Frontier Communications Corporation ( FTR ) will begin trading ex-dividend on June 05, 2013. A cash dividend payment of $0.1 per share is scheduled to be paid on June 28, 2013. Shareholders who purchased FTR stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 6th quarter that FTR has paid the same dividend. At the current stock price of $4.16, the dividend yield is 9.62%.
The previous trading day's last sale of FTR was $4.16, representing a -19.22% decrease from the 52 week high of $5.15 and a 26.06% increase over the 52 week low of $3.30.
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 2013 as -17.07%, compared to an industry average of 3.1%.
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:
- First Trust Utilities AlphaDEX Fund ( FXU )
- 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 DON with an increase of 12.12% over the last 100 days. FXU has the highest percent weighting of FTR at 3.91%.