CenturyLink, Inc. (
) will begin trading ex-dividend on August 27, 2014. A cash
dividend payment of $0.54 per share is scheduled to be paid on
September 12, 2014. Shareholders who purchased CTL stock prior to
the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment.
This marks the 7th quarter that CTL has paid the same dividend. At
the current stock price of $41.27, the dividend yield is 5.23%.
The previous trading day's last sale of CTL was $41.27,
representing a -9.63% decrease from the 52 week high of $45.67 and
a 47.76% increase over the 52 week low of $27.93.
CTL is a part of the Public Utilities sector, which includes
companies such as China Mobile (Hong Kong) Ltd. (
) and Verizon Communications Inc. (
). CTL's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's
profitability, is -$.66. Zacks Investment Research reports CTL's
forecasted earnings growth in 2014 as -4.96%, compared to an
industry average of -9.2%.
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Interested in gaining exposure to CTL through an Exchange
Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have CTL as a top-10 holding:
- iShares Dow Jones U.S. Telecommunications Index Fund (
- Vanguard Telecommunication Services ETF (
- WisdomTree Dividend Ex-Financials Fund (
- ProShares Ultra Telecommunications ProShares (
The top-performing ETF of this group is LTL with an increase of
18.27% over the last 100 days. IYZ has the highest percent
weighting of CTL at 6.64%.