CTL CenturyLink Inc.

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  • CTL
  • Price as of: Aug 23, 04:02 PM EDT
  • $29.10
  • +$0.17
  • +0.6%
  • Industry
  • Telecom services - domestic
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CTL Stock Dividend Data

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  • Dividend Yield
    7.42% Technology Average 1.68%
  • Annualized Payout
    $2.16 Paid Quarterly
  • Payout Ratio
    85.0% EPS $2.54
  • Dividend Growth
    No Payout Increase Last Year
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Upcoming Dividend Payouts

CTL Upcoming Dividend Payouts

Next Ex-Dividend Date
Aug 31
Date
$0.54
Amount
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Next Ex-Dividend Date
Next Pay Date
Amount Declare Date Ex-Dividend Date ▲ Record Date Pay Date Payout Type
$0.5400 2016-08-23 2016-08-31 2016-09-02 2016-09-16 Regular
DARS Rating™ Breakdown

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Metric CTL Rank CTL Avg Ranking Notes
Relative Strength 1 year return is at par with Benchmark/Peers/Broader Market/Analyst Expectations
Overall Yield Attractiveness Yield is considerably higher than Benchmark/Peers/Broader Market/Analyst Expectations
Dividend Reliability Below average payout ratio. Considerably lower than Benchmark/Peers/Broader Market/Analyst Expectations
Dividend Uptrend Irregular Dividends, Dividend not growing against Benchmark/Peers/Broader Market/Analyst Expectations
Earnings Growth Earnings growth is much higher than Benchmark/Peers/Broader Market/Analyst Expectations
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Growth History

CTL Dividend Growth History

Annualized Growth
1994-2012
Annualized Growth
1994-2004
Annualized Growth
2004-2008
Annualized Growth
2008-2012
Annualized Growth
Last 5 Yrs
Annualized Growth
Last 3 Yrs
Annual
Growth
2012
Consecutive
Years of
Increases
-9.4% 0.0% No Payout Increase Last Year
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Historical Annual Dividend Data & Growth

CTL Historical Annual Dividend Data & Growth

Payout Amount Calendar Year Annual Growth
$2.1600 2015 0.0%
$2.1600 2014 0.0%
Historical Dividend Data

CTL Dividend History

Payout Amount Declared Date Ex-Dividend Date Record Date Pay Date ▼ Qualified Dividend? Payout Type Frequency
$0.5400 2016-08-23 2016-08-31 2016-09-02 2016-09-16 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.5400 2016-05-18 2016-05-26 2016-05-31 2016-06-14 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.5400 2016-02-23 2016-03-02 2016-03-04 2016-03-18 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.5400 2015-11-10 2015-11-20 2015-11-24 2015-12-08 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.5400 2015-08-25 2015-09-03 2015-09-08 2015-09-22 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.5400 2015-05-20 2015-05-29 2015-06-02 2015-06-16 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.5400 2015-02-23 2015-03-04 2015-03-06 2015-03-20 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.5400 2014-11-11 2014-11-20 2014-11-24 2014-12-05 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.5400 2014-08-19 2014-08-27 2014-08-29 2014-09-12 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.5400 2014-05-28 2014-06-05 2014-06-09 2014-06-20 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.5400 2014-02-24 2014-03-06 2014-03-10 2014-03-21 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.5400 2013-11-12 2013-11-21 2013-11-25 2013-12-06 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.5400 2013-08-27 2013-09-04 2013-09-06 2013-09-19 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.5400 2013-05-22 2013-05-30 2013-06-03 2013-06-14 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.5400 2013-02-27 2013-03-07 2013-03-11 2013-03-22 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.7250 2012-11-13 2012-12-07 2012-12-11 2012-12-21 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.7250 2012-08-21 2012-09-07 2012-09-11 2012-09-21 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.7250 2012-05-24 2012-06-01 2012-06-05 2012-06-15 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.7250 2012-02-21 2012-03-02 2012-03-06 2012-03-16 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.7250 2011-11-15 2011-12-02 2011-12-06 2011-12-16 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.7250 2011-08-23 2011-09-01 2011-09-06 2011-09-16 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.7250 2011-05-18 2011-06-02 2011-06-06 2011-06-16 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.7250 2011-01-24 2011-02-16 2011-02-18 2011-02-25 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.7250 2010-11-09 2010-12-03 2010-12-07 2010-12-20 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.7250 2010-08-24 2010-09-02 2010-09-07 2010-09-20 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.7250 2010-05-21 2010-06-04 2010-06-08 2010-06-21 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.7250 2010-02-25 2010-03-05 2010-03-09 2010-03-22 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.7000 2009-11-18 2009-11-30 2009-12-02 2009-12-15 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.7000 2009-08-24 2009-09-03 2009-09-08 2009-09-21 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.7000 2009-05-28 2009-06-12 2009-06-16 2009-06-30 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.7000 2009-02-26 2009-03-13 2009-03-17 2009-03-31 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.7000 2008-11-19 2008-11-28 2008-12-02 2008-12-15 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.7000 2008-08-25 2008-09-05 2008-09-09 2008-09-22 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.6325 2008-06-24 2008-07-02 2008-07-07 2008-07-21 Yes Special N/A
$0.0675 2008-05-29 2008-06-09 2008-06-11 2008-06-24 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.0675 2008-02-26 2008-03-06 2008-03-10 2008-03-24 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.0650 2007-11-14 2007-11-23 2007-11-27 2007-12-10 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.0650 2007-08-21 2007-08-30 2007-09-04 2007-09-17 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.0650 2007-05-22 2007-05-31 2007-06-04 2007-06-15 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.0650 2007-02-27 2007-03-08 2007-03-12 2007-03-23 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.0625 2006-11-15 2006-11-22 2006-11-27 2006-12-08 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.0625 2006-08-22 2006-08-31 2006-09-05 2006-09-15 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.0625 2006-05-23 2006-06-01 2006-06-05 2006-06-16 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.0625 2006-02-21 2006-03-02 2006-03-06 2006-03-17 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.0600 2005-11-17 2005-11-30 2005-12-02 2005-12-16 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.0600 2005-08-23 2005-08-31 2005-09-02 2005-09-16 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.0600 2005-05-24 2005-06-01 2005-06-03 2005-06-17 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.0600 2005-02-22 2005-03-02 2005-03-04 2005-03-18 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.0575 2004-11-18 2004-12-01 2004-12-03 2004-12-17 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.0575 2004-08-24 2004-09-02 2004-09-07 2004-09-17 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.0575 2004-05-27 2004-06-03 2004-06-07 2004-06-18 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.0575 2004-02-25 2004-03-04 2004-03-08 2004-03-19 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.0550 2003-11-20 2003-11-26 2003-12-01 2003-12-12 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.0550 2003-08-26 2003-09-04 2003-09-08 2003-09-19 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.0550 2003-05-29 2003-06-05 2003-06-09 2003-06-20 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.0550 2003-02-25 2003-03-06 2003-03-10 2003-03-21 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.0525 2002-11-21 2002-11-27 2002-12-02 2002-12-13 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.0525 2002-08-27 2002-09-05 2002-09-09 2002-09-20 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.0525 2002-05-21 2002-05-30 2002-06-03 2002-06-14 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.0525 2002-02-26 2002-03-07 2002-03-11 2002-03-22 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.0500 2001-11-15 2001-11-28 2001-11-30 2001-12-14 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.0500 2001-08-21 2001-08-29 2001-08-31 2001-09-14 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.0500 2001-05-22 2001-05-30 2001-06-01 2001-06-15 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.0500 2001-02-28 2001-03-08 2001-03-12 2001-03-23 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.0475 2000-11-16 2000-11-29 2000-12-01 2000-12-15 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.0475 2000-08-22 2000-08-30 2000-09-01 2000-09-15 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.0475 2000-05-23 2000-05-31 2000-06-02 2000-06-16 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.0475 2000-02-22 2000-03-03 2000-03-07 2000-03-21 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.0450 1999-11-18 1999-12-01 1999-12-03 1999-12-17 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.0450 1999-08-24 1999-09-01 1999-09-03 1999-09-17 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.0450 1999-05-25 1999-06-02 1999-06-04 1999-06-18 Unknown Regular Quarter
3-for-2 1999-02-23 1999-04-01 1999-03-10 1999-03-31 NM Stock Split NM
$0.0450 1999-02-23 1999-03-03 1999-03-05 1999-03-19 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.0433 1998-11-19 1998-12-02 1998-12-04 1998-12-18 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.0433 1998-08-25 1998-09-02 1998-09-04 1998-09-18 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.0289 1998-05-28 1998-06-04 1998-06-08 1998-06-19 Unknown Regular Quarter
3-for-2 1998-02-25 1998-04-01 1998-03-10 1998-03-31 NM Stock Split NM
$0.0433 1998-02-25 1998-03-05 1998-03-09 1998-03-20 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.0411 1997-11-20 1997-12-03 1997-12-05 1997-12-19 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.0411 1997-08-26 1997-09-03 1997-09-05 1997-09-19 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.0411 1997-05-29 1997-06-04 1997-06-08 1997-06-20 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.0411 1997-02-25 1997-03-05 1997-03-07 1997-03-21 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.0400 1996-11-21 1996-12-04 1996-12-06 1996-12-20 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.0400 1996-08-27 1996-09-04 1996-09-06 1996-09-20 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.0400 1996-05-21 1996-06-05 1996-06-07 1996-06-21 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.0400 1996-02-27 1996-02-29 1996-03-04 1996-03-15 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.0367 1995-11-16 1995-11-29 1995-12-01 1995-12-15 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.0367 1995-08-22 1995-08-30 1995-09-01 1995-09-15 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.0367 1995-05-23 1995-05-26 1995-06-02 1995-06-16 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.0367 1995-02-21 1995-02-27 1995-03-03 1995-03-17 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.0356 1994-11-17 1994-11-28 1994-12-02 1994-12-16 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.0356 1994-08-23 1994-08-29 1994-09-02 1994-09-16 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.0356 1994-05-24 1994-05-27 1994-06-03 1994-06-17 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.0356 1994-02-22 1994-02-28 1994-03-04 1994-03-18 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.0344 1993-11-18 1993-11-29 1993-12-03 1993-12-17 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.0344 1993-08-24 1993-08-30 1993-09-03 1993-09-17 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.0344 1993-05-25 1993-05-28 1993-06-04 1993-06-18 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.0344 1993-02-23 1993-03-01 1993-03-05 1993-03-19 Unknown Regular Quarter
Company Profile

CTL Company Profile

Exchange: NYSE
Sector: Technology

CenturyLink, Inc. (CTL) is a leading provider of communications, high-speed Internet, and entertainment services in small-to-mid-size cities in the U.S. through its broadband and fiber transport networks. It has strategic partnerships with Verizon and DIRECTV. The company was founded in 1968 and is based in Monroe, Louisiana. CenturyLink is affected largely by general economic conditions, along with changing technological trends. As well, regulatory pressure on state and federal levels can have an impact on CenturyLink’s business. CenturyLink has been paying dividends since 1990, and has increased them consistently, except for one cut in 1998, until 2013, when it cut them to $0.54 per quarter. They have remained stable since then. CenturyLink pays its dividend quarterly.

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