CenturyLink, Inc. (NYSE: CTL) is a large market cap stock with a market cap of 16873.04. It is in the Telecom Services – Domestic industry and sector Technology, with a current P/E of 18.35, a forward P/E of 12.63 and EPS of 1.69. At a stock price of 30.44 (-1.55%) it has a dividend yield of 6.99%.
EPS growth for the last five years have been -12.70%, more recently this last year it has grown by 16.70%. The next year growth is going to be about -5.34% and more long-term 0.28% after five years. EPS growth quarter over quarter is 28.20%. Sales growth for the past five years have been 20.50% and sales growth quarter over quarter is -1.10%.
For performance, CenturyLink, Inc. the past week has seen a gain of 1.95%. For the last month performance for CenturyLink, Inc. is 13.51%. While the last quarter is -2.09% and half year, 37.84%. Finally for the year, performance is 7.93%.
The 52-week high for CenturyLink, Inc., is at -5.72%, and for the 52-week low it comes to a value of 44.05%. The 20-day simple moving average is 8.89% and 11.35% for the 200-day simple moving average.
Volatility for the week is at 1.71%, and for the month it is 2.10%. CenturyLink, Inc., has a target price of 29.71.
In terms of debt, long term debt/equity is 1.39, and for total debt/equity CenturyLink, Inc. has 1.43. The gross margin is 56.60%, while operating margin is 14.80%, the profit margin is 5.20%. The current ratio is 0.8 and the quick ratio is 0.7.
Insider ownership is at 0.50%, with instituitional ownership at 76.10%. CenturyLink, Inc. has a payout ratio of 128.00%. With the total shares outstanding coming to 545.7. The shares float is 542.9, with the float short at 9.52%, with short ratio coming to 9.71.
In terms of returns, the return on assets see CenturyLink, Inc., get 1.90%, with its returns on investment at 6.30%. Return on equity is 6.50%. So will the investors see the target price of 29.71, reached soon?
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