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CenturyLink, Inc.
IndexS&P 500 P/E26.09 EPS (ttm)1.35 Insider Own0.40% Shs Outstand565.44M Perf Week-1.01%
Market Cap19.91B Forward P/E14.17 EPS next Y2.49 Insider Trans-5.30% Shs Float562.61M Perf Month1.03%
Income772.00M PEG260.89 EPS next Q0.59 Inst Own74.50% Short Float7.28% Perf Quarter-6.95%
Sales18.03B P/S1.10 EPS this Y440.00% Inst Trans-0.31% Short Ratio8.66 Perf Half Y-5.46%
Book/sh26.57 P/B1.33 EPS next Y-2.36% ROA1.50% Target Price39.31 Perf Year8.10%
Cash/sh0.23 P/C155.58 EPS next 5Y0.10% ROE4.80% 52W Range32.46 - 43.84 Perf YTD-9.72%
Dividend2.16 P/FCF21.81 EPS past 5Y-11.80% ROI5.80% 52W High-19.66% Beta0.60
Dividend %6.13% Quick Ratio0.90 Sales past 5Y29.40% Gross Margin56.60% 52W Low8.51% ATR0.60
Employees45000 Current Ratio0.90 Sales Q/Q-2.30% Oper. Margin13.60% RSI (14)47.08 Volatility1.87% 1.57%
OptionableYes Debt/Eq1.38 EPS Q/Q-19.50% Profit Margin4.30% Rel Volume0.56 Prev Close34.68
ShortableYes LT Debt/Eq1.34 EarningsMay 05 AMC Payout160.00% Avg Volume4.73M Price35.22
Recom2.70 SMA200.05% SMA50-2.48% SMA200-7.06% Volume2,639,556 Change1.56%
Mar-02-15Upgrade DA Davidson Underperform → Neutral
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
Apr-20-15 07:36PM  CenturyLink buys PIE alum Orchestrate at
06:20PM  CenturyLink acquires Orchestrate to enhance cloud platform with new database capabilities PR Newswire
06:20PM  CenturyLink acquires Orchestrate to enhance cloud platform with new database capabilities CNW Group
11:50AM  Will AT&T's (T) Earnings Disappoint Estimates this Season? - Analyst Blog
09:00AM  CenturyLink helps UETN deliver 1 terabit of combined bandwidth to more than 1,400 Utah schools and colleges PR Newswire
Apr-17-15 11:40AM  Will Verizon Communications' (VZ) Q1 Earnings Disappoint? - Analyst Blog
11:30AM  Will Rogers Communications (RCI) Miss Earnings in Q1? - Analyst Blog
Apr-16-15 01:48PM  Telecom Stock Roundup: Net Neutrality War On, AT&T Fined for Flouting Privacy Norms - Analyst Blog
09:30AM  The Zacks Analyst Blog Highlights: AT&T, Verizon Communications, CenturyLink and DIRECTV - Press Releases
Apr-15-15 10:25AM  Why Goldman Sachs Is Wrong About These 3 Stocks - Analyst Blog
09:12AM  Major Telecoms Seek to Repeal Net Neutrality - Analyst Blog
Apr-13-15 03:03PM  U.S. broadband trade group challenges FCC net neutrality Reuters
09:00AM  CenturyLink marks Earth Day by commissioning Bloom Energy fuel cells PR Newswire
Apr-11-15 05:06AM  Corvex Adds New Stake in Level 3 Communications Market Realist
Apr-10-15 09:11AM  Where to find income after selling your bond funds at MarketWatch
Apr-08-15 09:00AM  Karen Puckett named one of Top 50 Most Powerful Women in Technology by National Diversity Council PR Newswire
Apr-07-15 04:15PM  CenturyLink's Dodd: 'We're fighting hard for broadband' at
08:36AM  Telecom ETFs Gaining Attention
Apr-06-15 02:35PM  CenturyLink, Colorado's Intrado fined by FCC over 911 outage at
10:56AM  Broadband providers wake up to the need for speed at Financial Times
Apr-02-15 11:40AM  Is Chunghwa Telecom (CHT) Worth Adding to Your Portfolio? - Analyst Blog
09:00AM  John Jones named SVP of Public Policy and Government Relations PR Newswire
Mar-31-15 06:05PM  Verizons Enterprise and Wholesale Revenues Continue to Decline Market Realist
10:15AM  Why Merrill Lynch Loves CenturyLink and Its High-Yield Dividend at 24/7 Wall St.
Mar-30-15 03:30PM  CenturyLink Expands Business yet Down on Continuing Risks - Analyst Blog
11:29AM  What You Should Know About Net Neutrality at Investopedia
Mar-27-15 06:35PM  Windstream's REIT Spin-off Gets Final Nod from Board - Analyst Blog
02:05PM  Ciscos Router Business Continues to Show Slow Growth
11:20AM  Verizon May Bank on Ads for Online Video Service Revenue - Analyst Blog
Mar-26-15 06:32PM  CenturyLink (CTL) Now a Buy: Is It Part of Your Portfolio? - Analyst Blog
06:30PM  Neustar Growth In Question After NPAC Contract Loss at Investor's Business Daily
03:02PM  Telecom Stock Roundup: Net Neutrality War On, China Mobile Posts Dismal Q4 - Analyst Blog
10:05AM  Ubuntu And Ericsson Partner To Helps Telcos Achieve Flexibility at Forbes
09:30AM  The Zacks Analyst Blog Highlights: Verizon Communications, AT&T, CenturyLink and Comcast - Press Releases
Mar-25-15 09:28AM  FCC Sued by Telecom Groups Over Net Neutrality Rules - Analyst Blog
Mar-24-15 04:48PM  CenturyLink's Prism TV is turned on in Denver at
04:15PM  CenturyLink Schedules First Quarter 2015 Earnings Conference Call PR Newswire
04:00PM  CenturyLink officially opens Technology Center of Excellence PR Newswire
Mar-20-15 07:05PM  Why Alcatel-Lucent May Be a Threat to Cisco in the Router Market
Mar-19-15 02:25PM  CENTURYLINK, INC Files SEC form 8-K, Other Events, Financial Statements and Exhibits
04:30AM  Les nouvelles bonnes pratiques du M3AAWG pour les fournisseurs de services d'hébergement, soutenues par l'i2C, visent à réduire les menaces rencontrées par les utilisateurs finaux Marketwired
Mar-18-15 05:30PM  CenturyLink Unveils Cloud Data Center in Asia Pacific - Analyst Blog
12:01AM  CenturyLink expands its public cloud platform to Asia-Pacific region PR Newswire
12:01AM  CenturyLink expands its public cloud platform to Asia-Pacific region CNW Group
Mar-17-15 12:47PM  New M3AAWG Hosting Service Providers Best Practices Backed by i2C Aim to Reduce End-User Threats Marketwired
Mar-12-15 05:23PM  CENTURYLINK, INC Files SEC form 8-K, Other Events, Financial Statements and Exhibits
04:42PM  CenturyLink Announces Pricing of Private Offering of Senior Notes PR Newswire
12:05PM  CenturyLink, Inc. -- Moody's rates CenturyLink's new notes Ba2 at Moody's
11:13AM  CenturyLink to Offer NFV-Enhanced Services to Enterprise and SMB Customers with Cyans Blue Planet at noodls
09:01AM  CenturyLink Announces Private Offering Of Senior Notes PR Newswire
08:00AM  CenturyLink to Offer NFV-Enhanced Services to Enterprise and SMB Customers with Cyans Blue Planet Business Wire
Mar-11-15 05:00AM  La mise à jour du document de bonnes pratiques du M3AAWG à destination des émetteurs d'emailings préconise le recueil d'un consentement préalable, la transparence de l'adresse de l'expéditeur et la sécurité des données Marketwired
Mar-10-15 11:00AM  Updated M3AAWG Best Practices for Senders Urge Opt-In Only Mailings, Address Sender Transparency and Data Security Marketwired
Mar-09-15 09:00AM  WANdisco Joins Hadoop Open Data Platform Initiative as a Founding Member Marketwired
Mar-06-15 05:49PM  Sprint CEO Calls In a $25.1M Stock Buy at
Mar-03-15 11:37AM  CenturyLink (CTL) Stock Gaining Today After D.A. Davidson Upgrade at TheStreet
Feb-26-15 07:20PM  What happens when the Internet goes out? This Arizona town found out at Los Angeles Times
07:08PM  10-K for CenturyLink, Inc. Company Spotlight
05:29PM  Cox Communications decries FCC's new broadband regulations at
05:03PM  Big changes atop CenturyLink cloud as Higginbotham departs Gigaom
04:57PM  Vandalism in Arizona shows the Internet's vulnerability AP
03:15PM  New FCC rules could spur city of Seattle to finally make use of that dark fiber at
03:01PM  Police probe vandalized cable that caused big Arizona outage Reuters
05:37AM  Police probing outage that cut Internet, phones in Arizona AP
Feb-25-15 09:21PM  Outage cuts Internet, phone service across northern Arizona AP
08:51PM  Outage halts Internet, cell service in northern Arizona AP
08:45PM  Northern Arizona Internet, cell service starts to come back AP
Feb-24-15 05:32PM  CENTURYLINK, INC Files SEC form 10-K, Annual Report EDGAR Online
Feb-23-15 05:53PM  CenturyLink Declares Quarterly Cash Dividend PR Newswire
08:00AM  CenturyLink successfully delivers terabit speeds in central Florida field trial PR Newswire
Feb-20-15 10:24AM  Equinix (EQIX) Incurs Q4 Loss Despite Solid Y/Y Sales Growth - Analyst Blog Zacks
Feb-19-15 04:11PM  Morgan Stanley's Windstream Preview: 'The REIT Path Forward?' Benzinga
Feb-18-15 02:30PM  Street Talk: CELG, RH, CTL, RAX & MNTA CNBC
12:51PM  Mid-Day Market Update: Angie's List Jumps On Upbeat Earnings; MedAssets Shares Tumble Benzinga
11:31AM  CenturyLink: Lower Margins, Less Attractive Dividend at
09:45AM  CenturyLink (CTL) Stock Falling Today After Goldman Downgrade at TheStreet
09:22AM  Cramer's Mad Dash: Careful CenturyLink CNBC
07:54AM  Analysts' Actions: Celgene, Legg Mason, Rackspace, Williams-Sonoma TheStreet
Feb-17-15 02:30PM  Tips for Protecting Yourself From Cyberstalking From 2015 M3AAWG Litynski Award Recipient Jayne A. Hitchcock Marketwired
10:06AM  U-verse is AT&Ts primary offering in consumer wireline Market Realist
Feb-13-15 04:15PM  CenturyLink to Participate in Analyst Conferences PR Newswire
Feb-12-15 03:27PM  CenturyLink: If You're Looking For Yield, Buy AT&T Instead at
09:42AM  CenturyLink Q4 Earnings Miss Estimates, Revenues Beat - Analyst Blog Zacks
09:08AM  Morning Movers: Whole Foods Gains on Healthy Earnings; Tesoro Tumbles on Miss, Downgrade at
07:20AM  CenturyLink (CTL) Earnings Report: Q4 2014 Conference Call Transcript at TheStreet
Feb-11-15 04:48PM  CenturyLink misses Street 4Q forecasts AP
04:21PM  CENTURYLINK, INC Files SEC form 8-K, Results of Operations and Financial Condition EDGAR Online
04:05PM  CenturyLink Reports Fourth Quarter And Full-Year 2014 Results PR Newswire
07:07AM  Q4 2014 CenturyLink Inc Earnings Release - After Market Close CCBN
Feb-10-15 12:00PM  Will CenturyLink (CTL) Surprise Earnings This Season? - Analyst Blog Zacks
07:00AM  CenturyLink launches 1 gigabit fiber service for Southern Utah business customers PR Newswire
Feb-02-15 03:40PM  Will BCE Disappoint Earnings Estimates This Season? - Analyst Blog Zacks
11:40AM  Is Sprint Corporation (S) Poised for Strong Q3 Earnings? - Analyst Blog Zacks
11:20AM  Will Level 3 Communications (LVLT) Miss Earnings in Q4? - Analyst Blog Zacks
Jan-28-15 12:04PM  CenturyLink unveils Denver's 'Gig City' neighborhoods at American City Business Journals
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
CenturyLink, Inc. provides various communications services to residential, business, governmental, and wholesale customers in the United States. It operates through two segments, Business and Consumer. The company offers broadband services, which allow customers to connect to the Internet through their existing telephone lines or fiber-optic cables; private line services for transmission of large amounts of data between sites; and multi-protocol label switching, a data networking technology to support real-time voice and video. It also provides managed hosting services comprising cloud and traditional computing, application management, back-up, storage, and advanced services; colocation services that enable its customers to install their own information technology (IT) equipment; and Ethernet services, including point-to-point and multi-point configurations that facilitate data transmissions across metropolitan areas and wide area networks (WAN). In addition, the company offers video entertainment services and satellite digital television; Voice over Internet Protocol, a real-time, two-way voice communication service; and managed services that consist of network, hosting, cloud, and IT services. Further, it provides local calling, long-distance voice, integrated services digital network, WAN, and switched access services; and data integration, which includes the sale of telecommunications equipment and providing network management, installation and maintenance of data equipment, and the building of proprietary fiber-optic broadband networks. Additionally, the company leases and subleases space in its office buildings, warehouses, and other properties. As of December 31, 2014, it operated approximately 12.4 million access lines in 37 states and served approximately 6.1 million broadband subscribers; and operated 58 data centers in North America, Europe, and Asia. CenturyLink, Inc. 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 JRDirectorMar 20Sale34.8550017,4256,995Mar 20 05:42 PM
MELVILLE C G JRDirectorFeb 20Sale37.3550018,6757,495Feb 23 05:17 PM
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