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CenturyLink is a provider of hybrid networking, cloud connectivity, and security solutions to residential and business customers. It operates in the following segments: International and Global Accounts Management, Enterprise, Small and Medium Business, Wholesale, and Consumer. The company provides its products and services to large and regional domestic and global enterprises, as well as the public sector. It offers IP and data services, transport and infrastructure services, voice and collaboration services, and IT and managed services.

TypePublic
Founded1930
HQMonroe, US
Websitecenturylink.com
Employee Ratings3

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Employees (est.) (Dec 2019)42,500(-5%)
Job Openings462
Revenue (FY, 2019)$22.4 B(-4%)
Share Price (Jul 2020)$9.7 (-2%)
Cybersecurity ratingDMore

Key People/Management at CenturyLink

Jeff Storey

Jeff Storey

Chief Executive Officer
Andrew Dugan

Andrew Dugan

Chief Technology Officer
Fletcher Keister

Fletcher Keister

Chief Transformation Officer
Neel Dev

Neel Dev

Executive Vice President and CFO
Shaun Andrews

Shaun Andrews

Executive Vice President and Chief Marketing Officer
Stacey W. Goff

Stacey W. Goff

Executive Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary
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CenturyLink Office Locations

CenturyLink has offices in Monroe, Atlanta, Chesterfield, Chicago and in 40 other locations
Monroe, US (HQ)
100 Centurylink Dr
Atlanta, US
Tower Place 100, 3340 Peachtree Rd NE #200
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 $22.40 b in FY, 2019
USD

Revenue (Q1, 2020)

5.2b

Gross profit (Q1, 2020)

3.0b

Gross profit margin (Q1, 2020), %

57.2%

Net income (Q1, 2020)

314.0m

EBIT (Q1, 2020)

980.0m

Market capitalization (13-Jul-2020)

10.6b

Closing stock price (13-Jul-2020)

9.7

Cash (31-Mar-2020)

1.6b

EV

45.7b
CenturyLink's current market capitalization is $10.6 b.
Annual
USDFY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017FY, 2018FY, 2019

Revenue

17.9b17.5b17.7b23.4b22.4b

Revenue growth, %

(1%)(2%)1%33%

Cost of goods sold

7.8b7.8b8.2b10.9b10.1b

Gross profit

10.1b9.7b9.5b12.6b12.3b
Quarterly
USDQ1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016Q1, 2017Q2, 2017Q3, 2017Q1, 2018Q2, 2018Q3, 2018Q1, 2019Q2, 2019Q3, 2019Q1, 2020

Revenue

4.4b4.4b4.4b4.2b4.1b4.0b5.9b5.9b5.8b5.6b5.6b5.6b5.2b

Cost of goods sold

1.9b1.9b2.0b1.9b1.9b1.9b2.8b2.7b2.7b2.5b2.4b2.6b2.2b

Gross profit

2.5b2.4b2.4b2.3b2.2b2.1b3.1b3.2b3.1b3.1b3.1b3.0b3.0b

Gross profit Margin, %

57%56%54%55%54%52%53%54%54%55%56%54%57%
Annual
USDFY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017FY, 2018FY, 2019

Cash

126.0m222.0m551.0m488.0m1.7b

Accounts Receivable

1.9b2.0b2.6b2.4b2.3b

Prepaid Expenses

808.0m

Current Assets

2.7b5.2b4.2b3.8b4.8b
Quarterly
USDQ1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016Q1, 2017Q2, 2017Q3, 2017Q1, 2018Q2, 2018Q3, 2018Q1, 2019Q2, 2019Q3, 2019Q1, 2020

Cash

438.0m191.0m140.0m214.0m342.0m160.0m501.0m700.0m390.0m441.0m410.0m1.4b1.6b

Accounts Receivable

1.9b1.9b1.9b2.4b2.5b2.5b2.3b2.4b2.3b2.2b

Current Assets

2.9b2.8b2.7b5.0b2.9b2.7b4.2b4.5b4.1b3.8b3.9b4.6b4.7b

PP&E

39.6b40.7b41.4b26.8b26.5b26.2b25.8b25.9b25.9b26.0b
Annual
USDFY, 2016FY, 2017FY, 2018FY, 2019

Net Income

626.0m1.4b(1.7b)(5.3b)

Depreciation and Amortization

3.9b3.9b5.1b4.8b

Accounts Payable

109.0m(123.0m)124.0m(261.0m)

Cash From Operating Activities

4.6b3.9b7.0b6.7b
Quarterly
USDQ1, 2017Q2, 2017Q3, 2017Q1, 2018Q2, 2018Q3, 2018Q1, 2019Q2, 2019Q3, 2019Q1, 2020

Net Income

163.0m180.0m272.0m115.0m407.0m679.0m(6.2b)(5.8b)(5.5b)314.0m

Depreciation and Amortization

880.0m1.8b2.7b1.3b2.6b3.9b1.2b2.4b3.6b1.2b

Accounts Payable

(81.0m)(112.0m)(93.0m)(14.0m)(173.0m)(151.0m)(239.0m)(266.0m)(265.0m)(115.0m)

Cash From Operating Activities

1.1b1.7b2.7b1.7b3.2b5.0b1.2b2.9b4.8b1.3b
USDFY, 2015

Revenue/Employee

416.3k

Debt/Equity

1.4 x

Debt/Assets

0.4 x

Financial Leverage

3.4 x
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CenturyLink Operating Metrics

CenturyLink's Broadband Subscribers was reported to be 4.7 m in Q3, 2019. CenturyLink's Enterprise Customers was reported to be 200 in Q3, 2019.
FY, 2014Q1, 2015Q2, 2015Q3, 2015FY, 2015Q1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016FY, 2016Q1, 2017Q2, 2017Q3, 2017FY, 2017Q1, 2018Q2, 2018Q3, 2018FY, 2018Q1, 2019Q2, 2019Q3, 2019

Broadband Subscribers

6.08 m6.10 m6.10 m6.10 m6.05 m6.10 m6 m6 m5.95 m5.90 m5.90 m5.80 m5.70 m5 m4.90 m4.80 m4.80 m4.80 m4.80 m4.70 m

Enterprise Customers

200 200 200

Fiber Miles

177 k259 k265 k450 k450 k

Locations

360 360
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CenturyLink Acquisitions / Subsidiaries

Company NameDateDeal Size
SEAL ConsultingJanuary 09, 2017
Level 3 ParentOctober 31, 2016$34 b
ElasticBox, Inc.June 14, 2016$20 m
netAuraMarch 30, 2016
OrchestrateApril 22, 2015
CognilyticsDecember 11, 2014
DataGardensDecember 08, 2014
Tier 3November 19, 2013$200 m
AppFogJune 13, 2013
CenturyLink Technology SolutionsApril 27, 2011$2.50 b
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CenturyLink Cybersecurity Score

Cybersecurity ratingPremium dataset

D

63/100

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CenturyLink Revenue Breakdown

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CenturyLink revenue breakdown by business segment: 23.6% from Consumer and 76.4% from Business

CenturyLink Online and Social Media Presence

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CenturyLink News and Updates

Ex-Dividend Reminder: CenturyLink, CoreLogic And EBay

On 5/29/20, CenturyLink, CoreLogic and eBay will all trade ex-dividend for their respective upcoming dividends.

CenturyLink Crosses Above 11% Yield Territory

In trading on Monday, shares of CenturyLink were yielding above the 11% mark based on its quarterly dividend (annualized to $1), with the stock changing hands as low as $9.05 on the day.

CenturyLink Extends Employee Benefits, Protections Due to COVID-19

MONROE, La., March 23, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- As the COVID-19 outbreak continues to spread across the United States — affecting the livelihoods of millions of workers — CenturyLink is taking an immediate, aggressive, and industry-leading approach to ensure the safety, financial health, and...

CenturyLink lance une fonction de détection et de réponse automatisées aux menaces

Rapid Threat Defense identifie et bloque les menaces d'après les politiques établies par les clients MONROE, Louisiane, 18 mars 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Avec l'émergence de nouvelles technologies et de la croissance continue de la data, CenturyLink, Inc. adopte une approche audacieuse pour...

CenturyLink Sales Shrink With Small Telecoms' Survival Odds

Cable companies still enjoy success in the business-to-business market, as they have over the past year. But these results also raise a critical question for the rest of US communications: Who are they taking commercial customers from?

CenturyLink Builds Fiber to U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Dams, Modernizing Critical Infrastructure in the Northwest

WASHINGTON, Feb. 6, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- CenturyLink, Inc. (NYSE: CTL) announced that it recently won contracts to build fiber that will modernize, update and protect critical infrastructure at five U.S. Army Corps of Engineers dams in Oregon and Washington. CenturyLink's fiber will...
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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, Andrew Dugan and Fletcher Keister.

  • How many employees does CenturyLink have?

    CenturyLink has 42,500 employees.

  • What is CenturyLink revenue?

    Latest CenturyLink annual revenue is $22.4 b.

  • What is CenturyLink revenue per employee?

    Latest CenturyLink revenue per employee is $527.1 k.

  • Who are CenturyLink competitors?

    Competitors of CenturyLink include Zayo, Sparklight and Verizon.

  • Where is CenturyLink headquarters?

    CenturyLink headquarters is located at 100 Centurylink Dr, Monroe.

  • Where are CenturyLink offices?

    CenturyLink has offices in Monroe, Atlanta, Chesterfield, Chicago and in 40 other locations.

  • How many offices does CenturyLink have?

    CenturyLink has 45 offices.