CenturyLink, Inc. (
) will begin trading ex-dividend on March 06, 2014. A cash dividend
payment of $0.54 per share is scheduled to be paid on March 21,
2014. Shareholders who purchased CTL stock prior to the ex-dividend
date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 5th
quarter that CTL has paid the same dividend.
The previous trading day's last sale of CTL was $31.53,
representing a -17.89% decrease from the 52 week high of $38.40 and
a 12.89% increase over the 52 week low of $27.93.
CTL is a part of the Public Utilities sector, which includes
companies such as China Mobile (Hong Kong) Ltd. (
) and Vodafone Group Plc (
). CTL's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's
profitability, is -$.43. Zacks Investment Research reports CTL's
forecasted earnings growth in 2014 as 54.32%, compared to an
industry average of 18.6%.
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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 (
- PowerShares DWA Utilities Momentum Portfolio (
- WisdomTree Dividend Ex-Financials Fund (
The top-performing ETF of this group is PUI with an increase of
11.87% over the last 100 days. IYZ has the highest percent
weighting of CTL at 6.33%.