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GuruFocus Financial Strength Rank measures how strong a company’s financial situation is. It is based on these factors

1. The debt burden that the company has as measured by its Interest coverage (current year).
2. Debt to revenue ratio. The lower, the better
3. Altman Z-score.

A company ranks high with financial strength is likely to withstand any business slowdowns and recessions.

Financial Strength : 3/10

vs
industry
vs
history
Cash-to-Debt 0.02
NAS:FTR's Cash-to-Debt is ranked lower than
97% of the 468 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.42 vs. NAS:FTR: 0.02 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash-to-Debt only.
NAS:FTR' s Cash-to-Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.01  Med: 0.04 Max: 0.23
Current: 0.02
0.01
0.23
Equity-to-Asset 0.09
NAS:FTR's Equity-to-Asset is ranked lower than
90% of the 459 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.41 vs. NAS:FTR: 0.09 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity-to-Asset only.
NAS:FTR' s Equity-to-Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.05  Med: 0.21 Max: 0.4
Current: 0.09
0.05
0.4
Debt-to-Equity 7.75
NAS:FTR's Debt-to-Equity is ranked lower than
97% of the 357 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.71 vs. NAS:FTR: 7.75 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Debt-to-Equity only.
NAS:FTR' s Debt-to-Equity Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.85  Med: 2.74 Max: 14.66
Current: 7.75
0.85
14.66
Debt-to-EBITDA 33.19
NAS:FTR's Debt-to-EBITDA is ranked lower than
98% of the 365 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.21 vs. NAS:FTR: 33.19 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Debt-to-EBITDA only.
NAS:FTR' s Debt-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.59  Med: 4.72 Max: 33.19
Current: 33.19
3.59
33.19
Interest Coverage 0.84
NAS:FTR's Interest Coverage is ranked lower than
99.99% of the 384 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 8.24 vs. NAS:FTR: 0.84 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
NAS:FTR' s Interest Coverage Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.84  Med: 1.47 Max: 1.77
Current: 0.84
0.84
1.77
Piotroski F-Score: 3
Altman Z-Score: -0.02
Beneish M-Score: -2.87
WACC vs ROIC
5.05%
3.71%
WACC
ROIC
GuruFocus Profitability Rank ranks how profitable a company is and how likely the company’s business will stay that way. It is based on these factors:

1. Operating Margin
2. Trend of the Operating Margin (5-year average). The company with an uptrend profit margin has a higher rank.
••3. Consistency of the profitability
4. Piotroski F-Score
5. Predictability Rank•

The maximum rank is 10. A rank of 7 or higher means a higher profitability and may stay that way. A rank of 3 or lower indicates that the company has had trouble to make a profit.

Profitability Rank is not directly related to the Financial Strength Rank. But if a company is consistently profitable, its financial strength will be stronger.

Profitability & Growth : 6/10

vs
industry
vs
history
Operating Margin % 14.10
NAS:FTR's Operating Margin % is ranked lower than
87% of the 465 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 8.84 vs. NAS:FTR: 14.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating Margin % only.
NAS:FTR' s Operating Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 14.1  Med: 20.27 Max: 28.72
Current: 14.1
14.1
28.72
Net Margin % -19.76
NAS:FTR's Net Margin % is ranked lower than
88% of the 466 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 4.31 vs. NAS:FTR: -19.76 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net Margin % only.
NAS:FTR' s Net Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -19.76  Med: 2.76 Max: 8.17
Current: -19.76
-19.76
8.17
ROE % -55.79
NAS:FTR's ROE % is ranked lower than
93% of the 438 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 7.21 vs. NAS:FTR: -55.79 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE % only.
NAS:FTR' s ROE % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -59.47  Med: 3.15 Max: 28.53
Current: -55.79
-59.47
28.53
ROA % -6.59
NAS:FTR's ROA % is ranked lower than
83% of the 474 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.57 vs. NAS:FTR: -6.59 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA % only.
NAS:FTR' s ROA % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -6.69  Med: 0.77 Max: 2.58
Current: -6.59
-6.69
2.58
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % -11.36
NAS:FTR's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % is ranked lower than
81% of the 470 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 14.24 vs. NAS:FTR: -11.36 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % only.
NAS:FTR' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -11.36  Med: 11.65 Max: 19.87
Current: -11.36
-11.36
19.87
3-Year Revenue Growth Rate 17.90
NAS:FTR's 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate is ranked higher than
86% of the 421 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.00 vs. NAS:FTR: 17.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate only.
NAS:FTR' s 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -18.1  Med: 0.6 Max: 46.3
Current: 17.9
-18.1
46.3
3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate -39.00
NAS:FTR's 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate is ranked lower than
96% of the 380 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.90 vs. NAS:FTR: -39.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate only.
NAS:FTR' s 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -39  Med: -4.8 Max: 61.2
Current: -39
-39
61.2
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Guru Trades

Q1 2017

FTR Guru Trades in Q1 2017

Barrow, Hanley, Mewhinney & Strauss 412 sh (New)
Alan Fournier 4,193,371 sh (New)
Steven Cohen 3,423,800 sh (New)
Joel Greenblatt 4,485,829 sh (New)
Paul Tudor Jones 142,872 sh (+259.86%)
Steven Cohen 92,500 sh (unchged)
First Eagle Investment 72 sh (unchged)
Bernard Horn Sold Out
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Q2 2017

FTR Guru Trades in Q2 2017

Jeremy Grantham 11,200 sh (New)
Joel Greenblatt 19,776,306 sh (+340.86%)
First Eagle Investment 72 sh (unchged)
Alan Fournier Sold Out
Steven Cohen Sold Out
Barrow, Hanley, Mewhinney & Strauss 349 sh (-15.29%)
Paul Tudor Jones 78,779 sh (-44.86%)
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Q3 2017

FTR Guru Trades in Q3 2017

Leucadia National 25,979 sh (New)
Paul Tudor Jones 37,024 sh (+604.96%)
Jeremy Grantham Sold Out
Barrow, Hanley, Mewhinney & Strauss 23 sh (-1.15%)
First Eagle Investment 4 sh (-16.67%)
Joel Greenblatt 540,936 sh (-58.97%)
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Q4 2017

FTR Guru Trades in Q4 2017

Paul Tudor Jones 107,936 sh (+191.53%)
Joel Greenblatt 601,475 sh (+11.19%)
First Eagle Investment 4 sh (unchged)
Leucadia National Sold Out
Barrow, Hanley, Mewhinney & Strauss Sold Out
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Leucadia National 2017-12-31 Sold Out 0.03%$6.46 - $12.6 $ 8.33-11%0
Barrow, Hanley, Mewhinney & Strauss 2017-12-31 Sold Out $6.46 - $12.6 $ 8.33-11%0
Joel Greenblatt 2017-09-30 Reduce -58.97%0.19%$11.69 - $17.7 $ 8.33-41%540,936
Leucadia National 2017-09-30 New Buy0.03%$11.69 - $17.7 $ 8.33-41%25,979
Barrow, Hanley, Mewhinney & Strauss 2017-09-30 Reduce -1.15%$11.69 - $17.7 $ 8.33-41%23
First Eagle Investment 2017-09-30 Reduce -16.67%$11.69 - $17.7 $ 8.33-41%4
Joel Greenblatt 2017-06-30 Add 340.86%0.25%$16.8 - $32.1 $ 8.33-64%1,318,427
Barrow, Hanley, Mewhinney & Strauss 2017-06-30 Reduce -15.29%$16.8 - $32.1 $ 8.33-64%23
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Preferred stocks of Frontier Communications Corp

SymbolPriceYieldDescription
FTRPR.PFD13.1684.54Prefr Ser -A

Business Description

Industry: Communication Services » Telecom Services    NAICS: 517919    SIC: 4899
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Traded in other countries:YC5.Germany,
Headquarter Location:USA
Frontier Communications Corp is a communication company providing phone, Internet, and other data transport services to residential and business customers. It offers a variety of services and products on a standalone basis and as packaged solutions.

Frontier Communications provides phone, Internet, and other data transport services to about 5 million residential customers across a network that reaches nearly 15 million homes in 29 states. The company also provides services to businesses and other carriers. It acquired AT&T's operations in Connecticut in 2014 and Verizon's assets in California, Texas, and Florida in 2016.

Top Ranked Articles about Frontier Communications Corp

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DEADLINE ALERT:  Brower Piven Reminds Shareholders Of Approaching Deadline In Class Action Lawsuit And Encourages Investors Who Have Losses In Excess Of $100,000 From Investment In Frontier Communications Corporation (Nasdaq: FTR) To Contact The Firm
FRONTIER COMMUNICATIONS EXPANDED CLASS SHAREHOLDER ALERT: CLAIMSFILER REMINDS INVESTORS WITH LOSSES IN EXCESS OF $100,000 of Lead Plaintiff Deadline in Class Action Lawsuit Against Frontier Communications Corporation - (FTR)
EQUITY ALERT: Rosen Law Firm Announces Filing of Securities Class Action Lawsuit Against Frontier Communications Corporation - FTR
SHAREHOLDER ALERT: Pomerantz Law Firm Reminds Shareholders with Losses on their Investment in Frontier Communications Corporation of Class Action Lawsuit and Upcoming Deadline – FTR
FRONTIER COMMUNICATIONS EXPANDED CLASS SHAREHOLDER ALERT BY FORMER LOUISIANA ATTORNEY GENERAL: KAHN SWICK & FOTI, LLC REMINDS INVESTORS WITH LOSSES IN EXCESS OF $100,000 of Lead Plaintiff Deadline in Class Action Lawsuit Against Frontier Communications Co
Consolidated Research: 2018 Summary Expectations for Dow Chemical, Bank Of New York Mellon, New York Community, Frontier Communications, TAL Education Group, and Ekso Bionics — Fundamental Analysis, Key Performance Indications
FRONTIER COMMUNICATIONS PLAINTIFF DEADLINE ALERT: Faruqi & Faruqi, LLP Encourages Investors Who Suffered Losses Exceeding $500,000 In Frontier Communications Corporation To Contact The Firm

Ratios

vs
industry
vs
history
PB Ratio 0.28
FTR's PB Ratio is ranked higher than
99% of the 440 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.17 vs. FTR: 0.28 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PB Ratio only.
FTR' s PB Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.16  Med: 1.39 Max: 10.06
Current: 0.28
0.16
10.06
PS Ratio 0.07
FTR's PS Ratio is ranked higher than
99% of the 450 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.56 vs. FTR: 0.07 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PS Ratio only.
FTR' s PS Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.06  Med: 1.03 Max: 2.33
Current: 0.07
0.06
2.33
Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow 0.97
FTR's Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow is ranked higher than
99% of the 226 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 17.26 vs. FTR: 0.97 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow only.
FTR' s Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.76  Med: 6.69 Max: 253.33
Current: 0.97
0.76
253.33
Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow 0.34
FTR's Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow is ranked higher than
99% of the 305 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 7.14 vs. FTR: 0.34 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow only.
FTR' s Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.28  Med: 3.39 Max: 6.58
Current: 0.34
0.28
6.58
EV-to-EBIT -10.83
FTR's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
99.99% of the 353 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 16.19 vs. FTR: -10.83 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
FTR' s EV-to-EBIT Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -10.9  Med: 14.4 Max: 60
Current: -10.83
-10.9
60
EV-to-EBITDA 33.74
FTR's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked lower than
92% of the 394 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 8.51 vs. FTR: 33.74 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
FTR' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 4.9  Med: 6.6 Max: 33.9
Current: 33.74
4.9
33.9
EV-to-Revenue 1.96
FTR's EV-to-Revenue is ranked higher than
53% of the 461 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.05 vs. FTR: 1.96 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-Revenue only.
FTR' s EV-to-Revenue Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.9  Med: 3.1 Max: 5.7
Current: 1.96
1.9
5.7
Current Ratio 0.53
FTR's Current Ratio is ranked lower than
88% of the 449 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.11 vs. FTR: 0.53 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
FTR' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.36  Med: 1.16 Max: 5.35
Current: 0.53
0.36
5.35
Quick Ratio 0.53
FTR's Quick Ratio is ranked lower than
85% of the 449 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.02 vs. FTR: 0.53 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
FTR' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.34  Med: 1.16 Max: 5.35
Current: 0.53
0.34
5.35
Days Sales Outstanding 32.03
FTR's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
72% of the 355 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 50.37 vs. FTR: 32.03 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
FTR' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 32.03  Med: 36.82 Max: 54.62
Current: 32.03
32.03
54.62
Days Payable 57.89
FTR's Days Payable is ranked lower than
62% of the 304 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 73.89 vs. FTR: 57.89 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Payable only.
FTR' s Days Payable Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 57.89  Med: 87.93 Max: 365.61
Current: 57.89
57.89
365.61

Dividend & Buy Back

vs
industry
vs
history
Dividend Yield % 40.52
FTR's Dividend Yield % is ranked higher than
100% of the 767 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.52 vs. FTR: 40.52 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Yield % only.
FTR' s Dividend Yield % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 4.77  Med: 9.83 Max: 64.25
Current: 40.52
4.77
64.25
3-Year Dividend Growth Rate -17.50
FTR's 3-Year Dividend Growth Rate is ranked lower than
72% of the 210 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.60 vs. FTR: -17.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Dividend Growth Rate only.
FTR' s 3-Year Dividend Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 0 Max: 26
Current: -17.5
0
26
5-Year Yield-on-Cost % 27.58
FTR's 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % is ranked higher than
96% of the 879 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 4.29 vs. FTR: 27.58 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % only.
FTR' s 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.25  Med: 6.69 Max: 43.74
Current: 27.58
3.25
43.74
3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio -5.50
FTR's 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio is ranked lower than
66% of the 294 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: -2.00 vs. FTR: -5.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio only.
FTR' s 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -47.3  Med: -4.2 Max: 1.8
Current: -5.5
-47.3
1.8

Valuation & Return

vs
industry
vs
history
Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF 0.07
FTR's Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF is ranked higher than
99% of the 232 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.37 vs. FTR: 0.07 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF only.
FTR' s Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.06  Med: 0.55 Max: 4.23
Current: 0.07
0.06
4.23
Price-to-Median-PS-Value 0.07
FTR's Price-to-Median-PS-Value is ranked higher than
99% of the 389 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.01 vs. FTR: 0.07 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Median-PS-Value only.
FTR' s Price-to-Median-PS-Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.06  Med: 1.46 Max: 2.92
Current: 0.07
0.06
2.92
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % -9.24
FTR's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % is ranked lower than
89% of the 478 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 4.49 vs. FTR: -9.24 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % only.
FTR' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -9.3  Med: 6.7 Max: 10
Current: -9.24
-9.3
10
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % 93.48
FTR's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % is ranked higher than
98% of the 278 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 6.11 vs. FTR: 93.48 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % only.
FTR' s Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -0.1  Med: 13.8 Max: 119
Current: 93.48
-0.1
119

More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $9,128.00
EPS (TTM) $ -25.98
Beta0.49
Volatility49.22%
52-Week Range $6.08 - 29.85
Shares Outstanding (Mil)78.32

Analyst Estimate

Dec18 Dec19 Dec20
Revenue (Mil $) 8,548 8,260 8,135
EBIT (Mil $) 1,224 1,222
EBITDA (Mil $) 3,432 3,396 3,316
EPS ($) -2.68 -1.08 -0.35
EPS without NRI ($) -2.68 -1.08 -0.35
EPS Growth Rate
(Future 3Y To 5Y Estimate)
-46.00%
Dividends per Share ($) 0.60

Piotroski F-Score Details

Piotroski F-Score: 33
Positive ROAN
Positive CFROAY
Higher ROA yoyN
CFROA > ROAY
Lower Leverage yoyY
Higher Current Ratio yoyN
Less Shares Outstanding yoyN
Higher Gross Margin yoyN
Higher Asset Turnover yoyN

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