Frontline Company Profile (NYSE:FRO)

About Frontline (NYSE:FRO)

Frontline logoFrontline Ltd. is a shipping company. The Company is engaged in the seaborne transportation of crude oil and oil products. Its tankers segment includes crude oil tankers and product tankers. As of December 31, 2016, the Company's fleet consisted of 28 vessels owned by the Company (seven very large crude carriers (VLCCs), 10 Suezmax tankers and 11 Aframax/LR2 tankers); 13 vessels that are under capital leases (11 VLCCs and two Suezmax tankers); one VLCC that is recorded as an investment in finance lease; four vessels chartered-in for periods of 12 months, including extension options (two VLCCs and two Suezmax tankers); two VLCCs where cost/revenue is split equally with a third party (of which one is chartered-in by it and one by a third party); three medium range product tankers that are chartered-in on short term time charters with a remaining duration of less than two months, and five vessels that are under commercial management (two Suezmax tankers and three Aframax oil tankers).

Industry, Sector and Symbol:
  • Sector: Transportation
  • Industry: Shipping
  • Sub-Industry: Oil & Gas Storage & Transportation
  • Symbol: NYSE:FRO
  • CUSIP: G3682E12
  • Web:
  • Market Cap: $956.02 million
  • Outstanding Shares: 169,809,000
Average Prices:
  • 50 Day Moving Avg: $6.47
  • 200 Day Moving Avg: $6.95
  • 52 Week Range: $5.48 - $10.41
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 7.56
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: 10.24
  • P/E Growth: 4.53
Sales & Book Value:
  • Annual Revenue: $752.11 million
  • Price / Sales: 1.27
  • Book Value: $8.83 per share
  • Price / Book: 0.64
  • Annual Dividend: $0.40
  • Dividend Yield: 10.0%
  • EBIDTA: $373.91 million
  • Net Margins: 21.54%
  • Return on Equity: 13.92%
  • Return on Assets: 6.80%
  • Debt-to-Equity Ratio: 0.95%
  • Current Ratio: 1.48%
  • Quick Ratio: 1.48%
  • Average Volume: 912,733 shs.
  • Beta: 2.36
  • Short Ratio: 6.76

Frequently Asked Questions for Frontline (NYSE:FRO)

What is Frontline's stock symbol?

Frontline trades on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the ticker symbol "FRO."

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

Frontline announced a quarterly dividend on Wednesday, March 1st. Stockholders of record on Monday, March 13th will be paid a dividend of $0.15 per share on Thursday, March 23rd. This represents a $0.60 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 10.66%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, March 9th. This is a boost from Frontline's previous quarterly dividend of $0.10. View Frontline's Dividend History.

How were Frontline's earnings last quarter?

Frontline Ltd. (NYSE:FRO) posted its quarterly earnings data on Tuesday, February, 28th. The company reported $0.22 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping analysts' consensus estimates of $0.08 by $0.14. The firm had revenue of $128.15 million for the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $100.70 million. Frontline had a return on equity of 13.92% and a net margin of 21.54%. View Frontline's Earnings History.

Where is Frontline's stock going? Where will Frontline's stock price be in 2017?

4 brokers have issued 1 year price objectives for Frontline's stock. Their forecasts range from $7.00 to $8.00. On average, they expect Frontline's share price to reach $7.50 in the next year. View Analyst Ratings for Frontline.

Who are some of Frontline's key competitors?

Who owns Frontline stock?

Frontline's stock is owned by a number of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include Evermore Global Advisors LLC (1.51%), Lingohr & Partner Asset Management GmbH (0.98%), Folketrygdfondet (0.76%), Horseman Capital Management Ltd (0.48%), Vanguard Group Inc. (0.26%) and Cipher Capital LP (0.24%). View Institutional Ownership Trends for Frontline.

Who sold Frontline stock? Who is selling Frontline stock?

Frontline's stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Russell Investments Group Ltd., Morgan Stanley, TIAA CREF Investment Management LLC, Bank of America Corp DE, Horseman Capital Management Ltd, Credit Suisse AG, Alliancebernstein L.P. and Nationwide Fund Advisors. View Insider Buying and Selling for Frontline.

Who bought Frontline stock? Who is buying Frontline stock?

Frontline's stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Evermore Global Advisors LLC, Lingohr & Partner Asset Management GmbH, Boston Partners, Vanguard Group Inc., Engineers Gate Manager LP, Jane Street Group LLC, First Trust Advisors LP and UBS Group AG. View Insider Buying and Selling for Frontline.

How do I buy Frontline stock?

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

How much does a share of Frontline stock cost?

One share of Frontline stock can currently be purchased for approximately $5.63.

MarketBeat Community Rating for Frontline (NYSE:FRO)
Community Ranking:  0.8 out of 5 ()
Outperform Votes:  42 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  234 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  276
These ratings are a survey of what our community members think about Frontline. An outperform vote indicates that you believe the stock will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. An underperform vote indicates that you believe the stock will underperform the S&P 500.

Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for Frontline (NYSE:FRO) (?)
Ratings Breakdown: 3 Hold Ratings, 1 Buy Rating
Consensus Rating:Hold (Score: 2.25)
Consensus Price Target: $7.50 (33.21% upside)

Analysts' Ratings History for Frontline (NYSE:FRO)
DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetImpact on Share PriceDetails
3/9/2017Credit Suisse Group AGSet Price TargetHold$8.00LowView Rating Details
9/27/2016Wells Fargo & CoReiterated RatingHoldN/AView Rating Details
8/26/2016Morgan StanleyReiterated RatingEqual Weight$10.00 -> $7.00N/AView Rating Details
6/17/2016Clarkson CapitalReiterated RatingBuyN/AView Rating Details
5/4/2016Seaport Global SecuritiesInitiated CoverageBuy -> Neutral$23.00 -> $9.00N/AView Rating Details
1/14/2016Nordea Equity ResearchUpgradeHold -> BuyN/AView Rating Details
1/13/2016DNB MarketsUpgradeHold -> BuyN/AView Rating Details
1/4/2016Deutsche Bank AGReiterated RatingHold$10.00 -> $15.00N/AView Rating Details
6/1/2015Evercore ISIUpgradeSell -> Hold$10.00 -> $15.00N/AView Rating Details
(Data available from 5/28/2015 forward)


Earnings History for Frontline (NYSE:FRO)
Earnings by Quarter for Frontline (NYSE:FRO)
Earnings History by Quarter for Frontline (NYSE:FRO)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallDetails
2/28/2017Q416$0.08$0.22$100.70 million$128.15 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
11/29/2016Q316$0.10$0.11$130.80 million$113.17 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/31/2016Q216$0.27$0.31$149.80 million$159.77 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
2/29/2016Q415$0.59$0.37$192.22 million$154.00 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
11/24/2015Q315$0.08$0.09$92.32 million$92.46 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
8/26/2015Q215$0.24$0.11$97.40 million$102.29 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
5/29/2015Q115$0.18$0.25$93.90 million$101.15 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
2/25/2015Q414($0.04)($0.12)$92.20 million$135.10 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
11/25/2014Q314($0.12)($0.15)$62.36 million$135.60 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/28/2014Q214($0.27)($0.23)$35.61 million$46.86 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/27/2014Q114($0.01)$0.04$87.15 million$89.30 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/27/2014Q413($0.19)($0.15)$59.77 million$63.40 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
11/29/2013Q3($0.47)($0.46)$47.76 million$51.30 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
8/28/2013Q213($0.50)($1.54)$47.64 million$121.20 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/30/2013Q113($0.50)($0.24)$69.40 million$125.90 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/22/2013Q412($0.54)($0.21)$66.51 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
11/29/2012-0.63($0.63)$67.95 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/29/2012($0.07)($0.05)ViewN/AView Earnings Details
11/22/2011($0.69)($0.57)ViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/26/2011($0.38)($0.45)ViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/25/2011($0.16)$0.20ViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/22/2011($0.06)($0.17)ViewN/AView Earnings Details
(Data available from 1/1/2011 forward)


Earnings Estimates for Frontline (NYSE:FRO)
2017 EPS Consensus Estimate: $0.04
QuarterNumber of EstimatesLow EstimateHigh EstimateAverage Estimate
Q1 20171$0.09$0.09$0.09
Q2 20171($0.05)($0.05)($0.05)
Q3 20171($0.05)($0.05)($0.05)
Q4 20171$0.05$0.05$0.05
(Data provided by Zacks Investment Research)


Current Dividend Information for Frontline (NYSE:FRO)
Most Recent Dividend:3/23/2017
Annual Dividend:$0.40
Dividend Yield:7.10%
Dividend Growth:0.00% (3 Year Average)
Payout Ratio:250.00% (Based on This Year's Estimates)
72.73% (Based on Next Year's Estimates)
Dividend Payments by Quarter for Frontline (NYSE:FRO)

Dividend History by Quarter for Frontline (NYSE:FRO)
AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable Date
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Insider Trades

Insider Trading History for Frontline (NYSE:FRO)
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Headline Trends for Frontline (NYSE:FRO)
Latest Headlines for Frontline (NYSE:FRO)
DateHeadline logoFRO - Invitation to Q1 2017 Results Conference Call and Webcast - May 24 at 4:37 AM logoETFs with exposure to Frontline Ltd. : May 19, 2017 - May 19 at 5:02 PM logoBRIEF-Frontline requests DHT board to commence negotiations with Frontline on its offer - May 15 at 11:28 AM logoFRO - Response from Frontline to the letter from the Board of DHT Holdings Inc ... - May 15 at 11:28 AM logoChina’s Imports: 12.5% Higher in First 4 Months of 2017 - May 15 at 11:27 AM logoFrontline Ltd. (FRO) Lifted to "Hold" at Zacks Investment Research - May 11 at 9:36 PM logoDHT Holdings, Inc. Board Unanimously Rejects Unimproved Proposal from Frontline - May 7 at 3:00 PM logoFrontline Ltd (FRO) Downgraded by Zacks Investment Research - May 5 at 10:10 PM logoResearch Reports Coverage on Shipping Stocks -- Teekay, Scorpio Bulkers, Navios Maritime, and Frontline - May 3 at 8:11 AM logoFrontline (FRO) Getting Somewhat Favorable Press Coverage, Study Shows - April 29 at 11:09 PM logoDHT Holdings, Inc. Announces that Frontline's Request for a TRO has been Denied - April 28 at 2:49 PM
News IconBRIEF-Frontline approached board of directors of DHT to consider proposed new business combination - April 27 at 5:51 PM logoFRO - Filing of Complaint - April 27 at 5:51 PM logoDHT Holdings, Inc. Frontline Drops New York Lawsuit and Seeks New Forum in the Marshall Islands - April 27 at 3:49 AM logoWall Street's M&A Chatter From April 25: Straight Path, Deckers ... - Benzinga - April 26 at 8:07 PM logoForm 425 DHT Holdings, Inc. Filed by: FRONTLINE LTD / - - April 26 at 8:07 PM logoFrontline (FRO) Given Daily News Sentiment Rating of -0.08 - April 26 at 1:50 PM logoDHT Holdings, Inc. Announces Receipt of Unimproved Proposal from Frontline - April 26 at 4:04 AM logoFrontline ups deal offer for rival DHT - April 25 at 8:28 PM logoFrontline Ltd (FRO) Receives Average Recommendation of "Hold" from Analysts - April 25 at 4:28 PM logoThis Stock Has A 9.05% Yield And Sells For Less Than Book - Nasdaq - April 24 at 8:06 AM logoSomewhat Negative Media Coverage Likely to Impact Frontline (FRO) Share Price - April 23 at 4:47 PM logoJudge rejects Frontline's bid to block DHT deal - April 20 at 7:40 PM logoFrontline (FRO) Getting Somewhat Positive Press Coverage, AlphaOne Reports - April 20 at 5:10 PM logoDHT Holdings, Inc.: Court Rejects Frontline's Attempt to Stop DHT's Acquisition of VLCC Fleet - April 20 at 11:59 AM logoETFs with exposure to Frontline Ltd. : April 13, 2017 - April 13 at 5:09 PM logoFrontline Ltd. – Value Analysis (NYSE:FRO) : April 12, 2017 - April 12 at 5:20 PM logoFrontline Ltd. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bullish Manner : FRO-US : April 11, 2017 - April 11 at 12:24 PM logoFrontline Ltd. (FRO) Receives Average Rating of "Hold" from Analysts - March 31 at 12:35 PM logoBRIEF-Accel Frontline gets members' nod to sell/dispose entire stake of unit - March 29 at 11:19 AM logoCommit To Buy Frontline At $5, Earn 12% Using Options - March 22 at 5:30 PM logoFRONTLINE LTD / Financials - March 22 at 5:30 PM logoRival Drilling Tycoons Place Bets on Offshore Oil-Rig Recovery - March 20 at 7:24 PM logoCathay Plans 30% Staff Cost Cuts at Head Office Under Reform - March 17 at 6:57 AM logoBRIEF-Accel Frontline says certain disputes related to Accel Ltd has been resolved - March 16 at 11:38 PM logoFrontline Ltd. (FRO) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for March 09, 2017 - Nasdaq - March 10 at 11:26 PM logoFrontline goes ex-dividend tomorrow - March 8 at 6:45 AM logoFRO - Frontline Ltd. reports results for the fourth quarter and year ended ... - March 1 at 10:00 PM logoNorwegian Shipping Companies Frontline, DHT to Talk Over Hostile Bid - March 1 at 4:59 PM logo[$$] SeaDrill slumps after Chapter 11 warning - March 1 at 4:59 PM logo[$$] Shipping Rivals Frontline, DHT to Talk Over Hostile Bid - March 1 at 4:59 PM logoTop brass from Frontline and DHT to meet - March 1 at 1:59 PM
News IconBRIEF-Tanker firm Frontline says DHT Holdings rejected an improved offer - March 1 at 12:25 PM logoWall Street's M&A Chatter From February 28 - March 1 at 7:16 AM logoDHT Holdings (DHT) Unanimously Rejects Revised Proposal from Frontline - February 28 at 5:27 PM logoFrontline Ltd. 2016 Q4 - Results - Earnings Call Slides - February 28 at 5:27 PM logoDHT Holdings rejects Frontline again - February 28 at 3:19 PM logoFRO - Frontline Ltd. reports results for the fourth quarter and year ended December 31, 2016 - February 28 at 4:17 AM logoTechnical Reports on Shipping Equities -- Teekay Tankers, Diana Containerships, Frontline, and Global Ship Lease - February 24 at 11:11 AM logoThe U.S. Has Never Had A Tax On Exports - February 13 at 11:25 AM



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