Frontier Communications Corporation (FTR) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for March 06, 2013

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Frontier Communications Corporation ( FTR ) will begin trading ex-dividend on March 06, 2013. A cash dividend payment of $0.1 per share is scheduled to be paid on March 29, 2013. Shareholders who purchased FTR stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 5th quarter that FTR has paid the same dividend.

The previous trading day's last sale of FTR was $4.19, representing a -18.64% decrease from the 52 week high of $5.15 and a 36.93% 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 $.14. Zacks Investment Research reports FTR's forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as -9.07%, compared to an industry average of -19.9%.

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 )
  • Vanguard Telecommunication Services ETF ( VOX )
  • WisdomTree MidCap Dividend Fund ( DON ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is XTL with an increase of 16.21% 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 Nasdaq, Inc.

This article appears in: News Headlines , Stocks
Referenced Symbols: CHL , DON , FTR , RYU , T , VOX , XTL

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