CenturyLink, Inc. (
) will begin trading ex-dividend on September 04, 2013. A cash
dividend payment of $0.54 per share is scheduled to be paid on
September 19, 2013. Shareholders who purchased CTL stock prior to
the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment.
This marks the 3rd quarter that CTL has paid the same dividend. At
the current stock price of $33.12, the dividend yield is 6.52%.
The previous trading day's last sale of CTL was $33.12,
representing a -23.11% decrease from the 52 week high of $43.08 and
a 3.34% 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 $1.72. Zacks Investment Research reports CTL's
forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as 1.27%, compared to an
industry average of 20.9%.
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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
4.04% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent
weighting of CTL at 6.28%.