Category Archives: CTL

Is Now The Time To Buy Into CenturyLink’s Generous Yield?

INTRODUCTION: CenturyLink (CTL) surprised the market on February 13 by reducing the quarterly dividend to 54 cents from 72.5 cents per share.  Why? Cash taxes are expected to increase substantially starting in 2015.  The problem is not unique to CTL.  … Continue reading

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Frontier Communications: Opportunity Or Value Trap?

Frontier (FTR) announced a reduction in the yearly dividend from $0.75 to $0.40 in February. The 47% dividend cut provides an additional $348 million a year. The dividend cut, while painful to many, was necessary. The reduction added flexibility to: … Continue reading

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