 m$631 m$580 m$854 m$1.8 b

Current Assets

$1.5 b$1.5 b$1.7 b$2.7 b


$2.6 b$7.7 b$7.7 b$7.7 b

Total Assets

$12.9 b$20.9 b$24.1 b$24.9 b

Accounts Payable

$625 m$664 m$629 m$706 m

Total Debt

$31 m$349 m$15 m$7 m

Current Liabilities

$1.4 b$1.9 b$1.4 b$1.5 b

Additional Paid-in Capital

$14.3 b$19.2 b$19.6 b$19.8 b

Retained Earnings

($13 b)($12.7 b)($9.2 b)($8.5 b)

Total Equity

$10.1 b$10.9 b

Debt to Equity Ratio

0 x0 x

Debt to Assets Ratio

0 x0 x0 x0 x

Financial Leverage

2.4 x2.3 x
FY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016

Net Income

($109 m)$314 m$3.4 b$677 m

Cash From Operating Activities

$1.2 b$1.9 b$2.3 b

Capital Expenditures

($760 m)($910 m)($1.2 b)($1.3 b)

Cash From Investing Activities

($1.1 b)($1.3 b)($1.3 b)

Income Taxes Paid

$33 m$44 m$50 m$35 m

Free Cash Flow

$2.1 b$3.1 b$3.7 b

Level 3 Communications Market Value History

Level 3 Communications Median Salaries

Source: 105 public H-1B filings from Level 3 Communications

Level 3 Communications Company Life

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