CenturyLink, Inc. (
) will begin trading ex-dividend on November 21, 2013. A cash
dividend payment of $0.54 per share is scheduled to be paid on
December 06, 2013. Shareholders who purchased CTL stock prior to
the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment.
This marks the 4th quarter that CTL has paid the same dividend. At
the current stock price of $32.01, the dividend yield is 6.75%.
The previous trading day's last sale of CTL was $32.01,
representing a -23.8% decrease from the 52 week high of $42.01 and
a 3.73% increase over the 52 week low of $30.86.
CTL is a part of the Public Utilities sector, which includes
companies such as China Mobile (Hong Kong) Ltd. (
) and AT&T Inc. (
). CTL's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's
profitability, is -$.47. Zacks Investment Research reports CTL's
forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as .32%, compared to an industry
average of 15.1%.
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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 (
- First Trust Utilities AlphaDEX Fund (
- PowerShares Dynamic Utilities (
- WisdomTree Dividend Ex-Financials Fund (
The top-performing ETF of this group is IYZ with an increase of
10.91% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent
weighting of CTL at 7.05%.