Analysts’ consensus on CenturyLink

According to Wall Street analysts’ consensus estimate, CenturyLink (CTL) stock has a mean price target of $12.92. Its current market price is $10.33, suggesting a potential upside of 25.1% in the next 12 months.

Among the 15 Wall Street analysts following CenturyLink on June 10, two had given it “buys,” 12 had given it “holds,” and one had given it a “sell.”

CenturyLink has generated returns of -41.5% in the trailing-12-month period and -5.1% in the trailing-one-month period. CenturyLink’s share price has fallen 0.1% in the last five trading days. In comparison, Charter Communications (CHTR), Comcast (CMCSA), and Frontier Communications (FTR) have generated returns of 4.7%, 0.8%, and -5.3%, respectively, in the last five trading days.


On June 10, CenturyLink’s 14-day MACD (moving average convergence divergence) was 0.18. Frontier’s 14-day MACD was -0.04, Charter’s was 10.59, and Comcast’s was -0.60. A negative MACD level denotes that a stock is in a downward trading trend, while a positive MACD level suggests an upward trading trend.

Analysts’ recommendations for CTL’s peers

About 66% of the 29 analysts tracking Charter have given it “buys,” 78% of the 32 analysts following Comcast have given it “buys,” and none of the 11 analysts covering Frontier have given it “buys.”

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