Ratings and target price
According to analysts’ consensus, CenturyLink (CTL) has a target price of $13.71 compared to its current market price of $12.25—an estimated rise of 11.9% over the next 12 months.
Among the 16 analysts tracking CenturyLink, two recommended a “buy,” ten recommended a “hold,” and four recommended a “sell” as of April 16.
On April 16, CenturyLink closed at $12.25, which was 2.3% higher than its previous closing price, 6.3% higher than its 52-week low of $11.52, and 49.4% lower than its 52-week high of $24.20. The company’s market cap is $13.4 billion.
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Based on CenturyLink’s closing price on April 16, the company has reported returns of -1.1% in the last five trading days, 1.3% in the trailing one-month period, and -29.4% in the trailing 12-month period. The company has reported returns of -19.1% year-to-date.
Revenue and EPS estimates
Analysts expect CenturyLink’s adjusted EPS to see YoY (year-over-year) changes of 8.0% to $0.27 in the first quarter, 15.4% to $0.30 in the second quarter, 6.7% to $0.32 in the third quarter, and -10.8% to $0.33 in the fourth quarter. Analysts also expect CenturyLink’s revenues to see YoY changes of -4.0% to $5.71 billion in the first quarter, -3.7% to $5.68 billion in the second quarter, -3.1% to $5.64 billion in the third quarter, and -2.9% to $5.61 billion in the fourth quarter.