FTR Frontier Communications

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  • FTR
  • Price as of: Apr 29, 06:55 PM EDT
  • $5.56
  • +$0.01
  • +0.2%
  • Industry
  • Telecom services - domestic
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FTR Stock Dividend Data

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  • Dividend Yield
    7.55% Technology Average 4.12%
  • Annual Payout
    $0.42 Paid Quarterly
  • Payout Ratio
    NM EPS -$0.17
  • Dividend Growth
    No Payout Increase Last Year
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FTR Upcoming Dividend Payouts

FTR has not yet officially announced its next dividend payout.
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Dividend.com DARS Rating™ Breakdown for FTR

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Metric FTR Rank FTR Avg Ranking Notes
Relative Strength 1 year return is at par with Benchmark/Peers/Broader Market/Analyst Expectations
Overall Yield Attractiveness Yield is better than Benchmark/Peers/Broader Market/Analyst Expectations
Dividend Reliability Below average payout ratio. Considerably lower than Benchmark/Peers/Broader Market/Analyst Expectations
Dividend Uptrend Irregular Dividends, Dividend not growing against Benchmark/Peers/Broader Market/Analyst Expectations
Earnings Growth EPS growth is at par with Benchmark/Peers/Broader Market/Analyst Expectations
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Growth History

FTR Dividend Growth History

Annualized Growth
1994-2012
Annualized Growth
1994-2004
Annualized Growth
2004-2008
Annualized Growth
2008-2012
Annualized Growth
Last 5 Yrs
Annualized Growth
Last 3 Yrs
Annual
Growth
2012
Consecutive
Years of
Increases
1.6% 5.0% No Payout Increase Last Year
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Historical Annual Dividend Data & Growth

FTR Historical Annual Dividend Data & Growth

Payout Amount Calendar Year Annual Growth
$0.4200 2015 5.0%
$0.4000 2014 0.0%
Historical Dividend Data

FTR Dividend History

Payout Amount Declared Date Ex-Dividend Date Record Date Pay Date ▼ Qualified Dividend? Payout Type Frequency
$0.1050 2016-02-16 2016-03-09 2016-03-11 2016-03-31 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.1050 2015-11-02 2015-12-11 2015-12-15 2015-12-31 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.1050 2015-07-29 2015-09-11 2015-09-15 2015-09-30 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.1050 2015-05-05 2015-05-26 2015-05-28 2015-06-30 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.1050 2015-02-19 2015-03-10 2015-03-12 2015-03-31 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.1000 2014-10-28 2014-12-10 2014-12-12 2014-12-31 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.1000 2014-07-30 2014-09-10 2014-09-12 2014-09-30 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.1000 2014-05-06 2014-06-05 2014-06-09 2014-06-30 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.1000 2014-02-18 2014-03-05 2014-03-07 2014-03-31 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.1000 2013-10-31 2013-12-05 2013-12-09 2013-12-31 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.1000 2013-07-31 2013-09-05 2013-09-09 2013-09-30 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.1000 2013-05-06 2013-06-05 2013-06-07 2013-06-28 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.1000 2013-02-21 2013-03-06 2013-03-08 2013-03-29 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.1000 2012-11-02 2012-12-05 2012-12-07 2012-12-31 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.1000 2012-07-25 2012-09-05 2012-09-07 2012-09-28 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.1000 2012-05-08 2012-06-06 2012-06-08 2012-06-29 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.1000 2012-02-16 2012-03-07 2012-03-09 2012-03-30 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.1875 2011-11-02 2011-12-07 2011-12-09 2011-12-30 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.1875 2011-08-01 2011-09-07 2011-09-09 2011-09-30 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.1875 2011-05-11 2011-06-07 2011-06-09 2011-06-30 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.1875 2011-02-17 2011-03-07 2011-03-09 2011-03-31 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.1875 2010-11-09 2010-12-07 2010-12-09 2010-12-31 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.1875 2010-07-29 2010-09-07 2010-09-09 2010-09-30 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.2500 2010-05-12 2010-06-07 2010-06-09 2010-06-30 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.2500 2010-02-17 2010-03-05 2010-03-09 2010-03-31 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.2500 2009-10-28 2009-12-07 2009-12-09 2009-12-31 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.2500 2009-07-30 2009-09-04 2009-09-09 2009-09-30 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.2500 2009-05-13 2009-06-05 2009-06-09 2009-06-30 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.2500 2009-02-06 2009-03-05 2009-03-09 2009-03-31 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.2500 2008-11-06 2008-12-05 2008-12-09 2008-12-31 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.2500 2008-07-31 2008-09-05 2008-09-09 2008-09-30 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.2500 2008-05-14 2008-06-05 2008-06-09 2008-06-30 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.2500 2008-02-21 2008-03-06 2008-03-10 2008-03-31 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.2500 2007-10-25 2007-12-05 2007-12-09 2007-12-31 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.2500 2007-07-27 2007-09-05 2007-09-09 2007-09-28 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.2500 2007-05-18 2007-06-06 2007-06-09 2007-06-29 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.2500 2007-02-23 2007-03-07 2007-03-09 2007-03-30 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.2500 2006-10-26 2006-12-06 2006-12-09 2006-12-29 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.2500 2006-07-28 2006-09-06 2006-09-09 2006-09-29 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.2500 2006-05-25 2006-06-07 2006-06-09 2006-06-30 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.2500 2006-02-24 2006-03-07 2006-03-09 2006-03-31 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.2500 2005-11-02 2005-12-07 2005-12-09 2005-12-30 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.2500 2005-07-29 2005-09-07 2005-09-09 2005-09-30 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.2500 2005-05-26 2005-06-07 2005-06-09 2005-06-30 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.2500 2005-03-08 2005-03-16 2005-03-18 2005-03-31 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.2500 2004-11-01 2004-12-08 2004-12-10 2004-12-31 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.2500 2004-07-11 2004-08-16 2004-08-18 2004-09-02 Yes Regular Quarter
$2.0000 2004-07-11 2004-08-16 2004-08-18 2004-09-02 Yes Special N/A
Company Profile

FTR Company Profile

Exchange: NASDAQ
Sector: Technology

Frontier Communications (FTR) provides various communication services to rural areas, and small and medium-sized towns and cities as an incumbent local exchange carrier (ILEC). The company, formerly known as Citizens Utilities Company, was founded in 1927 and is based in Stamford, Connecticut. FTR has been paying dividends since 1972. From 2004 to 2009, it had been paying an annual dividend of $1, but it was cut and FTR started paying a $0.4 dividend annually in 2012. In December 2013, FTR purchased AT&T’s Connecticut land-line business for $2 billion. FTR pays its dividend quarterly.

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News

Frontier Communications News

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  • Frontier to Buy Verizon Landlines in $8.6 Billion Cash/Stock Deal (FTR)

    Telecom provider Frontier Communications Corp (FTR) said Wednesday that it has reached a deal with Verizon (VZ) to purchase several million rural phone access lines in an $8.6 billion cash/stock deal. Frontier, which is based in Stamford, Connecticut, said that the deal will increase its access lines from 2.3 million to more than 7 million. The company specializes in providing landline phone and Internet service to rural customers. The deal, which is expected to close within the next year, states that Verizon shareholders will get $5.3 billion in Frontier common stock, and $3.3 billion in cash and debt securities. About 11,000 Verizon employees will keep their jobs and work for Frontier, the companies said. The phone lines being sold reside mainly in rural areas in Arizona, California, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Michigan, Nevada, North Carolina, Ohio, Oregon, South Carolina, Washington, Wisconsin and West Virginia. The sale is part of Verizon's continued efforts to shed its traditional landline phone service, and instead concentrate on upgrading customers to newer FiOS fiber optic TV, Internet, and phone service. Frontier stock rose 5 cents, or +0.6%, in morning trading Wednesday, while Verizon shares rose 11 cents, or +0.4%. The Bottom Line We had removed shares of FTR from our "Recommended" list on Oct.6, when the shares were trading at $11.15. The company has a 13.21% dividend yield, based on last night's closing stock price of $7.57. The stock has technical support in the $5 price area. If the shares can firm up, we see overhead resistance around the $9.00-9.50 price levels. We would remain on the sidelines for now. Frontier Communications Corp (FTR) is not recommended at this time, holding a Dividend.com DARS™ Rating of 2.8 out of 5 stars. Be sure to visit our complete recommended list of the Best Dividend Stocks, as well as a detailed explanation of our ratings system here.
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