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: Oil & Gas Transportation Services - NEC
  • Sub-Industry: Oil & Gas Storage & Transportation
  • Symbol: NYSE:FRO
  • CUSIP: G3682E12
  • Web:
  • Market Cap: $852.44 million
  • Outstanding Shares: 169,809,000
Average Prices:
  • 50 Day Moving Avg: $5.71
  • 200 Day Moving Avg: $6.27
  • 52 Week Range: $5.00 - $8.90
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 13.11
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: 14.34
  • P/E Growth: 8.72
Sales & Book Value:
  • Annual Revenue: $702.25 million
  • Price / Sales: 1.21
  • Book Value: $8.88 per share
  • Price / Book: 0.57
  • Annual Dividend: $0.60
  • Dividend Yield: 12.0%
  • EBIDTA: $313.91 million
  • Net Margins: 9.25%
  • Return on Equity: 8.76%
  • Return on Assets: 4.26%
  • Debt-to-Equity Ratio: 0.93%
  • Current Ratio: 1.51%
  • Quick Ratio: 1.51%
  • Average Volume: 721,220 shs.
  • Beta: 1.97
  • Short Ratio: 6.32

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 Tuesday, May 30th. Investors of record on Monday, June 12th will be given a dividend of $0.15 per share on Wednesday, June 21st. This represents a $0.60 annualized dividend and a yield of 11.95%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, June 8th. View Frontline's Dividend History.

How were Frontline's earnings last quarter?

Frontline Ltd. (NYSE:FRO) released its quarterly earnings results on Tuesday, May, 30th. The company reported $0.16 earnings per share for the quarter, beating the Zacks' consensus estimate of $0.12 by $0.04. The company earned $121.94 million during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $103.70 million. Frontline had a net margin of 9.25% and a return on equity of 8.76%. View Frontline's Earnings History.

When will Frontline make its next earnings announcement?

Frontline is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Wednesday, August, 30th 2017. View Earnings Estimates for Frontline.

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

5 analysts have issued 12 month target prices for Frontline's stock. Their forecasts range from $4.00 to $8.00. On average, they anticipate Frontline's stock price to reach $6.25 in the next twelve months. View Analyst Ratings for Frontline.

Who are some of Frontline's key competitors?

Who are Frontline's key executives?

Frontline's management team includes the folowing people:

  • John Fredriksen, Chairman, President and Director
  • Robert Hvide Macleod, Chief Executive Officer for Frontline Management AS, Director
  • Inger Marie Klemp, Chief Financial Officer of Frontline Management AS
  • Ola Lorentzon, Director
  • Ted Mitchell, Director
  • Georgina E. Sousa, Director
  • Kate Blankenship, Independent Director

Who owns Frontline stock?

Frontline's stock is owned by a variety of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include Evermore Global Advisors LLC (2.28%), Northern Trust Corp (1.06%), Lingohr & Partner Asset Management GmbH (0.98%), Folketrygdfondet (0.76%), State Street Corp (0.76%) and Cipher Capital LP (0.29%). 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 Vanguard Group Inc., Nationwide Fund Advisors, Russell Investments Group Ltd., Lingohr & Partner Asset Management GmbH, Royal Bank of Canada, California State Teachers Retirement System and New York State Common Retirement Fund. View Insider Buying and Selling for Frontline.

Who bought Frontline stock? Who is buying Frontline stock?

Frontline's stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Evermore Global Advisors LLC, Northern Trust Corp, State Street Corp, DekaBank Deutsche Girozentrale, Cipher Capital LP, Wells Fargo & Company MN, Parametric Portfolio Associates LLC and Alliancebernstein L.P.. 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.

What is Frontline's stock price today?

One share of Frontline stock can currently be purchased for approximately $5.02.

MarketBeat Community Rating for Frontline (NYSE FRO)
Community Ranking:  1.1 out of 5 (star)
Outperform Votes:  75 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  278 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  353
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Frontline 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 Frontline (NYSE:FRO) (How are Consensus Ratings Calculated?)
Ratings Breakdown: 1 Sell Rating, 3 Hold Ratings, 1 Buy Rating
Consensus Rating:Hold (Score: 2.00)
Consensus Price Target: $6.25 (24.50% upside)

Analysts' Ratings History for Frontline (NYSE:FRO)
DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetImpact on Share PriceDetails
7/21/2017Evercore ISIDowngradeIn-Line -> Underperform$6.00 -> $4.00HighView Rating Details
5/31/2017Credit Suisse GroupLower Price TargetNeutral$8.00 -> $6.00MediumView Rating Details
5/31/2017Seaport Global SecuritiesUpgradeNeutral -> Buy$8.00LowView Rating Details
9/27/2016Wells Fargo & CompanyReiterated 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
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
(Data available from 8/21/2015 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
5/30/20173/31/2017$0.12$0.16$103.70 million$121.94 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
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: $0.02
2018 EPS Consensus Estimate: $0.27
QuarterNumber of EstimatesLow EstimateHigh EstimateAverage Estimate
Q1 20171$0.09$0.09$0.09
Q2 20171($0.06)($0.06)($0.06)
Q3 20171($0.05)($0.05)($0.05)
Q4 20171$0.04$0.04$0.04
Q1 20181$0.06$0.06$0.06
Q2 20181$0.06$0.06$0.06
Q3 20181$0.07$0.07$0.07
Q4 20181$0.08$0.08$0.08
(Data provided by Zacks Investment Research)


Current Dividend Information for Frontline (NYSE:FRO)
Most Recent Dividend:6/21/2017
Annual Dividend:$0.60
Dividend Yield:11.95%
Dividend Growth:0.00% (3 Year Average)
Payout Ratio:150.00% (Trailing 12 Months of Earnings)
666.67% (Based on This Year's Estimates)
171.43% (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 logoFrontline Ltd. (FRO) Stock Rating Lowered by BidaskClub - August 19 at 11:50 AM logoFrontline Ltd. (FRO) Given Average Rating of "Hold" by Brokerages - August 18 at 11:16 AM logoIs Frontline Ltd. (FRO) a Great Stock for Value Investors? - Nasdaq ... - Nasdaq - August 18 at 1:08 AM logoIs Frontline Ltd. (FRO) a Great Stock for Value Investors? - August 17 at 8:06 PM logoAnalyzing Frontline (FRO) & Enbridge Energy Management (EEQ) - August 16 at 12:22 AM logoReviewing Frontline (FRO) and Williams Companies, Inc. (The) (WMB) - August 13 at 8:10 PM logoFrontline Ltd.: FRO - Notice of Annual General Meeting 2017 - August 11 at 7:14 PM logoSee what the IHS Markit Score report has to say about Frontline Ltd. - August 9 at 7:02 PM logoHead-To-Head Comparison: Blueknight Energy Partners L.P., L.L.C. (BKEP) and Frontline (FRO) - August 5 at 12:10 AM logoFrontline Ltd. – Value Analysis (NYSE:FRO) : July 31, 2017 - July 31 at 6:30 PM logoNAP Weighs In: Consumption, Demand, Exports, Impact on Tankers - July 28 at 8:56 PM logoFrontline Ltd. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bearish Manner : FRO-US : July 27, 2017 - July 27 at 7:22 PM logoFrontline Ltd. (NYSE:FRO) Given Consensus Rating of "Hold" by Analysts - July 24 at 11:38 AM logoFrontline Ltd. (NYSE:FRO) Downgraded by Evercore ISI - July 22 at 3:58 PM logoMid-Day Market Update: Crude Oil Down 1.6%; Plug Power Shares Spike Higher - July 22 at 3:49 AM logoMid-Day Market Update: Crude Oil Down 1.6%; Plug Power Shares ... - Benzinga - July 21 at 10:48 PM logoFrontline Ltd. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bullish Manner : FRO-US : July 14, 2017 - July 14 at 7:48 PM logoNordic American Tankers: 2Q17 Earnings Expected to Fall - July 13 at 8:11 PM logoBunker Fuel and Crude Oil Prices in Week 27 - July 13 at 8:11 PM logoAnalyzing EQT Midstream Partners, (EQM) & Frontline (FRO) - July 13 at 6:31 PM logoFRO - 2017 Annual General Meeting - July 13 at 5:34 AM logoETFs with exposure to Frontline Ltd. : July 11, 2017 - July 11 at 7:58 PM logoFrontline Ltd. (FRO) Raised to "Buy" at ValuEngine - July 8 at 10:10 PM logoShipping Stock Performance Review -- Frontline, Kirby, Nordic American Offshore, and Navios Maritime - July 8 at 10:54 AM logoETFs with exposure to Frontline Ltd. : June 30, 2017 - July 1 at 6:09 AM logo[$$] This Shipping Magnate Is Calling a Bottom in the Oil Rout - June 27 at 3:39 PM logoFrontline Ltd. (FRO) Given Consensus Rating of "Hold" by Brokerages - June 27 at 8:42 AM logoShipping Firm Frontline to Abandon Pursuit of Rival Gener8 - Wall Street Journal (subscription) - June 24 at 5:38 PM logoAnalyzing Golar LNG Partners (GMLP) & Frontline (FRO) - June 22 at 7:54 AM logoEarnings Highlights and Review: Frontline's Q1 Results Beat Estimates; Announced Dividends - June 21 at 6:55 PM logoDHT Holdings, Inc.: Frontline Lawsuit is Dismissed - - Nasdaq - June 19 at 6:07 PM logoETFs with exposure to Frontline Ltd. : June 19, 2017 - June 19 at 6:07 PM logoFrontline CEO foresees rise in storage of oil on vessels - Seeking Alpha - June 17 at 4:03 AM logoFrontline Ltd. :FRO-US: Earnings Analysis: Q1, 2017 By the Numbers : June 16, 2017 - June 16 at 6:00 PM logoGener8 Maritime spikes on report of Frontline interest - June 16 at 4:55 PM logoFrontline Ltd. : FRO-US: Dividend Analysis : June 12th, 2017 (record date) : By the numbers : June 9, 2017 - June 9 at 5:44 PM logoWhy Frontline and DHT Holdings Stocks Both Got Torpedoed in May - Motley Fool - June 8 at 11:18 PM logoFrontline Ltd. (FRO) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for June 08, 2017 - Nasdaq - June 8 at 11:18 PM
News IconBRIEF-DHT Holdings SAYS court denies Frontline's request for preliminary injunction - June 8 at 9:30 AM logoWhy Frontline and DHT Holdings Stocks Both Got Torpedoed in May - June 8 at 9:29 AM logoDHT Holdings (DHT) Says Court Denies Frontline's (FRO) Request for Preliminary Injunction - June 7 at 11:56 PM logoDHT Holdings, Inc.: Court Denies Frontline's Request for a Preliminary Injunction - June 7 at 4:46 PM logoCourt rejects Frontline's complaint against DHT-BW deal - June 7 at 4:46 PM logoFrontline Ltd. (FRO) Cut to "Hold" at ValuEngine - June 4 at 3:34 PM logoPangaea Logistics Solutions (PANL) and Frontline (FRO) Head to Head Review - June 3 at 10:38 PM logoWall Street's M&A Chatter from May 31: Tesaro, Gener8 Maritime, Pinnacle Foods - Benzinga - June 2 at 8:19 AM logoSeaport Global Securities Research Analysts Cut Earnings Estimates for Frontline Ltd. (FRO) - June 2 at 7:08 AM logoFrontline (FRO) in Focus: Stock Moves 7% Higher - June 1 at 6:02 PM logoSeaport Global Securities Comments on Frontline Ltd.'s Q1 2018 Earnings (FRO) - June 1 at 11:20 AM logoFrontline Ltd. (FRO) Downgraded by Zacks Investment Research - May 31 at 11:26 PM



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