Centurylink Inc’s (NYSE:CTL) Sentiment is 0.98

June 27, 2018 - By Mark Williams

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Centurylink Inc’s Sentiment

In 2018 Q1 Centurylink Inc (NYSE:CTL) big money sentiment decreased to 0.98, SEC.gov filings reveal. That’s down -1.01, from 2017Q4’s 1.99. 252 funds started new and increased holdings, while 256 decreased and sold their holdings in Centurylink Inc so the sentiment worsened. These funds own 821.46 million shares, that’s down from 888.76 million shares in 2017Q4. Funds holding Centurylink Inc in top 10 increased from 15 to 22 for an increase of 7. 63 Investors Sold All; 193 Reduced Holdings; 178 increased holdings while 74 funds bought holdings.

Largest Centurylink Inc Investors

Southeastern Asset Management Inc Tn owns 71.56 million shares in Centurylink Inc as of 2018 Q1. Centurylink Inc’s shareholder West Family Investments Inc. owns 2.55 million shares as of 2018 Q1. Temasek Holdings (Private) Ltd reported 105.86 million shares. The Missouri-based fund Acr Alpine Capital Research Llc have invested about 5.46% of the active investment manager’s stock portfolio in Centurylink Inc. The Vermont-based fund Rock Point Advisors Llc looks positive on Centurylink Inc, possessing 547,761 shares.

CenturyLink, Inc. provides various communications services to residential, business, wholesale, and governmental clients in the United States.The firm is worth $20.37 billion. It operates through two divisions, Business and Consumer.The P/E ratio is 10.69. The firm offers broadband services, which allow clients to connect to the Internet through their existing telephone lines or fiber-optic cables; multi-protocol label switching, a data networking technology to support real-time voice and video; and private line services for the transmission of data between sites.

The stock increased 0.72% or $0.135 during the last trading session, touching $18.885.CenturyLink, Inc. has volume of 1.43M shares. Since June 27, 2017 CTL has declined 27.08% and is downtrending. CTL underperformed by 39.65% the S&P500.

CenturyLink, Inc. (NYSE:CTL) is expected to reveal earnings on August, 1., Faxor reports. EPS of $0.23 is 50.00 % down from 2017’s $0.46 EPS. If CTL’s EPS is $0.23 the profit will reach $248.13 million for 20.53 P/E. -8.00 % negative EPS growth is what Wall Street’s predicts after $0.25 reported EPS previous quarter.

Sg Americas Securities Ltd Liability Corporation invested 0.04% in CenturyLink, Inc. (NYSE:CTL). Barrow Hanley Mewhinney And Strauss Llc has invested 0% in CenturyLink, Inc. (NYSE:CTL). California Public Employees Retirement Systems has invested 0.06% of its capital in CenturyLink, Inc. (NYSE:CTL). Regions Fincl has 138,681 shs for 0.03% of their capital. Loomis Sayles & Lp reported 1.59M shs or 0.06% of all its holdings. Natl Asset Inc holds 0.09% of its capital in CenturyLink, Inc. (NYSE:CTL) for 40,594 shs. Freestone Cap accumulated 25,509 shs or 0.02% of the stock. New York-based Citigroup has invested 0.13% in CenturyLink, Inc. (NYSE:CTL). Manchester Cap Mgmt Limited Com has 3,322 shs for 0.01% of their capital. 10,225 are owned by Holt Capital Advsr Ltd Dba Holt Capital L P. West Family Inc reported 2.55M shs stake. Hexavest stated it has 0.31% of its capital in CenturyLink, Inc. (NYSE:CTL). Gyroscope Capital Mngmt Group Incorporated Ltd owns 385,574 shs. Assetmark holds 697,083 shs. Conning Inc accumulated 0.01% or 18,315 shs.

CenturyLink, Inc. had 0 selling transactions and 3 insider buys since April 3, 2018. This’s net activity of $215.87 million. CLONTZ STEVEN T had bought 41,000 shs worth $796,936 on Friday, May 11.

CenturyLink, Inc. (NYSE:CTL) Ratings Coverage

Total analysts of 7 have positions in CenturyLink (NYSE:CTL) as follows: 3 rated it a “Buy”, 1 with “Sell” and 3 with “Hold”. The positive are 43%. The firm has $27.0 highest while $17 is the lowest target price. The average target $20.13 is 6.59% above the last ($18.885) price. Since January 8, 2018 according to StockzIntelligence Inc CenturyLink has 8 analyst reports. On Wednesday, May 16 the firm has “Sell” rating by Macquarie Research given. On Tuesday, June 26 the stock of CenturyLink, Inc. (NYSE:CTL) has “Buy” rating given by Jefferies. The company rating was maintained by Bank of America on Wednesday, May 16. On Monday, January 8 the stock of CenturyLink, Inc. (NYSE:CTL) has “Neutral” rating given by Goldman Sachs. On Thursday, February 15 the stock has “Hold” rating by Cowen & Co. On Thursday, January 25 RBC Capital Markets upgraded CenturyLink, Inc. (NYSE:CTL) to “Outperform” rating. On Wednesday, February 21 Bank of America maintained CenturyLink, Inc. (NYSE:CTL) rating. Bank of America has “Buy” rating and $27.0 target.

For more CenturyLink, Inc. (NYSE:CTL) news posted recently go to: Seekingalpha.com, Fool.com, Benzinga.com, Seekingalpha.com or Seekingalpha.com. The titles are as follows: “For CenturyLink It Feels Like 2013 All Over Again” posted on June 19, 2018, “Better Buy: CenturyLink Inc. vs. Frontier Communications” on June 18, 2018, “CenturyLink Is Diversifying Away From Rural Telecom, Jefferies Says In Upgrade” with a publish date: June 26, 2018, “This Stock Yielding 11.6% May Have Earned A Position In My Dividend Portfolio” and the last “CenturyLink’s Vyvx supplying feeds for World Cup” with publication date: June 04, 2018.

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