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Posts Tagged ‘CenturyLink Inc. (CTL)’

Petroleo Brasileiro Petrobras SA (ADR) (NYSE:PBR)

Petroleo Brasileiro Petrobras SA (ADR) (PBR), American Tower Corp (AMT): See What This $66 Billion Hedge Fund Company Is Up To

Every quarter, many money managers have to disclose what they’ve bought and sold, via “13F” filings. Their latest moves can shine a......(read more)

Hedge Funds Are Betting On BCE Inc. (USA) (BCE)

BCE Inc. (USA) (NYSE:BCE) shareholders have witnessed an increase in activity from the world’s largest hedge funds in recent months. To the average......(read more)
CenturyLink, Inc. (NYSE:CTL)

CenturyLink, Inc. (CTL): This High Yielding Telecom Company Has Good Growth Prospects

A company with consistent cash flow and stable dividend payouts usually makes it to most of the income portfolios. It earns a reputation of sustainable......(read more)
Largest Online Retailers in the World

Avoid These Two Giants, But Buy Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. (WMT)

With interest rates near zero, investors have been desperately seeking strong yields. Investors are moving toward high-yielding stocks as an alternative......(read more)
Windstream Corporation (NASDAQ:WIN)

Windstream Corporation (WIN), Frontier Communications Corp (FTR): How Safe are the 3 Largest Dividend Yields in the S&P 500?

The benefits of dividend investing are well known. Companies with high dividend yields can offer both protection and support in any market environment......(read more)
Frontier Communications Corp (NASDAQ:FTR)

Does Frontier Communications Corp (FTR) Pass Buffett’s Test?

We’d all like to invest like the legendary Warren Buffett, turning thousands into millions or more. Buffett analyzes companies by calculating return......(read more)
CenturyLink, Inc. (NYSE:CTL)

Hedge Funds Aren’t Crazy About CenturyLink, Inc. (CTL) Anymore

Is CenturyLink, Inc. (NYSE:CTL) an outstanding stock to buy now? Prominent investors are getting less bullish. The number of long hedge fund positions......(read more)

Genworth Financial Inc (GNW), CenturyLink, Inc. (CTL), Rowan Companies PLC (RDC): Piotroski’s Picks

By its very nature, value investing is dangerous. Usually, companies that are labelled a value investment are cheaper than their peers because the market......(read more)

Is AT&T Inc. (T) a Good Stock to Buy?

AT&T Inc. (NYSE:T)’s investors take those hefty dividend payments seriously. For years, the main reason for owning the telecommunications giant......(read more)

CenturyLink, Inc. (CTL), Boston Properties, Inc. (BXP): Don’t Buy a Hedge Fund, Be a Hedge Fund

Hedge funds are performing dismally, according to Barry Ritholtz’s eye-opening opinion piece for The Washington Post. After the standard 2% annual......(read more)
CenturyLink, Inc. (NYSE:CTL)

CenturyLink, Inc. (CTL), Verizon Communications Inc. (VZ): I Wish This Was Simple

Sometimes it’s hard to know whether to hold a stock, buy more, or sell it. You have to look at the company’s performance, remind yourself......(read more)

Lorillard Inc. (LO), American Capital Agency Corp. (AGNC), Annaly Capital Management, Inc. (NLY): 5 Dividend Monsters Hedge Funds Love The Most

Several weeks after the end of each quarter, hedge funds and other major investors are required to file 13Fs with the SEC, disclosing many of their long......(read more)

AT&T Inc. (T): Did This Company Suggest Their Stock Is Too Expensive?

I’ve mentioned to several of my friends that after more than 20 years in the investment business, I can sometimes read between the lines and get......(read more)

Windstream Corporation (WIN): 5 Signs This Business Is Slowly Dying

Sometimes picking stocks comes down to avoiding a “too good to be true” scenario. Investors in Windstream Corporation (NASDAQ:WIN) need a little......(read more)
AT&T Inc. (NYSE:T)

AT&T Inc. (T), Verizon Communications Inc. (VZ), Vodafone Group Plc (ADR) (VOD): Excellent Telecom Stocks With Great Dividends

There are a few solid dividend stocks in the telecom industry, and through this article, we will take a look at four of my favorite names. More specifically......(read more)

CenturyLink, Inc. (CTL), Seagate Technology PLC (STX), Lockheed Martin Corporation (LMT): Three Stocks With Dividend Yields You Cannot Afford to Ignore

The importance of dividend yield to a buy-and-hold investor cannot be overstated. A strong dividend yield allows you to build income over the long term......(read more)

Cliffs Natural Resources Inc (CLF), Pitney Bowes Inc. (PBI): Make The Best Bet You Can

Investors have sought out the highest dividend paying stocks they can find in order to maximize their income in a low-interest rate environment. But despite......(read more)

AT&T Inc. (T), Verizon Communications Inc. (VZ) & CenturyLink, Inc. (CTL): Two Telecom Stocks to Buy, One to Avoid

The telecom-services industry is one of the top-performing sectors in the world, and many companies operating in this market offer hefty dividends. In......(read more)
CenturyLink, Inc. (NYSE:CTL)

CenturyLink, Inc. (CTL), SandRidge Energy Inc. (SD) & More: Watch This Trio

Don’t settle for ordinary quarterly reports. Every week, I take a look at three companies that beat market expectations, since I believe that it......(read more)
CenturyLink, Inc. (NYSE:CTL)

Frontier Communications Corp (FTR), Windstream Corporation (WIN): Will CenturyLink, Inc. (CTL) Bounce Back This Quarter?

On Wednesday, CenturyLink, Inc. (NYSE:CTL) will release its latest quarterly results. The key to making smart investment decisions on stocks reporting......(read more)

American Capital Agency Corp. (AGNC), Pitney Bowes Inc. (PBI), and the Twenty-Five Highest Dividend Paying Stocks in April

Dividend investing is popular again. Investors have taken to heart Jeremy Siegel’s studies, which show that higher-paying stocks tend to offer greater......(read more)

Comcast Corporation (CMCSA), H.J. Heinz Company (HNZ): Big Buyout Borrowing

New issues in U.S. corporate bond markets topped $38 billion last week, with four borrowers taking on more than $3 billion each to account for more than......(read more)
Verizon Communications Inc. (NYSE:VZ)

Verizon Communications Inc. (VZ): Is Frontier Communications Corp (FTR) a Cash King?

Investors know that it pays to follow the cash. If you figure out how a company moves its money, you might eventually find some of that cash flowing into......(read more)

Pitney Bowes (PBI), Best Buy (BBY): How the S&P’s Top Dividend Stocks Have Fared in 2013

Many income-seeking investors look for stocks that will maximize their current income from dividends. The popular “Dogs of the Dow” strategy......(read more)

Nokia Corporation (ADR) (NOK): Are Dividend Cuts Always a Bad Thing?

As a dividend growth investor, or just an investor in general, it may kill your soul when one of your stocks decides to cut, or even eliminate, its dividend......(read more)
CenturyLink, Inc. (NYSE:CTL)

These 3 Numbers Say To Stay Away: CenturyLink, Inc. (CTL), AT&T Inc. (T)

My first thought when I see a high yielding stock is, can the company afford the dividend? There are a few sectors of the market known for their high......(read more)
Windstream Corporation (NASDAQ:WIN)

These 3 Numbers Keep Me from Buying: Windstream Corporation (WIN)

Who wouldn’t be interested in a yield of more than 11%? If investors’ expectations are realistic, they would be very happy with a 10% or more......(read more)
CenturyLink, Inc. (NYSE:CTL)

Are These Lush Dividends In Danger?: CenturyLink, Inc. (CTL) and More

For many years small telecom companies operating mainly fixed-line phone businesses offered extremely high dividend yields, sometimes greater than 10%.......(read more)
Frontier Communications Corp (NASDAQ:FTR)

Frontier Communications Corp (FTR) and Windstream Corporation (WIN) Dodge CenturyLink’s Bullet

Things could’ve been worse — far worse — for Windstream Corporation (NASDAQ:WIN) and Frontier Communications Corp (NASDAQ:FTR) investors......(read more)
Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL)

2 Challenges Apple Inc. (AAPL) Faces With Boosting Its Dividend

Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) investors are getting restless. Not only have the company’s competitive prospects come under fire in recent months as several......(read more)
CenturyLink, Inc. (NYSE:CTL)

In the Wake of a Dividend Cut, What’s an Investor to do with CenturyLink, Inc. (CTL)?

Investors of CenturyLink, Inc. (NYSE:CTL) got a rude awakening on Feb. 14, when they found that their company had cut its dividend 25% amidst providing......(read more)
CenturyLink, Inc. (NYSE:CTL)

These Stocks Plunged With the Dow Today: CenturyLink Inc. (CTL), WindStream Corporation (WIN)

For years, various actions from the Federal Reserve have been major underpinnings of the stock market. So when the Fed’s most recently released......(read more)
Frontier Communications Corp (NASDAQ:FTR)

Frontier Communications Corp (FTR) Earnings: An Early Look

Earnings season is now starting to wind down, with most companies already having reported their quarterly results. But there are still some companies......(read more)
8x8, Inc.

8×8, Inc. (EGHT) and More: These Utilities Hold Promise – and Some Hefty Dividends, Too

Exchange-traded funds offer a convenient way to invest in sectors or niches that interest you. If you’d like to add some utility stocks to your......(read more)
Windstream Corporation (NASDAQ:WIN)

Windstream Corporation (WIN) Earnings: An Early Look

Earnings season is in full swing, with huge numbers of companies having already given their latest numbers to investors, and Windstream Corporation (NASDAQ......(read more)
CenturyLink, Inc. (NYSE:CTL)

The News Isn’t Really That Bad: CenturyLink, Inc. (CTL)

I’ve written before about CenturyLink, Inc. (NYSE:CTL) and how it appears to be the best positioned local telecom. Not a lot has changed about the......(read more)
Windstream Corporation (NASDAQ:WIN)

3 Risks Windstream Corporation (WIN) Has to Overcome

Windstream Corporation (NASDAQ:WIN) has captured the attention of dividend investors everywhere, with an impressive yield that has persisted for years......(read more)
Verizon Communications Inc. (NYSE:VZ)

Should We Buy Verizon Communications Inc. (VZ) and AT&T Inc. (T)?

For years now, analysts have called for the gradual demise of landline phone service, as customers understandably save money by switching solely to cellular......(read more)
Windstream Corporation (NASDAQ:WIN)

Will Windstream Corporation (WIN) and Frontier Communications Corp (FTR) Follow CenturyLink, Inc. (CTL)’s Dividend Cut?

Investors are hanging up on CenturyLink, Inc. (NYSE:CTL) . Shares of the regional provider of telecom services opened 19% lower this morning. Intellectual......(read more)

How Berkshire Hathaway Inc. (BRK.A) Helped Rescue the Dow This Morning

Early this morning, things looked dire for the stock market. News from around the world led to rising concerns about the global economy as Japanese GDP......(read more)
CenturyLink, Inc. (NYSE:CTL)

Noteworthy Downgrades on Thursday: CenturyLink, Inc. (CTL), Ulta Salon, Cosmetics & Fragrance, Inc. (ULTA)

Sometimes an analyst issues a revised outlook or changes his/her rating, but does not inform investors of the reasons behind the call. These typically......(read more)
Windstream Corporation (NASDAQ:WIN)

Dividend Cut Causes a Run on Small Telecoms: Windstream Corporation (WIN) and More

Just before the beginning of 2013, I pointed out three dividend stocks that I thought were dangerous for investors to invest in. My reasoning was simple......(read more)
Dow Jones Industrial Average 2 Minute (INDEXDJX:^DJI)

Why Bad News Can’t Hold Down the Dow Jones Industrial Average (.DJI)

Well, it didn’t close above 14,000. And while that may be disappointing for investors, the Dow Jones Industrial Average (INDEX:.DJI) did one impressive......(read more)
Infinera Corp. (NASDAQ:INFN)

Buy, Sell, or Hold: Infinera Corp. (INFN)

When considering any stock for your portfolio, don’t be swayed by just the positives. Examine its pros and cons and decide whether its possible......(read more)
Windstream Corporation (NASDAQ:WIN)

Why Windstream Corporation (WIN) Is Worth a Closer Look

Windstream Corporation (NASDAQ:WIN) doesn’t have a very long history, having been formed back in 2006 from the merger of the local telephone businesses......(read more)
CenturyLink, Inc. (NYSE:CTL)

Check Out These Total-Return Holdings: CenturyLink, Inc. (CTL), Buckeye Partners, L.P. (BPL) and More

With Treasury yields at near-zero levels, investments that provide a solid yield while also offering price upside look like appealing considerations for......(read more)
Altria Group Inc (NYSE:MO)

3 Dividend Buys and 1 You Need to Avoid: Altria Group, Inc. (MO), CenturyLink, Inc. (CTL), ConocoPhillips (COP)

Dividend stocks are useful for more than just income investors. This paper discusses how over longer timespans, dividend stocks out-perform non-dividend......(read more)
AT&T Inc. (NYSE:T)

The 2 Things AT&T Inc. (T) Does Better Than Its Rival

There is no question that AT&T Inc. (NYSE:T) and Verizon Communications Inc. (NYSE:VZ) are rivals. I’ve written about both companies in the......(read more)

10 Best Stocks For 2012 By Merrill Lynch

Earlier this month Bank of America/Merrill Lynch (BAC) strategist Savita Subramanian prepared a list of Merrill Lynch’s 10 favorite stocks for 2012.......(read more)