Frontier Communications Corporation (FTR) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for September 05, 2013


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Frontier Communications Corporation ( FTR ) will begin trading ex-dividend on September 05, 2013. A cash dividend payment of $0.1 per share is scheduled to be paid on September 30, 2013. Shareholders who purchased FTR stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 7th quarter that FTR has paid the same dividend. At the current stock price of $4.38, the dividend yield is 9.14%.

The previous trading day's last sale of FTR was $4.38, representing a -15.05% decrease from the 52 week high of $5.15 and a 17.92% increase over the 52 week low of $3.71.

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 $.1. Zacks Investment Research reports FTR's forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as -20.28%, compared to an industry average of 1%.

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 )
  • First Trust Utilities AlphaDEX Fund ( FXU )
  • Guggenheim S&P 500 Equal Weight Utilities ETF ( RYU )
  • Vanguard Telecommunication Services ETF ( VOX )
  • WisdomTree MidCap Dividend Fund ( DON ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is IYZ with an increase of 3.91% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent weighting of FTR at 4.75%.

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 Stocks: CHL , DON , FTR , FXU , IYZ , RYU , T , VOX

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