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

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$18.56 -0.01 (-0.05 %)
(As of 06/21/2018 01:44 PM ET)
Previous Close$18.57
Today's Range$18.53 - $18.66
52-Week Range$13.16 - $25.13
Volume189,984 shs
Average Volume10.04 million shs
Market Capitalization$19.89 billion
P/E Ratio12.62
Dividend Yield11.71%
Beta0.77
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

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 Ratio12.62
Forward P/E Ratio19.96
P/E Growth-13.16

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$17.66 billion
Price / Sales1.13
Cash Flow$4.5827 per share
Price / Cash4.05
Book Value$21.98 per share
Price / Book0.84

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

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. Investors 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 yield of 11.63%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Friday, June 1st. View Centurylink's Dividend History.

How were Centurylink's earnings last quarter?

Centurylink Inc (NYSE:CTL) posted its earnings results on Wednesday, May, 9th. The technology company reported $0.25 earnings per share for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $0.19 by $0.06. The technology company had revenue of $5.95 billion for the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $5.97 billion. Centurylink had a return on equity of 4.94% and a net margin of 6.92%. The firm's quarterly revenue was up 41.2% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the previous year, the company 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 Tuesday, July, 31st 2018. View Earnings Estimates for Centurylink.

What price target have analysts set for CTL?

14 brokers have issued 1-year price objectives for Centurylink's stock. Their forecasts range from $16.00 to $27.00. On average, they expect Centurylink's stock price to reach $21.00 in the next year. View Analyst Ratings for Centurylink.

Are investors shorting Centurylink?

Centurylink saw a increase in short interest in the month of May. As of May 31st, there was short interest totalling 98,210,955 shares, an increase of 1.6% from the May 15th total of 99,836,295 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 11,528,683 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is presently 8.5 days. Approximately 9.2% 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. Glen F. Post III, CEO & Director (Age 65)
  • Mr. Aamir M. Hussain, Exec. VP & CTO (Age 50)
  • Mr. Stacey W. Goff, Exec. VP, Gen. Counsel, Chief Admin. Officer & Sec. (Age 52)
  • Mr. R. Stewart Ewing Jr., Exec. Officer (Age 66)
  • Mr. Jeffrey K. Storey, Pres, COO & Director (Age 57)

Has Centurylink been receiving favorable news coverage?

News headlines about CTL stock have trended somewhat positive recently, according to Accern. Accern identifies negative and positive news coverage by analyzing more than 20 million blog and news sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Centurylink earned a news impact score of 0.15 on Accern's scale. They also assigned media coverage about the technology company an impact score of 44.68 out of 100, indicating that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the company's share price in the near term.

Who are Centurylink's major shareholders?

Centurylink's stock is owned by a variety of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include Temasek Holdings Private Ltd (9.81%), Fiduciary Management Inc. WI (1.72%), Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (1.14%), Northern Trust Corp (1.02%), Epoch Investment Partners Inc. (0.60%) and ACR Alpine Capital Research LLC (0.57%). 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 Natixis, American Century Companies Inc., Sei Investments Co., OppenheimerFunds Inc., US Bancorp DE, Great West Life Assurance Co. Can, Loomis Sayles & Co. L P and Her Majesty the Queen in Right of the Province of Alberta as represented by Alberta Investment Management Corp. View Insider Buying and Selling for Centurylink.

Which institutional investors are buying Centurylink stock?

CTL stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Temasek Holdings Private Ltd, Oppenheimer Asset Management Inc., ACR Alpine Capital Research LLC, Summit Trail Advisors LLC, Poplar Forest Capital LLC, Fiduciary Management Inc. WI, Epoch Investment Partners Inc. and Neuberger Berman Group LLC. 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 $18.57.

How big of a company is Centurylink?

Centurylink has a market capitalization of $19.89 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 (CTL)

Community Ranking:  2.2 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  375 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  494 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  869
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 6/21/2018 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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