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CenturyLink Stock Has Risen 7.8% in June

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CenturyLink’s stock returns

CenturyLink (CTL) stock has risen close to 7.8% since the beginning of June. On June 17, CenturyLink closed at $11.26, which was 1.4% higher than its previous closing price, 53.5% lower than its 52-week high of $24.20, and 16.8% higher than its 52-week low of $9.64. The company’s market cap is $12.5 billion.

Based on CenturyLink’s closing price on June 17, the company has reported returns of 9.0% in the last five trading days, 6.3% in the trailing one-month period, and -37.5% in the trailing 12-month period. The company has reported returns of -25.7% since the beginning of 2019.

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PE ratio

CenturyLink stock is trading at a forward PE ratio of 8.69x. The company’s earnings are estimated to rise 10.1% in 2019. CenturyLink’s earnings are also expected to rise at a compound annual growth rate of 8.5% in the next five years.

Analysts’ views

Among the 15 analysts tracking CenturyLink, two recommended a “buy,” 12 recommended a “hold,” and one recommended a “sell.” The analysts have an average target price of $12.77, which indicates that the stock has an upside potential of 13.4% from the current levels.

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