Our quantitative data points are meant to provide a high-level understanding of factors in equity risk models for Centurylink Inc. Portfolio managers use these models to forecast risk, optimize portfolios and review performance.
We show how CTL stock compares to 2,000+ US-based stocks, and to peers in the Communications sector and Specialty Telecommunications industry.
Please do not consider this data as investment advice. Data is downloaded from sources we deem reliable, but errors may occur.
CenturyLink, Inc. is an investment holding company, which engages in the provision of integrated communications to residential and business customers. It operates through the following segments: International and Global Accounts Management; Enterprise; Small and Medium Business; Wholesale and Consumer. The International and Global Accounts Management segment includes three operating regions: Europe Middle East and Africa, Latin America and Asia. The Enterprise segment provides products and services to large and regional domestic and global enterprises, as well as the public sector, which includes the U.S. Federal Government, state and local governments and research and education institutions. The Small and Medium Business segment products and services to small and medium businesses directly and through indirect channel partners. The Wholesale segment provide products and services to a range of other communication providers across the wireline, wireless, cable, voice and data center sectors. The Consumer Segment provides products and services to residential customers. CenturyLink was founded in 1930 and is headquartered in Monroe, LA.
Many of the following risk metrics are standardized and transformed into quantitative factors in institutional-level risk models.
Rankings below represent percentiles from 1 to 100, with 1 being the lowest rating of risk.
Stocks with higher beta exhibit higher sensitivity to the ups and downs in the market. (↑↑)
Stocks with higher market capitalization often have lower risk. (↑↓)
Higher average daily dollar volume over the past 30 days implies lower liquidity risk. (↑↓)
Higher price momentum stocks, aka recent winners, equate to lower risk for many investors. (↑↓)
Style risk factors often include measures of profitability and payout levels.
Companies with higher earnings generally provide lower risk. (↑↓)
Companies with higher dividend yields, if sustaintable, are perceived to have lower risk. (↑↓)