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
DCF Fair Value Target:
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 Flow
Return Relative to Current Share Price
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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.
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....
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...
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…