CenturyLink Profile

USD 0.40  2.21%

CenturyLink exotic insider transaction detected

CenturyLink insider trading alert for general transaction of employee stock option (right to buy) by Ewing R Stewart Jr, Ex. VP CFO, on June 18, 2018. This event was filed by Centurylink Inc with SEC on 2005-08-17. Statement of changes in beneficial ownership - SEC Form 4 [view details]   

CenturyLink Summary

CenturyLink is a company that operates in the Internet and technology sector for businesses and the retail customer. As the Internet and other technologies continue to grow and expand, these types of companies are going to provide very useful services and products to many. This type of company has the potential to be one that you buy and hold as it may have large upside potential. Now, let us take a look at their most recent numbers and determine if there is the potential for growth. [more]
CenturyLink (CTL) is traded on New York Stock Exchange in USA. It is located in LOUISIANA, U.S.A and employs 51,000 people. CenturyLink is listed under Communication category by Fama And French industry classification.The company currently falls under 'Large-Cap' category with total capitalization of 19.44 B. CenturyLink runs under Communication Services sector within Diversified Telecommunications industry. This company has 1.08 B outstanding shares of which 51.36 M shares are currently shorted by investors with about 2.91 days to cover shorted positions. CENTURYTEL INC has about 551 M in cash with 3.32 B of positive cash flow from operations. This results in cash-per-share (CPS) ratio of 0.51.
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Target Price Odds Analysis

Odds Below 18.53HorizonTargetOdds Above 18.53
68.93%30 days 18.53 30.78%
Based on normal probability distribution, the odds of CenturyLink to move above current price in 30 days from now is about 30.78% (This CenturyLink probability density function shows the probability of CenturyLink Stock to fall within a particular range of prices over 30 days) .

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Major Institutional Holders

InstituionSecurity TypeTotal SharesValue
Temasek Holdings Private LtdCommon Shares105.9 M1.7 B
Vanguard Group IncCommon Shares100.9 M1.7 B
Corvex Management LpCall Options7.5 M123.2 M
Susquehanna International Group LlpPut Options6.9 M113.7 M
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CenturyLink, Inc. provides various communications services to residential, business, wholesale, and governmental customers primarily in the United States. CenturyLink, Inc. was founded in 1968 and is based in Monroe, Louisiana. CenturyLink operates under Telecom Services classification in USA and traded on New York Stock Exchange. It employs 51000 people. more
Fama & French Communication
Fama & French Classification
President CEO, DirectorGlen PostView All
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Telecommunications, Diversified Telecommunications
InstrumentUSA Stock View All
RegionNorth America
Business Address100 CenturyLink Drive
ExchangeNew York Stock Exchange
CIK Number00018926.0
SectorCommunication Services
IndustryDiversified Telecommunications
Contact Number318 388 9000
CurrencyUSD - US Dollar

Current Sentiment - CTL

CenturyLink Investor Sentiment
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CenturyLink Analyst Recommendations
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CenturyLink Earnings Estimates
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Quarterly Estimate0.53May 3, 2017
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CenturyLink Corporate Directors
Steven Clontz Director
Michael Roberts Independent Director
C Melville Independent Director
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