CenturyLink, Inc. (NYSE:CTL) went up by 1.94% from its latest closing price when compared to the 1-year high value of $23.25 and move down -100.95%, while CTL stocks collected +9.56% of gains with the last five trading sessions. Press Release reported 8 hours ago that CenturyLink Declares Quarterly Cash Dividend
CenturyLink, Inc. (NYSE:CTL) Worth an Investment?
CenturyLink, Inc. (NYSE: CTL) The 36 Months beta value for CTL stocks is at 0.90, while 3 of the analysts out of 15 who provided ratings for CenturyLink, Inc. stocks as a “buy” while 1 as overweight, 10 rated it as hold and 1 as sell. The average price we get from analysts is $12.38 which is $0.81 above current price. CTL currently has a short float of 9.48% and public float of 1.08B with average trading volume of 12.91M shares.
CTL Market Performance
CTL stocks went up by 9.56% for the week, with the monthly jump of 0.87% and a quarterly performance of 19.77%, while its annual performance rate touched -51.75%. The simple moving average for the period of the last 20 days is 0.63% for CTL stocks with the simple moving average of -13.77% for the last 200 days.
Analysts’ Opinion on CenturyLink, Inc. (NYSE:CTL)
Many brokerage firms have already submitted their reports for CTL stocks, with Raymond James repeating the rating for CTL shares by setting it to “Mkt Perform”. The predicted price for CTL socks in the upcoming period according to Raymond James is $62 based on the research report published on August 8, 2019.
JP Morgan, on the other hand, stated in their research note that they expect to see CTL stock at the price of $10. The rating they have provided for CTL stocks is “Underweight” according to the report published on August 8, 2019.
Wells Fargo gave “ Outperform” rating to CTL stocks, setting the target price at $14 in the report published on June 27, 2019.
CTL Stocks 0.59% Far from 50 Day Moving Average
After a stumble in the market that brought CTL to its low price for the period of the last 52 weeks, CenturyLink, Inc. was unable to take a rebound, for now settling with -50.24% of loss for the given period.
The stock volatility was left at 4.00%, however, within the period of a single month, the volatility rate increased by 3.70%, while the shares surge at the distance of +0.96% for the moving average in the last 20 days. In oppose to the moving average for the last 50 days, trading by +7.43% upper at the present time.
In the course of the last 5 trading sessions, CTL went up by +9.56%, which changed the moving average for the period of 200 days to the total of -44.83% of losses for the stock in comparison to the 20-day moving average settled at $11.50. In addition, CenturyLink, Inc. saw -23.63% in overturn over the period of a single year with a tendency to cut further losses.
CTL Stock Insider Trading
Reports are indicating that there were more than several insider trading activities at CenturyLink, Inc. (CTL), starting from HANKS WILLIAM BRUCE, who bought 10,000 shares at the price of $10.63 back on May 30. After this action, Rushing now owns 92,172 shares of CenturyLink, Inc., valued at $106,300 with the latest closing price.
STOREY JEFFREY K, the President & CEO of CenturyLink, Inc., bought 50,000 shares at the value of $9.83 during a trade that took place back on May 23, which means that STOREY JEFFREY K is holding 3,240,001 shares at the value of $491,480 based on the most recent closing price.
CTL Stock Fundamentals
The current profitability levels are settled at +15.74 for the present operating margin and +31.83 for gross margin. The net margin for CenturyLink, Inc. stands at -7.39. Total capital return value is set at 6.30, while invested capital returns managed to touch -2.99. Equity return holds the value -45.40%, with -11.60% for asset returns.
Based on CenturyLink, Inc. (CTL), the company’s capital structure generated 181.87 points for debt to equity in total, while total debt to capital is set at the value of 64.52. Total debt to assets is settled at the value of 51.33 with long-term debt to equity ratio rests at 178.58 and long-term debt to capital is 63.36.
EBITDA value lies at +2.17 B with total debt to EBITDA carrying the value of 4.09. The value for Enterprise to Sales is 2.09 with debt to enterprise value settled at 0.70. The receivables turnover for CenturyLink, Inc. is 8.64 with the total asset turnover at the value of 0.32. The liquidity ratio also appears to be rather interesting for investors as it stands at 0.66.