Among the 16 Reuters-surveyed analysts covering CenturyLink (CTL) stock on April 18, 12% recommended a “buy,” 25% recommended a “sell,” and 63% recommended a “hold.” Based on the price of $12.14 on April 18, analysts’ consensus target price of $13.71 implies that they expect the stock to rise 12.9% over the next 12 months. The target price has fallen from $14.07 a month ago.
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CenturyLink has generated returns of -30.8% in the trailing 12-month period and 0.6% in the trailing one-month period. CenturyLink’s share price fell 3.6% in the last five trading days. In comparison, Charter Communications (CHTR), Comcast (CMCSA), and Frontier Communications (FTR) have generated returns of 1.2%, 3.4%, and 2.8%, respectively, in the last five trading days.
On April 18, CenturyLink’s 14-day MACD (moving average convergence divergence) was -0.15. Frontier Communications’ 14-day MACD was 0.12, Charter Communications’ was 6.40, and Comcast’s was 1.23. A positive MACD level shows that a stock is in an upward trading trend, while a negative MACD level suggests a downward trading trend.