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NYSE:CTLCenturylink Stock Price, Forecast & News

$9.83
-0.09 (-0.91 %)
(As of 05/29/2020 04:00 PM ET)
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Today's Range
$9.45
Now: $9.83
$9.90
50-Day Range
$9.19
MA: $10.00
$11.02
52-Week Range
$8.16
Now: $9.83
$15.30
Volume23.21 million shs
Average Volume11.27 million shs
Market Capitalization$10.79 billion
P/E Ratio8.70
Dividend Yield10.17%
Beta1
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.
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Beat the Market (BTM) Rank

Analyst Opinion: 1.8Community Rank: 2.2Dividend Strength: 2.5Insider Behavior: 4.0Valuation: 1.9 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -

Overall Beat the Market Rank

2.48 out of 5 stars


Industry, Sector and Symbol

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

Debt

Price-To-Earnings

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$22.40 billion
Cash Flow$5.72 per share
Book Value$12.11 per share

Profitability

Net Income$-5,269,000,000.00

Miscellaneous

Employees42,500
Outstanding Shares1,097,500,000
Market Cap$10.79 billion
Next Earnings Date8/5/2020 (Estimated)
OptionableOptionable

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Centurylink (NYSE:CTL) Frequently Asked Questions

How has Centurylink's stock been impacted by COVID-19 (Coronavirus)?

Centurylink's stock was trading at $10.36 on March 11th, 2020 when Coronavirus (COVID-19) reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization. Since then, CTL shares have decreased by 5.1% and is now trading at $9.83. View which stocks have been most impacted by Coronavirus.

Do Wall Street analysts recommend investors buy shares of Centurylink?

12 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Centurylink in the last year. There are currently 6 sell ratings, 4 hold ratings and 2 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold." View analyst ratings for Centurylink.

When is Centurylink's next earnings date?

Centurylink is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Wednesday, August 5th 2020. View our earnings forecast for Centurylink.

How were Centurylink's earnings last quarter?

Centurylink Inc (NYSE:CTL) released its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, May, 6th. The technology company reported $0.37 EPS for the quarter, topping analysts' consensus estimates of $0.35 by $0.02. The technology company earned $5.23 billion during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $5.46 billion. Centurylink had a return on equity of 10.70% and a net margin of 5.50%. The company's revenue was down 7.5% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period last year, the company earned $0.34 EPS. View Centurylink's earnings history.

How often does Centurylink pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Centurylink?

Centurylink declared a quarterly dividend on Wednesday, May 20th. Stockholders of record on Monday, June 1st will be given a dividend of $0.25 per share on Friday, June 12th. This represents a $1.00 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 10.17%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Friday, May 29th. View Centurylink's dividend history.

What price target have analysts set for CTL?

12 equities research analysts have issued 12-month price targets for Centurylink's shares. Their forecasts range from $6.00 to $14.00. On average, they expect Centurylink's share price to reach $10.35 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 5.2% from the stock's current price. View analysts' price targets for Centurylink.

Has Centurylink been receiving favorable news coverage?

News coverage about CTL stock has trended somewhat negative this week, according to InfoTrie. InfoTrie identifies negative and positive news coverage by reviewing more than six thousand blog and news sources. 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 -1.0 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave news articles about the technology company a news buzz of 0.0 out of 10, indicating that recent news coverage is extremely unlikely to have an effect on the company's share price in the near future. View the latest news aboutCenturylink.

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), Exxon Mobil (XOM), Intel (INTC), Bank of America (BAC), General Electric (GE), Verizon Communications (VZ), ANNALY CAP MGMT/SH (NLY) and Pfizer (PFE).

Who are Centurylink's key executives?

Centurylink's management team includes the following 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)

What is Centurylink's stock symbol?

Centurylink trades on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the ticker symbol "CTL."

Who are Centurylink's major shareholders?

Centurylink's stock is owned by a variety of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include BlackRock Inc. (8.79%), Southeastern Asset Management Inc. TN (6.12%), State Street Corp (5.61%), Geode Capital Management LLC (1.65%), American International Group Inc. (1.63%) and ACR Alpine Capital Research LLC (0.90%). 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, Laurie Siegel, Scott Trezise, Steven T Clontz, T Michael Glenn 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 Southeastern Asset Management Inc. TN, American International Group Inc., Nuveen Asset Management LLC, BlackRock Inc., Strs Ohio, Morgan Stanley, Morgan Stanley, and Bank of New York Mellon Corp. View insider buying and selling activity for Centurylink.

Which major investors are buying Centurylink stock?

CTL stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Prudential PLC, Schroder Investment Management Group, Wellington Management Group LLP, State Street Corp, Squarepoint Ops LLC, Invesco Ltd., Poplar Forest Capital LLC, and Swiss National Bank. Company insiders that have bought Centurylink stock in the last two years include Harvey P Perry, Indraneel Dev, Jeffrey K Storey, Kevin P Chilton, Steven T Clontz, T Michael Glenn, and William Bruce Hanks. View insider buying and selling activity 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, Robinhood, 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 $10.79 billion and generates $22.40 billion in revenue each year. The technology company earns $-5,269,000,000.00 in net income (profit) each year or $1.32 on an earnings per share basis. Centurylink employs 42,500 workers across the globe.

What is Centurylink's official website?

The official website for Centurylink is 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]

This page was last updated on 5/31/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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