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Frontier Communications

Market Cap

US$6.2m

Last Updated

2021/04/30 22:41 UTC

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Company Financials +

Executive Summary

Frontier Communications Parent, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, provides various services to residential and business customers over its fiber-optic and copper networks in 25 states in the United States. More Details


Snowflake Analysis

Slightly overvalued with imperfect balance sheet.


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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: FTRC.Q is more volatile than 75% of US stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 21% a week.

Volatility Over Time: FTRC.Q's weekly volatility (21%) has been stable over the past year, but is still higher than 75% of US stocks.


Market Performance


7 Day Return

-76.4%

FTRC.Q

-0.04%

US Telecom

-2.8%

US Market


1 Year Return

-31.5%

FTRC.Q

12.0%

US Telecom

49.4%

US Market

Return vs Industry: FTRC.Q underperformed the US Telecom industry which returned 5.9% over the past year.

Return vs Market: FTRC.Q underperformed the US Market which returned 55.4% over the past year.


Shareholder returns

FTRC.QIndustryMarket
7 Day-76.4%-0.04%-2.8%
30 Day-78.9%3.8%-2.3%
90 Day-88.4%7.6%-1.3%
1 Year-31.5%-31.5%18.1%12.0%51.8%49.4%
3 Year-99.5%-99.5%26.7%8.5%57.5%47.6%
5 Year-99.9%-99.9%22.1%-5.8%121.7%97.1%

Long-Term Price Volatility Vs. Market

How volatile is Frontier Communications's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?


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Valuation

Is Frontier Communications undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?

>50%

Undervalued compared to fair value


Share Price vs. Fair Value

Below Fair Value: FTRC.Q ($0.06) is trading below our estimate of fair value ($53.12)

Significantly Below Fair Value: FTRC.Q is trading below fair value by more than 20%.


Price To Earnings Ratio

PE vs Industry: FTRC.Q is unprofitable, so we can't compare its PE Ratio to the US Telecom industry average.

PE vs Market: FTRC.Q 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 FTRC.Q's PEG Ratio to determine if it is good value.


Price to Book Ratio

PB vs Industry: FTRC.Q has negative assets, so we can't compare its PB Ratio to the US Telecom industry average.


Future Growth

How is Frontier Communications forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 1 analyst?

0.2%

Forecasted annual revenue growth


Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts


Analyst Future Growth Forecasts

Earnings vs Savings Rate: Insufficient data to determine if FTRC.Q's forecast earnings growth is above the savings rate (2%).

Earnings vs Market: Insufficient data to determine if FTRC.Q's earnings are forecast to grow faster than the US market

High Growth Earnings: Insufficient data to determine if earnings are expected to grow significantly over the next 3 years.

Revenue vs Market: FTRC.Q's revenue (0.2% per year) is forecast to grow slower than the US market (9.5% per year).

High Growth Revenue: FTRC.Q's revenue (0.2% per year) is forecast to grow slower than 20% per year.


Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts


Future Return on Equity

Future ROE: Insufficient data to determine if FTRC.Q's Return on Equity is forecast to be high in 3 years time


Past Performance

How has Frontier Communications performed over the past 5 years?

-23.0%

Historical annual earnings growth


Earnings and Revenue History

Quality Earnings: FTRC.Q is currently unprofitable.

Growing Profit Margin: FTRC.Q is currently unprofitable.


Past Earnings Growth Analysis

Earnings Trend: FTRC.Q is unprofitable, and losses have increased over the past 5 years at a rate of 23% per year.

Accelerating Growth: Unable to compare FTRC.Q's earnings growth over the past year to its 5-year average as it is currently unprofitable

Earnings vs Industry: FTRC.Q is unprofitable, making it difficult to compare its past year earnings growth to the Telecom industry (18%).


Return on Equity

High ROE: FTRC.Q's liabilities exceed its assets, so it is difficult to calculate its Return on Equity.


Financial Health

How is Frontier Communications's financial position?


Financial Position Analysis

Short Term Liabilities: FTRC.Q has negative shareholder equity, which is a more serious situation than short term assets not covering short term liabilities.

Long Term Liabilities: FTRC.Q 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: FTRC.Q has negative shareholder equity, which is a more serious situation than a high debt level.

Reducing Debt: FTRC.Q's has negative shareholder equity, so we do not need to check if its debt has reduced over time.


Balance Sheet


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 FTRC.Q has sufficient cash runway for more than 3 years if it maintains its current positive free cash flow level.

Forecast Cash Runway: FTRC.Q is unprofitable but has sufficient cash runway for more than 3 years, due to free cash flow being positive and growing by 11.1% per year.


Dividend

What is Frontier Communications's current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?


Dividend Yield vs Market

Notable Dividend: Unable to evaluate FTRC.Q's dividend yield against the bottom 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any recent payouts.

High Dividend: Unable to evaluate FTRC.Q's dividend yield against the top 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any recent payouts.


Stability and Growth of Payments

Stable Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if FTRC.Q's dividends per share have been stable in the past.

Growing Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if FTRC.Q's dividend payments have been increasing.


Current Payout to Shareholders

Dividend Coverage: FTRC.Q is not paying a notable dividend for the US market.


Future Payout to Shareholders

Future Dividend Coverage: No need to calculate the sustainability of FTRC.Q's dividend in 3 years as they are not forecast to pay a notable one for the US market.


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Management

How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?

3.3yrs

Average management tenure


CEO

Nick Jeffery (52 yo)

0.083

Tenure

Mr. Nicholas Simon Jeffery, also known as Nick, serves as Chief Executive Officer and President of Frontier Communications Corporation since March 04, 2021. He has been Chief Executive of United Kingdom at...


Leadership Team

Experienced Management: FTRC.Q's management team is considered experienced (3.3 years average tenure).


Board Members

Experienced Board: FTRC.Q's board of directors are not considered experienced ( 2.3 years average tenure), which suggests a new board.


Ownership

Who are the major shareholders and have insiders been buying or selling?


Insider Trading Volume

Insider Buying: Insufficient data to determine if insiders have bought more shares than they have sold in the past 3 months.


Ownership Breakdown

Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have not been meaningfully diluted in the past year.


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Company Information

Frontier Communications Parent, Inc.'s company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources


Key Information

  • Name: Frontier Communications Parent, Inc.
  • Ticker: FTRC.Q
  • Exchange: OTCPK
  • Founded: 1935
  • Industry: Integrated Telecommunication Services
  • Sector: Telecom
  • Market Cap: US$6.182m
  • Shares outstanding: 104.78m
  • Website: https://www.frontier.com

Number of Employees


Location

  • Frontier Communications Parent, Inc.
  • 401 Merritt 7
  • Norwalk
  • Connecticut
  • 6851
  • United States

Listings


Biography

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 product...


Company Analysis and Financial Data Status

All financial data provided by Standard & Poor's Capital IQ.
DataLast Updated (UTC time)
Company Analysis2021/04/30 22:41
End of Day Share Price2021/04/30 00:00
Earnings2021/03/31
Annual Earnings2020/12/31


Unless specified all financial data is based on a yearly period but updated quarterly. This is known as Trailing Twelve Month (TTM) or Last Twelve Month (LTM) Data. Learn more here.