CenturyLink, Inc. (NYSE: CTL) is a large market cap stock with a market cap of 16608.33. It is in the Telecom Services – Domestic industry and sector Technology, with a current P/E of 16.72, a forward P/E of 12.55 and EPS of 1.79. At a stock price of 29.98 (0.07%) it has a dividend yield of 7.21%.
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 -6.28% and more long-term 0.06% after five years. EPS growth quarter over quarter is 41.80%. Sales growth for the past five years have been 20.50% and sales growth quarter over quarter is -0.50%.
For performance, CenturyLink, Inc. the past week has seen a gain of 0.27%. For the last month performance for CenturyLink, Inc. is -4.28%. While the last quarter is 9.64% and half year, 8.73%. Finally for the year, performance is 15.68%.
The 52-week high for CenturyLink, Inc., is at -7.14%, and for the 52-week low it comes to a value of 41.88%. The 20-day simple moving average is 2.41% and 7.61% for the 200-day simple moving average.
Volatility for the week is at 1.26%, and for the month it is 1.70%. CenturyLink, Inc., has a target price of 29.23.
In terms of debt, long term debt/equity is 1.3, and for total debt/equity CenturyLink, Inc. has 1.4. The gross margin is 56.60%, while operating margin is 15.40%, the profit margin is 5.50%. The current ratio is 0.6 and the quick ratio is 0.5.
Insider ownership is at 0.50%, with instituitional ownership at 78.00%. CenturyLink, Inc. has a payout ratio of 120.40%. With the total shares outstanding coming to 554.35. The shares float is 542.84, with the float short at 9.08%, with short ratio coming to 10.04.
In terms of returns, the return on assets see CenturyLink, Inc., get 2.00%, with its returns on investment at 6.30%. Return on equity is 6.90%. So will the investors see the target price of 29.23, reached soon?
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