Frontier Communications Corporation (FTR) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for June 05, 2014

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Frontier Communications Corporation ( FTR ) will begin trading ex-dividend on June 05, 2014. A cash dividend payment of $0.1 per share is scheduled to be paid on June 30, 2014. Shareholders who purchased FTR stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 10th quarter that FTR has paid the same dividend. At the current stock price of $5.81, the dividend yield is 6.88%.

The previous trading day's last sale of FTR was $5.81, representing a -4.75% decrease from the 52 week high of $6.10 and a 52.89% increase over the 52 week low of $3.80.

FTR is a part of the Public Utilities sector, which includes companies such as Verizon Communications Inc. ( VZ ) and China Mobile (Hong Kong) Ltd. ( CHL ). FTR's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $.11. Zacks Investment Research reports FTR's forecasted earnings growth in 2014 as -23.33%, compared to an industry average of -25.2%.

For more information on the declaration, record and payment dates, visit the FTR Dividend History page. Our Dividend Calendar has the full list of stocks that have an ex-dividend today.

Interested in gaining exposure to FTR through an Exchange Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have FTR as a top-10 holding:

  • iShares Dow Jones U.S. Telecommunications Index Fund ( IYZ )
  • Guggenheim S&P 500 Equal Weight Utilities ETF ( RYU )
  • Vanguard Telecommunication Services ETF ( VOX )
  • PowerShares DWA Utilities Momentum Portfolio ( PUI )
  • SPDR S&P Telecom ETF ( XTL ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is RYU with an increase of 15.34% over the last 100 days. IYZ has the highest percent weighting of FTR at 5.5%.



The views and opinions expressed herein are the views and opinions of the author and do not necessarily reflect those of The NASDAQ OMX Group, Inc.



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Referenced Stocks: FTR , VZ , CHL , IYZ , RYU , VOX , PUI , XTL

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