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CenturyLink is a telecommunications company providing various communications services to residential, business, wholesale, and governmental customers. It operates in two segments, Business and Consumer. The Company offers virtual private network data network services, Ethernet services, and Internet protocol services. It also provides broadband services, colocation and data center services comprising cloud, hosting, and application management solutions, as well as wavelength services, and network security solutions.

TypePublic
Founded1930
HQMonroe, US
Websitecenturylink.com
Employee Ratings3

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Employees (est.) (Dec 2018)45,000(-11%)
Job Openings798
Revenue (FY, 2018)$23.4 B(+33%)
Share Price (Mar 2019)$12.1 (+2%)

Key People/Management at CenturyLink

Jeff Storey

Jeff Storey

CEO, President
Shaun Andrews

Shaun Andrews

Executive Vice President, Product Management
Richard Batelaan

Richard Batelaan

Executive Vice President, North America Operations
Gaurav Chand

Gaurav Chand

Executive Vice President and Chief Marketing Officer
Neel Dev

Neel Dev

Executive Vice President and CFO
Andrew Dugan

Andrew Dugan

Chief Technology Officer
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CenturyLink Office Locations

CenturyLink has offices in Monroe, Miami, Chesterfield, Tukwila and in 30 other locations
Monroe, US (HQ)
100 Centurylink Dr
Atlanta, US
3340 Peachtree Rd
Chesterfield, US
1 Solutions Pkwy
Chicago, US
10 S LaSalle St #2400
Denver, US
931 14th St
El Segundo, US
200 N Nash St
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CenturyLink Financials and Metrics

CenturyLink Revenue

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CenturyLink's revenue was reported to be $23.44 b in FY, 2018
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Revenue (FY, 2018)

23.4b

Gross profit (FY, 2018)

12.6b

Gross profit margin (FY, 2018), %

53.7%

Net income (FY, 2018)

(1.7b)

EBIT (FY, 2018)

570.0m

Market capitalization (15-Mar-2019)

13.1b

Closing stock price (15-Mar-2019)

12.1

Cash (31-Dec-2018)

488.0m

EV

48.6b
CenturyLink's current market capitalization is $13.1 b.
Annual
USDFY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017FY, 2018

Revenue

18.1b18.0b17.9b17.5b17.7b23.4b

Revenue growth, %

0%(1%)(2%)1%

Cost of goods sold

7.5b7.8b7.8b7.8b8.2b10.9b

Gross profit

10.6b10.2b10.1b9.7b9.5b12.6b
Quarterly
USDQ3, 2013Q1, 2014Q2, 2014Q3, 2014Q1, 2015Q2, 2015Q3, 2015Q1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016Q1, 2017Q2, 2017Q3, 2017Q1, 2018Q2, 2018Q3, 2018

Revenue

4.5b4.5b4.5b4.5b4.5b4.4b4.6b4.4b4.4b4.4b4.2b4.1b4.0b5.9b11.8b5.8b

Cost of goods sold

1.9b1.9b2.0b2.0b1.9b2.0b2.0b1.9b1.9b2.0b1.9b1.9b1.9b2.8b5.5b2.7b

Gross profit

2.6b2.6b2.6b2.5b2.5b2.5b2.6b2.5b2.4b2.4b2.3b2.2b2.1b3.1b6.3b3.1b

Gross profit Margin, %

58%57%57%56%57%56%56%57%56%54%55%54%52%53%53%54%
Annual
USDFY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017FY, 2018

Cash

168.0m128.0m126.0m222.0m551.0m488.0m

Accounts Receivable

2.0b2.6b

Current Assets

3.9b3.6b2.7b5.2b4.2b3.8b

PP&E

17.0b26.9b
Quarterly
USDQ3, 2013Q1, 2014Q2, 2014Q3, 2014Q1, 2015Q2, 2015Q3, 2015Q1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016Q1, 2017Q2, 2017Q3, 2017Q1, 2018Q2, 2018Q3, 2018

Cash

266.0m219.0m181.0m734.0m155.0m155.0m355.0m438.0m191.0m140.0m214.0m342.0m160.0m501.0m700.0m390.0m

Current Assets

3.8b3.7b3.6b4.0b3.5b3.3b3.4b2.9b2.8b2.7b5.0b2.9b2.7b4.2b4.5b4.1b

Goodwill

20.6b20.7b20.7b20.7b20.8b20.8b20.8b20.7b20.8b20.8b19.7b19.6b19.6b30.8b30.7b30.8b

Total Assets

52.0b51.2b50.6b50.6b49.5b49.0b48.8b47.5b47.1b46.8b46.6b50.9b50.5b74.8b74.3b73.4b
Annual
USDFY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017FY, 2018

Net Income

(239.0m)772.0m878.0m626.0m1.4b(1.7b)

Depreciation and Amortization

4.2b3.9b3.9b5.1b

Accounts Payable

(76.0m)70.0m(168.0m)109.0m(123.0m)124.0m

Cash From Operating Activities

5.6b5.2b5.2b4.6b3.9b7.0b
Quarterly
USDQ3, 2013Q1, 2014Q2, 2014Q3, 2014Q1, 2015Q2, 2015Q3, 2015Q1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016Q1, 2017Q2, 2017Q3, 2017Q1, 2018Q2, 2018Q3, 2018

Net Income

(478.0m)203.0m396.0m584.0m192.0m335.0m540.0m236.0m432.0m584.0m163.0m180.0m272.0m115.0m407.0m679.0m

Depreciation and Amortization

3.4b1.1b2.2b3.3b1.0b2.1b3.1b976.0m2.0b3.0b880.0m1.8b2.7b1.3b2.6b3.9b

Accounts Payable

123.0m75.0m(21.0m)(80.0m)(112.0m)(84.0m)78.0m74.0m52.0m(81.0m)(112.0m)(93.0m)(14.0m)(173.0m)(151.0m)

Cash From Operating Activities

4.4b1.4b2.5b3.9b1.3b2.5b4.0b1.4b2.6b3.5b1.1b1.7b2.7b1.7b3.2b5.0b
USDY, 2018

EV/EBIT

85.3 x

EV/CFO

6.9 x

Revenue/Employee

521.0k

Financial Leverage

3.5 x
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CenturyLink Operating Metrics

CenturyLink's Broadband Subscribers was reported to be 5.9 m in Q1, 2017.
FY, 2014Q1, 2015Q2, 2015Q3, 2015FY, 2015Q1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016FY, 2016Q1, 2017

Broadband Subscribers

6.08 m6.10 m6.10 m6.10 m6.05 m6.10 m6 m6 m5.95 m5.90 m

Data Centers

58 58 59 59 59 59 58 58 58

Fiber Miles

177 k259 k265 k

TV Subscribers

242 k285 k302 k311 k318 k325 k
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CenturyLink Acquisitions / Subsidiaries

Acquired CompanyDateDeal Size
1200 Landmark Center Condominium Association
Actel, LLC
AppFog
Block 142 Parking Garage Association
Bloomingdale Telephone Company, Inc.
Brown Equipment Corp.
Carolina Telephone and Telegraph Company LLC
Carter Company, Inc.
Cascade Autovon Company
Cellunet of India Limited
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CenturyLink Revenue Breakdown

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CenturyLink revenue breakdown by business segment: 66.3% from Business and 33.7% from Consumer

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CenturyLink Online and Social Media Presence

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CenturyLink News and Updates

CenturyLink Is The First Vendor To Receive Authority To Operate Under GSA's EIS Contract

WASHINGTON, March 14, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- CenturyLink, Inc. (NYSE: CTL) announced today that it is the first supplier to receive an authority to operate (ATO) under the General Services Administration's 15-year, $50 billion Enterprise Infrastructure Solutions (EIS) program. EIS is a...

CENTURYLINK SHAREHOLDER ALERT BY FORMER LOUISIANA ATTORNEY GENERAL: KAHN SWICK & FOTI, LLC REMINDS INVESTORS WITH LOSSES IN EXCESS OF $100,000 of Lead Plaintiff Deadline in Class Action Lawsuit Against CenturyLink, Inc. - CTL

NEW ORLEANS, March 8, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Kahn Swick & Foti, LLC ("KSF") and KSF partner, former Attorney General of Louisiana, Charles C. Foti, Jr., remind investors that they have until May 6, 2019 to file lead plaintiff applications in a securities class action lawsuit against...

CenturyLink celebrates International Women's Day

MONROE, La., March 8, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- On International Women's Day, CenturyLink's (NYSE: CTL) Women Empowered employee resource group will host events around the world, including executive speakers, employee breakfasts and roundtable discussions. Additional activities will occur...

CenturyLink kündigt Black Lotus Labs als neue Division der Threat Research and Operations an

Black Lotus Labs deckt globale Verteilung und Versteckspiel-Taktik vom Multitool-Botnetz Necurs auf MONROE, Louisiana, 28. Februar 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- CenturyLink, Inc. (NYSE:CTL) beweist seinen starken Einsatz zum Schutz des Internets vor bösartigen Akteuren und veröffentlicht...

CenturyLink Anuncia su Nueva División de Investigación y Operaciones sobre Amenazas: Black Lotus Labs

MONROE, Luisiana, 28 de febrero de 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Más allá de su dedicación a ayudar a proteger la internet de los actores maliciosos, CenturyLink, Inc. (NYSE:CTL) está compartiendo inteligencia sobre la botnet Necurs, descubierta por su nueva división de investigaciones y...

CenturyLink Announces New Threat Research and Operations Arm, Black Lotus Labs

MONROE, La., Feb. 28, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Furthering its dedication to helping protect the internet from malicious actors, CenturyLink, Inc. (NYSE: CTL) is sharing intelligence on the Necurs botnet uncovered by its new threat research and operations division, Black Lotus Labs. Experience ...
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CenturyLink Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was CenturyLink founded?

    CenturyLink was founded in 1930.

  • Who are CenturyLink key executives?

    CenturyLink's key executives are Jeff Storey, Shaun Andrews and Richard Batelaan.

  • How many employees does CenturyLink have?

    CenturyLink has 45,000 employees.

  • What is CenturyLink revenue?

    Latest CenturyLink annual revenue is $23.4 b.

  • What is CenturyLink revenue per employee?

    Latest CenturyLink revenue per employee is $521 k.

  • Who are CenturyLink competitors?

    Competitors of CenturyLink include Cincinnati Bell, Cogent Communications and Equinix.

  • Where is CenturyLink headquarters?

    CenturyLink headquarters is located at 100 Centurylink Dr, Monroe.

  • Where are CenturyLink offices?

    CenturyLink has offices in Monroe, Miami, Chesterfield, Tukwila and in 30 other locations.

  • How many offices does CenturyLink have?

    CenturyLink has 34 offices.