Monthly Archives: August 2011

Will Level 3 Communications Regain Its Past Glory?


Will Level 3 Communications (LVLT) regain the past market capitalization of its glory days? LVLT became a Wall Street darling, the stock soaring to $132, on March 10, 2000, with 334 million shares boasting a market cap of$44 billion. Not … Continue reading

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How Companies Would Gain From a U.S. Tax Holiday on Repatriated Funds


This topic generates passions on both sides of the aisle. Those for a tax amnesty on repatriated funds argue it will generate billions in additional corporate tax revenue, fund pension plans, raise wages, create jobs, invest in new plants and … Continue reading

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Why Harris Is a Compelling Investment Opportunity


Harris Corporation (HRS) is an international communications and information technology company serving government and commercial markets in more than 150 countries. The company’s makeup consists of the following business segments: Government Communications Systemsprovides communications and information technology and systems integration … Continue reading

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Why Chevron Is an Attractive Addition to the Portfolio


Chevron (CVX) is one of the world’s leading integrated energy companies with subsidiaries that conduct business worldwide.  They are involved in virtually every facet of the energy industry. CVX explore for, produce and transport crude oil and natural gas; refine, … Continue reading

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Intel: An Opportunity Due to Market Uncertainty


In a previous article we talked about how panic and fear can create buying opportunities. As fear spreads many investors will abandon their plans showing a complete disregard for any long-term investing plan based on fundamentals. It looks like we … Continue reading

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Is Frontier Communications’ Dividend Sustainable?


Frontier (NYSE: FTR) announced a deal with Verizon Communications (VZ) in May 2009. Frontier acquired approximately 4.8 million access lines from Verizon, tripling the size of the company. The all-stock transaction was valued at approximately $8.6 billion and closed July … Continue reading

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Divining the Future of a Combined Level 3 and Global Crossing


Level 3 Communications (LVLT) entered into a definitive agreement under which it will acquire Global Crossing (GLBC) in a tax-free, stock-for-stock transaction on April 11, 2011. Global Crossing shareholders will receive 16 shares of Level 3 common stock for each … Continue reading

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