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39.70
+0.42
+1.07%
After Hours :
39.70
0.00
0.00%

Open

39.38

Previous Close

39.28

Volume (Avg)

2.49M (4.42M)

Day's Range

39.24-39.87

52Wk Range

27.93-45.67

Market Cap.

22.64B

Dividend Rate (Yield )

2.16 (5.44%)

Beta

0.67

Shares Outstanding

570.16M

P/E Ratio (EPS)

-

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Fundamentals
  • Key statistics
  • Growth
  • Profitability
  • Financial health
  • Price ratios
  • Trading statistics
  • Management effectiveness
Industry Telecom Services
Highlights
Analyst Recommendation: Hold
    • Revenue

    • 18.10B

    • Net Income

    • -239.00M

    • Market Cap.

    • 22.64B

    • Enterprise Value

    • 43.41B

    • Net Profit Margin %

    • -2.26

    • PEG (Price/Earnings Growth) Ratio

    • 5.96

    • Beta

    • 0.67

    • Forward P/E

    • 16.78

    • Price/Sales

    • 1.27

    • Price/Book Value

    • 1.36

    • Price/Cash flow

    • 4.36

      • EBITDA

      • 6.06B

      • Return on Capital %

      • -0.79

      • Return on Equity %

      • -2.34

      • Return on Assets %

      • -0.79

      • Book Value/Share

      • 29.11

      • Shares Outstanding

      • 570.16M

      • Last Split Factor (Date)

      • 3:2 (4/1/1999)

      • Last Dividend (Ex-Date)

      • 0.54 (8/27/2014)

      • Dividend Declaration Date

      • 8/19/2014

      Analyst Recommendation
      10/20/2014
      Hold
        • 1 Year Price Target

        • 38.67

        • Credit Rating

        • BB+

        • Analysts

        • 7

        • EPS Estimate

        • 1.50

        • Cashflow Estimate

        • 8.93

        Morningstar Consensus estimate data
        • Growth Rate (%)

        • Company

        • Industry

          • Sales (Revenue)

            Q/Q (last year)

          • 0.40

          • -0.60

          • Net Income

            YTD/YTD (last year)

          • -

          • 66.24

          • Net Income

            Q/Q (last year)

          • -28.30

          • -5.11

          • Sales (Revenue)

            5-Year Annual Average

          • 47.41

          • -4.28

          • Net Income

            5-Year Annual Average

          • -

          • -0.37

          • Dividends

            5-Year Annual Average

          • 7.07

          • 1.62

          • Profit Margins (%)

          • Company

          • Industry

            • Gross Margin

            • 57.35

            • 60.81

            • Pre-Tax Margin

            • -0.12

            • 18.52

            • Net Profit Margin

            • -2.26

            • 10.56

            • Average Gross Margin

              5-Year Annual Average

            • 61.30

            • 60.38

            • Average Pre-Tax Margin

              5-Year Annual Average

            • 10.50

            • 13.47

            • Average Net Profit Margin

              5-Year Annual Average

            • 6.60

            • 526.35B

            • Financial Ratios

            • Company

            • Industry

              • Debt/Equity Ratio

              • 1.19

              • 0.72

              • Current Ratio

              • 0.81

              • 1.00

              • Quick Ratio

              • 0.49

              • 0.86

              • Interest Coverage

              • 0.98

              • 7.89

              • Leverage Ratio

              • 3.05

              • 2.85

              • Book Value/Share

              • 29.11

              • 12.62

              • Price Ratios

              • Company

              • Industry

                • Current P/E Ratio

                • -55.56

                • 13.61

                • P/E Ratio 5-Year High

                • -66.37

                • 18,911.71

                • P/E Ratio 5-Year Low

                • -20.05

                • 318.54

                • Price/Sales Ratio

                • 1.25

                • 1.24

                • Price/Book Value

                • 1.34

                • 1.80

                • Price/Cash Flow Ratio

                • 4.36

                • 4.89

                • Key Metrics

                • Company

                  • Shares Short

                    as of 9/30/2014

                  • 24.42M

                  • Short Ratio

                    as of 9/30/2014

                  • 6.34

                  • Short % of Float

                    as of 9/30/2014

                  • 4.89

                  • Shares Short

                    prior month

                  • 25.43M

                  • Trailing Annual Dividend Yield

                  • -

                  • 5 Year Average Dividend Yield

                  • 0.07

                  • Key Metrics

                  • Company

                    • Payout Ratio

                    • -

                    • Dividend Date

                    • 8/19/2014

                    • Ex-Dividend Date

                    • 8/27/2014

                    • Last Split Factor

                      new per old

                    • 3:2

                    • Last Split Date

                    • 4/1/1999

                    • Key Metrics

                    • Company

                    • Industry

                      • Return on Equity %

                        (5-Year Average)

                      • -2.34

                        (5.30)

                      • 20.11

                        (12.78)

                      • Return on Assets %

                        (5-Year Average)

                      • -0.79

                        (2.20)

                      • 5.27

                        (4.09)

                      • Return on Capital %

                        (5-Year Average)

                      • 1.16

                        (4.90)

                      • 8.72

                        (6.62)

                      • Income/Employee

                      • -

                      • 31.72k

                      • Inventory Turnover

                      • -

                      • 18.03

                      • Asset Turnover

                      • 0.35

                      • 0.50

                      Current Historical
                      Financials
                      • Income Statement
                      • Balance Sheet
                      • Cash Flow
                      Operating Income
                      1.45B
                      Operating Margin
                      8.03
                      Total Equity
                      -
                      Retained Earnings
                      -
                      Free Cashflow
                      -
                      Price/Cashflow
                      4.36
                      Ownership

                      Institutional Ownership

                      81.55%

                      Top 10 Institutions

                      40.45%

                      Mutual Fund Ownership

                      44.37%

                      Float

                      86.95%

                      5% / Insider Ownership

                      0.60%

                      Corporate insiders or major stockholders reporting trading activity in the stock.

                      Top Mutual Fund Owners

                      Top Institutional Owners

                      Mutual Fund Name

                      Institution Name

                      • Mutual Fund Name

                      • Shares Held

                      • % Change

                      • % Outstanding

                      • VA CollegeAmerica Cap Income Builder

                      •  

                        33,159,340

                      • -6.68

                      • 5.82

                      • VA CollegeAmerica Invmt Co of America

                      •  

                        19,299,502

                      • -10.09

                      • 3.38

                      • VA CollegeAmerica Cap World Gr and Inc

                      •  

                        10,822,000

                      • -19.57

                      • 1.90

                      • Vanguard Total Stock Mkt Idx

                      •  

                        9,347,101

                      • 0.52

                      • 1.64

                      • Franklin Income Fund

                      •  

                        6,500,000

                      • -13.33

                      • 1.14

                      • Vanguard Five Hundred Index Fund

                      •  

                        5,919,220

                      • -0.22

                      • 1.04

                      • Vanguard Institutional Index Fund

                      •  

                        5,775,990

                      • -1.51

                      • 1.01

                      • iShares Select Dividend

                      •  

                        5,625,271

                      • 0.00

                      • 0.95

                      • SPDR® S&P 500 ETF

                      •  

                        5,617,209

                      • -2.10

                      • 0.95

                      • American Funds IS® Blue Chip Inc&Gr

                      •  

                        4,908,135

                      • -3.89

                      • 0.86

                      • Institution Name

                      • Shares Held

                      • % Change

                      • % Outstanding

                      • Capital Research Global Investors

                      •  

                        72,207,872

                      • -0.27%

                      • 12.64

                      • State Street Corp

                      •  

                        32,292,268

                      • -1.35%

                      • 5.65

                      • Vanguard Group, Inc.

                      •  

                        28,956,263

                      • +1.24%

                      • 5.07

                      • BlackRock Fund Advisors

                      •  

                        18,459,370

                      • +1.61%

                      • 3.23

                      • Mellon Capital Management Corporation

                      •  

                        12,074,760

                      • +5.23%

                      • 2.11

                      • Epoch Investment Partners, Inc.

                      •  

                        11,502,982

                      • +2.96%

                      • 2.01

                      • Franklin Advisers, Inc.

                      •  

                        8,610,000

                      • +1.20%

                      • 1.51

                      • T. Rowe Price Associates, Inc.

                      •  

                        7,655,981

                      • -0.22%

                      • 1.34

                      • Northern Trust Investments, N.A.

                      •  

                        7,246,351

                      • -2.08%

                      • 1.27

                      Company Profile

                      Sector

                      Communication Services

                      Industry

                      Telecom Services

                      Type

                      High Yield

                      Style

                      Large Value

                      CenturyLink Inc was incorporated under the laws of the State of Louisiana in 1968. CenturyLink is an integrated communications company engaged primarily in providing an array of communications services to its residential, business, g...moreovernmental and wholesale customers. The Company’s products and services include local and long-distance, broadband, private line (including special access, which it market to wholesale and business customers), MLPS, data integration, managed hosting (including cloud hosting), colocation, Ethernet, network access, public access, wireless, video services and other ancillary services. The Company conducts its operations under the brand name ‘CenturyLink’. Its satellite television service is offered on a co-branded basis under the ‘DIRECTV’ name. Its switched digital televi...moresion service offering is branded under the name ‘Prism™’. The wireless service that the Company offers under its agency agreement with Verizon Wireless is marketed under the ‘Verizon Wireless’ brand name. Currently, all IT and other services furnished through its Savvis operations are marketed under the ‘Savvis’ brand name. The Company competes with cable companies, wireless providers, and national telecommunications providers, such as AT&T, Inc. and Verizon Communications Inc. The Company is subject to significant regulation by the Federal Communications Commission, which regulates interstate communications, and state utility commissions, which regulate intrastate communications in its local service area.lessless

                      Key People

                      Glen F. Post,III

                      CEO/Director/President

                      William Arthur Owens

                      Chairman of the Board/Director

                      Harvey P. Perry

                      Director/Vice Chairman of the Board

                      R. Stewart Ewing,Jr

                      CFO/Executive VP/Assistant Secretary

                      David D. Cole

                      Chief Accounting Officer/Controller/Executive VP, Divisional

                      • CenturyLink Inc

                      • 100 CenturyLink Drive

                      • Monroe, LA 71203

                      • USA.Map

                      • Phone: +1 318 388-9000

                      • Fax: -

                      • centurylink.com

                      Incorporated

                      1968

                      Employees

                      45,500

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