CenturyLink, Inc.
IndexS&P 500 P/E27.44 EPS (ttm)1.43 Insider Own0.20% Shs Outstand570.71M Perf Week2.45%
Market Cap22.39B Forward P/E15.60 EPS next Y2.52 Insider Trans-9.92% Shs Float568.16M Perf Month-2.36%
Income823.00M PEG274.41 EPS next Q0.63 Inst Own72.90% Short Float4.45% Perf Quarter-0.81%
Sales18.14B P/S1.23 EPS this Y-132.00% Inst Trans-0.03% Short Ratio8.52 Perf Half Y6.92%
Book/sh29.06 P/B1.35 EPS next Y-4.55% ROA1.60% Target Price39.65 Perf Year41.15%
Cash/sh1.29 P/C30.51 EPS next 5Y0.10% ROE4.90% 52W Range26.36 - 44.48 Perf YTD-0.86%
Dividend2.16 P/FCF24.91 EPS past 5Y-16.10% ROI2.60% 52W High-11.78% Beta0.56
Dividend %5.50% Quick Ratio0.80 Sales past 5Y47.40% Gross Margin57.10% 52W Low48.87% ATR0.68
Employees45100 Current Ratio0.90 Sales Q/Q0.00% Oper. Margin14.40% RSI (14)51.32 Volatility1.63% 1.65%
OptionableYes Debt/Eq1.29 EPS Q/Q118.80% Profit Margin4.50% Rel Volume0.99 Prev Close39.37
ShortableYes LT Debt/Eq1.22 EarningsFeb 11 AMC Payout151.00% Avg Volume2.97M Price39.24
Recom2.70 SMA200.30% SMA50-0.64% SMA2003.74% Volume2,934,024 Change-0.33%
Aug-07-14Reiterated DA Davidson Underperform $30 → $38
May-19-14Reiterated DA Davidson Underperform $26 → $30
Nov-25-13Upgrade Macquarie Underperform → Neutral
Nov-07-13Reiterated Deutsche Bank Hold $35 → $33
May-09-13Reiterated Deutsche Bank Hold $35 → $36
Apr-09-13Initiated Deutsche Bank Hold $35
Feb-14-13Reiterated UBS Buy $47 → $39
Feb-05-13Downgrade Macquarie Outperform → Neutral
May-10-12Reiterated Hudson Square Research Buy $43 → $45
Aug-31-11Upgrade Hudson Square Research Hold → Buy $42
Aug-05-11Upgrade DA Davidson Underperform → Neutral $36 → $36
Mar-18-11Initiated BMO Capital Markets Market Perform
Mar-16-11Upgrade Stifel Nicolaus Hold → Buy $44
Nov-04-10Reiterated RBC Capital Mkts Sector Perform $37 → $42
Nov-04-10Downgrade Hudson Square Research Buy → Hold
Oct-07-10Downgrade Stifel Nicolaus Buy → Hold
Apr-23-10Downgrade Oppenheimer Outperform → Perform
Feb-26-10Reiterated RBC Capital Mkts Sector Perform $36 → $35
Feb-08-10Upgrade Stifel Nicolaus Hold → Buy $38
Jan-06-10Downgrade Stifel Nicolaus Buy → Hold
Jan-21-15 12:13PM  Leverage in the US telecom sector Market Realist
Jan-20-15 02:13PM  Analyzing wireline telecoms key indicators Market Realist
Jan-19-15 12:00PM  Apcera And Tropo Launch Telco Platform at Forbes
Jan-16-15 12:13PM  Analyzing the wireline telecom network and its evolving structure Market Realist
11:33AM  Gartner Shines A Light On The Amazon Versus Microsoft Cloud Race at Forbes
Jan-15-15 11:20PM  More on the cover story: CenturyLink's Prism TV is 'closer' in Denver, but not here yet at American City Business Journals
09:42AM  Zayo Group Acquires Latisys In Data Center Push at Investor's Business Daily
Jan-14-15 01:50PM  CenturyLink Banks on Acquisitions for Infrastructure Growth - Analyst Blog Zacks
03:16AM  What kind of investors might like the telecom industry? Market Realist
Jan-13-15 03:40PM  Cloud company Basho says goodbye to Boston, shifts headquarters to Bellevue at
07:00AM  CenturyLink Inc. (CTL): New Analyst Report from Zacks Equity Research - Zacks Equity Research Report Zacks
12:01AM  Basho Technologies Picks Up A Series G--How Many Letters Are Left? at Forbes
Jan-05-15 09:00AM  Tim Meehan named SVP and GM of CenturyLink Government PR Newswire
Dec-31-14 02:28PM  Verso to sell 2 paper mills in order to buy NewPage AP
Dec-30-14 01:19PM  New Year's resolution stocks CNBC
08:30AM  Correction to Fourth Quarter 2014 Earnings Release Date Stated in December 26, 2014 Press Release Announcing Fourth Quarter 2014 Earnings Conference Call PR Newswire
Dec-26-14 05:37PM  AT&T, Verizon Seen Unlikely To Go REIT, Frontier May at Investor's Business Daily
04:15PM  CenturyLink Schedules Fourth Quarter 2014 Earnings Conference Call PR Newswire
09:25AM  AT&T, Verizon Unlikely To Go REIT, Frontier May at Investor's Business Daily
Dec-18-14 09:00PM  CenturyLink recognized as a visionary in Gartner's Magic Quadrant for Cloud-Enabled Managed Hosting, Asia Pacific CNW Group
Dec-12-14 05:20PM  CenturyLink Acquires Cognilytics to Strengthen IT Offerings Zacks
Dec-11-14 04:30PM  CenturyLink acquires Cognilytics to extend its IT services, Big Data and advanced predictive analytics capabilities PR Newswire
04:30PM  CenturyLink acquires Cognilytics to extend its IT services, Big Data and advanced predictive analytics capabilities CNW Group
Dec-09-14 05:05PM  CenturyLink Acquires DataGardens to Strengthen DRaaS Zacks
Dec-08-14 09:17AM  CenturyLink dives into disaster recovery with DataGardens buy
09:00AM  CenturyLink awarded new DHS EINSTEIN 3 Accelerated task order PR Newswire
09:00AM  CenturyLink Acquires DataGardens To Strengthen Its Disaster Recovery Options at Forbes
Dec-05-14 12:21PM  CENTURYLINK, INC Files SEC form 8-K, Entry into a Material Definitive Agreement, Creation of a Direct Financial Oblig EDGAR Online
02:00AM  Les nouvelles directives M3AAWG recommandent TLS opportuniste comme solution rapide pour protéger les utilisateurs finaux contre la surveillance généralisée Marketwired
Dec-04-14 01:00PM  CenturyLink to Offer 1Gbps Broadband Speed for Businesses Zacks
09:00AM  CenturyLink adds cloud data center service to its GSA Networx contract PR Newswire
Dec-03-14 11:15AM  New M3AAWG Guidelines Recommend Opportunistic TLS as Quick Fix to Protect End-Users From Pervasive Monitoring Marketwired
Dec-02-14 09:00AM  Uptime Institute to Certify All of CenturyLink's 57 Data Centers for Management and Operations (M&O) Excellence PR Newswire
Dec-01-14 04:35PM  Solid CCAP Demand: A Boon for Cable TV Equipment Makers Zacks
Nov-28-14 11:00AM  Insider Trading Alert - HI, ARCC And CTL Traded By Insiders at TheStreet
Nov-24-14 04:58PM  CenturyLink to Participate in Analyst Conference PR Newswire
04:00PM  JANA Partners starts a new position in Rackspace Hosting Market Realist
Nov-17-14 08:00AM  CenturyLink and Infinera to Deliver Terabit Capacity at Super Computing 2014 Marketwired
Nov-14-14 01:04PM  CENTURYLINK, INC Financials EDGAR Online Financials
Nov-12-14 08:00AM  BCBG Max Azria Group, LLC, fashion boutiques chooses CenturyLink's advanced retail networking solution PR Newswire
Nov-11-14 11:25AM  CenturyLink Declares Quarterly Cash Dividend PR Newswire
10:15AM  Analyst Picks 3 High-Yield Telecoms as Safe Bets at 24/7 Wall St.
Nov-08-14 07:07PM  10-Q for CenturyLink, Inc. Company Spotlight
Nov-06-14 04:40PM  CENTURYLINK, INC Files SEC form 10-Q, Quarterly Report EDGAR Online -6.35%
04:25PM  Taking Stock: Winners and Losers, Stock of the Day at Bloomberg
01:45PM  CenturyLink Beats Q3 Earnings, Revenues on Strong Demand Zacks
11:42AM  CenturyLink Drops 5.4%; Is A REIT Spinoff Ahead? at
09:47AM  Today's Water-Logged And Getting Wetter Stock: CenturyLink (CTL) at TheStreet
06:57AM  CenturyLink (CTL) Earnings Report: Q3 2014 Conference Call Transcript at TheStreet
Nov-05-14 04:25PM  CENTURYLINK, INC Files SEC form 8-K, Results of Operations and Financial Condition EDGAR Online
04:05PM  CenturyLink Reports Solid Third Quarter 2014 Results PR Newswire
03:40PM  Will TELUS (TU) Disappoint Earnings Estimates in Q3? Zacks
07:07AM  Q3 2014 CenturyLink Inc Earnings Release - After Market Close CCBN
Nov-04-14 08:39PM  Yellowstone, other U.S. parks urged to reconsider wireless upgrades Reuters
04:47PM  Is CenturyLink (CTL) Poised for Strong Earnings in Q3? Zacks
Oct-29-14 08:00AM  CenturyLink builds next generation IP core network with Alcatel-Lucent PR Newswire
Oct-27-14 01:50PM  Will T-Mobile (TMUS) Disappoint Earnings Estimates in Q3? Zacks
Oct-24-14 10:47AM  CenturyLink to Participate in Analyst Conferences PR Newswire
Oct-22-14 03:45PM  Jared Mauch, fondateur du projet Open DNS Resolver, reçoit le prix J.D. Falk du M3AAWG pour l'identification de systèmes à risque Marketwired
Oct-21-14 02:50PM  Open Resolver Project Founder Jared Mauch Receives M3AAWG J.D. Falk Award for Identifying Systems at Risk Marketwired
02:14PM  ShoreTel Hires Blackstone Following Mitel's Hostile Bid TheStreet
02:14PM  ShoreTel Hires Blackstone Following Mitel's Hostile Bid at TheStreet
09:00AM  CenturyLink and Switch SUPERNAP ink strategic agreement CNW Group
Oct-19-14 07:00PM  Lessons On Corporate Dividend Payout And Retention Ratio at Investopedia
Oct-15-14 09:00AM  CenturyLink opens Cloud Development Center in Seattle CNW Group
04:00AM  M3AAWG dévoile ses premières mesures anti-bots directement auprès des opérateurs de réseaux, et propose sa vision de l'intérieur concernant l'omniprésence des logiciels malveillants Marketwired
Oct-14-14 06:00PM  Dycom Down to Strong Sell on Capital Expenditure Worries Zacks
11:30AM  Buy-Rated Dividend Stocks In The Top 3: CTL, MPW, IRM at TheStreet
11:00AM  M3AAWG Releases First Bot Metrics Directly From Network Operators, Offers Insiders' View on the Pervasiveness of Malware Marketwired
Oct-09-14 06:40AM  Why Cogent Communications (CCOI) Could Be Positioned for a Slump Zacks
Oct-06-14 02:00PM  Microsoft® Office 365 is now included in CenturyLink's business bundles PR Newswire
Oct-01-14 02:20PM  CenturyLink Goes East, Expands Managed Hosting to China Zacks
07:00AM  CenturyLink highlights National Cyber Security Month as cyberthreats increase PR Newswire
06:00AM  StackEngine Wants To Carve Itself An Operations Niche With Docker at Forbes
Sep-29-14 05:00PM  CenturyLink expands its managed hosting availability into China PR Newswire
05:00PM  CenturyLink expands its managed hosting availability into China CNW Group
02:06PM  CENTURYLINK, INC Files SEC form 8-K, Other Events, Financial Statements and Exhibits EDGAR Online
Sep-26-14 06:53AM  BlackBerry (BBRY) Falls: Stock Goes Down 6.8% Zacks
Sep-25-14 04:45PM  Grupo Televisa Up to Buy on Strong Pay-TV Market Presence Zacks
Sep-24-14 04:15PM  CenturyLink Schedules Third Quarter 2014 Earnings Conference Call PR Newswire
Sep-23-14 12:10PM  CENTURYLINK, INC Files SEC form 8-K, Other Events, Financial Statements and Exhibits EDGAR Online
Sep-22-14 05:49PM  Qwest Corporation Agrees To Sell Debt Securities PR Newswire
01:45PM  Qwest Corporation -- Moody's rates Qwest Corp. new notes Baa3 at Moody's
Sep-17-14 12:40PM  Sony tumbling as loss widens, Rackspace can't find a buyer, FedEx shares delivering Yahoo Finance
Sep-16-14 04:43PM  On-Again, Off-Again. Rackspace No Longer On The Block. Existential Issues Remain However at Forbes
Sep-15-14 09:54AM  Why Rackspace Hosting (RAX) Stock Is Slumping Today at TheStreet
Sep-11-14 04:32PM  Telecom Stock Roundup: AT&T, Telefonica Tie Up, Verizon & Sprint Offer iPhone 6 Plan Zacks
Sep-10-14 08:30AM  [video] Rackspace Bid Highlights Need for Cloud Security: Chart of the Day at TheStreet
Sep-09-14 01:10PM  Rackspace Hosting Shares Surge on Acquisition Rumor Zacks
08:00AM  Is Rackspace Buyout in the Cards for CenturyLink? (Revised) Zacks
Sep-08-14 04:05PM  Taking Stock: Bloombergs McCracken Discusses M&A News at Bloomberg
02:00PM  CenturyLink to Acquire Rackspace, Expands Cloud Services Zacks
01:20PM  Will CenturyLink Pay Too Much For This Rackpace? at
12:11PM  Why a Rackspace Sale to CenturyLink Would Make Sense at TheStreet
09:28AM  Multimedia Games soars on merger; Hertz CEO resigns; Campbell shares cool off Hot Stock Minute
08:43AM  Tech Five: Yahoo jumps after Alibaba unveils IPO at USA TODAY
07:54AM  Alibaba kicks off roadshow; GM hands-free car in 2016; Olive Garden offers 7 weeks of pasta for $100 Hot Stock Minute
Sep-07-14 09:05PM  CenturyLink Looking To Acquire Rackspace? Natural Synergies Or An Awkwardly Sprawling Portfolio? at Forbes
06:33PM  CenturyLink Said to Seek to Acquire Rackspace Hosting Bloomberg
05:49PM  CenturyLink said to be in the hunt for Rackspace
CenturyLink, Inc. operates as an integrated telecommunications company in the United States. The company operates through four segments: Consumer, Business, Wholesale, and Data Hosting. It offers local and long distance calling services; broadband services; private line, dedicated internet access, and digital subscriber line services; and multi-protocol label switching, a data networking technology that delivers service to support real time voice and video. The company also provides hosting services, including centralized information technology infrastructure; and managed services comprising cloud and traditional computing, application management, back-up, and storage services, as well as planning, design, implementation, and support services. In addition, it offers collocation, Ethernet, and facilities-based video services; satellite digital television; voice over internet protocol services; wireless services under Verizon brand name; integrated services digital network services; wide area network services; and switched access services to wireline and wireless service providers. Further, the company provides data integration services, including the sale of telecommunications equipment to customers for use on their premises, as well as related professional services, such as network management, installation and maintenance of data equipment, and building of proprietary fiber-optic networks for governmental and other business customers. Additionally, CenturyLink, Inc. leases and subleases space in its office buildings, warehouses, and other properties. As of December 31, 2013, it operated approximately 13.0 million access lines in 37 states and served approximately 6.0 million broadband subscribers; and operated 55 data centers in North America, Europe, and Asia. The company was founded in 1968 and is based in Monroe, Louisiana.
Insider Trading Relationship Date Transaction Cost #Shares Value ($) #Shares Total SEC Form 4
MELVILLE C G JRDirectorJan 20Sale38.7050019,3507,995Jan 21 04:47 PM
COLE DAVID DEVP, Controller & Ops SupportDec 02Sale41.057,525308,938190,179Dec 04 04:19 PM
NICHOLS FRED RDirectorNov 25Sale39.6995938,06410,000Nov 26 06:10 PM
Varma GirishPresident, Global IT ServicesNov 18Sale40.662,05883,66950,123Nov 20 04:12 PM
Varma GirishPresident, Global IT ServicesNov 17Sale40.701767,16452,181Nov 20 04:12 PM
EWING R STEWART JREVP & CFONov 13Sale41.055,000205,267184,109Nov 14 04:20 PM
PUCKETT KAREN APresident, Global MarketsNov 13Sale41.0920,000821,800258,501Nov 14 04:30 PM
PUCKETT KAREN APresident, Global MarketsNov 12Sale40.2920,000805,800278,501Nov 14 04:30 PM
GOFF STACEY WEVP, CAO & GCNov 12Sale40.0429,0301,162,332109,890Nov 14 04:22 PM
EWING R STEWART JREVP & CFONov 12Sale40.3840,0001,615,340189,109Nov 14 04:20 PM
MELVILLE C G JRDirectorNov 07Sale38.6440015,4568,495Nov 12 04:35 PM
NICHOLS FRED RDirectorMay 27Sale37.303,000111,9007,002May 28 02:03 PM
Cheek William EPresident - Wholesale Op.May 21Sale37.527,434278,94285,019May 21 04:17 PM
EWING R STEWART JREx. VP & CFOMay 12Option Exercise33.4020,600688,040255,734May 12 06:05 PM
EWING R STEWART JREx. VP & CFOMay 12Sale36.7520,600757,020235,134May 12 06:05 PM
PUCKETT KAREN AEx. VP & COOMay 09Sale36.5630,0001,096,800306,049May 12 04:54 PM
VONDEYLEN JEFFREY HPresident-Data Hosting OpsMay 01Sale35.005,000175,00080,284May 05 04:59 PM
VONDEYLEN JEFFREY HPresident-Data Hosting OpsApr 04Sale33.5620,000671,20085,284Apr 08 04:03 PM
Cheek William EPresident - Wholesale Op.Mar 07Sale31.2411,000343,67994,218Mar 07 05:08 PM
MELVILLE C G JRDirectorMar 07Sale31.211,80056,1784,938Mar 07 05:07 PM
BOULET VIRGINIADirectorMar 06Sale31.303,200100,16419,248Mar 07 05:06 PM
Moreau Maxine LEVP - Network ServicesMar 04Sale31.405,000157,02543,523Mar 06 04:14 PM