NYSE:CTL - Centurylink Stock Price, Price Target & More

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$18.76 -0.47 (-2.44 %)
(As of 07/20/2018 04:00 PM ET)
Previous Close$18.76
Today's Range$18.7250 - $19.20
52-Week Range$13.16 - $23.78
Volume6.62 million shs
Average Volume6.08 million shs
Market Capitalization$20.75 billion
P/E Ratio12.76
Dividend Yield11.23%
Beta0.79
Centurylink logoCenturyLink, 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

Stock Exchange NYSE
Industry Telephone communication, except radio
Sub-IndustryIntegrated Telecommunication Services
SectorComputer and Technology
SymbolNYSE:CTL
CUSIP15670010
Phone318-388-9000

Debt

Debt-to-Equity Ratio1.58
Current Ratio0.88
Quick Ratio0.88

Price-To-Earnings

Trailing P/E Ratio12.76
Forward P/E Ratio20.17
P/E Growth-13.81

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$17.66 billion
Price / Sales1.15
Cash Flow$4.4455 per share
Price / Cash4.22
Book Value$21.98 per share
Price / Book0.85

Profitability

EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$1.47
Net Income$1.39 billion
Net Margins6.92%
Return on Equity4.94%
Return on Assets1.43%

Miscellaneous

Employees51,000
Outstanding Shares1,078,850,000
Market Cap$20,746.21

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 Wednesday, May 23rd. Shareholders of record on Monday, June 4th will be paid a dividend of $0.54 per share on Friday, June 15th. This represents a $2.16 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 11.51%. The ex-dividend date is Friday, June 1st. View Centurylink's Dividend History.

How were Centurylink's earnings last quarter?

Centurylink Inc (NYSE:CTL) announced its earnings results on Wednesday, May, 9th. The technology company reported $0.25 earnings per share for the quarter, beating the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $0.19 by $0.06. The technology company earned $5.95 billion during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $5.97 billion. Centurylink had a net margin of 6.92% and a return on equity of 4.94%. The firm's revenue was up 41.2% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period in the prior year, the firm posted $0.35 EPS. 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, 8th 2018. View Earnings Estimates for Centurylink.

What price target have analysts set for CTL?

14 brokerages have issued twelve-month price targets for Centurylink's stock. Their predictions range from $16.00 to $27.00. On average, they anticipate Centurylink's stock price to reach $21.00 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 11.9% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Ratings 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 1 sell rating, 6 hold ratings and 7 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold."

Are investors shorting Centurylink?

Centurylink saw a decline in short interest in the month of June. As of June 29th, there was short interest totalling 91,857,459 shares, a decline of 6.0% from the June 15th total of 97,702,662 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 7,361,444 shares, the short-interest ratio is presently 12.5 days. Approximately 8.6% of the company's stock are short sold. View Centurylink's Current Options Chain.

Who are some of Centurylink's key competitors?

Who are Centurylink's key executives?

Centurylink's management team includes the folowing people:
  • Mr. Jeffrey K. Storey, Pres, CEO & Director (Age 57)
  • Mr. Sunit S. Patel, Exec. VP & CFO (Age 56)
  • Mr. Aamir M. Hussain, Exec. VP & CTO (Age 50)
  • Mr. Stacey W. Goff, Exec. VP, Chief Admin. Officer, Gen. Counsel & Sec. (Age 52)
  • Mr. R. Stewart Ewing Jr., Exec. Officer (Age 66)

Has Centurylink been receiving favorable news coverage?

News stories about CTL stock have trended positive recently, according to Accern. The research group ranks the sentiment of media coverage by monitoring more than twenty million blog and news sources. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Centurylink earned a daily sentiment score of 0.36 on Accern's scale. They also assigned news stories about the technology company an impact score of 45.61 out of 100, meaning that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the company's share price in the immediate future.

Who are Centurylink's major shareholders?

Centurylink's stock is owned by a number of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include Bank of Montreal Can (0.14%), NN Investment Partners Holdings N.V. (0.08%), Miller Howard Investments Inc. NY (0.06%), Retirement Systems of Alabama (0.05%), Howard Capital Management Inc. (0.05%) and Sit Investment Associates Inc. (0.04%). Company insiders that own Centurylink stock include Aamir Hussain, David D Cole, Glen F Post III, Harvey P Perry, Holdings (Private) Ltd Temasek, Jeffrey K Storey, Martha Helena Bejar, Steven T Clontz, Virginia Boulet, William Arthur Owens and William Bruce Hanks. View Institutional Ownership Trends for Centurylink.

Which institutional investors are selling Centurylink stock?

CTL stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Bank of Montreal Can, Hartford Investment Management Co., Sit Investment Associates Inc., Atria Investments LLC, Exane Derivatives, Kirr Marbach & Co. LLC IN, Gateway Investment Advisers LLC and Retirement Systems of Alabama. View Insider Buying and Selling for Centurylink.

Which institutional investors are buying Centurylink stock?

CTL stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including NN Investment Partners Holdings N.V., Miller Howard Investments Inc. NY, Nisa Investment Advisors LLC, Cornerstone Wealth Management LLC, Howard Capital Management Inc., TNB Financial, First National Bank of Omaha and Prospera Financial Services Inc. Company insiders that have bought Centurylink stock in the last two years include Aamir Hussain, Glen F Post III, Harvey P Perry, Holdings (Private) Ltd Temasek, Jeffrey K Storey, Martha Helena Bejar, Steven T Clontz, Virginia Boulet, William Arthur Owens 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 $18.76.

How big of a company is Centurylink?

Centurylink has a market capitalization of $20.75 billion and generates $17.66 billion in revenue each year. The technology company earns $1.39 billion in net income (profit) each year or $1.47 on an earnings per share basis. Centurylink employs 51,000 workers across the globe.

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:  398 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  511 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  909
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This page was last updated on 7/21/2018 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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