Morgan Stanley downgraded Frontier Communications Corp from an "overweight" rating to a "neutral" rating in a report on Tuesday, February 28th. They now have a $1.50 target price on the stock. However yesterday the stock remained in between $1.92 and $1.99. They noted that the move was a valuation call.
Several other research firms have also weighed in on FTR. Stock has got OUTPERFORM rating from 7 analysts of Thomson Reuters, 10 analysts given HOLD rating to the stock and 1 given UNDERPERFORM rating. By reviewing stock prices from the stock market history of the company and examining its analysts ratings can give an investment picture with updated information of stock which helps investors to make investing decision.
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The share price of the company (NASDAQ:FTR) was down -4.43%, with a high of 2.05 during the day and the volume of Frontier Communications Corporation shares traded was 35508046. Analysts pegging the company with a rating of 3 would be indicating a Hold recommendation. The Market Capitalization of the company stands at 2.33 Billion. Company's distance from 20 day simple moving average is -6.70% and distance from 50-Day simple moving average is -24.27%.
Frontier Communications Corporation (NASDAQ:FTR) now has a 6 month price index of 0.52567. Comparatively, Frontier Communications Corporation posted earnings of $0.04 per share in the same quarter previous year.
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How Company Returns Shareholder's Value? Frontier Communications Corp had a negative net margin of 5.01% and a positive return on equity of 2.05%. The firm had revenue of $2.41 billion for the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $2.50 billion. They expect $-0.03 EPS, down 125.00% or $0.15 from last year's $0.12 per share. Share performance for the month is now at -21.46%.
The business also recently declared a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Friday, March 31st.
It has a dividend yield of 21.32%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend was Monday, March 13th. Switzerland-based Swiss Financial Bank has invested 0.02% in Frontier Communications Corp (NASDAQ:FTR).
Frontier Communications provides communications services to urban, suburban, and rural communities in 29 states. If you are reading this piece on another domain, it was illegally copied and reposted in violation of United States and global copyright and trademark legislation. The legal version of this article can be accessed at https://baseballnewssource.com/markets/frontier-communications-corp-ftr-raised-to-strong-buy-at-vetr-inc-updated/541053.html. Commonwealth of Pennsylvania Public School Empls Retrmt SYS increased its stake in Frontier Communications Corp by 0.4% in the fourth quarter. The stock is now trading down its SMA 50 of $2.41. 15,135,213 shares of the company's stock were exchanged. Commonwealth of Pennsylvania Public School Empls Retrmt SYS now owns 67,244 shares of the company's stock worth $227,000 after buying an additional 246 shares in the last quarter.
If you look at the company's income statement over the past years, you will see that the company is constantly posting gross profit: In 2014, FTR earned gross profit of 3.19 Billion, in 2015 3.65 Billion gross profit, while in 2016 Frontier Communications Corporation (FTR) produced 5.54 Billion profit. The institutional investor owned 414,509 shares of the company's stock after selling 20,400 shares during the period. Frontier Communications Corp earned a media sentiment score of 0.22 on Alpha One's scale. JPMorgan Chase & Co. lowered Frontier Communications Corp from an overweight rating to a neutral rating and reduced their price objective for the stock from $2.96 to $2.51 in a research note on Tuesday, February 28th. Finally, Valley National Advisers Inc. boosted its stake in Frontier Communications Corp by 4.4% in the third quarter.