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Centurytel, Inc. (CTL) [hlAlert]

down 28.02 %

Centurytel, Inc. (CTL) rated Buy with price target $48 by Argus

Posted on: Wednesday,  Aug 6, 2008  9:25 AM ET by Argus

Argus rated Buy Centurytel, Inc. (NYSE: CTL) on 08/06/2008, when the stock price was $37.15. Since
then, Centurytel, Inc. has lost 28.02% as of 09/15/2015's recent price of $26.74.
If you would have followed this Argus's recommendation on CTL, you would have lost 28.02% of your investment in 2596 days.

CenturyTel, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, is an integrated communications company engaged primarily in providing an array of communications services, including local and long distance voice, Internet access and broadband services. The Company operates in 25 states located within the continental United States. At December 31, 2008, its incumbent local exchange telephone subsidiaries operated approximately two million telephone access lines, primarily in rural areas and small to mid-size cities in 23 states, with over 68% of these lines located in Missouri, Wisconsin, Alabama, Arkansas and Washington. It also provides fiber transport, local exchange carrier, security monitoring, and other communications and business information services in certain local and regional markets. In July 2009, Embarq Corporation was acquired.

Argus Research is an independent research firm, and our business is producing, distributing and marketing high-quality investment and economic research. Our recommendations - BUY, HOLD and SELL - reflect the judgment of an analyst about a company's prospects as an investment in terms of value, expected growth and risks. Argus Research does not bring companies public, advise companies on mergers and acquisitions, broker trades, make markets in stocks or manage money. Our independence allows us to make critical judgments about companies that we might not be so free to make were we competing for a firm's underwriting business. Because we're not a broker/dealer, we don't have "inventory" of a stock that we have to move with a tainted recommendation. We have developed a six-point system for analyzing the stocks in our Universe of Coverage. We believe that this system
Stock Market Advice
Date/Time (ET)SymbolRatingTermPrice (*)Target
8/6/2008 9:25 AM Buy
37.15 48.00
as of 12/24/2008
1 Week down  -0.82 %
1 Month down  -3.39 %
3 Months down  -6.40 %
1 YTD down  -28.80 %

(*) Stock Price at the time of the recommendation.
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