CenturyLink, Inc. (
) will begin trading ex-dividend on March 07, 2013. A cash dividend
payment of $0.54 per share is scheduled to be paid on March 22,
2013. Shareholders who purchased CTL stock prior to the ex-dividend
date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an
-25.52% decrease from the prior quarter.
The previous trading day's last sale of CTL was $35.11,
representing a -19.16% decrease from the 52 week high of $43.43 and
a 9.55% increase over the 52 week low of $32.05.
CTL is a part of the Public Utilities sector, which includes
companies such as China Mobile (Hong Kong) Ltd. (
) and AT&T Inc. (
). CTL's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's
profitability, is $1.24. Zacks Investment Research reports CTL's
forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as -.14%, compared to an
industry average of 7.3%.
For more information on the declaration, record and payment
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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 (
- Guggenheim S&P 500 Equal Weight Utilities ETF (
- SPDR S&P Telecom ETF (
- WisdomTree Dividend Ex-Financials Fund (
The top-performing ETF of this group is XTL with an increase of
16.21% over the last 100 days. IYZ has the highest percent
weighting of CTL at 6.88%.