CenturyLink

CenturyLink is a global communications and IT services company focused on connecting its customers to the power of the digital world. CenturyLink offers network and data systems management, big data analytics, managed security services, hosting, cloud, and IT consulting services.
It also offers voice and data communications, as well as television and home security services. CenturyLink's local and long distance voice communications is POTS. CenturyLink's data communication is through DSL, Metro Ethernet, MPLS, ATM, and Frame Relay over fiber optics and copper DS-3 and T-1 lines. The Company also offers bundling with Verizon Wireless.
Company Growth (employees)
Type
Public
HQ
Monroe, US
Founded
1930
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 122 other locations
Monroe, US (HQ)
100 CenturyLink Drive
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CenturyLink Data and Metrics

CenturyLink Financial Metrics

CenturyLink's revenue was reported to be $4.2 b in Q1, 2017
USD

Revenue (Q1, 2017)

4.2 b

Gross profit (Q1, 2017)

2.3 b

Gross profit margin (Q1, 2017), %

55%

Net income (Q1, 2017)

163 m

EBIT (Q1, 2017)

631 m

Market capitalization (18-Aug-2017)

10.4 b

Cash (31-Mar-2017)

214 m
CenturyLink's current market capitalization is $10.4 b.
USDFY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016

Revenue

18.1 b18 b17.9 b17.5 b

Revenue growth, %

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

Cost of goods sold

7.5 b7.8 b7.8 b7.8 b

Gross profit

10.6 b10.2 b10.1 b9.7 b

Gross profit Margin, %

59%56%57%56%

General and administrative expense

3.4 b

Operating expense total

3.4 b

EBIT

1.5 b2.4 b2.6 b2.3 b

EBIT margin, %

8%13%15%13%

Interest expense

1.3 b1.3 b1.3 b1.3 b

Pre tax profit

224 m1.1 b1.3 b1 b

Income tax expense

463 m338 m438 m394 m

Net Income

(239 m)772 m878 m626 m
USDQ2, 2014Q3, 2014Q1, 2015Q2, 2015Q3, 2015Q1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016Q1, 2017

Revenue

4.5 b4.5 b4.5 b4.4 b4.6 b4.4 b4.4 b4.4 b4.2 b

Cost of goods sold

2 b2 b1.9 b2 b2 b1.9 b1.9 b2 b1.9 b

Gross profit

2.6 b2.5 b2.5 b2.5 b2.6 b2.5 b2.4 b2.4 b2.3 b

Gross profit Margin, %

57%56%57%56%56%57%56%54%55%

General and administrative expense

831 m823 m851 m863 m857 m831 m812 m796 m810 m

EBIT

655 m619 m649 m549 m656 m694 m650 m595 m631 m

EBIT margin, %

14%14%15%12%14%16%15%14%15%

Pre tax profit

323 m323 m234 m329 m380 m317 m249 m307 m

Net Income

396 m584 m192 m335 m540 m236 m432 m584 m163 m
USDFY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016

Cash

168 m128 m126 m222 m

Current Assets

3.9 b3.6 b2.7 b5.2 b

Goodwill

20.7 b20.8 b20.7 b19.7 b

Total Assets

51.8 b50.1 b47.6 b47 b

Accounts Payable

1.1 b1.2 b968 m1.2 b

Total Debt

21 b20.7 b20.2 b19.7 b

Current Liabilities

4.4 b3.9 b4.6 b5.3 b

Additional Paid-in Capital

17.3 b16.3 b15.2 b15 b

Retained Earnings

66 m147 m272 m(1 m)

Total Equity

17.2 b15 b14.1 b13.4 b

Debt to Equity Ratio

1.2 x1.4 x1.4 x1.5 x

Debt to Assets Ratio

0.4 x0.4 x0.4 x0.4 x

Financial Leverage

3 x3.3 x3.4 x3.5 x
USDQ2, 2014Q3, 2014Q1, 2015Q2, 2015Q3, 2015Q1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016Q1, 2017

Cash

181 m734 m155 m155 m355 m438 m191 m140 m214 m

Current Assets

3.6 b4 b3.5 b3.3 b3.4 b2.9 b2.8 b2.7 b5 b

Goodwill

20.7 b20.7 b20.8 b20.8 b20.8 b20.7 b20.8 b20.8 b19.7 b

Total Assets

50.6 b50.6 b49.5 b49 b48.8 b47.5 b47.1 b46.8 b46.6 b

Accounts Payable

1.2 b1.1 b1.1 b1 b1.1 b1 b1.1 b1 b994 m

Current Liabilities

4.4 b4.6 b3.6 b4.8 b5.5 b3.8 b4.8 b4.7 b5.1 b

Additional Paid-in Capital

16.7 b16.5 b16.1 b15.9 b15.5 b15.2 b15.2 b15.1 b14.7 b

Retained Earnings

135 m131 m141 m87 m177 m213 m115 m79 m110 m

Total Equity

16.6 b16.4 b14.8 b14.6 b14.3 b14 b14 b13.9 b13.3 b

Financial Leverage

3 x3.1 x3.4 x3.4 x3.4 x3.4 x3.4 x3.4 x3.5 x
USDFY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016

Net Income

(239 m)772 m878 m626 m

Depreciation and Amortization

3.9 b

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 b5.2 b5.2 b4.6 b

Purchases of PP&E

(3 b)(3 b)(2.9 b)(3 b)

Cash From Investing Activities

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

Long-term Borrowings

(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)
USDQ2, 2014Q3, 2014Q1, 2015Q2, 2015Q3, 2015Q1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016Q1, 2017

Net Income

396 m584 m192 m335 m540 m236 m432 m584 m163 m

Depreciation and Amortization

2.2 b3.3 b1 b2.1 b3.1 b976 m2 b3 b880 m

Accounts Receivable

(72 m)(111 m)(27 m)(51 m)(91 m)26 m(125 m)(158 m)116 m

Accounts Payable

75 m(21 m)(80 m)(112 m)(84 m)78 m74 m52 m(81 m)

Cash From Operating Activities

2.5 b3.9 b1.3 b2.5 b4 b1.4 b2.6 b3.5 b1.1 b

Cash From Investing Activities

(1.4 b)(2.1 b)(610 m)(1.3 b)(2 b)(605 m)(1.3 b)(2 b)(732 m)

Long-term Borrowings

(121 m)(162 m)(386 m)(506 m)(535 m)(25 m)(1.5 b)(2.4 b)(31 m)

Dividends Paid

(616 m)(924 m)(304 m)(609 m)(905 m)(290 m)(586 m)(876 m)(296 m)

Cash From Financing Activities

(1.1 b)(1.3 b)(699 m)(1.2 b)(1.7 b)(506 m)(1.3 b)(1.5 b)(333 m)

Interest Paid

(672 m)(934 m)(270 m)(654 m)(914 m)(262 m)(660 m)(922 m)(255 m)
USDY, 2017

Revenue/Employee

99 k

Financial Leverage

3.5 x

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

Fiber Miles

177 k259 k265 k

Broadband Subscribers

6.08 m6.1 m6.1 m6.1 m6.05 m6.1 m6 m6 m5.95 m5.9 m

TV Subscribers

242 k285 k302 k311 k318 k325 k

Data Centers

585859595959585858

Access Lines

12.39 m12.3 m12.1 m11.9 m11.75 m11.6 m11.4 m11.2 m11.09 m10.9 m

    CenturyLink Market Value History

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    CenturyLink News and Updates

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    Here’s Why CenturyLink Is Keeping Its Cloud Business Amid Sale

    But it is selling off the data centers that run it.

    CenturyLink Reaches $2 Billion Deal to Sell Data Centers

    Proceeds will help fund the Level 3 buyout.

    Level 3 Deal Probably Won’t Make CenturyLink a Bigger Cloud Contender

    Fiber optic network aside, deal may not do much to challenge Amazon in the cloud.

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    October has been a scary good month for M&A.

    Level 3 Investors To Get Big Payday With CenturyLink Acquisition

    But most of the bid is in stock, so some risk remains.
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