NASDAQ:FTR - Frontier Communications Stock Price, News, & Analysis

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$5.41 -0.07 (-1.28 %)
(As of 10/22/2018 12:25 PM ET)
Previous Close$5.48
Today's Range$5.39 - $5.60
52-Week Range$4.52 - $12.19
Volume34,860 shs
Average Volume2.84 million shs
Market Capitalization$579.84 million
P/E Ratio-1.43
Dividend Yield10.95%
Frontier Communications Corporation provides communications services to consumer, commercial, and wholesale customers in the United States. It offers broadband, video, voice, and other services and products through a combination of fiber and copper based networks to consumer customers. The company also provides broadband, Ethernet, traditional circuit-based, and voice services; and software defined wide area network, multiprotocol label switching, and time division multiplexing data transport and optical transport services to small, medium, and large enterprises, as well as advanced hardware and network solutions and services, and customer premise equipment. In addition, it offers 24/7 technical support; wireless broadband services in selected markets; satellite TV video services; voice services, including data-based VoIP, and long distance and voice messaging services; and a package of communications services. Further, the company provides a range of access services that allow other carriers to use facilities to originate and terminate their local and long distance voice traffic. As of December 31, 2017, it served approximately 4.9 million customers and 3.9 million broadband subscribers in 29 states. The company was formerly known as Citizens Communications Company and changed its name to Frontier Communications Corporation in July 2008. Frontier Communications Corporation was founded in 1927 and is based in Norwalk, Connecticut.

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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Stock Exchange NASDAQ
Industry Telephone communication, except radio
Sub-IndustryIntegrated Telecommunication Services


Debt-to-Equity Ratio6.75
Current Ratio0.47
Quick Ratio0.47


Trailing P/E Ratio-1.43
Forward P/E Ratio-3.28
P/E GrowthN/A

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$9.13 billion
Price / Sales0.06
Cash Flow$60.1111 per share
Price / Cash0.09
Book Value$28.98 per share
Price / Book0.19


EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)($3.79)
Net Income$-1,804,000,000.00
Net Margins-12.06%
Return on Equity-2.48%
Return on Assets-0.26%


Outstanding Shares105,810,000
Market Cap$579.84 million

Frontier Communications (NASDAQ:FTR) Frequently Asked Questions

What is Frontier Communications' stock symbol?

Frontier Communications trades on the NASDAQ under the ticker symbol "FTR."

How often does Frontier Communications pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Frontier Communications?

Frontier Communications declared a quarterly dividend on Tuesday, October 31st. Investors of record on Friday, December 15th will be given a dividend of $0.60 per share on Friday, December 29th. This represents a $2.40 annualized dividend and a yield of 44.25%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, December 14th. View Frontier Communications' Dividend History.

How were Frontier Communications' earnings last quarter?

Frontier Communications Corp (NASDAQ:FTR) posted its earnings results on Tuesday, July, 31st. The utilities provider reported ($0.80) EPS for the quarter, beating the Zacks' consensus estimate of ($0.83) by $0.03. The utilities provider earned $2.16 billion during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $2.16 billion. Frontier Communications had a negative net margin of 12.06% and a negative return on equity of 2.48%. The firm's revenue was down 6.2% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter last year, the business earned ($1.10) EPS. View Frontier Communications' Earnings History.

When is Frontier Communications' next earnings date?

Frontier Communications is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Tuesday, November 6th 2018. View Earnings Estimates for Frontier Communications.

How can I listen to Frontier Communications' earnings call?

Frontier Communications will be holding an earnings conference call on Tuesday, November 6th at 4:30 PM Eastern. Interested parties can register for or listen to the call using this link.

What price target have analysts set for FTR?

12 brokers have issued 12 month price objectives for Frontier Communications' stock. Their predictions range from $4.00 to $13.00. On average, they expect Frontier Communications' stock price to reach $7.17 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 32.2% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for Frontier Communications.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Frontier Communications?

12 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Frontier Communications in the last year. There are currently 5 sell ratings and 7 hold ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold." View Analyst Ratings for Frontier Communications.

Are investors shorting Frontier Communications?

Frontier Communications saw a increase in short interest in September. As of September 28th, there was short interest totalling 33,572,138 shares, an increase of 8.1% from the September 14th total of 31,046,086 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 3,830,794 shares, the short-interest ratio is currently 8.8 days. Currently, 32.3% of the company's shares are sold short. View Frontier Communications' Current Options Chain.

Who are some of Frontier Communications' key competitors?

Who are Frontier Communications' key executives?

Frontier Communications' management team includes the folowing people:
  • Mr. Daniel J. McCarthy, Pres, CEO & Director (Age 54)
  • Mr. Steve Gable, Exec. VP & Chief Technology Officer (Age 44)
  • Mr. Kenneth A. Arndt, Exec. VP of Commercial Sales Operations (Age 53)
  • Mr. John J. Lass, Exec. VP of Customer Operations (Age 61)
  • Mr. Sheldon Bruha, Interim CFO, Sr. VP & Treasurer

Who are Frontier Communications' major shareholders?

Frontier Communications' stock is owned by many different of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include Louisiana State Employees Retirement System (0.04%), Nisa Investment Advisors LLC (0.04%) and State of Alaska Department of Revenue (0.03%). Company insiders that own Frontier Communications stock include John Lass, Kenneth Arndt and Steve Gable. View Institutional Ownership Trends for Frontier Communications.

Which major investors are buying Frontier Communications stock?

FTR stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Nisa Investment Advisors LLC, Louisiana State Employees Retirement System and State of Alaska Department of Revenue. Company insiders that have bought Frontier Communications stock in the last two years include John Lass, Kenneth Arndt and Steve Gable. View Insider Buying and Selling for Frontier Communications.

How do I buy shares of Frontier Communications?

Shares of FTR can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

What is Frontier Communications' stock price today?

One share of FTR stock can currently be purchased for approximately $5.4236.

How big of a company is Frontier Communications?

Frontier Communications has a market capitalization of $579.84 million and generates $9.13 billion in revenue each year. The utilities provider earns $-1,804,000,000.00 in net income (profit) each year or ($3.79) on an earnings per share basis. Frontier Communications employs 22,700 workers across the globe.

What is Frontier Communications' official website?

The official website for Frontier Communications is

How can I contact Frontier Communications?

Frontier Communications' mailing address is 401 Merritt 7, Norwalk CT, 06581. The utilities provider can be reached via phone at 203-614-5600 or via email at [email protected]

MarketBeat Community Rating for Frontier Communications (NASDAQ FTR)

Community Ranking:  2.1 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  408 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  583 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  991
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Frontier Communications and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe FTR will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe FTR will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.
This page was last updated on 10/22/2018 by Staff

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