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CenturyLink, Inc.
IndexS&P 500 P/E26.85 EPS (ttm)1.35 Insider Own0.40% Shs Outstand566.48M Perf Week-2.82%
Market Cap20.53B Forward P/E14.60 EPS next Y2.48 Insider Trans-5.27% Shs Float563.63M Perf Month-5.15%
Income772.00M PEG268.52 EPS next Q0.58 Inst Own74.10% Short Float5.96% Perf Quarter-11.80%
Sales18.03B P/S1.14 EPS this Y440.00% Inst Trans0.89% Short Ratio8.53 Perf Half Y-10.09%
Book/sh26.57 P/B1.36 EPS next Y-2.09% ROA1.50% Target Price39.59 Perf Year21.81%
Cash/sh0.23 P/C160.43 EPS next 5Y0.10% ROE4.80% 52W Range29.13 - 44.48 Perf YTD-8.41%
Dividend2.16 P/FCF22.49 EPS past 5Y-11.80% ROI5.80% 52W High-18.50% Beta0.58
Dividend %5.96% Quick Ratio0.90 Sales past 5Y29.40% Gross Margin56.60% 52W Low24.43% ATR0.88
Employees45100 Current Ratio0.90 Sales Q/Q-2.30% Oper. Margin13.60% RSI (14)35.56 Volatility1.99% 2.08%
OptionableYes Debt/Eq1.38 EPS Q/Q-19.50% Profit Margin4.30% Rel Volume1.63 Prev Close37.68
ShortableYes LT Debt/Eq1.34 EarningsFeb 11 AMC Payout160.00% Avg Volume3.94M Price36.25
Recom2.80 SMA20-5.60% SMA50-6.48% SMA200-5.77% Volume6,423,551 Change-3.80%
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
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
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
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 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
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