NYSE:CTL - Centurylink Stock Price, News, & Analysis

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$11.61 +0.02 (+0.17 %)
(As of 04/25/2019 12:36 PM ET)
Previous Close$11.59
Today's Range$11.44 - $11.70
52-Week Range$11.51 - $24.20
Volume5.15 million shs
Average Volume9.88 million shs
Market Capitalization$12.66 billion
P/E Ratio9.76
Dividend Yield8.42%
Beta0.77
CenturyLink, Inc. provides various communications services to residential, business, wholesale, and governmental customers primarily in the United States. It operates in two segments, Business and Consumer. The company offers virtual private network data network services; Ethernet services; Internet protocol services; CenturyLink Prism TV that allows customers to watch television or cable channels and record up to four shows on one home digital video recorder; and Vyvx, which provides audio and video feeds over fiber or satellite for broadcast and production customers, as well as satellite digital television services. It also provides broadband services, which allow customers to connect to the Internet through their existing telephone lines or fiber-optic cables; private line solution for transmission of data between sites; colocation and data center services comprising cloud, hosting, and application management solutions; wavelength services that provide customers required bandwidth with an end-to-end transport solution of a bandwidth; and network security solutions, as well as sells telecommunications equipment and resells software, and provides network management, installation and maintenance of data equipment, and building of fiber-optic broadband networks. In addition, the company offers local calling services; long-distance and toll-free services; information technology (IT) services, such as transporting and delivering enterprise data and applications; and managed services consisting of network, hosting, cloud, and IT services. Further, it leases and subleases space in its office buildings, warehouses, and other properties. As of December 31, 2017, the company operated approximately 10.3 million total access lines; and served approximately 5.7 million broadband subscribers. CenturyLink, Inc. was founded in 1968 and is based in Monroe, Louisiana.

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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Telephone communication, except radio
Sub-IndustryIntegrated Telecommunication Services
SectorComputer and Technology
CUSIP15670010
Phone318-388-9000

Debt

Price-To-Earnings

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$23.44 billion
Cash Flow$5.8050 per share
Book Value$18.35 per share

Profitability

Net Income$-1,733,000,000.00

Miscellaneous

Employees45,000
Outstanding Shares1,090,460,000
Market Cap$12.66 billion
Next Earnings Date5/8/2019 (Confirmed)
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 announced a quarterly dividend on Friday, March 1st. Shareholders of record on Tuesday, March 12th will be paid a dividend of $0.25 per share on Friday, March 22nd. This represents a $1.00 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 8.59%. The ex-dividend date is Monday, March 11th. View Centurylink's Dividend History.

How were Centurylink's earnings last quarter?

Centurylink Inc (NYSE:CTL) issued its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, February, 13th. The technology company reported $0.37 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $0.36 by $0.01. The technology company earned $5.78 billion during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $5.78 billion. Centurylink had a negative net margin of 7.39% and a positive return on equity of 5.68%. The business's revenue for the quarter was up 8.5% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period last year, the firm earned $0.18 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, May 8th 2019. View Earnings Estimates for Centurylink.

How can I listen to Centurylink's earnings call?

Centurylink will be holding an earnings conference call on Wednesday, May 8th at 5:00 PM Eastern. Interested parties can register for or listen to the call using this link or dial in at 8772835643.

What price target have analysts set for CTL?

15 brokerages have issued 12-month price targets for Centurylink's shares. Their predictions range from $11.00 to $25.00. On average, they anticipate Centurylink's stock price to reach $16.96 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 45.8% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for Centurylink.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Centurylink?

15 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Centurylink in the last year. There are currently 5 sell ratings, 7 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 positive on Thursday, according to InfoTrie. The research firm scores the sentiment of 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 negative five to five, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. Centurylink earned a news sentiment score of 1.5 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave press coverage about the technology company a news buzz of 1.0 out of 10, indicating that recent news coverage is extremely unlikely to have an impact on the company's share price in the near future.

Are investors shorting Centurylink?

Centurylink saw a decline in short interest in the month of March. As of March 29th, there was short interest totalling 105,887,740 shares, a decline of 5.0% from the March 15th total of 111,487,561 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 10,847,039 shares, the short-interest ratio is presently 9.8 days. Approximately 9.9% of the company's shares are sold short. View Centurylink's Current Options Chain.

Who are some of Centurylink's key competitors?

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), ANNALY CAP MGMT/SH (NLY), Kinder Morgan (KMI), Verizon Communications (VZ), Intel (INTC) and Exxon Mobil (XOM).

Who are Centurylink's key executives?

Centurylink's management team includes the folowing people:
  • Mr. Jeffrey K. Storey, Pres, CEO & Director (Age 58)
  • Mr. Stacey W. Goff, Exec. VP, Chief Admin. Officer, Gen. Counsel & Sec. (Age 53)
  • Mr. Indraneel Dev, CFO & Exec. VP
  • Mr. Eric J. Mortensen, Principal Accounting Officer, Sr. VP & Controller (Age 60)
  • Mr. Andrew Dugan, Chief Technology Officer

Who are Centurylink's major shareholders?

Centurylink's stock is owned by many different of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include Oppenheimer Asset Management Inc. (0.32%), Miller Howard Investments Inc. NY (0.05%), Lawson Kroeker Investment Management Inc. NE (0.05%), Pacer Advisors Inc. (0.04%), Retirement Systems of Alabama (0.04%) and Karpas Strategies LLC (0.04%). 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 Nisa Investment Advisors LLC, Virtu Financial LLC, DNB Asset Management AS, Strs Ohio, Raymond James Trust N.A., Gateway Investment Advisers LLC, First Hawaiian Bank and Truewealth LLC. 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 bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Oppenheimer Asset Management Inc., Pacer Advisors Inc., Miller Howard Investments Inc. NY, Oppenheimer & Co. Inc., Lawson Kroeker Investment Management Inc. NE, Kwmg LLC, Gilman Hill Asset Management LLC and Truvestments Capital LLC. 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 $11.6350.

How big of a company is Centurylink?

Centurylink has a market capitalization of $12.69 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 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  489 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  606 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  1,095
MarketBeat'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 4/25/2019 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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