CTL - CenturyLink, Inc.

NYSE - NYSE Delayed Price. Currency in USD
11.87
-0.01 (-0.08%)
At close: 4:01PM EDT
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Previous Close11.88
Open11.91
Bid11.87 x 21500
Ask11.88 x 3100
Day's Range11.64 - 11.96
52 Week Range11.52 - 24.20
Volume12,397,477
Avg. Volume16,087,769
Market Cap12.944B
Beta (3Y Monthly)0.70
PE Ratio (TTM)N/A
EPS (TTM)-1.63
Earnings DateMay 8, 2019
Forward Dividend & Yield1.00 (8.34%)
Ex-Dividend Date2019-03-11
1y Target Est13.71
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  • ACCESSWIRE7 hours ago

    INVESTOR ACTION ALERT: The Schall Law Firm Announces the Filing of a Class Action Lawsuit Against CenturyLink, Inc. and Encourages Investors with Losses in Excess of $750,000 to Contact the Firm

    LOS ANGELES, CA / ACCESSWIRE / April 23, 2019 / The Schall Law Firm , a national shareholder rights litigation firm, announces the filing of a class action lawsuit against CenturyLink, Inc. (''CenturyLink'' ...

  • GlobeNewswire9 hours ago

    Kessler Topaz Meltzer & Check, LLP - Important Deadline Reminder for CenturyLink, Inc. Investors

    Important Deadline Reminder:  Investors who purchased CenturyLink securities during the Class Period may, no later than May 6, 2019, seek to be appointed as a lead plaintiff representative of the class. For additional information or to learn how to participate in this litigation please visit www.ktmc.com/centurylink-2019-securities-class-action.

  • CenturyLink (CTL) Stock Sinks As Market Gains: What You Should Know
    Zacks10 hours ago

    CenturyLink (CTL) Stock Sinks As Market Gains: What You Should Know

    CenturyLink (CTL) closed the most recent trading day at $11.87, moving -0.08% from the previous trading session.

  • ACCESSWIRE13 hours ago

    FILING DEADLINE--Kuznicki Law PLLC Announces Class Actions on Behalf of Shareholders of DPLO, CTL and ARA

    CEDARHURST, NY / ACCESSWIRE / April 23, 2019 / The securities litigation law firm of Kuznicki Law PLLC issues the following notice on behalf of shareholders of the following publicly traded companies. ...

  • ACCESSWIRE14 hours ago

    SHAREHOLDER ALERT: Pomerantz Law Firm Reminds Shareholders with Losses on Their Investment in CenturyLink, Inc. of Class Action Lawsuit and Upcoming Deadline - CTL

    NEW YORK, NY / ACCESSWIRE / April 23, 2019 / Pomerantz LLP announces that a class action lawsuit has been filed against CenturyLink, Inc. ("CenturyLink" or the "Company") (CTL) and certain of its officers and directors. The class action, filed in United States District Court, Southern District of New York, and indexed under 19-cv-01802, is on behalf of a class consisting of all persons and entities, other than Defendants and their affiliates, who purchased or otherwise acquired the publicly traded securities of CenturyLink between May 10, 2018 and March 4, 2019, both dates inclusive (the "Class Period").

  • CenturyLink: Analysts’ Recommendations
    Market Realist18 hours ago

    CenturyLink: Analysts’ Recommendations

    CenturyLink: What to Expect from Its Q1 Earnings(Continued from Prior Part)Analysts’ recommendationsAmong the 16 Reuters-surveyed analysts covering CenturyLink (CTL) stock on April 18, 12% recommended a “buy,” 25% recommended a “sell,” and

  • GlobeNewswire18 hours ago

    The Klein Law Firm Reminds Investors of Class Actions on Behalf of Shareholders of T, CAG, CTL and USX

    The Klein Law Firm announces that class action complaints have been filed on behalf of shareholders of the following companies. If you suffered a loss you have until the lead plaintiff deadline to request that the court appoint you as lead plaintiff.

  • Can Value Investors Consider CenturyLink (CTL) a Worthy Pick?
    Zacks19 hours ago

    Can Value Investors Consider CenturyLink (CTL) a Worthy Pick?

    Let's see if CenturyLink (CTL) stock is a good choice for value-oriented investors right now from multiple angles.

  • Analyzing CenturyLink’s Stock Performance in 2019
    Market Realist19 hours ago

    Analyzing CenturyLink’s Stock Performance in 2019

    CenturyLink: What to Expect from Its Q1 Earnings(Continued from Prior Part)Shareholder returns and stock trends On April 18, CenturyLink (CTL) stock had a closing price of $12.14 per share. The stock was trading 5.4% above its 52-week low of $11.52

  • CenturyLink’s Valuation before Its Q1 Results
    Market Realist21 hours ago

    CenturyLink’s Valuation before Its Q1 Results

    CenturyLink: What to Expect from Its Q1 Earnings(Continued from Prior Part)Forward PE ratio In this part, we’ll discuss how CenturyLink (CTL) is valued before its first-quarter earnings results. On April 18, CenturyLink was trading at a 12-month

  • Why Investors Should Avoid CenturyLink for Now
    InvestorPlace21 hours ago

    Why Investors Should Avoid CenturyLink for Now

    When CenturyLink (NYSE: CTL) slashed its dividends in February 2019, investors hurried for the exits. Even at the stock's new $1 dividend rate, less than half what it used to be, the yield is still 8.4%. The problem now is that markets lack confidence for management and risks are high that the company may cut its dividend rate further.Source: Shutterstock Investors need to evaluate how risky CenturyLink's business is and if the currently generous yield is worth chasing. Strong Cash Flow for CTL StockCenturyLink reported adjusted EBITDA of $9.04 billion. Adjusted EBITDA margin topped 39.8%, while cash flow was $4.215 billion. This is more than double the $2.03 billion in FCF reported last year. Investors should note that the FCF is more than enough to cover the dividend but management opted to revise its capital allocation plan. The company may have two big reasons to cut the dividend.InvestorPlace - Stock Market News, Stock Advice & Trading TipsFirst, all of the business units within CenturyLink reported falling year-on-year revenue declines. Overall, the business revenue declined 2.2% from last year to $4.32 billion. On the consumer side, revenue fell 6.5% to $1.285 billion. Its consumer broadband subscriber count was 4.8 million in Q4/2018. The weak performance is troubling because it suggests the company is in a mature business phase. Without at least some growth, investors are hard-pressed to find reasons to buy the stock and expect the share price to hold its value. * 10 High-Yielding Dividend Stocks That Won't Wilt Second, the company said it would use the savings to create value through acquisitions. It said:"A stronger balance sheet in the out years will also give us more optionality in terms of additional organic and/or inorganic investments. We believe we have a good track record of creating value with acquisitions."The savings from the dividend cut will help CenturyLink achieve a better leverage ratio. Although it will not rush out to complete any acquisitions in the near-term, the three-year plan includes improving the health of the balance sheet. This would enable it to make acquisitions without hurting investors or its balance sheet. Financial Targets for CenturylinkManagement is determined to accelerate its deleveraging over the next three years. Net debt to adjusted EBITDA is unfavorably high, falling from 4.3 times in Q4 2017 to 4 times in Q4 2018. It has a goal of narrowing and lowering its leverage range to 2.75 times-3.25 times.For 2019, CenturyLink forecasts FCF in the range of $3.1 billion to $3.4 billion. Adjusted EBITDA will be in the range of $9 billion to $9.2 billion. With these strong numbers ahead, the company could increase its capital investments by around $500 million. Still, if business revenue fell last quarter, aggressive infrastructure investments may not spur higher demand. In this scenario, the company will end up spending more but getting little return from its investments. Selling PressureThe ongoing downtrend in the stock in the last few years is another headwind for those who want to sell the stock in the hopes of breaking even. Other investors who paid a higher share price may sell into any rally. And any wave of selling will continue unless the company demonstrates that the business is firming up. The TakeawayCenturyLink has a solid product and great assets. Customers demand more capacity at more locations and need more product variety. This includes Dark Fiber, SD-WAN, and things in the middle. So if the company can sell these customers solutions that transition them off legacy services, CenturyLink has an opportunity to improve overall revenue.CenturyLink's debt reduction priority and dividend cut angered investors and will put a cap on the stock's rebound potential. And because the stock is likely to underperform for a while, investors should not buy in just yet.Despite that, CTL stock is worth watching. If management can speed up its deleveraging and win more business from customers, the stock has a chance of rebounding in the longer-term.As of this writing, Chris Lau did not hold a position in any of the aforementioned securities. More From InvestorPlace * 2 Toxic Pot Stocks You Should Avoid * 10 High-Yielding Dividend Stocks That Won't Wilt * 4 Energy Stocks Soaring as Trump Tightens on Iran * 7 Tech Stocks With Too Much Risk, Not Enough Upside Compare Brokers The post Why Investors Should Avoid CenturyLink for Now appeared first on InvestorPlace.

  • ACCESSWIREyesterday

    IMPORTANT INVESTOR ALERT: The Schall Law Firm Announces the Filing of a Class Action Lawsuit Against CenturyLink, Inc. and Encourages Investors with Losses in Excess of $750,000 to Contact the Firm

    LOS ANGELES, CA / ACCESSWIRE / April 22, 2019 / The Schall Law Firm , a national shareholder rights litigation firm, announces the filing of a class action lawsuit against CenturyLink, Inc. (''CenturyLink'' ...

  • ACCESSWIRE2 days ago

    CLASS ACTION UPDATE for SPB, KHC and CTL: Levi & Korsinsky, LLP Reminds Investors of Class Actions on Behalf of Shareholders

    NEW YORK, NY / ACCESSWIRE / April 22, 2019 / Levi & Korsinsky, LLP announces that class action lawsuits have commenced on behalf of shareholders of the following publicly-traded companies. Shareholders ...

  • CenturyLink: Expected Earnings Growth in Q1
    Market Realist2 days ago

    CenturyLink: Expected Earnings Growth in Q1

    CenturyLink: What to Expect from Its Q1 Earnings(Continued from Prior Part)CenturyLink’s EBITDA growth For the first quarter, analysts expect that CenturyLink (CTL) will report an adjusted EBITDA of $2.21 billion. CenturyLink’s first-quarter

  • GlobeNewswire2 days ago

    SHAREHOLDER ALERT BY FORMER LOUISIANA ATTORNEY GENERAL: KSF REMINDS CVS, ARA, CTL, KHC INVESTORS of Lead Plaintiff Deadline in Class Action Lawsuits

    NEW ORLEANS, April 22, 2019 -- Kahn Swick & Foti, LLC (“KSF”) and KSF partner, former Attorney General of Louisiana, Charles C. Foti, Jr., remind investors of pending.

  • What to Expect from CenturyLink’s Q1 Revenues
    Market Realist2 days ago

    What to Expect from CenturyLink’s Q1 Revenues

    CenturyLink: What to Expect from Its Q1 Earnings(Continued from Prior Part)CenturyLink’s first-quarter revenues For the first quarter, analysts expect CenturyLink (CTL) to post total revenues of $5.71 billion, which represents an ~4.0% fall from

  • GlobeNewswire2 days ago

    A Securities Class Action Has Been Filed Against CenturyLink; Block & Leviton LLP Encourages Shareholders to Contact the Firm

    BOSTON, April 22, 2019 -- Block & Leviton LLP (www.blockesq.com), a securities litigation firm representing investors nationwide, informs investors that there has been a.

  • GlobeNewswire2 days ago

    CLASS ACTION UPDATE for UMC, CTL, CNDT and BA: Levi & Korsinsky, LLP Reminds Investors of Class Actions on Behalf of Shareholders

    NEW YORK, April 22, 2019 -- Levi & Korsinsky, LLP announces that class action lawsuits have commenced on behalf of shareholders of the following publicly-traded companies..

  • CenturyLink’s Earnings Growth Might Continue in Q1
    Market Realist2 days ago

    CenturyLink’s Earnings Growth Might Continue in Q1

    CenturyLink: What to Expect from Its Q1 EarningsCenturyLink’s earnings CenturyLink (CTL) is scheduled to report its first-quarter earnings results on May 8. Analysts expect CenturyLink’s adjusted EPS to reach $0.27 in the first quarter—compared

  • 2018 CSR report highlights CenturyLink's commitment to environmental sustainability on Earth Day and every day
    PR Newswire2 days ago

    2018 CSR report highlights CenturyLink's commitment to environmental sustainability on Earth Day and every day

    MONROE, La., April 22, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Coinciding with Earth Day April 22, CenturyLink, Inc. (CTL) is releasing its Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) report, which details how CenturyLink is making a positive difference in the world and in the communities the company serves. The CSR report also highlights the company's progress toward its long-term targets for greenhouse gas, carbon emissions reduction and how the company manages its impact on the environment.

  • ACCESSWIRE3 days ago

    SHAREHOLDER ALERT: Pomerantz Law Firm Reminds Shareholders with Losses on their Investment in CenturyLink, Inc. of Class Action Lawsuit and Upcoming Deadline - CTL

    NEW YORK, NY / ACCESSWIRE / April 20, 2019 / Pomerantz LLP announces that a class action lawsuit has been filed against CenturyLink, Inc. (''CenturyLink'' or the ''Company'') (CTL) and certain of its officers and directors. The class action, filed in United States District Court, Southern District of New York, and indexed under 19-cv-01802, is on behalf of a class consisting of all persons and entities, other than Defendants and their affiliates, who purchased or otherwise acquired the publicly traded securities of CenturyLink between May 10, 2018 and March 4, 2019, both dates inclusive (the ''Class Period''). Plaintiff seeks to recover compensable damages caused by Defendants' violations of the federal securities laws and to pursue remedies under Sections 10(b) and 20(a) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 (the ''Exchange Act'') and Rule 10b-5 promulgated thereunder.

  • GlobeNewswire4 days ago

    SHAREHOLDER ALERT BY FORMER LOUISIANA ATTORNEY GENERAL: KSF REMINDS DPLO, BA, WTW, CTL INVESTORS of Lead Plaintiff Deadline in Class Action Lawsuits

    NEW ORLEANS, April 19, 2019 -- Kahn Swick & Foti, LLC (“KSF”) and KSF partner, former Attorney General of Louisiana, Charles C. Foti, Jr., remind investors of pending.

  • ACCESSWIRE5 days ago

    The Klein Law Firm Reminds Investors of Class Actions on Behalf of Shareholders of STMP, SYNH and CTL

    NEW YORK, NY / ACCESSWIRE / April 19, 2019 / The Klein Law Firm announces that class action complaints have been filed on behalf of shareholders of the following companies. If you suffered a loss you have ...

  • GlobeNewswire5 days ago

    CENTURYLINK UPCOMING DEADLINE: Rosen Law Firm Reminds CenturyLink, Inc. Investors of the Important May 6, 2019 Deadline in Securities Class Action– CTL

    NEW YORK, April 19, 2019 -- Rosen Law Firm, a global investor rights law firm, reminds purchasers of the securities of CenturyLink, Inc. (NYSE: CTL) from May 10, 2018 through.

  • ACCESSWIRE5 days ago

    SHAREHOLDER ALERT: CTL WSR APYX: The Law Offices of Vincent Wong Reminds Investors of Important Class Action Deadlines

    NEW YORK, NY / ACCESSWIRE / April 18, 2019 / The Law Offices of Vincent Wong announce that class actions have commenced on behalf of shareholders of the following companies. If you suffered a loss you ...