NYSE:CTL - Centurylink Stock Price, News, & Analysis Sign in or create an account to add this stock to your watchlist. Get Started $9.75 -0.21 (-2.11 %) (As of 05/23/2019 01:37 PM ET)Previous Close$9.96Today's Range$9.91 - $10.1952-Week Range$9.91 - $24.20Volume6.79 million shsAverage Volume13.15 million shsMarket Capitalization$10.63 billionP/E Ratio8.19Dividend Yield9.78%Beta0.74 ProfileAnalyst RatingsChartDividendEarningsFinancialsInsider TradesInstitutional OwnershipHeadlinesOptions ChainSEC FilingsSocial Media Share on FacebookShare on TwitterShare on LinkedInShare on RedditShare on StocktwitsPrint this articleShare by Email CenturyLink, Inc. provides various communications services to residential, business, wholesale, and governmental customers in the United States and internationally. The company operates in two segments, Business and Consumer. It offers VPN data network services; Ethernet services; Internet protocol (IP) services; facilities-based Prism TV service, as well as satellite digital television services; CDN services; and Vyvx broadcast services. The company also provides broadband services, which allow customers to connect to the Internet through their existing telephone lines or fiber-optic cables; private line services for transmission of data between sites; wavelength services; and colocation and data center services, such as hosting, cloud, and managed solutions. In addition, it offers network management, installation and maintenance of data equipment, and building of fiber-optic broadband networks; professional services; and network security services, as well as sells equipment. Further, the company offers voice services; voice over IP services; and managed services comprising network, hosting, cloud, and information technology services, as well as leases and subleases space in its office buildings, warehouses, and other properties. As of December 31, 2018, it served approximately 4.8 million broadband subscribers. CenturyLink, Inc. was founded in 1968 and is based in Monroe, Louisiana. Receive CTL News and Ratings via Email Sign-up to receive the latest news and ratings for CTL and its competitors with MarketBeat's FREE daily newsletter. Industry, Sector and Symbol Stock Exchange NYSE Industry Telephone communication, except radio Sub-IndustryIntegrated Telecommunication Services SectorComputer and Technology Current SymbolNYSE:CTL Previous Symbol CUSIP15670010 CIK18926 Webhttp://www.centurylink.com/ Phone318-388-9000Debt Debt-to-Equity Ratio2.68 Current Ratio0.71 Quick Ratio0.71Price-To-Earnings Trailing P/E Ratio8.19 Forward P/E Ratio7.56 P/E Growth0.91 Sales & Book Value Annual Sales$23.44 billion Price / Sales0.45 Cash Flow$5.6358 per share Price / Cash Flow1.73 Book Value$12.42 per share Price / Book0.79Profitability EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$1.19 Net Income$-1,733,000,000.00 Net Margins-34.62% Return on Equity6.89% Return on Assets1.93%Miscellaneous Employees45,000 Outstanding Shares1,090,310,000Market Cap$10.63 billion Next Earnings Date8/14/2019 (Estimated) OptionableOptionable Centurylink (NYSE:CTL) Frequently Asked Questions What is Centurylink's stock symbol? Centurylink trades on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the ticker symbol "CTL." How often does Centurylink pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Centurylink? Centurylink declared a quarterly dividend on Friday, March 1st. Investors of record on Tuesday, March 12th will be given a dividend of $0.25 per share on Friday, March 22nd. This represents a $1.00 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 10.17%. The ex-dividend date is Monday, March 11th. View Centurylink's Dividend History. How were Centurylink's earnings last quarter? Centurylink Inc (NYSE:CTL) posted its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, May, 8th. The technology company reported $0.34 earnings per share for the quarter, topping the Zacks' consensus estimate of $0.27 by $0.07. The technology company had revenue of $5.65 billion for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $5.71 billion. Centurylink had a negative net margin of 34.62% and a positive return on equity of 6.89%. The business's revenue was down 5.0% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period in the prior year, the business posted $0.25 earnings per share. View Centurylink's Earnings History. When is Centurylink's next earnings date? Centurylink is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Wednesday, August 14th 2019. View Earnings Estimates for Centurylink. What price target have analysts set for CTL? 14 analysts have issued twelve-month price targets for Centurylink's shares. Their forecasts range from $10.00 to $25.00. On average, they expect Centurylink's share price to reach $16.79 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 70.8% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for Centurylink. What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Centurylink? 14 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Centurylink in the last year. There are currently 2 sell ratings, 9 hold ratings and 3 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold." View Analyst Ratings for Centurylink. Has Centurylink been receiving favorable news coverage? Media coverage about CTL stock has been trending somewhat negative recently, according to InfoTrie Sentiment Analysis. The research group identifies positive and negative news coverage by reviewing more than six thousand news and blog sources in real-time. The firm ranks coverage of companies on a scale of -5 to 5, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. Centurylink earned a news sentiment score of -1.7 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave news stories about the technology company a news buzz of 5.0 out of 10, indicating that recent news coverage is somewhat likely to have an effect on the stock's share price in the immediate future. Are investors shorting Centurylink? Centurylink saw a increase in short interest in the month of April. As of April 30th, there was short interest totalling 101,231,432 shares, an increase of 1.4% from the April 15th total of 102,664,537 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 11,565,773 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is presently 8.8 days. Currently, 9.3% of the company's shares are short sold. View Centurylink's Current Options Chain. Who are some of Centurylink's key competitors? Some companies that are related to Centurylink include Telefonica (TEF), Orange (ORAN), BCE (BCE), China Telecom (CHA), SINGAPORE TELEC/S (SGAPY), VIVENDI SA/ADR (VIVHY), Telenor ASA (TELNY), Telstra (TLSYY), Sprint (S), BT Group (BT), Swisscom (SCMWY), Telekomnks Indn Prsr Tbk Prshn Prsrn (TLK), Telefonica Brasil (VIV), TELIA Co A B/ADR (TLSNY) and Advanced Info Service PCL (AVIFY). What other stocks do shareholders of Centurylink own? Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other Centurylink investors own include AT&T (T), Energy Transfer LP Unit (ET), Ford Motor (F), General Electric (GE), Bank of America (BAC), Intel (INTC), ANNALY CAP MGMT/SH (NLY), Kinder Morgan (KMI), Verizon Communications (VZ) and New Residential Investment (NRZ). Who are Centurylink's key executives? Centurylink's management team includes the folowing people: Mr. Jeffrey K. Storey, Pres, CEO & Director (Age 58)Mr. Indraneel Dev, Exec. VP & CFO (Age 47)Mr. Stacey W. Goff, Exec. VP, Gen. Counsel & Sec. (Age 53)Mr. Scott A. Trezise, Exec. VP of HR (Age 50)Mr. Eric J. Mortensen, Principal Accounting Officer, Sr. VP & Controller (Age 59) Who are Centurylink's major shareholders? Centurylink's stock is owned by many different of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include Temasek Holdings Private Ltd (8.92%), BlackRock Inc. (7.96%), Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (1.40%), Geode Capital Management LLC (1.29%), Northern Trust Corp (0.98%) and ACR Alpine Capital Research LLC (0.93%). Company insiders that own Centurylink stock include Glen F Post III, Harvey P Perry, Holdings (Private) Ltd Temasek, Indraneel Dev, Jeffrey K Storey, Kevin P Chilton, Martha Helena Bejar, Scott Trezise, Steven T Clontz, Virginia Boulet and William Bruce Hanks. View Institutional Ownership Trends for Centurylink. Which major investors are selling Centurylink stock? CTL stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Temasek Holdings Private Ltd, Morgan Stanley, Parametric Portfolio Associates LLC, OppenheimerFunds Inc., Clark Estates Inc. NY, Neuberger Berman Group LLC, TD Asset Management Inc. and Amundi Pioneer Asset Management Inc.. Company insiders that have sold Centurylink company stock in the last year include Glen F Post III, Holdings (Private) Ltd Temasek and Scott Trezise. View Insider Buying and Selling for Centurylink. Which major investors are buying Centurylink stock? CTL stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including ACR Alpine Capital Research LLC, Renaissance Technologies LLC, Wells Fargo & Company MN, AQR Capital Management LLC, FMR LLC, Oppenheimer Asset Management Inc., BNP Paribas Arbitrage SA and First Trust Advisors LP. Company insiders that have bought Centurylink stock in the last two years include Glen F Post III, Harvey P Perry, Holdings (Private) Ltd Temasek, Indraneel Dev, Jeffrey K Storey, Kevin P Chilton, Martha Helena Bejar, Steven T Clontz, Virginia Boulet and William Bruce Hanks. View Insider Buying and Selling for Centurylink. How do I buy shares of Centurylink? Shares of CTL can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab. What is Centurylink's stock price today? One share of CTL stock can currently be purchased for approximately $9.83. How big of a company is Centurylink? Centurylink has a market capitalization of $10.72 billion and generates $23.44 billion in revenue each year. The technology company earns $-1,733,000,000.00 in net income (profit) each year or $1.19 on an earnings per share basis. Centurylink employs 45,000 workers across the globe. What is Centurylink's official website? The official website for Centurylink is http://www.centurylink.com/. How can I contact Centurylink? Centurylink's mailing address is 100 CenturyLink Drive, Monroe LA, 71203. The technology company can be reached via phone at 318-388-9000 or via email at [email protected] MarketBeat Community Rating for Centurylink (NYSE CTL)Community Ranking: 2.2 out of 5 ( )Outperform Votes: 491 (Vote Outperform)Underperform Votes: 612 (Vote Underperform)Total Votes: 1,103MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Centurylink and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe CTL will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe CTL will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days. This page was last updated on 5/23/2019 by MarketBeat.com StaffFeatured Article: Average Daily Trade Volume - What You Need to Know Receive Analysts' Upgrades and Downgrades Daily Enter your email address below to receive a concise daily summary of analysts' upgrades, downgrades and new coverage with MarketBeat.com's FREE daily email newsletter.