Frontier Communications Corporation (FTR) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for December 05, 2012

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Frontier Communications Corporation ( FTR ) has announced an ex-dividend date of December 05, 2012 and a cash dividend payment of $0.1 per share scheduled for December 31, 2012. Shareholders who purchased FTR stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 4th quarter that FTR has paid the same dividend. At the current stock price of $4.81, the dividend yield is 8.32%.

The previous trading day's last sale of FTR was $4.81, representing a -17.78% decrease from the 52 week high of $5.85 and a 57.19% increase over the 52 week low of $3.06.

FTR is a part of the Public Utilities sector, which includes companies such as China Mobile (Hong Kong) Ltd. ( CHL ) and AT&T Inc. ( T ). FTR's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $.16. Zacks Investment Research reports FTR's forecasted earnings growth in 2012 as 5.9%, compared to an industry average of -6.9%.

For more information on the declaration, record and payment dates, visit the FTR Dividend History page.

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

  • Guggenheim S&P 500 Equal Weight Utilities ETF ( RYU )
  • SPDR S&P Telecom ETF ( XTL ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is XTL with an increase of 7.61% over the last 100 days. RYU has the highest percent weighting of FTR at 2.59%.



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: CHL , FTR , RYU , T , XTL

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