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CenturyTel Inc., the country's fifth-largest local-phone company, said Thursday that it will buy Qwest Communications International Inc., the third-largest, in a stock swap worth $10.6 billion to gain the benefits of scale in a shrinking business.
The Times-Picayune · 4/22/2010
UPDATE: In an interview with the Denver Business Journal's Mark Harden, Qwest spokeswoman Kate Oravez confirmed that "There will be [staff] reductions, but it's too early to determine how many." Oravez said that there would also be job relocations …
The Huffington Post · ByPeter Svensson · 6/22/2010
NEW YORK (CNNMoney.com) -- In one of the largest telecommunication mergers in years, CenturyTel Inc. announced Thursday it will acquire Qwest Communications in a $10.6 billion all-stock transaction. The combined companies will have operations in …
CNN Money · ByBen Rooney · 4/22/2010
Centurylink (NYSE:CTL) was downgraded by Zacks from a “hold” rating to a “strong sell” rating in a research report issued to clients and investors on Tuesday, AnalystRatings.NET reports. According to Zacks, “CenturyLink reported mixed financial ...
Watch List News · 7/30/2015
CenturyTel Inc., a Louisiana phone company, plans to buy the larger Qwest for $10.5 billion in stock, ending years of speculation over the ultimate fate of the financially hobbled Denver-based phone giant. The proposed deal, which needs federal and some ...
TwinCities Pioneer Press · ByLeslie Brooks · 4/23/2010
MONROE, La., Aug. 21 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- CenturyTel, Inc. announced today that its board of directors authorized the repurchase of up to $750 million of its common stock. The Company anticipates purchasing shares in the open market, depending …
FierceWireless · 9/18/2007
But Glen Post of CenturyTel does. CenturyTel just announced a tenfold increase in its dividend. That came along with a modest increase in the company’s leverage target and an acceleration of a previous stock buyback program, Post said. That previous ...
CNBC · 6/30/2008
That’s when shareholders approved the new name. CenturyLink will continue to trade under the “CTLstock ticker. Now that the name change is out of the way, CenturyLink can focus on its pending $22.4 billion acquisition of Denver-headquartered Qwest.
Channel Partners · 5/21/2010
NEW YORK – CenturyTel Inc. said Thursday that it will buy Qwest Communications International Inc. in a stock swap worth $10.6 billion, creating a telecommunications giant serving customers in 37 states. The deal would unite two major providers of ...
FlatheadBeacon · 4/22/2010
Looking to jumpstart its stock price, rural phone carrier CenturyTel Inc. unveiled a whopping tenfold increase in its dividend and said it would speed its share-repurchase program. CenturyTel's stock price surged 18% Tuesday after the Monroe, La.,
Wall Street Journal · 6/25/2008

CenturyLink

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CenturyLink, Inc., is an American multinational communications company headquartered in Monroe, Louisiana. It provides co…
CenturyLink, Inc., is an American multinational communications company headquartered in Monroe, Louisiana. It provides communications and data services to residential, business, governmental and wholesale customers in 36 states. A member of the S&P 500 index, the company operates as a local exchange carrier and Internet service provider in U.S. markets and is the third-largest telecommunications company in the United States in terms of lines served, behind AT&T and Verizon. It also provides long distance service.
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