Zacks Rating on CenturyLink (CTL)

CenturyLink (CTL) : 2 brokerage houses believe that CenturyLink (CTL) is a Strong Buy at current levels. 1 Analyst considers the fundamentals to be worthy of a Buy recommendation. 7 analysts believe that the current prices are in a balance with the stocks fundamentals, hence they propose Hold on CenturyLink (CTL). Zacks Investment Research suggests a Hold with a rank of 3. 1 analysts perceive the stock to be overvalued at the existing levels, hence their call is to Sell the stock. 3 others believe that the stock has run up ahead of its fundamentals and advise a Strong Sell on the stock.The median of all the 14 Wall Street Analysts endorse the stock as a Hold with a rating of 3.14.

CenturyLink (CTL) : 10 Wall Street analysts covering CenturyLink (CTL) believe that the average level the stock could reach for the short term is $29.1. The maximum price target given is $42 and the minimum target for short term is around $22, hence the standard deviation is calculated at $5.59.


CenturyLink, Inc. has lost 1.09% in the last five trading days and dropped 5.76% in the last 4 weeks. CenturyLink, Inc. is up 9.15% in the last 3-month period. Year-to-Date the stock performance stands at 20.09%. CenturyLink (NYSE:CTL): stock turned positive on Tuesday. Though the stock opened at $29.14, the bulls momentum made the stock top out at $29.32 level for the day. The stock recorded a low of $29.02 and closed the trading day at $29.1, in the green by 0.59%. The total traded volume for the day was 2,737,308. The stock had closed at $28.93 in the previous days trading.

CenturyLink, Inc. is an integrated communications company. The Company is engaged in providing an array of communications services to residential, business, governmental and wholesale customers. The Companys communications services include local and long-distance, broadband, private line, Multi-Protocol Label Switching (MPLS), data integration, managed hosting, colocation, Ethernet, network access, video, wireless and other ancillary services. The Company operates in two segments: Business and Consumer. The Business segment provides strategic, legacy and data integration products and services to enterprise, wholesale and governmental customers, including other communication providers. The Consumer segment provides strategic and legacy products and services to residential customers.

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