CenturyLink Inc (CTL)

CTL (NYSE:Telecommunications) EQUITY
$22.86
neg -0.10
-0.44%
Today's Range: 22.68 - 23.10 | CTL Avg Daily Volume: 10,388,500
Last Update: 07/26/17 - 4:01 PM EDT
Volume: 5,585,254
YTD Performance: -3.45%
Open: $23.08
Previous Close: $22.96
52 Week Range: $22.26 - $33.45
Oustanding Shares: 548,812,063
Market Cap: 12,490,962,554
6-Month Chart
TheStreet Ratings Grade for CTL
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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 4 4 4 4
Moderate Buy 1 1 1 1
Hold 8 8 8 9
Moderate Sell 0 0 0 0
Strong Sell 2 2 2 1
Mean Rec. 2.67 2.67 2.67 2.53
Latest Dividend: 0.54
Latest Dividend Yield: 9.49%
Dividend Ex-Date: 06/01/17
Price Earnings Ratio: 22.31
Price Earnings Comparisons:
CTL Sector Avg. S&P 500
22.31 22.30 31.90
Price Performance History (%Change):
3 Mo 1 Yr 3 Y
-11.45% -25.65% -38.90%
GROWTH 12 Mo 3 Yr CAGR
Revenue -2.40 0.00 -0.01
Net Income -28.70 -3.60 0.00
EPS -26.60 -3.90 0.00
Earnings for CTL:
EBITDA 6.25B
Revenue 17.47B
Average Earnings Estimates
Qtr (06/17) Qtr (09/17) FY (12/17) FY (12/18)
Average Estimate $0.49 $0.51 $2.11 $1.97
Number of Analysts 9 8 9 10
High Estimate $0.51 $0.56 $2.22 $2.25
Low Estimate $0.47 $0.46 $2.03 $1.58
Prior Year $0.63 $0.56 $2.45 $2.11
Growth Rate (Year over Year) -22.75% -8.26% -14.06% -6.34%
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Bullish
Jan 25, 2017 | 6:45 AM EST
CTL was upgraded from Underperform to Hold, Jefferies said. $26 price target. 8% dividend yield appears more secure in the near term.
Bullish
Jan 03, 2017 | 8:05 AM EST
CTL was upgraded from Neutral to Overweight, JP Morgan said. $28 price target. Company was also placed on the Analyst Focus list. Reven...
A slight tightening of guidance for the current quarter should not come as a surprise to shareholders.
The company's earnings stalemate may threaten the stock's 9% dividend yield.
Look for these two stocks to head lower.
Bullish
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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