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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 1.36% today. In the last week its performance is 6.54%, and -0.48% for the past quarter. Currently, CenturyLink, Inc., CTL has a target price of 29.71, so today’s gain of 1.36% is a significant step towards its target price. The GAP today is therefore 0.52%.

CenturyLink, Inc. (NYSE:CTL), has a market cap of 16616.23, and is based in USA. Insider ownership is at 0.50%, and institutional ownership is 76.00%.

At the current price of 31.3, it has a dividend yield of 6.90%, and its target price is 29.71. This is with a profit margin of 5.20%, and total debt/equity of 1.43. CenturyLink, Inc. (NYSE:CTL) has a P/E of 18.58, as well as a forward P/E of 12.8.

With a current EPS of 1.69, and a forecasted EPS growth for next year at -5.12%,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 0.23%.

Performance for the year is 13.93%. Since its IPO date on 11/5/1987, the total performance to date is 29.17%.

Volume today for CenturyLink, Inc. (NYSE:CTL), is 4369000, while its average volume is 5266.71. Whilst the total gain today was 1.36%, it did have a day high of 0.71%.

Volatility for this week has been at 1.70%, and 2.20% for the month. The 52-week low for CenturyLink, Inc., CTL has been 48.12%, while the 52-week-high has reached -3.05%.

Looking at its return of investments, which is 6.30%, and its return on assets is 1.90%. CenturyLink, Inc. (NYSE:CTL) has an operating margin of 14.80%. With a sales growth of -1.10% quarter over quarter. Bearing in mind that CenturyLink, Inc., CTL is in the sector Technology, its long-term debt/equity is 1.39, and has a current ratio of 0.8 and 0.7 for quick ratio.

So what is the value of CenturyLink, Inc.? Well its PEG is 79.72, and the P/S is 0.93, along with a P/B of 1.2. Meanwhile it has a p/cash of 37.94.

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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