Analyst Recommendations and Target Prices for CenturyLink
On September 1, 2017, 17 analysts from varied brokerage firms actively tracked CenturyLink (CTL) stock. Six of these analysts rated CTL stock as a “buy,” eight rated the stock as a “hold,” and three rated the stock as a “sell.” Approximately 47% of these analysts gave the company a “hold” recommendation.
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Median target price
The median target price for CenturyLink (CTL) set by analysts was $25.00 on September 1, 2017. The carrier’s closing price was $20.04 on the same date.
CenturyLink has generated returns of -27.8% in the trailing-12-month period and -14.2% in the trailing-one-month period. CenturyLink’s stock price fell 0.94% in the trailing-five-day period.
Moving average convergence divergence
CenturyLink has a moving average convergence divergence (or MACD) of -0.77. In comparison, Frontier Communications’ MACD is -0.69, and Windstream’s (WIN) MACD is -0.38.
A positive MACD reading indicates that a stock is in upward trading trend, while a negative MACD level implies a downward trading trend.