Financial Results, Declared Dividends, and Stake Sale Agreements - Research Report on CenturyLink, T-Mobile, Windstream, VimpelCom, and Telefonica

NEW YORK, November 11, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --

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Today, Analysts' Corner announced new research reports highlighting CenturyLink, Inc. (NYSE: CTL), T-Mobile US, Inc. (NYSE: TMUS), Windstream Corporation (NASDAQ: WIN), VimpelCom Ltd. (NASDAQ: VIP), and Telefonica Brasil, S.A. (NYSE: VIV). Today's readers may access these reports free of charge - including full price targets, industry analysis and analyst ratings - via the links below.

CenturyLink, Inc. Research Report

On November 6, 2013, CenturyLink, Inc. (CenturyLink) reported financial results for Q3 2013. The Company posted operating revenues of $4.5 billion in Q3 2013, which indicated a decline of 1.2%YoY. Net loss of the Company stood at $1.0 billion or $1.76 per diluted share in Q3 2013, compared to a net income of $270 million or $0.43 per diluted share Q3 2012. Glen F. Post III, CenturyLink's CEO and President, commented, "CenturyLink achieved solid financial and subscriber results for the third quarter. Overall, we continue to perform well with particular strength in our Business segment where sustained demand for high-bandwidth services and solid sales momentum continue to drive strong results. We are taking steps to drive revenue growth and margins to be more in line with industry trends going forward and we expect to achieve significant improvement in our Data Hosting results in the months and years ahead." The Full Research Report on CenturyLink, Inc. - including full detailed breakdown, analyst ratings and price targets - is available to download free of charge at:


T-Mobile US, Inc. Research Report

On November 5, 2013, T-Mobile US, Inc. (T-Mobile) reported its operational and financial results for Q3 2013. The Company reported more than 1 million net customer additions in Q3 2013 with net addition of 672,000 total branded customers, comprising of 648,000 branded postpaid customers and 24,000 branded prepaid customers. According to the Company, the branded postpaid net customers additions was driven by continued low branded postpaid churn of 1.7% and an 8% QoQ increase in branded postpaid gross additions. T-Mobile's adjusted EBITDA was $1.3 billion, indicating 6.2% QoQ growth on a pro forma combined basis. John Legere, President and CEO of T-Mobile, commented, "T-Mobile's Un-carrier approach is resonating with consumers. We added more than 1 million customers and led the industry with 643,000 branded postpaid phone additions because we are fixing the things that drive customers crazy. Part of our customer momentum comes from the MetroPCS acquisition. With MetroPCS we are making great progress, including the planned additional expansion of the MetroPCS brand into another 15 additional markets by November 21. Our momentum is great and we have confidence that we can continue to deliver sustainable and profitable growth." The Full Research Report on T-Mobile US, Inc. - including full detailed breakdown, analyst ratings and price targets - is available to download free of charge at:


Windstream Corporation Research Report

On November 6, 2013, Windstream Corporation (Windstream) reported that its Board of Directors has declared a quarterly dividend of $0.25 per share on the Company's common stock. According to the Company, stockholders of record as of December 31, 2013 can collect dividends on January 15, 2014. The Full Research Report on Windstream Corporation - including full detailed breakdown, analyst ratings and price targets - is available to download free of charge at:


VimpelCom Ltd. Research Report

On November 6, 2013, VimpelCom Ltd. (VimpelCom) reported financial results for Q3 2013. VimpelCom's total operating revenues were $5.7 billion, down 1.1% YoY. Net income attributable to VimpelCom shareholders stood at $255 million in Q3 2013, compared to that of $538 million in Q3 2012. Overall mobile subscriber base of the Company went up 4.8% YoY to 219 million during the quarter. Jo Lunder, VimpelCom's CEO, commented, "The third quarter results were impacted by regulatory and competitive pressures. To better serve our customers, we plan further substantial investment in our mobile data networks in Russia in the final quarter of the year. Our EBITDA margin remained amongst the highest in the industry at 43.5%, and cash flows from our operating businesses were solid at USD 1.7 billion. We will remain focused on delivering value to our customers and shareholders." The Full Research Report on VimpelCom Ltd. - including full detailed breakdown, analyst ratings and price targets - is available to download free of charge at:


Telefonica Brasil, S.A. Research Report  

On November 5, 2013, Telefonica Brasil, S.A. (Telefonica) reported that it has entered into an agreement with PPF Group to sell 65.9% of the capital of Telefónica Czech Republic, which includes its operations in Slovakia. According to the Company, the total cash consideration for the operation is c.€2.5 billion, of which €2.0 billion is payable upon completion of the transaction, while a deferred payment of €404 million will be made over a period of four years. The Company further informed that Telefónica will retain a stake of 4.9% in Telefónica Czech Republic and will remain as an industrial and commercial partner for the next four years. The Full Research Report on Telefonica Brasil, S.A. - including full detailed breakdown, analyst ratings and price targets - is available to download free of charge at:



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