CenturyLink, Inc. (NYSE:CTL) went up by 5.18% from its latest closing price when compared to the 1-year high value of $15.30 and move down -34.56%, while CTL stocks collected +12.13% of gains with the last five trading sessions. Press Release reported on 06/01/20 that Dr. Vint Cerf to Deliver Keynote Address for IEIC Virtual Summit Series Event I
CenturyLink, Inc. (NYSE:CTL) Worth an Investment?
CenturyLink, Inc. (NYSE: CTL) scored price to earnings ratio above its average ratio, recording 10.11 times of increase in earnings at the present.
CTL Market Performance
CTL stocks went up by 12.13% for the week, with the monthly jump of 19.43% and a quarterly performance of 10.82%, while its annual performance rate touched 7.87%. The simple moving average for the period of the last 20 days is 14.65% for CTL stocks with the simple moving average of -6.52% for the last 200 days.
Analysts’ Opinion on CenturyLink, Inc. (NYSE:CTL)
Many brokerage firms have already submitted their reports for CTL stocks, with Guggenheim repeating the rating for CTL shares by setting it to “Neutral”. The predicted price for CTL socks in the upcoming period according to Guggenheim is $48 based on the research report published on April 2, 2020.
Goldman, on the other hand, stated in their research note that they expect to see CTL stock at the price of $7, previously predicting the value of $14. The rating they have provided for CTL stocks is “Sell” according to the report published on April 1, 2020.
Citigroup gave “ Sell” rating to CTL stocks, setting the target price at $6 in the report published on March 25, 2020.
CTL Stocks 14.97% 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 -25.69% of loss for the given period.
The stock volatility was left at 3.84%, however, within the period of a single month, the volatility rate increased by 3.42%, while the shares surge at the distance of +14.39% for the moving average in the last 20 days. In oppose to the moving average for the last 50 days, trading by +22.39% upper at the present time.
In the course of the last 5 trading sessions, CTL went up by +12.13%, which changed the moving average for the period of 200 days to the total of +0.18% of gains for the stock in comparison to the 20-day moving average settled at $9.99. In addition, CenturyLink, Inc. saw -13.93% 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 CLONTZ STEVEN T, who bought 10,000 shares at the price of $9.77 back on Mar 13. After this action, Rushing now owns 264,040 shares of CenturyLink, Inc., valued at $97,697 with the latest closing price.
GLENN T MICHAEL, the Director of CenturyLink, Inc., bought 25,000 shares at the value of $9.64 during a trade that took place back on Mar 12, which means that GLENN T MICHAEL is holding 77,143 shares at the value of $240,933 based on the most recent closing price.
CTL Stock Fundamentals
The current profitability levels are settled at +17.92 for the present operating margin and +33.46 for gross margin. The net margin for CenturyLink, Inc. stands at -23.52. Total capital return value is set at 7.59, while invested capital returns managed to touch -10.29. Equity return holds the value 8.90%, with 1.90% for asset returns.
Based on CenturyLink, Inc. (CTL), the company’s capital structure generated 270.62 points for debt to equity in total, while total debt to capital is set at the value of 73.02. Total debt to assets is settled at the value of 56.30 with long-term debt to equity ratio rests at 1.92 and long-term debt to capital is 250.45.
The value for Enterprise to Sales is 2.04 with debt to enterprise value settled at 0.75. The receivables turnover for CenturyLink, Inc. is 9.03 with the total asset turnover at the value of 0.33. The liquidity ratio also appears to be rather interesting for investors as it stands at 0.62.