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Last $36.14 USD
Change Today +0.18 / 0.50%
Volume 2.5M
As of 8:04 PM 05/1/15 All times are local (Market data is delayed by at least 15 minutes).

centurylink inc (CTL) Snapshot

Open
$36.16
Previous Close
$35.96
Day High
$36.23
Day Low
$35.89
52 Week High
07/29/14 - $45.67
52 Week Low
03/30/15 - $34.04
Market Cap
20.4B
Average Volume 10 Days
3.5M
EPS TTM
$1.44
Shares Outstanding
565.4M
EX-Date
03/4/15
P/E TM
25.1x
Dividend
$2.16
Dividend Yield
5.98%
Current Stock Chart for CENTURYLINK INC (CTL)

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CenturyLink, Inc. provides various communications services to residential, business, governmental, and wholesale customers in the United States. It operates through two segments, Business and Consumer. The company offers broadband services, which allow customers to connect to the Internet through their existing telephone lines or fiber-optic cables; private line services for transmission of large amounts of data between sites; and multi-protocol label switching, a data networking technology to support real-time voice and video. It also provides managed hosting services comprising cloud and traditional computing, application management, back-up, storage, and advanced services; colocation services that enable its customers to install their own information technology (IT) equipment; and Ethernet services, including point-to-point and multi-point configurations that facilitate data transmissions across metropolitan areas and wide area networks (WAN). In addition, the company offers video entertainment services and satellite digital television; Voice over Internet Protocol, a real-time, two-way voice communication service; and managed services that consist of network, hosting, cloud, and IT services. Further, it provides local calling, long-distance voice, integrated services digital network, WAN, and switched access services; and data integration, which includes the sale of telecommunications equipment and providing network management, installation and maintenance of data equipment, and the building of proprietary fiber-optic broadband networks. Additionally, the company leases and subleases space in its office buildings, warehouses, and other properties. As of December 31, 2014, it operated approximately 12.4 million access lines in 37 states and served approximately 6.1 million broadband subscribers; and operated 58 data centers in North America, Europe, and Asia. CenturyLink, Inc. was founded in 1968 and is based in Monroe, Louisiana.

45,000 Employees
Last Reported Date: 02/24/15
Founded in 1968

centurylink inc (CTL) Top Compensated Officers

Chief Executive Officer, President, Director ...
Total Annual Compensation: $1.1M
Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice Presi...
Total Annual Compensation: $650.0K
President of Global Markets
Total Annual Compensation: $725.0K
Chief Administrative Officer, General Counsel...
Total Annual Compensation: $520.9K
Chief Accounting Officer, Executive Vice Pres...
Total Annual Compensation: $475.0K
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2014.

centurylink inc (CTL) Key Developments

Avnet Technology Solutions Expands Cloud Solutions Portfolio with CenturyLink Cloud

Avnet Technology Solutions announced that CenturyLink Cloud, CenturyLink's public cloud platform, is available through its U.S. and Canada value-added reseller (VAR) partners through Avnet Cloud Solutions. Avnet Cloud Solutions helps partners go to market with cost-effective, flexible and reliable solutions that meet their customers' expectations for high-performance cloud infrastructure and highly differentiated cloud management. Partners will receive access to the Avnet Cloud Toolset (ACT) to help them efficiently manage, govern, consolidate and track their customers' cloud accounts across multiple cloud providers. ACT features cloud usage tracking and consumption-based invoicing for workloads running on CenturyLink Cloud coupled with subscription-based workloads. Avnet will help its CenturyLink Cloud value-added reseller partners succeed with a streamlined onboarding process and support in building recurring revenue streams. Partners can also become members of the CenturyLink Cloud Reseller Program, which benefits them by providing technical resources, account provisioning support and high-visibility monthly reports. In addition, Avnet's partners will own customer billing and relationships and have the option to do so under their respective brands with the CenturyLink Cloud Reseller Program.

CenturyLink, Inc. Extends Global Data Center Footprint into Australia Through an Agreement with NEXTDC Limited

CenturyLink, Inc. announced it now offers access to its full suite of managed hybrid IT services to regional and multinational corporations in Australia with the extension of its data center footprint into the country through an agreement with independent Data-Center-as-a-Service provider NEXTDC Limited. CenturyLink's comprehensive portfolio of managed hybrid IT services comprises network, managed hosting services, co-location and cloud. The company has offered network services to more than 50 regional and multinational corporations in Australia since 2002 and plans to deploy its public cloud service within the country later 2015. Starting today, managed hosting and colocation services can be accessed through NEXTDC's network of five next-generation data centers in Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane, Canberra and Perth. Through the agreement, CenturyLink and NEXTDC can sell into each other's data centers. This innovative approach to outsourcing will be invaluable for Australian businesses wanting to enhance their international reach with CenturyLink's managed hybrid IT services, and for existing global CenturyLink customers to quickly and easily gain a physical presence in Australia.

CenturyLink Expands Gigabit Service to La Crosse, Wisconsin

CenturyLink, Inc. has announced the launch of 1Gbps fiber-to-the-premises, or FTTP, service for residential and small business customers in La Crosse, Wisconsin. CenturyLink is using fiber-to-the-premises technology to provide access to some of the fast upload and download Internet speeds currently available in the US Speeds up to 1 Gbps, equivalent to 1,000 Mbps, allow users to stream high-definition video content with little to no delays and download movies, songs and TV shows in seconds. Customers who have multiple devices connected to one Internet connection in the home will have more than enough capacity and speed to support other uses of broadband such as online gaming, home automation, and increasingly important cloud services. Gigabit speeds will help small businesses increase productivity and efficiency while working in the cloud, sharing multimedia files, streaming video content and backing-up data in real-time.

 

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