OTCPK:WINM.Q

Stock Analysis Report

Executive Summary

Windstream Holdings, Inc. provides network communications and technology solutions in the United States.

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Fundamentals

Slightly overvalued with imperfect balance sheet.


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Share Price & News

How has Windstream Holdings's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?


Latest Share Price and Events


Market Performance


7 Day Return

-6.5%

WINM.Q

0.6%

US Telecom

0.07%

US Market


1 Year Return

-95.5%

WINM.Q

8.4%

US Telecom

8.9%

US Market

Return vs Industry: WINM.Q underperformed the US Telecom industry which returned 8.4% over the past year.

Return vs Market: WINM.Q underperformed the US Market which returned 8.9% over the past year.


Shareholder returns

WINM.QIndustryMarket
7 Day-6.5%0.6%0.07%
30 Day-19.0%0.6%-0.3%
90 Day-4.1%10.7%-1.6%
1 Year-95.5%-95.5%14.1%8.4%11.3%8.9%
3 Year-99.5%-99.5%28.0%9.3%46.3%36.8%
5 Year-99.6%-99.9%40.7%8.4%62.1%44.3%

Price Volatility Vs. Market

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


Simply Wall St News

No news available

Valuation

Is Windstream Holdings 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: WINM.Q ($0.19) is trading below our estimate of fair value ($220.76)

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


Price To Earnings Ratio

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

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


Price to Book Ratio

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


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Future Growth

How is Windstream Holdings forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 2 analysts?

0.07%

Forecasted annual revenue growth


Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts


Analyst Future Growth Forecasts

Earnings vs Savings Rate: Insufficient data to determine if WINM.Q's forecast earnings growth is above the savings rate (2.7%).

Earnings vs Market: Insufficient data to determine if WINM.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: WINM.Q's revenue (0.07% per year) is forecast to grow slower than the US market (7.2% per year).

High Growth Revenue: WINM.Q's revenue (0.07% 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 WINM.Q's Return on Equity is forecast to be high in 3 years time


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Past Performance

How has Windstream Holdings performed over the past 5 years?

-68.3%

Historical annual earnings growth


Earnings and Revenue History


Past Earnings Growth Analysis

Earnings Trend: WINM.Q is unprofitable, and losses have increased over the past 5 years at a rate of -68.3% per year.

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

Earnings vs Industry: WINM.Q is unprofitable, making it difficult to compare its past year earnings growth to the Telecom industry (-23%).


Return on Equity

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


Return on Assets

ROA vs Industry: WINM.Q is currently unprofitable, so its Return on Assets is negative.


Return on Capital Employed

ROCE Improving: WINM.Q is currently unprofitable, so its Return on Capital Employed is negative.


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Financial Health

How is Windstream Holdings's financial position?


Financial Position Analysis

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

Long Term Liabilities: WINM.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: WINM.Q is debt free.

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


Balance Sheet

Inventory Level: WINM.Q has a high level of physical assets or inventory.

Debt Coverage by Assets: WINM.Q 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: WINM.Q has sufficient cash runway for more than 3 years based on its current free cash flow.

Forecast Cash Runway: Insufficient data to determine if WINM.Q has enough cash runway if its free cash flow continues to grow or shrink based on historical rates.


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Dividend

What is Windstream Holdings's current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?


Dividend Yield vs Market

company0%marketbottom25%1.4%markettop25%3.7%industryaverage4.8%forecastin3Years0%

Current dividend yield vs market & industry


Stability and Growth of Payments

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

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

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

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


Current Payout to Shareholders

Dividend Coverage: WINM.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 WINM.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

What is the CEO of Windstream Holdings's salary, the management and board of directors tenure and is there insider trading?

3.3yrs

Average management tenure


CEO

Tony Thomas (47yo)

4.8yrs

Tenure

US$5,055,702

Compensation

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CEO Compensation Analysis

Compensation vs. Market: Tony's total compensation ($USD5.06M) is above average for companies of similar size in the US market ($USD509.30K).

Compensation vs Earnings: Tony's compensation has been consistent with company performance over the past year.


Management Age and Tenure

3.3yrs

Average Tenure

47yo

Average Age

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


Board Age and Tenure

4.8yrs

Average Tenure

64yo

Average Age

Experienced Board: WINM.Q's board of directors are considered experienced (4.8 years average tenure).


Insider Trading

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


Ownership Breakdown


Management Team

  • Jack Brooks

    Chief Human Resources Officer

    • Tenure: 1.8yrs
  • Tony Thomas (47yo)

    CEO, President & Director

    • Tenure: 4.8yrs
    • Compensation: US$5.06m
  • Layne Levine (56yo)

    President of Enterprise & Wholesale

    • Tenure: 2.3yrs
    • Compensation: US$1.18m
  • Chris King

    Vice president of Investor Relations

    • Tenure: 0yrs
  • Bob Gunderman (46yo)

    CFO & Treasurer

    • Tenure: 5yrs
    • Compensation: US$1.87m
  • Kevin Halpin

    Senior Vice President of Process Development & Project Management

    • Tenure: 4.8yrs
  • Rodney Hawkins

    Chief Compliance Officer & VP of Internal Audit

    • Tenure: 0yrs
  • Kristi Moody (48yo)

    Executive VP

    • Tenure: 2.7yrs
    • Compensation: US$783.99k
  • Jeff Small (43yo)

    President of Kinetic

    • Tenure: 3.3yrs
    • Compensation: US$1.33m
  • Stephen Farkouh

    Chief Information Officer

    • Tenure: 0yrs

Board Members

  • Jeff Hinson (64yo)

    Independent Director

    • Tenure: 13.3yrs
    • Compensation: US$220.24k
  • Walter Turek (66yo)

    Independent Director

    • Tenure: 2.6yrs
    • Compensation: US$205.24k
  • Sandy Beall (68yo)

    Independent Director

    • Tenure: 12.9yrs
    • Compensation: US$205.24k
  • Alan Wells (59yo)

    Independent Chairman of the Board

    • Tenure: 2.4yrs
    • Compensation: US$290.24k
  • Bill LaPerch (63yo)

    Independent Director

    • Tenure: 5.1yrs
    • Compensation: US$220.24k
  • Julie Shimer (66yo)

    Independent Director

    • Tenure: 2.6yrs
    • Compensation: US$220.24k
  • Tony Thomas (47yo)

    CEO, President & Director

    • Tenure: 4.8yrs
    • Compensation: US$5.06m
  • Jeannie Diefenderfer (58yo)

    Independent Director

    • Tenure: 3.7yrs
    • Compensation: US$215.24k
  • Mike Stoltz (68yo)

    Independent Director

    • Tenure: 5.1yrs
    • Compensation: US$225.24k

Company Information

Windstream Holdings, Inc.'s company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources


Key Information

  • Name: Windstream Holdings, Inc.
  • Ticker: WINM.Q
  • Exchange: OTCPK
  • Founded: 2013
  • Industry: Integrated Telecommunication Services
  • Sector: Telecom
  • Market Cap: US$8.041m
  • Shares outstanding: 43.00m
  • Website: https://www.windstream.com

Number of Employees


Location

  • Windstream Holdings, Inc.
  • 4001 Rodney Parham Road
  • Little Rock
  • Arkansas
  • 72212
  • United States

Listings

TickerExchangePrimary SecuritySecurity TypeCountryCurrencyListed on
WINM.QOTCPK (Pink Sheets LLC)YesCommon SharesUSUSDFeb 2005
B4O2DB (Deutsche Boerse AG)YesCommon SharesDEEURFeb 2005

Biography

Windstream Holdings, Inc. provides network communications and technology solutions in the United States. Its Consumer & Small Business segment offers services, including traditional local and long-distance ...


Company Analysis and Financial Data Status

All financial data provided by Standard & Poor's Capital IQ.
DataLast Updated (UTC time)
Company Analysis2019/10/23 00:02
End of Day Share Price2019/10/22 00:00
Earnings2019/06/30
Annual Earnings2018/12/31


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.