The purpose of the financial outlook is to assist investors, shareholders, and others in understanding certain financial metrics relating to expected 2019 financial results for evaluating the performance of our business. This information may not be appropriate for other purposes. Information about our guidance, including the various assumptions underlying it, is forward-looking and should be read in conjunction with “About Forward-Looking Information” (including the material assumptions listed under the heading “Key assumptions underlying our 2019 guidance”) in our Fourth Quarter 2018 Report and the related disclosure and information in our 2017 Annual Report about various economic, competitive, and regulatory assumptions, factors, and risks that may cause our actual future financial and operating results to differ from what we currently expect.
We provide annual guidance ranges on a consolidated full-year basis that are consistent with annual full-year Board of Directors-approved plans. Any updates to our full-year financial guidance over the course of the year would only be made to the consolidated guidance ranges that appear above.
|2019 Guidance Ranges 1|
|Revenue||2018 Actual 15,096||Decrease of 1% to increase of 1%|
|Adjusted EBITDA 2,3||2018 Actual 5,983||Increase of 3% to 5%|
|Capital expenditures 4||2018 Actual 2,790||2,750 to 2,850|
|Free cash flow 2,3,5||2018 Actual 2,134||Increase of 100 to 200|