CenturyLink, Inc. (CTL) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for November 21, 2013

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CenturyLink, Inc. ( CTL ) 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. ( CHL ) and AT&T Inc. ( T ). 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%.

For more information on the declaration, record and payment dates, visit the CTL Dividend History page. Our Dividend Calendar has the full list of stocks that have an ex-dividend today.

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 ( IYZ )
  • Vanguard Telecommunication Services ETF ( VOX )
  • First Trust Utilities AlphaDEX Fund ( FXU )
  • PowerShares Dynamic Utilities ( PUI )
  • WisdomTree Dividend Ex-Financials Fund ( DTN ).

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%.



The views and opinions expressed herein are the views and opinions of the author and do not necessarily reflect those of The NASDAQ OMX Group, Inc.



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Referenced Stocks: CHL , CTL , DTN , FXU , IYZ , PUI , T , VOX

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