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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
FTR's Cash-to-Debt is ranked lower than
95% of the 460 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.37 vs. FTR: 0.02 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash-to-Debt only.
FTR' s Cash-to-Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.01  Med: 0.04 Max: 0.35
Current: 0.02
0.01
0.35
Equity-to-Asset 0.13
FTR's Equity-to-Asset is ranked lower than
86% of the 451 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.39 vs. FTR: 0.13 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity-to-Asset only.
FTR' s Equity-to-Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.04  Med: 0.21 Max: 0.42
Current: 0.13
0.04
0.42
Debt-to-Equity 5.21
FTR's Debt-to-Equity is ranked lower than
93% of the 352 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.79 vs. FTR: 5.21 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Debt-to-Equity only.
FTR' s Debt-to-Equity Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.76  Med: 2.65 Max: 18.5
Current: 5.21
0.76
18.5
Debt-to-EBITDA 6.83
FTR's Debt-to-EBITDA is ranked lower than
86% of the 354 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.39 vs. FTR: 6.83 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Debt-to-EBITDA only.
FTR' s Debt-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.59  Med: 4.34 Max: 7.67
Current: 6.83
3.59
7.67
Interest Coverage 0.29
FTR's Interest Coverage is ranked lower than
98% of the 372 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 6.42 vs. FTR: 0.29 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
FTR' s Interest Coverage Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.29  Med: 1.45 Max: 1.85
Current: 0.29
0.29
1.85
Piotroski F-Score: 5
Altman Z-Score: 0.32
Beneish M-Score: -3.13
WACC vs ROIC
5.17%
1.03%
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 : 7/10

vs
industry
vs
history
Operating Margin % 4.73
FTR's Operating Margin % is ranked lower than
63% of the 456 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 8.07 vs. FTR: 4.73 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating Margin % only.
FTR' s Operating Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 4.73  Med: 20.02 Max: 30.83
Current: 4.73
4.73
30.83
Net Margin % -9.17
FTR's Net Margin % is ranked lower than
83% of the 458 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 3.60 vs. FTR: -9.17 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net Margin % only.
FTR' s Net Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -9.17  Med: 2.82 Max: 9.38
Current: -9.17
-9.17
9.38
ROE % -26.00
FTR's ROE % is ranked lower than
88% of the 437 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 6.73 vs. FTR: -26.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE % only.
FTR' s ROE % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -26  Med: 3.28 Max: 28.53
Current: -26
-26
28.53
ROA % -3.03
FTR's ROA % is ranked lower than
78% of the 467 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.49 vs. FTR: -3.03 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA % only.
FTR' s ROA % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -3.03  Med: 0.82 Max: 3.05
Current: -3.03
-3.03
3.05
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % 2.52
FTR's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % is ranked lower than
71% of the 462 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 13.19 vs. FTR: 2.52 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % only.
FTR' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.52  Med: 12.11 Max: 22.9
Current: 2.52
2.52
22.9
3-Year Revenue Growth Rate 16.80
FTR's 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate is ranked higher than
85% of the 417 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.00 vs. FTR: 16.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate only.
FTR' s 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -18.1  Med: -1.35 Max: 46.3
Current: 16.8
-18.1
46.3
3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate 7.90
FTR's 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate is ranked higher than
66% of the 374 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.10 vs. FTR: 7.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate only.
FTR' s 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -20  Med: -4.3 Max: 51
Current: 7.9
-20
51
» FTR's 30-Y Financials

Financials (Next Earnings Date: 2018-02-27)


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Guru Trades

Q4 2016

FTR Guru Trades in Q4 2016

Paul Tudor Jones 39,702 sh (New)
First Eagle Investment 72 sh (unchged)
Bernard Horn 898,614 sh (unchged)
David Dreman Sold Out
Jim Simons Sold Out
NWQ Managers Sold Out
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Q1 2017

FTR Guru Trades in Q1 2017

Steven Cohen 3,423,800 sh (New)
Barrow, Hanley, Mewhinney & Strauss 412 sh (New)
Joel Greenblatt 4,485,829 sh (New)
Alan Fournier 4,193,371 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
» More
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%)
» More
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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Latest Guru Trades with FTR

(List those with share number changes of more than 20%, or impact to portfolio more than 0.1%)

GuruDate Trades Impact to Portfolio Price Range * (?) Current Price Change from Average Current Shares
Joel Greenblatt 2017-09-30 Reduce -58.97%0.19%$11.69 - $17.7 $ 7.23-49%540,936
Leucadia National 2017-09-30 New Buy0.03%$11.69 - $17.7 $ 7.23-49%25,979
Barrow, Hanley, Mewhinney & Strauss 2017-09-30 Reduce -1.15%$11.69 - $17.7 $ 7.23-49%23
First Eagle Investment 2017-09-30 Reduce -16.67%$11.69 - $17.7 $ 7.23-49%4
Joel Greenblatt 2017-06-30 Add 340.86%0.25%$16.8 - $32.1 $ 7.23-69%1,318,427
Barrow, Hanley, Mewhinney & Strauss 2017-06-30 Reduce -15.29%$16.8 - $32.1 $ 7.23-69%23
Joel Greenblatt 2017-03-31 New Buy0.12%$29.1 - $56.25 $ 7.23-84%299,057
Barrow, Hanley, Mewhinney & Strauss 2017-03-31 New Buy$29.1 - $56.25 $ 7.23-84%27
NWQ Managers 2016-12-31 Sold Out 0.01%$46.8 - $63.45 $ 7.23-87%0
David Dreman 2016-12-31 Sold Out $46.8 - $63.45 $ 7.23-87%0
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Preferred stocks of Frontier Communications Corp

SymbolPriceYieldDescription
FTRPR13.1084.94Prefr 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

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
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FRONTIER COMMUNICATIONS PLAINTIFF DEADLINE ALERT: Faruqi & Faruqi, LLP Encourages Investors Who Suffered Losses Exceeding $500,000 In Frontier Communications Corporation To Contact The Firm
The Klein Law Firm Reminds Investors of a Class Action Filed on Behalf of Frontier Communications Corporation Shareholders and a Lead Plaintiff Deadline of November 27, 2017 (FTR)
Notice Of Filing Of Securities Class Action Against Frontier Communications Corp., Its Senior Executives And Directors, And Underwriters Of Its June 2015 Stock Offerings
FTR ALERT: Rosen Law Firm Reminds Frontier Communications Corporation Investors of Important Deadline in Class Action – FTR
FTR INVESTOR ALERT: The Law Offices of Vincent Wong Reminds Investors of Commencement of a Class Action Involving Frontier Communications Corporation and a Lead Plaintiff Deadline of November 27, 2017
INVESTOR ALERT: Levi & Korsinsky, LLP Reminds Shareholders It Filed a Complaint on Behalf of Frontier Communications Corporation Shareholders and Lead Plaintiff Deadline of November 27, 2017 – 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
INVESTOR ALERT: Brower Piven Encourages Shareholders Who Have Losses In Excess Of $100,000 From Investment In Frontier Communications Corporation (Nasdaq: FTR) To Contact Brower Piven Before The Lead Plaintiff Deadline In Class Action Lawsuit

Ratios

vs
industry
vs
history
Price-to-Owner-Earnings 8.90
FTR's Price-to-Owner-Earnings is ranked lower than
93% of the 225 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 17.30 vs. FTR: 8.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Owner-Earnings only.
FTR' s Price-to-Owner-Earnings Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.47  Med: 6.88 Max: 251.2
Current: 8.9
1.47
251.2
PB Ratio 0.17
FTR's PB Ratio is ranked higher than
98% of the 429 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.31 vs. FTR: 0.17 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PB Ratio only.
FTR' s PB Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.16  Med: 1.49 Max: 10.06
Current: 0.17
0.16
10.06
PS Ratio 0.06
FTR's PS Ratio is ranked higher than
98% of the 442 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.51 vs. FTR: 0.06 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PS Ratio only.
FTR' s PS Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.06  Med: 1.07 Max: 2.41
Current: 0.06
0.06
2.41
Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow 0.82
FTR's Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow is ranked higher than
98% of the 223 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 18.18 vs. FTR: 0.82 )
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: 0.77  Med: 6.85 Max: 777.27
Current: 0.82
0.77
777.27
Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow 0.31
FTR's Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow is ranked higher than
99% of the 300 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 7.07 vs. FTR: 0.31 )
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: 3.6 Max: 6.58
Current: 0.31
0.28
6.58
EV-to-EBIT 48.81
FTR's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
89% of the 350 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 16.64 vs. FTR: 48.81 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
FTR' s EV-to-EBIT Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 10  Med: 14.3 Max: 60
Current: 48.81
10
60
EV-to-EBITDA 6.95
FTR's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked higher than
61% of the 389 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 8.63 vs. FTR: 6.95 )
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: 13.1
Current: 6.95
4.9
13.1
EV-to-Revenue 1.93
FTR's EV-to-Revenue is ranked higher than
54% of the 454 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.03 vs. FTR: 1.93 )
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: 1.93
1.9
5.7
Shiller PE Ratio 7.91
FTR's Shiller PE Ratio is ranked higher than
80% of the 123 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 16.67 vs. FTR: 7.91 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Shiller PE Ratio only.
FTR' s Shiller PE Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 7.36  Med: 18.94 Max: 231.87
Current: 7.91
7.36
231.87
Current Ratio 0.70
FTR's Current Ratio is ranked lower than
74% of the 447 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.07 vs. FTR: 0.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
FTR' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.3  Med: 1.11 Max: 7.14
Current: 0.7
0.3
7.14
Quick Ratio 0.70
FTR's Quick Ratio is ranked lower than
70% of the 447 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.00 vs. FTR: 0.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
FTR' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.3  Med: 1.11 Max: 7.14
Current: 0.7
0.3
7.14
Days Sales Outstanding 30.55
FTR's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
72% of the 342 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 47.76 vs. FTR: 30.55 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
FTR' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 30.55  Med: 37.42 Max: 54.62
Current: 30.55
30.55
54.62
Days Payable 51.87
FTR's Days Payable is ranked lower than
60% of the 294 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 66.92 vs. FTR: 51.87 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Payable only.
FTR' s Days Payable Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 51.87  Med: 144.41 Max: 365.61
Current: 51.87
51.87
365.61

Dividend & Buy Back

vs
industry
vs
history
Dividend Yield % 60.17
FTR's Dividend Yield % is ranked higher than
100% of the 779 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 3.83 vs. FTR: 60.17 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Yield % only.
FTR' s Dividend Yield % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 4.77  Med: 9.53 Max: 64.25
Current: 60.17
4.77
64.25
3-Year Dividend Growth Rate 1.60
FTR's 3-Year Dividend Growth Rate is ranked lower than
56% of the 207 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 3.30 vs. FTR: 1.60 )
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: 1.6
0
26
Forward Dividend Yield % 34.48
FTR's Forward Dividend Yield % is ranked higher than
99% of the 721 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 3.63 vs. FTR: 34.48 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Dividend Yield % only.
N/A
5-Year Yield-on-Cost % 40.53
FTR's 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % is ranked higher than
96% of the 839 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.43 vs. FTR: 40.53 )
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: 3.21  Med: 6.42 Max: 43.27
Current: 40.53
3.21
43.27
3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio -5.50
FTR's 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio is ranked lower than
64% of the 285 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: -3.4 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
98% of the 231 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.46 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: 0.68 Max: 4.23
Current: 0.07
0.06
4.23
Price-to-Median-PS-Value 0.06
FTR's Price-to-Median-PS-Value is ranked higher than
99% of the 410 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.02 vs. FTR: 0.06 )
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: 1.36 Max: 2.84
Current: 0.06
0.06
2.84
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % 2.05
FTR's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % is ranked lower than
66% of the 468 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 4.26 vs. FTR: 2.05 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % only.
FTR' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.7  Med: 7 Max: 10
Current: 2.05
1.7
10
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % 114.95
FTR's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % is ranked higher than
98% of the 268 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 7.02 vs. FTR: 114.95 )
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: 13.7 Max: 118.1
Current: 114.95
-0.1
118.1

More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $9,320.00
EPS (TTM) $ -13.83
Beta0.49
Short Percentage of Float38.24%
52-Week Range $6.25 - 57.30
Shares Outstanding (Mil)78.46

Analyst Estimate

Dec17 Dec18 Dec19 Dec20
Revenue (Mil $) 9,101 8,540 8,320 8,135
EPS ($) -5.64 -2.61 -0.86 -0.35
EPS without NRI ($) -5.64 -2.61 -0.86 -0.35
EPS Growth Rate
(Future 3Y To 5Y Estimate)
-46.00%
Dividends per Share ($) 3.38 1.80 1.80

Piotroski F-Score Details

Piotroski F-Score: 55
Positive ROAN
Positive CFROAY
Higher ROA yoyN
CFROA > ROAY
Lower Leverage yoyY
Higher Current Ratio yoyY
Less Shares Outstanding yoyN
Higher Gross Margin yoyN
Higher Asset Turnover yoyY

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