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

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$9.96 -0.27 (-2.64 %)
(As of 05/22/2019 04:00 PM ET)
Previous Close$10.23
Today's Range$9.91 - $10.20
52-Week Range$9.91 - $24.20
Volume11.65 million shs
Average Volume15.25 million shs
Market Capitalization$10.86 billion
P/E Ratio8.37
Dividend Yield9.78%
Beta0.74
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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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$5.5642 per share
Book Value$12.42 per share

Profitability

Net Income$-1,733,000,000.00

Miscellaneous

Employees45,000
Outstanding Shares1,090,313,000
Market Cap$10.86 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. Shareholders 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 annualized dividend and a yield of 10.04%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Monday, March 11th. View Centurylink's Dividend History.

How were Centurylink's earnings last quarter?

Centurylink Inc (NYSE:CTL) issued its earnings results on Wednesday, May, 8th. The technology company reported $0.34 earnings per share for the quarter, topping analysts' consensus estimates 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 positive return on equity of 6.89% and a negative net margin of 34.62%. Centurylink's revenue was down 5.0% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period in the previous year, the firm 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 Wall Street analysts have issued 1 year target prices for Centurylink's shares. Their forecasts range from $11.00 to $25.00. On average, they anticipate Centurylink's stock price to reach $16.8733 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 69.4% 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 3 sell ratings, 8 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?

News headlines about CTL stock have trended somewhat positive this week, according to InfoTrie. InfoTrie scores the sentiment of press coverage by reviewing more than six thousand blog and news sources in real time. The firm ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative five to positive five, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. Centurylink earned a daily sentiment score of 1.7 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned news headlines about the technology company a news buzz of 8.0 out of 10, indicating that recent press coverage is very likely to have an effect on the company's share price in the next few days.

Are investors shorting Centurylink?

Centurylink saw a increase in short interest during 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 short-interest ratio is presently 8.8 days. Approximately 9.3% of the company's stock 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), 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 a number of 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 institutional 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 institutional investors are buying Centurylink stock?

CTL stock was bought 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 $9.96.

How big of a company is Centurylink?

Centurylink has a market capitalization of $10.86 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]k.com.


MarketBeat Community Rating for Centurylink (NYSE CTL)

Community Ranking:  2.2 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  491 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  611 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  1,102
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 5/22/2019 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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