Anticipated $-0.79 EPS for Frontier Communications Corporation (FTR) as of May, 1

Marco Green
April 24, 2018

Frontier Communications Corporation (NASDAQ:FTR) had a decrease of 2.2% in short interest. Frontier Communications Corp's dividend payout ratio (DPR) is -77.78%. FTR has also 1.59M shares volume. After having $-0.59 EPS previously, Frontier Communications Corporation's analysts see 33.90% EPS growth. FTR underperformed by 87.89% the S&P 500. PLAB's profit would be $4.89 million giving it 27.57 P/E if the $0.07 EPS is correct. Analysts at Credit Suisse Resumed the shares of WisdomTree Investments, Inc to Outperform when they released a research note on April 18th, 2018. About 2.05 million shares traded. Photronics, Inc. (NASDAQ:PLAB) has declined 25.69% since April 20, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 28.99% the S&P500. Frontier Communications earned a media sentiment score of 0.24 on Accern's scale. It has change of 0.14, from 2017Q3's 0. It increased, as 5 investors sold Frontier Communications Corporation shares while 2 reduced holdings.

Frontier Communications (NASDAQ:FTR) last issued its quarterly earnings data on Tuesday, February 27th. WFG Advisors LP now owns 50,026 shares of the utilities provider's stock worth $107,000 after buying an additional 2,751 shares during the last quarter. United Fire Grp has 859 shares.

The PEG ratio is used to determine a stock's value while taking the company's earnings growth into account, and is considered to provide a more complete picture than the P/E. Frontier Commun Cp (NASDAQ:FTR) has a current PEG of 0. They just need to take the company's market capitalization and divide it by the company's total sales over the past 12 months. The Company offers a portfolio of communications services for residential and business customers. On average, equities analysts predict that Frontier Communications Corp will post ($0.25) earnings per share for the current year. The company also provides broadband, Ethernet, traditional circuit-based, and voice services; and software defined wide area network, multiprotocol label switching, and time division multiplexing data transport and optical transport services to small, medium, and large enterprises, as well as advanced hardware and network solutions and services, and customer premise equipment. Zacks Investment Research raised Frontier Communications from a "hold" rating to a "buy" rating and set a $8.25 price target on the stock in a research report on Tuesday, January 9th. Meanwhile the stock weekly performance was positive at 0.12%, which was upheld for the month at 16.62%.

Frontier Commun Cp (NASDAQ:FTR)'s revenue estimates for the current quarter are $2.19 Billion according to 12 number of analysts, for the current quarter the company has high revenue estimates of $2.22 Billion in contradiction of low revenue estimates of $2.17 Billion. On Wednesday, February 28 the company was maintained by Wells Fargo. Morgan Stanley maintained it with "Equal-Weight" rating and $10 target in Monday, March 19 report. The firm has "Overweight" rating by KeyBanc Capital Markets given on Wednesday, April 18. Vetr cut Frontier Communications from a "strong-buy" rating to a "buy" rating and set a $9.22 price target on the stock.in a research report on Monday, January 29th. The stock presently has an average rating of "Hold" and an average target price of $9.87. On Wednesday, February 28 Jefferies downgraded Frontier Communications Corporation (NASDAQ:FTR) to "Hold" rating. On Tuesday, September 15 the stock rating was maintained by Bernstein with "Outperform". The firm earned "Hold" rating on Tuesday, October 10 by Deutsche Bank. On Thursday, July 13 the stock rating was maintained by Citigroup with "Neutral". That's $0.41 up or 34.17 % from 2017's earnings of $-1.2. Over the past year Company's shares have been trading in the range of $6.08 and $29.85. Another trade for 6,000 shares valued at $49,590 was made by FIEDEROWICZ WALTER M on Wednesday, April 11.

Investors sentiment decreased to 1.08 in 2017 Q4. 38 funds opened positions while 42 raised stakes.

NiSource Inc., an energy holding company, operates as a regulated natural gas and electric utility firm in the United States. Ent Fincl Service Corporation accumulated 100 shares. (NASDAQ:PLAB). 4.47 million were accumulated by Donald Smith And Inc. New Mexico Educational Retirement Board holds 0.03% of its portfolio in NiSource Inc. (NYSE:NI). Aqr Cap Mngmt Limited Co reported 0.03% stake.

(NASDAQ:PLAB). Zurcher Kantonalbank (Zurich Cantonalbank) invested in 4,060 shares or 0% of the stock. Gateway Advisers Llc invested 0% of its portfolio in NiSource Inc. 281.01 million shares or 4.47% more from 269.00 million shares in 2017Q3 were reported. Shell Asset holds 95,682 shares. Bartlett Company Lc invested 0% of its portfolio in NiSource Inc.

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