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CenturyLink, Inc. (CTL) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for March 02, 2018

CenturyLink, Inc. ( CTL ) will begin trading ex-dividend on March 02, 2018. A cash dividend payment of $0.54 per share is scheduled to be paid on March 16, 2018. Shareholders who purchased CTL prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 20th quarter that CTL has paid the same dividend.

The previous trading day's last sale of CTL was $17.67, representing a -36% decrease from the 52 week high of $27.61 and a 34.26% increase over the 52 week low of $13.16.

CTL is a part of the Public Utilities sector, which includes companies such as AT&T Inc. ( T ) and Verizon Communications Inc. ( VZ ). CTL's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $1.76. Zacks Investment Research reports CTL's forecasted earnings growth in 2018 as -41.43%, compared to an industry average of 6.5%.

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:

  • SPDR Select Sector Fund - Technology ( XLK )
  • Guggenheim S&P 500 Equal Weight Utilities ETF ( RYU )
  • Guggenheim S&P 500 Pure Value ETF ( RPV ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is XLK with an increase of 14.98% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent weighting of CTL at 0.28%.

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


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

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