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Centurylink (NYSE:CTL)
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Stock Analysis

The following stock analysis is based on 7.8 years of data (i.e. since Oct 31, 2012). All the stock history has been downloaded.

Stock Exchange

Centurylink trades on the NYSE exchange in USD dollars.


It is in the sector.

Current Status of Centurylink

It is currently trading at $11.0475 ($11.04 the previous day).It pays a 9.06% dividend.


The next reporting date is in 83 days (2020 11 04).

CNN estimates profits for the upcoming quarter will be $0.30 per share ($5.1B). The current Canada / US exchange rate is 1.3251.

Over the past 12 months, $703816 worth of shares have been purchased and $45704 worth of shares have been sold by insiders.

Will This Trend Continue?

The year over year average increase is -17.5% per year assuming steady exponential growth. The actual 5 year average is -19.98. Details on the individual increase in one year intervals is provided below.

Past PerformanceAverage PricePercent Change
1 year11.84727184466-23.2- Below Average
2 year15.43556-13.6+ Above Average
3 year17.863807531381-27.8- Below Average
4 year24.757591836735-12+ Above Average
5 year28.123735849057-23.3- Below Average
Centurylink is projected by analysts to get to $10.00 within the next 12 months (-9.5%), but preticted targets range from as high as $13.80 (24.9%) and as low as $7(-36.6%).


The worst drop it has had in recent years is -78.2%. It has a shape to the stock curve, which means

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The P/E value is 9.84.

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CenturyLink Announces Pricing of Private Offering of Level 3 Financing Senior Notes

Fri, 07 Aug 2020 20:47:00 CenturyLink Inc. (NYSE: CTL) announced that Level 3 Financing Inc., its indirect, wholly-owned subsidiary (and"Level 3 Financingand"), has agreed to sell $840 million aggregate principal amount of its unsecured 3.625% Senior Notes due 2029 (the and"2029 Notesand") pursuant to the private offering announced earlier ...... Read Full Article

CenturyLink, Inc. -- Moodyand's assigns Ba3 to CenturyLinkand's proposed senior unsecured notes

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CenturyLink Announces Proposed Private Offering of Level 3 Financing Senior Notes

Fri, 07 Aug 2020 12:04:00 CenturyLink Inc. (NYSE: CTL) announced that Level 3 Financing Inc., its indirect, wholly-owned subsidiary (and"Level 3 Financingand"), plans to offer $840 million aggregate principal amount of fixed-rate unsecured Senior Notes (the and"New Notesand") in a proposed private offering that will not ...... Read Full Article

Analyzing CenturyLinkand's Unusual Options Activity

Thu, 06 Aug 2020 16:24:09 CenturyLink (NYSE: CTL) shares experienced unusual options activity on Thursday. The stock price moved up to $10.65 following the option alert. * Sentiment: BULLISH * Option Type: SWEEP * Trade Type: CALL * Expiration Date: 2020-08-07 * Strike Price: $9.50 * Volume: 481 * Open Interest: 10413 Indications of Unusual ...... Read Full Article

CenturyLink (CTL) Q2 Earnings Top Estimates, Revenues Down

Thu, 06 Aug 2020 15:38:03 In spite of a resilient business model, CenturyLinkand's (CTL) second-quarter 2020 results reflect declining sales in the Consumer, Wholesale, SMB and IGAM segments.... Read Full Article

CenturyLink (CTL) Q2 Earnings and Revenues Beat Estimates

Wed, 05 Aug 2020 21:55:09 CenturyLink (CTL) delivered earnings and revenue surprises of 31.25% and 1.05%, respectively, for the quarter ended June 2020. Do the numbers hold clues to what lies ahead for the stock?... Read Full Article

CenturyLink Reports Second Quarter 2020 Results

Wed, 05 Aug 2020 20:15:00 CenturyLink Inc. (NYSE: CTL) reported results for the second quarter ended June 30, 2020.... Read Full Article

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CenturyLink Wins State of Arizona Network Contract

Tue, 28 Jul 2020 12:48:00 CenturyLink, Inc. (NYSE: CTL) recently won a contract with the State of Arizona to provide network connectivity and managed IT services that will support all state government agencies and transform how the state delivers services to residents.... Read Full Article

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CenturyLink Could Cut Its Dividend. Wells Fargo Says Buy It Anyway.

Mon, 20 Jul 2020 16:56:00 Wells Fargo analyst argues that the cash currently used for CenturyLink’s dividend could be better spent on business investment.... Read Full Article

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