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Stock Investors Sell Off Shares of CenturyTel, Down 1.3%

Published on Thu, 03/21/2013 - 10:27
By Mallory Stone

CenturyTel (NYSE:CTL) is a company whose shares are active, trading 1.3% lower to $34.12. The S&P is trading lower by 0.5% to 1,551 and the Dow is trading 0.5% lower to 14,437.

CenturyTel, Inc. is an integrated communications company. The Company provides a wide range of communications services, including local and long distance voice, Internet access and broadband services. CenturyTel operates throughout the United States.

CenturyTel share prices have moved between a 52-week high of $43.43 and a 52-week low of $32.05 and are now trading 6% above that low price at $34.12 per share. Over the past week, the 200-day moving average (MA) has gone down 0.2% while the 50-day MA has declined 0.9%.

There is potential upside of 5.4% for shares of CenturyTel based on a current price of $34.12 and an average consensus analyst price target of $35.96. The stock should find initial resistance at its 50-day moving average (MA) of $37.56 and further resistance at its 200-day MA of $39.33.

By Mallory Stone