Windstream Holdings Company Profile (NASDAQ:WIN)

About Windstream Holdings (NASDAQ:WIN)

Windstream Holdings logoWindstream Corporation (Windstream) is a provider of advanced communications and technology solutions, including managed services and cloud computing, to businesses nationwide. In addition to business services, the Company offers broadband, voice and video services to consumers in primarily rural markets. It has operations in 48 states and the District of Columbia, a local and long-haul fiber network spanning approximately 115,000 miles, a robust business sales division and 21 data centers offering managed services and cloud computing. Windstream's owned local networks consist of central office digital switches, routers, loop carriers and virtual and physical colocations interconnected with fiber, copper and microwaved facilities. A mix of fiber optic and copper facilities connect its customers with the core network. In December 2011, the Company announced that it has completed its acquisition of PAETEC Holding Corp.

Industry, Sector and Symbol:
  • Sector: Computer and Technology
  • Industry: Telecom Services - Domestic
  • Sub-Industry: Integrated Telecommunication Services
  • Symbol: NASDAQ:WIN
  • CUSIP: 97381W10
  • Web:
  • Market Cap: $381.66 million
  • Outstanding Shares: 190,828,000
Average Prices:
  • 50 Day Moving Avg: $2.00
  • 200 Day Moving Avg: $3.64
  • 52 Week Range: $1.73 - $8.55
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: N/A
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: -1.52
  • P/E Growth: -0.02
Sales & Book Value:
  • Annual Revenue: $5.51 billion
  • Price / Sales: 0.07
  • Book Value: $3.30 per share
  • Price / Book: 0.58
  • Annual Dividend: $0.60
  • Dividend Yield: 30.0%
  • EBITDA: $1.8 billion
  • Net Margins: -6.03%
  • Return on Equity: -64.06%
  • Return on Assets: -2.31%
  • Debt-to-Equity Ratio: 16.34%
  • Current Ratio: 0.75%
  • Quick Ratio: 0.68%
  • Average Volume: 4.54 million shs.
  • Beta: 0.16
  • Short Ratio: 15.43

Frequently Asked Questions for Windstream Holdings (NASDAQ:WIN)

What is Windstream Holdings' stock symbol?

Windstream Holdings trades on the NASDAQ under the ticker symbol "WIN."

How were Windstream Holdings' earnings last quarter?

Windstream Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ:WIN) released its earnings results on Thursday, May, 5th. The company reported ($2.52) EPS for the quarter, missing the Zacks' consensus estimate of ($0.62) by $1.90. The firm earned $1.37 billion during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $1.37 billion. Windstream Holdings had a negative net margin of 6.03% and a negative return on equity of 64.06%. The firm's revenue was down 3.2% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period in the prior year, the company earned $0.05 EPS. View Windstream Holdings' Earnings History.

Are investors shorting Windstream Holdings?

Windstream Holdings saw a increase in short interest in the month of September. As of September 29th, there was short interest totalling 39,404,838 shares, an increase of 5.4% from the September 15th total of 37,383,698 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 4,907,181 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is currently 8.0 days. Currently, 21.0% of the shares of the stock are short sold.

Who are some of Windstream Holdings' key competitors?

How do I buy Windstream Holdings stock?

Shares of Windstream Holdings can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

What is Windstream Holdings' stock price today?

One share of Windstream Holdings stock can currently be purchased for approximately $1.93.

MarketBeat Community Rating for Windstream Holdings (NASDAQ WIN)
Community Ranking:  1.8 out of 5 (star)
Outperform Votes:  158 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  286 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  444
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Windstream Holdings and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe the stock will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe the stock will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.

Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for Windstream Holdings (NASDAQ:WIN) (How are Consensus Ratings Calculated?)
Ratings Breakdown: 1 Sell Rating, 1 Hold Rating
Consensus Rating:Hold (Score: 1.50)
Consensus Price Target: N/A
Consensus Price Target History for Windstream Holdings (NASDAQ:WIN)
Price Target History for Windstream Holdings (NASDAQ:WIN)
Analysts' Ratings History for Windstream Holdings (NASDAQ:WIN)
DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetImpact on Share PriceDetails
3/22/2017Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. (The)Reiterated RatingSellHighView Rating Details
3/2/2017Jefferies Group LLCUpgradeUnderperform -> HoldN/AView Rating Details
8/5/2016Raymond James Financial, Inc.DowngradeMkt Perform -> UnderperformN/AView Rating Details
7/5/2016Citigroup Inc.Reiterated RatingNeutralN/AView Rating Details
4/12/2016Deutsche Bank AGBoost Price TargetHold$6.00 -> $6.50N/AView Rating Details
4/1/2016Morgan StanleyReiterated RatingEqual Weight$7.00N/AView Rating Details
2/26/2016DA DavidsonBoost Price TargetNeutral$6.50 -> $7.00N/AView Rating Details
12/1/2015Royal Bank Of CanadaUpgradeMarket Perform -> OutperformN/AView Rating Details
11/12/2015J P Morgan Chase & CoLower Price TargetNeutral$8.00 -> $7.00N/AView Rating Details
11/8/2015Canaccord GenuityReiterated RatingHoldN/AView Rating Details
(Data available from 10/18/2015 forward)


Earnings History for Windstream Holdings (NASDAQ:WIN)
Earnings by Quarter for Windstream Holdings (NASDAQ:WIN)
Earnings History by Quarter for Windstream Holdings (NASDAQ WIN)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallDetails
5/5/2016Q1($0.62)($2.52)$1.37 billion$1.37 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/25/2016Q415($0.44)$1.41$1.43 billion$1.43 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
11/5/2015Q315($0.41)($0.08)$1.43 billion$1.50 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
8/6/2015Q215($0.61)($0.48)$1.42 billion$1.42 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/7/2015Q115($0.03)$0.05$1.43 billion$1.40 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/24/2015Q414$0.04($0.13)$1.45 billion$1.44 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
1/29/2015$0.10$0.09ViewN/AView Earnings Details
11/6/2014Q314$0.04$0.01$1.47 billion$1.46 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
8/7/2014Q214$0.08$0.03$1.48 billion$1.47 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/8/2014Q114$0.09$0.04$1.47 billion$1.50 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/27/2014Q413$0.09$0.09$1.50 billion$1.50 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
11/7/2013Q313$0.09$0.05$1.51 billion$1.50 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/8/2013Q2 2013$0.09$0.06$1.51 billion$1.51 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/9/2013Q1 2013$0.11$0.09$1.53 billion$1.50 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/19/2013Q4 2012$0.13$0.11$1.55 billion$1.54 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
11/8/2012Q312$0.13$0.12$1.54 billion$1.55 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/9/2012$0.12$0.12ViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/10/2012$0.14$0.13ViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/22/2012$0.20$0.19ViewN/AView Earnings Details
11/4/2011$0.21$0.19ViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/5/2011$0.19$0.19ViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/5/2011$0.19$0.05ViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/18/2011$0.20$0.15ViewN/AView Earnings Details
(Data available from 1/1/2011 forward)


Earnings Estimates for Windstream Holdings (NASDAQ:WIN)
Current Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $-1.88 EPS
Next Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $-1.27 EPS


Current Dividend Information for Windstream Holdings (NASDAQ:WIN)
Most Recent Dividend:7/15/2016
Annual Dividend:$0.60
Dividend Yield:31.17%
Payout Ratio:-20.62% (Trailing 12 Months of Earnings)
-31.91% (Based on This Year's Estimates)
-47.24% (Based on Next Year's Estimates)
Dividend Payments by Quarter for Windstream Holdings (NASDAQ:WIN)

Dividend History by Quarter for Windstream Holdings (NASDAQ WIN)
AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable Date
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Insider Trades

Insider Trading and Institutional Ownership History for Windstream Holdings (NASDAQ:WIN)
Insider Ownership Percentage: 1.50%
Institutional Ownership Percentage: 67.46%
Insider Trades by Quarter for Windstream Holdings (NASDAQ:WIN)
Institutional Ownership by Quarter for Windstream Holdings (NASDAQ:WIN)
Insider Trades by Quarter for Windstream Holdings (NASDAQ:WIN)
Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionDetails
11/18/2015William Acker MontgomeryDirectorBuy32,000$5.73$183,360.00View SEC Filing  
11/11/2015William Acker MontgomeryDirectorBuy30,780$6.11$188,065.80View SEC Filing  
8/14/2015Michael G StoltzDirectorBuy5,000$6.71$33,550.00View SEC Filing  
6/30/2015Alan L WellsDirectorBuy15,000$6.38$95,700.00View SEC Filing  
6/30/2015John P FletcherEVPBuy40,000$6.60$264,000.00View SEC Filing  
6/5/2015Carol B ArmitageDirectorBuy2,000$7.60$15,200.00View SEC Filing  
5/18/2015Alan L WellsDirectorBuy7,000$8.30$58,100.00View SEC Filing  
3/27/2015Anthony W ThomasCEOBuy25,000$7.50$187,500.00View SEC Filing  
8/29/2014Eric N EinhornSVPSell21,772$11.26$245,152.72View SEC Filing  
8/11/2014Dennis FosterDirectorSell47,632$11.17$532,049.44View SEC Filing  
3/13/2014Brent WhittingtonCOOSell160,000$8.10$1,296,000.00View SEC Filing  
3/11/2014Brent WhittingtonCOOSell40,000$8.07$322,800.00View SEC Filing  
3/10/2014Dennis FosterChairmanSell6,223$8.08$50,281.84View SEC Filing  
5/24/2013Eric N EinhornSVPSell17,524$8.62$151,056.88View SEC Filing  
5/14/2013Jeffery R GardnerCEOBuy1,000$8.42$8,420.00View SEC Filing  
3/28/2013Carol B ArmitageDirectorBuy1,000$7.98$7,980.00View SEC Filing  
3/27/2013Jeffery R GardnerCEOBuy1,000$8.18$8,180.00View SEC Filing  
3/26/2013Carol B ArmitageDirectorBuy1,000$8.13$8,130.00View SEC Filing  
3/26/2013Dennis FosterChairmanBuy6,500$8.14$52,910.00View SEC Filing  
3/12/2013Jeffery R GardnerCEOBuy1,000$8.63$8,630.00View SEC Filing  
3/8/2013Jeffery R GardnerCEOBuy2,000$8.57$17,140.00View SEC Filing  
3/7/2013Dennis FosterChairmanBuy8,000$8.37$66,960.00View SEC Filing  
11/14/2012Dennis FosterChairmanBuy8,483$8.24$69,899.92View SEC Filing  
11/13/2012Jeffery R GardnerCEOBuy12,000$8.27$99,240.00View SEC Filing  
11/9/2012Jeffery R GardnerCEOBuy5,000$8.50$42,500.00View SEC Filing  
8/30/2012Jeffery R GardnerCEOBuy1,300$9.85$12,805.00View SEC Filing  
8/17/2012Jeffery R GardnerCEOBuy1,000$9.55$9,550.00View SEC Filing  
8/14/2012Jeffery R GardnerCEOBuy2,100$9.49$19,929.00View SEC Filing  
8/10/2012Jeffery R GardnerCEOBuy5,000$9.39$46,950.00View SEC Filing  
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)


Headline Trends for Windstream Holdings (NASDAQ:WIN)
Latest Headlines for Windstream Holdings (NASDAQ:WIN)
DateHeadline logoWINDSTREAM (WIN) ALERT: Johnson Fistel Investigates Windstream Holdings, Inc.; Former EarthLink Shareholders ... - PR Newswire (press release) - October 14 at 9:23 AM logoKey leadership roles appointed for channel sales at Windstream - October 12 at 3:15 PM logoWhy Windstream Holdings, Inc. Stock Fell 14.5% in September - Motley Fool - October 12 at 10:10 AM logoWindstream Holdings, Inc. (WIN) Short Interest Up 5.4% in September - October 12 at 1:14 AM logoWhy Windstream Holdings, Inc. Stock Fell 14.5% in September - October 11 at 2:46 PM logoCenturyLink Seeks FCC Nod for Wireless Spectrum Bands Tests - October 9 at 9:20 AM logoWindstream Holdings Continued Downward Spiral in September - October 6 at 12:54 PM logoCan Windstream Holdings Inc (WIN) Improve Your Portfolio Returns? - October 6 at 12:54 PM logo[$$] Scurria's Take: Windstream CDS Ruling Highlights Hedge Fund Tactics - October 6 at 12:54 PM logoWindstream +4.8, Uniti +4.9% as ISDA panel sees no bond default - October 4 at 3:27 PM logoCincinnati Bell (CBB) Acquires OnX Enterprise Solutions - Nasdaq - October 3 at 7:55 PM logoWindstream +2.3% as it seeks injunction against default claim - October 3 at 12:56 AM logoWindstream Holdings, Inc. (WIN) Expected to Post Earnings of -$0.39 Per Share - October 1 at 12:06 AM logoDowntown Greensboro buildings sold for $12 million - September 29 at 3:43 PM logoUniti: The Drama Continues - September 28 at 10:57 AM logoLeading global airline selects Windstream’s encrypted wavelength solution to scale, secure and transform its IT organization - September 28 at 10:57 AM logoWindstream Holdings, Inc. (WIN) Short Interest Up 6.4% in September - September 28 at 2:46 AM logoWindstream teams with Ciena, Coriant and Infinera to showcase SDN-enabled multi-vendor service orchestration capabilities at MEF17 - September 25 at 1:40 PM logoWindstream Holdings, Inc. (WIN) Short Interest Down 3.0% in August - September 15 at 1:02 AM logoWindstream: Full Panic Mode - Seeking Alpha - September 13 at 9:15 PM logoWindstream Holdings To Present At Goldman Sachs Conference; Webcast At 12:25 PM - September 13 at 4:12 PM logoWindstream expands Kinetic brand across its local footprint - GlobeNewswire (press release) - September 13 at 11:22 AM logoBRIEF-Windstream Holdings says rebranding its suite of premium services under name Kinetic by Windstream - September 12 at 12:09 PM logoWindstream Holdings, Inc. (WIN) Expected to Announce Earnings of -$0.39 Per Share - September 12 at 6:34 AM logoHere's Why Investors Should Retain Windstream (WIN) Stock - September 11 at 8:35 AM logoWindstream CEO Tony Thomas to speak at Goldman Sachs conference - GlobeNewswire (press release) - September 10 at 9:48 AM logoWindstream CEO Tony Thomas to speak at Goldman Sachs conference - September 8 at 1:43 PM logoWhy Windstream Holdings Stock Fell 45% in August - September 6 at 4:43 PM logoWindstream Expands Its Network Reach with New PoPs at CoreSite's Los Angeles and Denver Data Center Campuses - Business Wire (press release) - September 6 at 10:15 AM logoWhy Is Windstream (WIN) Down 13% Since the Last Earnings Report? - Yahoo Finance - September 4 at 3:49 PM logoWindstream (WIN) Announces Enhanced Cloud Connect Solution - Yahoo Finance - September 3 at 8:10 AM logoWindstream (WIN) Announces Enhanced Cloud Connect Solution ... - Nasdaq - September 2 at 1:50 AM logoWindstream to provide SD-WAN to major building supplier - August 31 at 2:29 PM logoWindstream CFO Bob Gunderman to speak at Bank of America Merrill Lynch conference - GlobeNewswire (press release) - August 30 at 4:03 PM logoWindstream’s enhanced ‘Cloud Connect’ solution offers highly secure, performance-optimized access to public & private cloud providers - August 30 at 4:03 PM logo Brokerages Expect Windstream Holdings, Inc. (WIN) Will Announce Quarterly Sales of $1.51 Billion - August 26 at 1:02 PM logoShort Interest in Windstream Holdings, Inc. (WIN) Expands By 15.0% - August 26 at 1:48 AM logoWindstream Holdings, Inc. 2017 Q2 - Results - Earnings Call Slides - August 18 at 8:38 PM logoWindstream Holdings: How Low Can It Go? - Seeking Alpha - August 18 at 3:36 PM logoWhy Coach, Windstream Holdings, and YY Slumped Today - Motley Fool - August 17 at 9:16 AM logoMulti-state urgent care provider selects Windstream SD-WAN to simplify its network and drive expansion - GlobeNewswire (press release) - August 15 at 8:59 PM logoTelecoms dip alongside downgrade fallout for Uniti, Windstream - Seeking Alpha - August 15 at 8:59 PM logoMulti-state urgent care provider selects Windstream SD-WAN to simplify its network and drive expansion - August 15 at 3:55 PM logoTelecoms dip alongside downgrade fallout for Uniti, Windstream - August 15 at 3:50 PM logoWindstream announces inducement grants under NASDAQ listing rule 5635(c)(4) - GlobeNewswire (press release) - August 15 at 8:20 AM logoWindstream Holdings, Inc. (WIN) Short Interest Down 5.9% in July - August 12 at 1:44 AM logoWindstream Strengthens Portfolio of Leading UCaaS Services by Adding Broadview's OfficeSuite® Paired with ... - GlobeNewswire (press release) - August 10 at 9:44 AM logo$1.49 Billion in Sales Expected for Windstream Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ:WIN) This Quarter - August 8 at 7:44 AM logo-$0.37 EPS Expected for Windstream Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ:WIN) This Quarter - August 6 at 8:50 AM logoWhy Windstream Holdings, Inc. Stock Tumbled Today - Motley Fool - August 4 at 9:58 AM



Windstream Holdings (WIN) Chart for Wednesday, October, 18, 2017

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