CenturyLinkStock Price and Value Analysis

Should you buy CenturyLink stock? (NYSE:CTL). Let's see how it does in our automated value investing analysis system.

AdvantagesDisadvantages
  • This company has a large dividend yield!
  • This company has fluctuating growth.
  • This stock is available at a great discount!
  • This company is very stable.
  • This company is making money at a modest rate.

CTL Free Cash Flow Trend

Based on historical returns, we believe that CenturyLink can grow its free cash at a rate of about 4%. That's positive!

Free Cash Flow trendline for CTL
Free Cash Flow trendline for CenturyLink

Inside the CTL Numbers

CTL Price
(CenturyLink stock price per share)
$14.67
[?] CTL Fair Price
(based on intrinsic value)
$55.03
[?] CTL Safety Price (based on a variable margin of safety) $44.02
[?] PE Ratio versus Sector 53% higher than other Technology stocks
[?] PE Ratio versus Industry 72% higher than other Telecom Services - Domestic stocks
[?] Cash Yield 41.24%
[?] Free Cash Flow Jitter 29%
[?] Dividend Yield 15%

Is CenturyLink Stock on Sale?

We believe that CenturyLink may be worth examining further. It's making money, which is a very positive sign. Is it on sale?

Even better, CenturyLink looks like a stock on sale. Based on our analysis—if the company keeps making money the way it has been—you may be looking at a bargain. Keep this stock in mind as you put together your portfolio! See Before You Buy for your next steps (and read our disclaimer about investing risk).

Should You Buy CTL Stock?

Does CenturyLink have a coherent story? Does it have a plan to continue to make money? Is it worth your time? Only you can decide where to go from here. Our investment guide helps you ask the right questions, including how to buy stocks. Use these research links for more information.