Published On: Thu, Sep 14th, 2017

Should You Sell CenturyLink, Inc. Based On Current Broker Views?


Recently stock market analysts have updated their consensus ratings on shares of CenturyLink, Inc. (NYSE:CTL).

The latest broker reports which have been released state 3 analysts have a rating of “buy”, 3 analysts “outperform”, 8 analysts “hold”, 3 analysts “underperform” and 0 analysts “sell”.

Most recent broker ratings

08/23/2017 – CenturyLink, Inc. had its “overweight” rating reiterated by analysts at Morgan Stanley. They now have a USD 26 price target on the stock.

07/05/2017 – CenturyLink, Inc. had its “market perform” rating reiterated by analysts at Cowen. They now have a USD 27 price target on the stock.

06/29/2017 – CenturyLink, Inc. had its “underweight” rating reiterated by analysts at Barclays. They now have a USD 23 price target on the stock.

06/22/2017 – CenturyLink, Inc. had its “buy” rating reiterated by analysts at UBS. They now have a USD 29 price target on the stock.

06/16/2017 – CenturyLink, Inc. was downgraded to “hold” by analysts at CFRA Research. They now have a USD 28 price target on the stock.

05/15/2017 – CenturyLink, Inc. was downgraded to “underperform” by analysts at Raymond James.

05/09/2017 – CenturyLink, Inc. had its “buy” rating reiterated by analysts at Bank of America Merrill Lynch. They now have a USD 42 price target on the stock.

05/04/2017 – CenturyLink, Inc. had its “hold” rating reiterated by analysts at Jefferies. They now have a USD 23 price target on the stock.

03/22/2017 – CenturyLink, Inc. had its “sell” rating reiterated by analysts at Goldman Sachs. They now have a USD 19 price target on the stock.

02/28/2017 – MoffettNathanson began new coverage on CenturyLink, Inc. giving the company a “neutral” rating. They now have a USD 23 price target on the stock.

01/03/2017 – CenturyLink, Inc. was upgraded to “overweight” by analysts at JP Morgan. They now have a USD 28 price target on the stock.

12/29/2016 – CenturyLink, Inc. had its “neutral” rating reiterated by analysts at Macquarie. They now have a USD 30 price target on the stock.

12/13/2016 – SunTrust began new coverage on CenturyLink, Inc. giving the company a “hold” rating. They now have a USD 27 price target on the stock.

11/08/2016 – CenturyLink, Inc. was upgraded to “outperform” by analysts at Oppenheimer. They now have a USD 30 price target on the stock.

08/08/2016 – CenturyLink, Inc. had its “sector perform” rating reiterated by analysts at RBC Capital. They now have a USD 31 price target on the stock.

CenturyLink, Inc. has a 50 day moving average of 20.96 and a 200 day moving average of 23.52. The stock’s market capitalization is 10.31B, it has a 52-week low of 18.19 and a 52-week high of 33.45.

The share price of the company (NYSE:CTL) was down -1.88%, with a high of 19.58 during the day and the volume of CenturyLink, Inc. shares traded was 15855905.

CenturyLink, Inc. is an integrated communications company. The Company is engaged in providing an array of communications services to its residential and business customers. Its segments include business, which provides strategic, legacy and data integration products and services to small, medium and enterprise business, wholesale and governmental customers, including other communication providers, and consumer, which provides strategic and legacy products and services to residential customers. Its communications services include local and long-distance voice, broadband, Multi-Protocol Label Switching (MPLS), private line (including special access), Ethernet, colocation, hosting (including cloud hosting and managed hosting), data integration, video, network, public access, Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP), information technology and other ancillary services. As of December 31, 2016, it served approximately 5.9 million broadband subscribers and 325,000 Prism TV subscribers.