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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
93% of the 454 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.44 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 0.15
FTR's Equity-to-Asset is ranked lower than
84% of the 453 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.41 vs. FTR: 0.15 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity-to-Asset only.
FTR' s Equity-to-Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.04  Med: 0.22 Max: 0.42
Current: 0.15
0.04
0.42
Interest Coverage 0.71
FTR's Interest Coverage is ranked lower than
94% of the 370 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 7.30 vs. FTR: 0.71 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
FTR' s Interest Coverage Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.58  Med: 1.45 Max: 1.85
Current: 0.71
0.58
1.85
Piotroski F-Score: 6
Altman Z-Score: 0.46
Beneish M-Score: -2.02
WACC vs ROIC
5.17%
2.89%
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 % 11.12
FTR's Operating Margin % is ranked higher than
57% of the 453 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 7.70 vs. FTR: 11.12 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating Margin % only.
FTR' s Operating Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 9.98  Med: 20.02 Max: 30.83
Current: 11.12
9.98
30.83
Net Margin % -2.65
FTR's Net Margin % is ranked lower than
76% of the 455 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 3.68 vs. FTR: -2.65 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net Margin % only.
FTR' s Net Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -4.19  Med: 2.82 Max: 9.38
Current: -2.65
-4.19
9.38
ROE % -10.01
FTR's ROE % is ranked lower than
80% of the 437 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 6.20 vs. FTR: -10.01 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE % only.
FTR' s ROE % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -11.65  Med: 3.28 Max: 28.53
Current: -10.01
-11.65
28.53
ROA % -0.92
FTR's ROA % is ranked lower than
73% of the 462 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.38 vs. FTR: -0.92 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA % only.
FTR' s ROA % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -1.33  Med: 0.82 Max: 3.05
Current: -0.92
-1.33
3.05
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % 7.25
FTR's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % is ranked lower than
64% of the 458 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 14.31 vs. FTR: 7.25 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % only.
FTR' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 5.84  Med: 12.11 Max: 22.9
Current: 7.25
5.84
22.9
3-Year Revenue Growth Rate 16.80
FTR's 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate is ranked higher than
85% of the 399 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.40 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 343 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.60 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: 50.9
Current: 7.9
-20
50.9
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Guru Trades

Q2 2016

FTR Guru Trades in Q2 2016

Steven Cohen 1,171,400 sh (New)
Jim Simons 3,598,000 sh (+35.00%)
First Eagle Investment 72 sh (unchged)
David Dreman 468 sh (unchged)
Bernard Horn 898,614 sh (unchged)
Paul Tudor Jones Sold Out
Joel Greenblatt 1,375,713 sh (-45.95%)
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Q3 2016

FTR Guru Trades in Q3 2016

NWQ Managers 127,000 sh (New)
Jim Simons 4,125,100 sh (+14.65%)
Bernard Horn 898,614 sh (unchged)
David Dreman 468 sh (unchged)
First Eagle Investment 72 sh (unchged)
Steven Cohen Sold Out
Joel Greenblatt Sold Out
Signature Select Canadian Fund Sold Out
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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)
NWQ Managers Sold Out
David Dreman Sold Out
Jim Simons Sold Out
» More
Q1 2017

FTR Guru Trades in Q1 2017

Alan Fournier 4,193,371 sh (New)
Joel Greenblatt 4,485,829 sh (New)
Steven Cohen 3,423,800 sh (New)
Barrow, Hanley, Mewhinney & Strauss 412 sh (New)
Paul Tudor Jones 142,872 sh (+259.86%)
Steven Cohen 92,500 sh (unchged)
First Eagle Investment 72 sh (unchged)
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Preferred stocks of Frontier Communications Corp

SymbolPriceYieldDescription
FTRPR35.4231.40Prefr 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 provides communications services to residential and business customers. The Company offers a variety of voice, data, and video services and products on a standalone basis and as bundled or 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 firm also provides services to businesses and other carrier. Frontier is investing to improve network capabilities, expanding Internet access availability and the speeds it can deliver. It acquired AT&T's operations in Connecticut in 2014 and Verizon's assets in California, Texas, and Florida in 2016.

Ratios

vs
industry
vs
history
Price-to-Owner-Earnings 1.67
FTR's Price-to-Owner-Earnings is ranked higher than
91% of the 229 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 17.50 vs. FTR: 1.67 )
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: 148.16
Current: 1.67
1.47
148.16
PB Ratio 0.37
FTR's PB Ratio is ranked higher than
95% of the 439 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.23 vs. FTR: 0.37 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PB Ratio only.
FTR' s PB Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.33  Med: 1.61 Max: 10.06
Current: 0.37
0.33
10.06
PS Ratio 0.16
FTR's PS Ratio is ranked higher than
91% of the 449 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.47 vs. FTR: 0.16 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PS Ratio only.
FTR' s PS Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.14  Med: 1.11 Max: 2.42
Current: 0.16
0.14
2.42
Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow 2.85
FTR's Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow is ranked higher than
76% of the 227 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 18.35 vs. FTR: 2.85 )
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: 2.52  Med: 7.03 Max: 84.03
Current: 2.85
2.52
84.03
Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow 0.79
FTR's Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow is ranked higher than
95% of the 312 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 7.08 vs. FTR: 0.79 )
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: 0.7  Med: 3.79 Max: 6.58
Current: 0.79
0.7
6.58
EV-to-EBIT 17.22
FTR's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
73% of the 717 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 13.99 vs. FTR: 17.22 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
FTR' s EV-to-EBIT Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 10  Med: 13.9 Max: 33.4
Current: 17.22
10
33.4
EV-to-EBITDA 5.62
FTR's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked higher than
58% of the 751 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 7.67 vs. FTR: 5.62 )
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: 5.62
4.9
13.1
Shiller PE Ratio 8.59
FTR's Shiller PE Ratio is ranked higher than
75% of the 115 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 17.93 vs. FTR: 8.59 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Shiller PE Ratio only.
FTR' s Shiller PE Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 7.56  Med: 22.28 Max: 213.83
Current: 8.59
7.56
213.83
Current Ratio 0.67
FTR's Current Ratio is ranked lower than
75% of the 440 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.09 vs. FTR: 0.67 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
FTR' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.3  Med: 1.13 Max: 7.14
Current: 0.67
0.3
7.14
Quick Ratio 0.67
FTR's Quick Ratio is ranked lower than
71% of the 440 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.01 vs. FTR: 0.67 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
FTR' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.3  Med: 1.13 Max: 7.14
Current: 0.67
0.3
7.14
Days Sales Outstanding 30.57
FTR's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
58% of the 347 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 47.59 vs. FTR: 30.57 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
FTR' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 30.57  Med: 37.42 Max: 54.62
Current: 30.57
30.57
54.62
Days Payable 51.42
FTR's Days Payable is ranked higher than
55% of the 292 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 65.46 vs. FTR: 51.42 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Payable only.
FTR' s Days Payable Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 51.42  Med: 144.41 Max: 365.61
Current: 51.42
51.42
365.61

Dividend & Buy Back

vs
industry
vs
history
Dividend Yield % 30.66
FTR's Dividend Yield % is ranked higher than
99% of the 749 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.80 vs. FTR: 30.66 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Yield % only.
FTR' s Dividend Yield % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 4.77  Med: 9.26 Max: 34.71
Current: 30.66
4.77
34.71
3-Year Dividend Growth Rate 1.60
FTR's 3-Year Dividend Growth Rate is ranked lower than
61% of the 195 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 5.10 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 % 11.43
FTR's Forward Dividend Yield % is ranked higher than
99% of the 720 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 4.10 vs. FTR: 11.43 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Dividend Yield % only.
N/A
5-Year Yield-on-Cost % 20.65
FTR's 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % is ranked higher than
90% of the 800 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 4.52 vs. FTR: 20.65 )
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: 6.24 Max: 23.38
Current: 20.65
3.21
23.38
3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio -5.50
FTR's 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio is ranked lower than
67% of the 271 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: -1.60 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: 1.7
Current: -5.5
-47.3
1.7

Valuation & Return

vs
industry
vs
history
Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF 0.17
FTR's Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF is ranked higher than
96% of the 220 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.43 vs. FTR: 0.17 )
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: 0.17  Med: 0.69 Max: 4.24
Current: 0.17
0.17
4.24
Price-to-Median-PS-Value 0.15
FTR's Price-to-Median-PS-Value is ranked higher than
98% of the 387 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.02 vs. FTR: 0.15 )
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: 0.14  Med: 1.35 Max: 2.74
Current: 0.15
0.14
2.74
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % 5.81
FTR's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % is ranked lower than
64% of the 802 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 6.61 vs. FTR: 5.81 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % only.
FTR' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3  Med: 7.2 Max: 10
Current: 5.81
3
10
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % 38.99
FTR's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % is ranked higher than
85% of the 248 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 8.32 vs. FTR: 38.99 )
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: 52.3
Current: 38.99
-0.1
52.3

More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $9,897
EPS (TTM) $ -0.42
Beta0.50
Short Percentage of Float24.56%
52-Week Range $1.19 - 5.30
Shares Outstanding (Mil)1,178.07

Analyst Estimate

Dec17 Dec18 Dec19
Revenue (Mil $) 9,304 8,827 8,349
EPS ($) -0.28 -0.16 -0.02
EPS without NRI ($) -0.28 -0.16 -0.02
EPS Growth Rate
(Future 3Y To 5Y Estimate)
N/A
Dividends per Share ($) 0.23 0.16 0.16
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Headlines

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Howard Marks Made 7 New Buys in the 2nd Quarter Aug 15 2016 
Consider Verizon Communications May 19 2016 
Bernard Horn Adds to Existing Stakes in 3rd Quarter Nov 24 2015 
Is Frontier's 8% Dividend Yield Sustainable? Nov 04 2015 
NWQ Managers Buys Stakes in NetApp, Walmart in Second Quarter Sep 04 2015 
Klarman Invests in Frontier Communications, Sanchez Energy During Q2 Aug 14 2015 

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