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: www.windstream.com
Capitalization:
  • Market Cap: $372.11 million
  • Outstanding Shares: 190,828,000
Average Prices:
  • 50 Day Moving Avg: $2.00
  • 200 Day Moving Avg: $3.57
  • 52 Week Range: $1.73 - $8.55
P/E:
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: N/A
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: -1.59
  • 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: 0.59
Dividend:
  • Annual Dividend: $0.60
  • Dividend Yield: 29.1%
Profitability:
  • EBITDA: $1.8 billion
  • Net Margins: -6.03%
  • Return on Equity: -64.06%
  • Return on Assets: -2.31%
Debt:
  • Debt-to-Equity Ratio: 16.34%
  • Current Ratio: 0.75%
  • Quick Ratio: 0.68%
Misc:
  • Average Volume: 4.64 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) announced its quarterly 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 company earned $1.37 billion during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates 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 quarterly revenue was down 3.2% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter last year, the company posted $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 volume of 4,907,181 shares, the short-interest ratio is currently 8.0 days. Currently, 21.0% of the company's stock are sold short.

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 $1.95.


MarketBeat Community Rating for Windstream Holdings (NASDAQ WIN)
Community Ranking:  1.8 out of 5 (star)
Outperform Votes:  159 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  286 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  445
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)
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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 10/21/2015 forward)

Earnings

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)

Estimates

Earnings Estimates for Windstream Holdings (NASDAQ:WIN)
Current Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $-1.96 EPS
Next Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $-1.23 EPS

Dividends

Current Dividend Information for Windstream Holdings (NASDAQ:WIN)
Most Recent Dividend:7/15/2016
Annual Dividend:$0.60
Dividend Yield:30.77%
Payout Ratio:-20.62% (Trailing 12 Months of Earnings)
-30.61% (Based on This Year's Estimates)
-48.78% (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
5/4/2016quarterly$0.156.63%6/28/20166/30/20167/15/2016
2/10/2016quarterly$0.1510.4%3/29/20163/31/20164/15/2016
11/4/2015quarterly$0.159.77%12/29/201512/31/20151/15/2016
8/5/2015$0.159/28/20159/30/201510/15/2015
5/6/2015$0.116/26/20156/30/20157/15/2015
4/24/2015$0.074/27/20154/29/20154/30/2015
3/26/2015quarterly$0.254/10/20154/24/2015
2/11/2015quarterly$0.2511.26%3/27/20153/31/20154/15/2015
11/5/2014quarterly$0.2510.34%12/29/201412/31/20141/15/2015
8/6/2014quarterly$0.258.96%9/26/20149/30/201410/15/2014
5/7/2014quarterly$0.2511.07%6/26/20146/30/20147/15/2014
2/12/2014quarterly$0.2512.64%3/27/20143/31/20144/15/2014
11/6/2013quarterly$0.2512.25%12/27/201312/31/20131/15/2014
8/7/2013quarterly$0.2512.14%9/26/20139/30/201310/15/2013
5/8/2013quarterly$0.2512.2%6/26/20136/28/20137/15/2013
2/6/2013quarterly$0.2510.13%3/26/20133/29/20134/15/2013
(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)

Headlines

Headline Trends for Windstream Holdings (NASDAQ:WIN)
Latest Headlines for Windstream Holdings (NASDAQ:WIN)
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DateHeadline
globenewswire.com logoWindstream announces Debt Exchange Offers and Consent ... - GlobeNewswire (press release)
globenewswire.com - October 20 at 10:17 AM
seekingalpha.com logoWindstream announces debt exchange for several series - Seeking Alpha
seekingalpha.com - October 20 at 10:17 AM
seekingalpha.com logoUniti Group: Win With Windstream Holdings' Exchange - Seeking Alpha
seekingalpha.com - October 20 at 10:17 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoZacks: Brokerages Anticipate Windstream Holdings, Inc. (WIN) to Announce -$0.41 Earnings Per Share
www.americanbankingnews.com - October 19 at 8:26 PM
reuters.com logoBRIEF-Windstream Holdings expects to offer about $250 mln in new secured notes
www.reuters.com - October 19 at 2:32 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoWindstream announces Debt Exchange Offers and Consent Solicitations
finance.yahoo.com - October 19 at 2:32 AM
prnewswire.com logoWINDSTREAM (WIN) ALERT: Johnson Fistel Investigates Windstream Holdings, Inc.; Former EarthLink Shareholders ... - PR Newswire (press release)
www.prnewswire.com - October 14 at 9:23 AM
feeds.benzinga.com logoKey leadership roles appointed for channel sales at Windstream
feeds.benzinga.com - October 12 at 3:15 PM
fool.com logoWhy Windstream Holdings, Inc. Stock Fell 14.5% in September - Motley Fool
www.fool.com - October 12 at 10:10 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoWindstream Holdings, Inc. (WIN) Short Interest Up 5.4% in September
www.americanbankingnews.com - October 12 at 1:14 AM
fool.com logoWhy Windstream Holdings, Inc. Stock Fell 14.5% in September
www.fool.com - October 11 at 2:46 PM
zacks.com logoCenturyLink Seeks FCC Nod for Wireless Spectrum Bands Tests
www.zacks.com - October 9 at 9:20 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoWindstream Holdings Continued Downward Spiral in September
finance.yahoo.com - October 6 at 12:54 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoCan Windstream Holdings Inc (WIN) Improve Your Portfolio Returns?
finance.yahoo.com - October 6 at 12:54 PM
finance.yahoo.com logo[$$] Scurria's Take: Windstream CDS Ruling Highlights Hedge Fund Tactics
finance.yahoo.com - October 6 at 12:54 PM
seekingalpha.com logoWindstream +4.8, Uniti +4.9% as ISDA panel sees no bond default
seekingalpha.com - October 4 at 3:27 PM
nasdaq.com logoCincinnati Bell (CBB) Acquires OnX Enterprise Solutions - Nasdaq
www.nasdaq.com - October 3 at 7:55 PM
seekingalpha.com logoWindstream +2.3% as it seeks injunction against default claim
seekingalpha.com - October 3 at 12:56 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoWindstream Holdings, Inc. (WIN) Expected to Post Earnings of -$0.39 Per Share
www.americanbankingnews.com - October 1 at 12:06 AM
bizjournals.com logoDowntown Greensboro buildings sold for $12 million
www.bizjournals.com - September 29 at 3:43 PM
seekingalpha.com logoUniti: The Drama Continues
seekingalpha.com - September 28 at 10:57 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoLeading global airline selects Windstream’s encrypted wavelength solution to scale, secure and transform its IT organization
finance.yahoo.com - September 28 at 10:57 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoWindstream Holdings, Inc. (WIN) Short Interest Up 6.4% in September
www.americanbankingnews.com - September 28 at 2:46 AM
feeds.benzinga.com logoWindstream teams with Ciena, Coriant and Infinera to showcase SDN-enabled multi-vendor service orchestration capabilities at MEF17
feeds.benzinga.com - September 25 at 1:40 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoWindstream Holdings, Inc. (WIN) Short Interest Down 3.0% in August
www.americanbankingnews.com - September 15 at 1:02 AM
seekingalpha.com logoWindstream: Full Panic Mode - Seeking Alpha
seekingalpha.com - September 13 at 9:15 PM
nasdaq.com logoWindstream Holdings To Present At Goldman Sachs Conference; Webcast At 12:25 PM
www.nasdaq.com - September 13 at 4:12 PM
globenewswire.com logoWindstream expands Kinetic brand across its local footprint - GlobeNewswire (press release)
globenewswire.com - September 13 at 11:22 AM
reuters.com logoBRIEF-Windstream Holdings says rebranding its suite of premium services under name Kinetic by Windstream
www.reuters.com - September 12 at 12:09 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoWindstream Holdings, Inc. (WIN) Expected to Announce Earnings of -$0.39 Per Share
www.americanbankingnews.com - September 12 at 6:34 AM
zacks.com logoHere's Why Investors Should Retain Windstream (WIN) Stock
www.zacks.com - September 11 at 8:35 AM
globenewswire.com logoWindstream CEO Tony Thomas to speak at Goldman Sachs conference - GlobeNewswire (press release)
globenewswire.com - September 10 at 9:48 AM
feeds.benzinga.com logoWindstream CEO Tony Thomas to speak at Goldman Sachs conference
feeds.benzinga.com - September 8 at 1:43 PM
fool.com logoWhy Windstream Holdings Stock Fell 45% in August
www.fool.com - September 6 at 4:43 PM
businesswire.com logoWindstream Expands Its Network Reach with New PoPs at CoreSite's Los Angeles and Denver Data Center Campuses - Business Wire (press release)
www.businesswire.com - September 6 at 10:15 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoWhy Is Windstream (WIN) Down 13% Since the Last Earnings Report? - Yahoo Finance
finance.yahoo.com - September 4 at 3:49 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoWindstream (WIN) Announces Enhanced Cloud Connect Solution - Yahoo Finance
finance.yahoo.com - September 3 at 8:10 AM
nasdaq.com logoWindstream (WIN) Announces Enhanced Cloud Connect Solution ... - Nasdaq
www.nasdaq.com - September 2 at 1:50 AM
seekingalpha.com logoWindstream to provide SD-WAN to major building supplier
seekingalpha.com - August 31 at 2:29 PM
globenewswire.com logoWindstream CFO Bob Gunderman to speak at Bank of America Merrill Lynch conference - GlobeNewswire (press release)
globenewswire.com - August 30 at 4:03 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoWindstream’s enhanced ‘Cloud Connect’ solution offers highly secure, performance-optimized access to public & private cloud providers
finance.yahoo.com - August 30 at 4:03 PM
americanbankingnews.com logo Brokerages Expect Windstream Holdings, Inc. (WIN) Will Announce Quarterly Sales of $1.51 Billion
www.americanbankingnews.com - August 26 at 1:02 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoShort Interest in Windstream Holdings, Inc. (WIN) Expands By 15.0%
www.americanbankingnews.com - August 26 at 1:48 AM
seekingalpha.com logoWindstream Holdings, Inc. 2017 Q2 - Results - Earnings Call Slides
seekingalpha.com - August 18 at 8:38 PM
seekingalpha.com logoWindstream Holdings: How Low Can It Go? - Seeking Alpha
seekingalpha.com - August 18 at 3:36 PM
fool.com logoWhy Coach, Windstream Holdings, and YY Slumped Today - Motley Fool
www.fool.com - August 17 at 9:16 AM
globenewswire.com logoMulti-state urgent care provider selects Windstream SD-WAN to simplify its network and drive expansion - GlobeNewswire (press release)
globenewswire.com - August 15 at 8:59 PM
seekingalpha.com logoTelecoms dip alongside downgrade fallout for Uniti, Windstream - Seeking Alpha
seekingalpha.com - August 15 at 8:59 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoMulti-state urgent care provider selects Windstream SD-WAN to simplify its network and drive expansion
finance.yahoo.com - August 15 at 3:55 PM
seekingalpha.com logoTelecoms dip alongside downgrade fallout for Uniti, Windstream
seekingalpha.com - August 15 at 3:50 PM

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