CenturyLink, Inc. (CTL): Price and Financial Metrics


CenturyLink, Inc. (CTL)

Today's Latest Price: $9.87 USD

0.16 (-1.60%)

Updated Jul 1 6:40pm

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Industry Rank:

Ranked of 24 in Telecom - Domestic

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CTL Stock Summary

  • CTL's went public 32.68 years ago, making it older than 90.67% of listed US stocks we're tracking.
  • Price to trailing twelve month operating cash flow for CTL is currently 1.62, higher than merely 11.41% of US stocks with positive operating cash flow.
  • In terms of twelve month growth in earnings before interest and taxes, Centurylink Inc is reporting a growth rate of -164.32%; that's higher than only 10.45% of US stocks.
  • Stocks with similar financial metrics, market capitalization, and price volatility to Centurylink Inc are MLCO, CACC, ADT, HST, and LBTYA.
  • Visit CTL's SEC page to see the company's official filings. To visit the company's web site, go to www.centurylink.com.
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CTL Price/Volume Stats

Current price $9.87 52-week high $15.30
Prev. close $10.03 52-week low $8.16
Day low $9.83 Volume 9,137,101
Day high $10.17 Avg. volume 12,856,866
50-day MA $10.07 Dividend yield 10.13%
200-day MA $12.00 Market Cap 10.83B

CenturyLink, Inc. (CTL) Company Bio


CenturyLink offers communications services which include local and long-distance, broadband, private line, Multi-Protocol Label Switching (MPLS), data integration, managed hosting, colocation, Ethernet, network access, video, wireless and other ancillary services. The company was founded in 1968 and is based in Monroe, Louisiana.

CTL Price Forecast Based on DCF Valuation

Current PriceDCF Fair Value Target:Forecasted Gain:
$9.87$43.72360%

The table below illustrates the output of a discounted cash flow forecast using a variety of scenarios for Centurylink Inc. To summarize, we found that Centurylink Inc ranked in the 77th percentile in terms of potential gain offered. More precisely, our analysis suggests the stock is undervalued by approximately 362% on a DCF basis. The most interesting components of our discounted cash flow analysis for Centurylink Inc ended up being:

  • 22% of the company's capital comes from equity, which is greater than only 9.64% of stocks in our cash flow based forecasting set.
  • Centurylink Inc's weighted average cost of capital (WACC) is 7%; for context, that number is higher than merely 13.61% of tickers in our DCF set.
  • Relative to other stocks in its sector (Communication Services), Centurylink Inc has a reliance on debt greater than 79% of them.


Terminal Growth Rate in Free Cash FlowReturn Relative to Current Share Price
0%351%
1%355%
2%360%
3%364%
4%369%
5%373%

RBBN, T, VEON, CHU, and TEF can be thought of as valuation peers to CTL, in the sense that they are in the Communication Services sector and have a similar price forecast based on DCF valuation.


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Below are the latest news stories about Centurylink Inc that investors may wish to consider to help them evaluate CTL as an investment opportunity.

CenturyLink Augments Fiber Footprint, Gets NASA's Contract

CenturyLink (CTL) has more than 17,000 miles of fiber and one million connections in Minnesota.

Yahoo | July 1, 2020

New Intelligence Reveals that Alina Point-of-Sale Malware is Still Lurking in DNS

Point-of-Sale (POS) malware is nothing new, and the Alina malware – which cyber criminals use to scrape credit card numbers from POS systems – has been around for many years. New intelligence from CenturyLink's Black Lotus Labs, however, revealed that criminals are not yet done with Alina, and they continue to find new ways to use it to steal unsuspecting victims' credit- and debit-card data.

Yahoo | July 1, 2020

CenturyLink's Qwest to redeem rest of 2054 notes

CenturyLink (CTL) says its Qwest unit has issued notices to redeem the remaining $300M outstanding of its 6.875% notes due 2054. That comes on Aug. 7. Just yesterday, Qwest announced it had completed a partial redemption of $200M worth of the notes....

Seeking Alpha | June 30, 2020

Data caps on AT&T, Comcast, T-Mobile will return after June 30

Major Internet service providers are scheduled to end their quarantine benefits soon, once again subjecting Americans to data caps and removing protections if they are unable to pay their bills. They're scheduled to expire at the end of June, meaning that July 1 will see the return of data caps to some major ISPs. The FCC’s Keep Americans Connected Pledge is set to expire on June 30. Companies initially agreed to the pledge and rushed to add benefits. ISPs like CenturyLink, T-Mobile, Verizon, and many others said they would not discontinue service or charge late fees for those unable to pay because of the coronavirus. They also agreed to open their Wi-Fi access points for free. So far, the FCC has not publicly said that it would extend the pledge. To read this article in full, please cl...

PCWorld | June 30, 2020

CenturyLink Announces Redemption of Qwest Corporation 6.875% Notes due 2054

DENVER, June 30, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- CenturyLink Inc. (NYSE: CTL) today announced that Qwest Corporation, its indirect, wholly-owned subsidiary ("Qwest"), has issued notices to redeem the remaining $300 million outstanding aggregate principal amount of its 6.875% Notes due 2054 (the…

PR Newswire | June 30, 2020

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CTL Price Returns

1-mo -3.61%
3-mo 11.07%
6-mo -18.00%
1-year -8.62%
3-year -43.89%
5-year -46.58%
YTD -21.85%
2019 -5.22%
2018 2.00%
2017 -21.73%
2016 2.21%
2015 -31.84%

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