CenturyLink is a global communications, hosting, cloud and IT services company enabling millions of customers to transform their businesses and their lives through innovative technology solutions. CenturyLink offers network and data systems management, Big Data analytics and IT consulting. The company provides broadband, voice, video, data and managed services.
Company Growth (employees)
Monroe, US
Size (employees)
42,500 (est)
CenturyLink was founded in 1930 and is headquartered in Monroe, US

Key People at CenturyLink

Glen Post

Glen Post

Chief Executive Officer and President

CenturyLink Office Locations

CenturyLink has offices in Monroe, Denver, Herndon, Atlanta and in 103 other locations
Monroe, US (HQ)
100 Century Link Drive

CenturyLink Metrics

CenturyLink Financial Metrics

Revenue (2016)

$17.5 b

Revenue growth (2015-16), %


Gross profit

$9.7 b

Gross profit margin (2016), %


Net income (2016)

$626 m

Market capitalization (28-Apr-2017)

$14 b

Closing share price (28-Apr-2017)


Cash (31-Dec-2016)

$222 m
CenturyLink's current market capitalization is $14 b.
CenturyLink's revenue was reported to be $17.5 b in FY, 2016 which is a 2% decrease from the previous period.
FY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016


$18.1 b$18 b$17.9 b$17.5 b

Revenue growth, %


Cost of goods sold

$7.5 b$7.8 b$7.8 b$7.8 b

Gross profit

$10.6 b$10.2 b$10.1 b$9.7 b

Gross profit Margin, %


Operating expense total

$16.6 b$15.6 b$15.3 b$15.1 b


$1.5 b$2.4 b$2.6 b$2.3 b

EBIT margin, %


Interest expense

$1.3 b$1.3 b$1.3 b$1.3 b

Pre tax profit

$224 m$1.1 b$1.3 b$1 b

Income tax expense

$463 m$338 m$438 m$394 m

Net Income

($239 m)$772 m$878 m$626 m
FY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016


$168 m$128 m$126 m$222 m

Current Assets

$3.9 b$3.6 b$2.7 b$5.2 b


$20.7 b$20.8 b$20.7 b$19.7 b

Total Assets

$51.8 b$50.1 b$47.6 b$47 b

Accounts Payable

$1.1 b$1.2 b$968 m$1.2 b

Total Debt

$20.2 b$20.1 b$18.7 b$18.2 b

Current Liabilities

$4.4 b$3.9 b$4.6 b$5.3 b

Additional Paid-in Capital

$17.3 b$16.3 b$15.2 b$15 b

Retained Earnings

$66 m$147 m$272 m($1 m)

Total Equity

$17.2 b$15 b$14.1 b$13.4 b

Debt to Equity Ratio

1.2 x1.3 x1.3 x1.4 x

Debt to Assets Ratio

0.4 x0.4 x0.4 x0.4 x

Financial Leverage

3 x3.3 x3.4 x3.5 x
FY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016

Net Income

($239 m)$772 m$878 m$626 m

Accounts Receivable

($212 m)($163 m)($132 m)($266 m)

Accounts Payable

($76 m)$70 m($168 m)$109 m

Cash From Operating Activities

$5.6 b$5.2 b$5.2 b$4.6 b

Cash From Investing Activities

($3.1 b)($3.1 b)($2.9 b)($3 b)

Long-term Borrowings

($2 b)($800 m)($966 m)($2.5 b)

Dividends Paid

($1.3 b)($1.2 b)($1.2 b)($1.2 b)

Cash From Financing Activities

($2.5 b)($2.2 b)($2.3 b)($1.5 b)

Interest Paid

($1.3 b)($1.3 b)($1.3 b)($1.3 b)

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