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Today’s Top Gainers in the Market CenturyLink, Inc. (NYSE:CTL) from Technology

Today’s top gainers include the company CenturyLink, Inc. (NYSE:CTL) which is in the industry Telecom Services – Domestic, gaining 2.56% today. In the last week its performance is 2.34%, and -1.33% for the past quarter. Currently, CenturyLink, Inc., CTL has a target price of 29.85, so today’s gain of 2.56% is a significant step towards its target price. The GAP today is therefore 0.59%.

CenturyLink, Inc. (NYSE:CTL), has a market cap of 15124.76, and is based in USA. Insider ownership is at 0.40%, and institutional ownership is 75.20%.

At the current price of 27.61, it has a dividend yield of 7.82%, and its target price is 29.85. This is with a profit margin of 5.50%, and total debt/equity of 1.4. CenturyLink, Inc. (NYSE:CTL) has a P/E of 15.41, as well as a forward P/E of 11.63.

With a current EPS of 1.79, and a forecasted EPS growth for next year at -6.02%,CenturyLink, Inc. (NYSE:CTL) has had a EPS growth for the past five years at -12.70%. For the next five years EPS growth is projected to be 0.06%.

Performance for the year is 18.43%. Since its IPO date on 11/5/1987, the total performance to date is 16.13%.

Volume today for CenturyLink, Inc. (NYSE:CTL), is 5044500, while its average volume is 4539.36. Whilst the total gain today was 2.56%, it did have a day high of -10.83%.

Volatility for this week has been at 2.10%, and 1.84% for the month. The 52-week low for CenturyLink, Inc., CTL has been 33.18%, while the 52-week-high has reached -12.83%.

Looking at its return of investments, which is 6.30%, and its return on assets is 2.00%. CenturyLink, Inc. (NYSE:CTL) has an operating margin of 15.40%. With a sales growth of -0.50% quarter over quarter. Bearing in mind that CenturyLink, Inc., CTL is in the sector Technology, its long-term debt/equity is 1.3, and has a current ratio of 0.6 and 0.5 for quick ratio.

So what is the value of CenturyLink, Inc.? Well its PEG is 256.79, and the P/S is 0.85, along with a P/B of 1.07. Meanwhile it has a p/cash of 79.19.

Disclaimer: Remember there is a risk to your investment, this is not a recommendation, nor personal advice, never invest more than you are able too loose.

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