CenturyLink Inc (CTL)

CTL (NYSE:Telecommunications) EQUITY
neg -0.21
Today's Range: 23.76 - 24.25 | CTL Avg Daily Volume: 9,361,300
Last Update: 12/06/16 - 11:06 AM EST
Volume: 1,338,596
YTD Performance: -3.86%
Open: $24.23
Previous Close: $24.19
52 Week Range: $21.94 - $33.45
Oustanding Shares: 546,690,239
Market Cap: 13,076,830,517
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TheStreet Ratings Grade for CTL
Buy Hold Sell
A+ A A- B+ B B- C+ C C- D+ D D- E+ E E- F
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Analysts Ratings
Historical Rec Current 1 Mo. Ago 2 Mo. Ago 3 Mo. Ago
Strong Buy 3 2 2 2
Moderate Buy 0 0 1 1
Hold 8 9 8 7
Moderate Sell 1 1 1 1
Strong Sell 2 3 3 3
Mean Rec. 2.93 3.20 3.13 3.14
Latest Dividend: 0.54
Latest Dividend Yield: 9.03%
Dividend Ex-Date: 11/23/16
Price Earnings Ratio: 14.15
Price Earnings Comparisons:
CTL Sector Avg. S&P 500
14.15 14.20 0.00
Price Performance History (%Change):
3 Mo 1 Yr 3 Y
-13.42% -9.43% -21.08%
Revenue -0.70 0.00 -0.01
Net Income 13.70 0.10 0.04
EPS 16.20 0.30 0.08
Earnings for CTL:
Revenue 17.90B
Average Earnings Estimates
Qtr (12/16) Qtr (03/17) FY (12/16) FY (12/17)
Average Estimate $0.56 $0.59 $2.47 $2.29
Number of Analysts 8 3 9 10
High Estimate $0.59 $0.61 $2.50 $2.50
Low Estimate $0.52 $0.58 $2.41 $2.07
Prior Year $0.80 $0.71 $2.71 $2.47
Growth Rate (Year over Year) -29.69% -16.43% -8.77% -7.53%
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The company's earnings stalemate may threaten the stock's 9% dividend yield.
Look for these two stocks to head lower.
Nov 08, 2016 | 7:44 AM EST
CTL was upgraded from Perform to Outperform, Oppenheimer said. $30 price target. Recent sell-off appears overdone.
U.S. telcos have been turning to M&A to offset revenue pressures and protect their rich dividends. That leaves conditions ripe for further dealmaking.
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The third-largest U.S. telecom has a lot on the line for investors.
Telecom stock is a little too sensitive to developments in fiber deployment.

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