Frontier Communications Corporation provides communications services to consumer, commercial, and wholesale customers in the United States.
Slightly overvalued with imperfect balance sheet.
Share Price & News
How has Frontier Communications's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?
Latest Share Price and Events
Stable Share Price: FTR's share price has been volatile over the past 3 months.
7 Day Return
1 Year Return
Return vs Industry: FTR underperformed the US Telecom industry which returned 12% over the past year.
Return vs Market: FTR underperformed the US Market which returned 24.7% over the past year.
Price Volatility Vs. Market
How volatile is Frontier Communications's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?
Simply Wall St News
2 weeks ago | Simply Wall StThose Who Purchased Frontier Communications (NASDAQ:FTR) Shares Five Years Ago Have A 99% Loss To Show For It
1 month ago | Simply Wall StIs Frontier Communications Corporation (NASDAQ:FTR) A Volatile Stock?
Is Frontier Communications undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?
Undervalued compared to fair value
Share Price vs. Fair Value
Below Fair Value: FTR ($0.65) is trading below our estimate of fair value ($21.84)
Significantly Below Fair Value: FTR is trading below fair value by more than 20%.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: FTR is unprofitable, so we can't compare its PE Ratio to the Telecom industry average.
PE vs Market: FTR is unprofitable, so we can't compare its PE Ratio to the US market.
Price to Earnings Growth Ratio
PEG Ratio: Insufficient data to calculate FTR's PEG Ratio to determine if it is good value.
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: FTR has negative assets, so we can't compare its PB Ratio to the US Telecom industry average.
How is Frontier Communications forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 9 analysts?
Forecasted annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts
Analyst Future Growth Forecasts
Earnings vs Savings Rate: FTR is forecast to remain unprofitable over the next 3 years.
Earnings vs Market: FTR is forecast to remain unprofitable over the next 3 years.
High Growth Earnings: FTR is forecast to remain unprofitable over the next 3 years.
Revenue vs Market: FTR's revenue is expected to decline over the next 3 years (-4.9% per year).
High Growth Revenue: FTR's revenue is forecast to decline over the next 3 years (-4.9% per year).
Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts
Future Return on Equity
Future ROE: Insufficient data to determine if FTR's Return on Equity is forecast to be high in 3 years time
How has Frontier Communications performed over the past 5 years?
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: FTR is currently unprofitable.
Growing Profit Margin: FTR is currently unprofitable.
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: FTR is unprofitable, and losses have increased over the past 5 years at a rate of -64.1% per year.
Accelerating Growth: Unable to compare FTR's earnings growth over the past year to its 5-year average as it is currently unprofitable
Earnings vs Industry: FTR is unprofitable, making it difficult to compare its past year earnings growth to the Telecom industry (-43.1%).
Return on Equity
High ROE: FTR's liabilities exceed its assets, so it is difficult to calculate its Return on Equity.
Return on Assets
Return on Capital Employed
How is Frontier Communications's financial position?
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: FTR has negative shareholder equity, which is a more serious situation than short term assets not covering short term liabilities.
Long Term Liabilities: FTR has negative shareholder equity, which is a more serious situation than short term assets not covering long term liabilities.
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: FTR has negative shareholder equity, which is a more serious situation than a high debt level.
Reducing Debt: FTR's has negative shareholder equity, so we do not need to check if its debt has reduced over time.
Inventory Level: FTR has a high level of physical assets or inventory.
Debt Coverage by Assets: FTR has negative shareholder equity (liabilities exceed assets) therefore debt is not covered by short term assets.
Cash Runway Analysis
For companies that have on average been loss making in the past we assess whether they have at least 1 year of cash runway.
Stable Cash Runway: Whilst unprofitable FTR has sufficient cash runway for more than 3 years if it maintains its current positive free cash flow level.
Forecast Cash Runway: FTR is unprofitable but has sufficient cash runway for more than 3 years, due to free cash flow being positive and growing by 21.7% per year.
What is Frontier Communications's current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Dividend Yield vs Market
Current dividend yield vs market & industry
Notable Dividend: Unable to evaluate FTR's dividend yield against the bottom 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any payouts.
High Dividend: Unable to evaluate FTR's dividend yield against the top 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any payouts.
Stability and Growth of Payments
Stable Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if FTR's dividends per share have been stable in the past.
Growing Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if FTR's dividend payments have been increasing.
Current Payout to Shareholders
Dividend Coverage: FTR is not paying a notable dividend for the US market.
Future Payout to Shareholders
Future Dividend Coverage: No need to calculate the sustainability of FTR's dividend in 3 years as they are not forecast to pay a notable one for the US market.
What is the CEO of Frontier Communications's salary, the management and board of directors tenure and is there insider trading?
Average management tenure
Bernie Han (55yo)
Mr. Bernard L. Han, also known as Bernie, has been the President, Chief Executive Officer and Director at Frontier Communications Corporation since December 3, 2019. Mr. Han served as an Executive Vice Pre ...
Management Age and Tenure
Experienced Management: FTR's management team is considered experienced (2 years average tenure).
Board Age and Tenure
Experienced Board: FTR's board of directors are not considered experienced ( 1.1 years average tenure), which suggests a new board.
Insider Buying: Insufficient data to determine if insiders have bought more shares than they have sold in the past 3 months.
Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have been diluted in the past year, with total shares outstanding growing by 20.7%.
Bernie Han (55yo)
- Tenure: 0.08yrs
John Maduri (58yo)
Executive VP & Chief Customer Officer
- Tenure: 2.5yrs
- Compensation: US$3.66m
Don Daniels (51yo)
Senior VP & Chief Accounting Officer
- Tenure: 2yrs
Steve Gable (45yo)
Executive VP & Chief Technology Officer
- Tenure: 4.8yrs
- Compensation: US$2.39m
Vice President of Investor Relations
- Tenure: 6.8yrs
Ken Arndt (54yo)
Executive VP & COO
- Tenure: 2yrs
- Compensation: US$2.22m
Mark Nielsen (54yo)
- Tenure: 5.8yrs
- Compensation: US$1.38m
Sheldon Bruha (51yo)
CFO, Executive VP & Treasurer
- Tenure: 1.3yrs
- Compensation: US$715.47k
Vice President of Corporate Communications & External Affairs
Senior VP & Chief Marketing Officer
- Tenure: 1.8yrs
Pam Reeve (69yo)
Independent Chairman of the Board
- Tenure: 3.8yrs
- Compensation: US$390.00k
Rob Schriesheim (58yo)
- Tenure: 1.1yrs
- Compensation: US$11.69k
Bernie Han (55yo)
- Tenure: 0.08yrs
Kevin Beebe (60yo)
- Tenure: 0.6yrs
Peter C. Bynoe (69yo)
- Tenure: 12.3yrs
- Compensation: US$230.00k
Diana Ferguson (55yo)
- Tenure: 5.3yrs
- Compensation: US$215.00k
Mo Meghji (54yo)
- Tenure: 0.6yrs
Paul Keglevic (65yo)
- Tenure: 0.6yrs
Ed Fraioli (72yo)
- Tenure: 9.5yrs
- Compensation: US$240.00k
Frontier Communications Corporation's company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: Frontier Communications Corporation
- Ticker: FTR
- Exchange: NasdaqGS
- Founded: 1927
- Industry: Integrated Telecommunication Services
- Sector: Telecom
- Market Cap: US$62.242m
- Shares outstanding: 105.37m
- Website: https://www.frontier.com
Number of Employees
- Frontier Communications Corporation
- 401 Merritt 7
- United States
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|FTR||NasdaqGS (Nasdaq Global Select)||Yes||Common Stock||US||USD||Jul 1970|
|YC51||DB (Deutsche Boerse AG)||Yes||Common Stock||DE||EUR||Jul 1970|
|0TP1||LSE (London Stock Exchange)||Yes||Common Stock||GB||USD||Jul 1970|
Frontier Communications Corporation provides communications services to consumer, commercial, and wholesale customers in the United States. It offers broadband, video, voice, and other services and products through a combination of fiber and copper-based networks to consumer customers. The company also provides Ethernet and traditional circuit-based services; software defined wide area network, managed Wi-Fi and cloud IT solutions, voice and Unified Communications as a Service (UCaaS), and Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP) services, as well as hardware and network solutions and services to small and medium business, and large enterprises. In addition, it offers data and Internet services; wireless broadband services; satellite TV video services; voice services, including data-based VoIP, UCaaS, and long distance and voice messaging services; and a package of communications services. Further, the company provides a range of access services that allow other carriers to use facilities to originate and terminate their local and long-distance voice traffic. It serves approximately 4.5 million customers and 3.7 million broadband subscribers in 29 states. The company was formerly known as Citizens Communications Company and changed its name to Frontier Communications Corporation in July 2008. Frontier Communications Corporation was founded in 1927 and is based in Norwalk, Connecticut.
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
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