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  • Previous Rank
    160
  • Revenues ($M)
    $17,656.00
  • Revenue Percent Change
    1.1%
  • Profits ($M)
    $1,389.00
  • Profits Percent Change
    121.9%
  • Assets ($M)
    $75,611.00
  • Employees
    51,000
  • Market Value — as of March 29, 2018 ($M)
    $17,577.80

The internet service, phone, and cable TV provider has customers in more than 60 countries.

Company Info

Acquired Level 3 Communications (2016 rank: 336), Nov. 1, 2017.
CEO
Jeffrey K. Storey
CEO Title
President, Chief Executive Officer & Director
Sector
Telecommunications
Industry
Telecommunications
HQ Location
Monroe, La.
Websitehttp://www.centurylink.com
Years on Fortune 500 List9
Employees51,000
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CenturyLink Rank History

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Key Financials (Last Fiscal Year)

$ millions% change
Revenues ($M)$17,656.001.1%
Profits ($M)$1,389.00121.9%
Assets ($M)$75,611.00-
Total Stockholder Equity ($M)$23,491.00-
Market Value — as of March 29, 2018 ($M)$17,577.80-

Profit Ratios

Profit as % of Revenues7.9%
Profits as % of Assets1.8%
Profits as % of Stockholder Equity5.9%

Earnings Per Share (Last Fiscal Year)

Earnings Per Share ($)2.21
EPS % Change (from 2016)90.5%
EPS % Change (5 year annual rate)12.1%
EPS % Change (10 year annual rate)-5.1%

Total Return

Total Return to Investors (2017)-22.1%
Total Return to Investors (5 year, annualized)-9%
Total Return to Investors (10 year, annualized)-1.5%