Frontier Communications’ Returns Compared to Its Peers



Shareholder returns and stock trends

On May 24, Frontier Communications’ (FTR) closing price was $1.77 per share. Based on the closing price, Frontier Communications has a market capitalization of $0.19 billion. The stock is trading 1.1% above its 52-week low of $1.75 per share and 78.3% below its 52-week high of $8.15 per share.

Year-to-date, Frontier’s stock price has fallen 25.6%. The stock has generated a return of -29.2% in the trailing one-month period and -77.2% in the trailing 12-month period. Analysts’ estimates show that the stock could rise ~30.5% over the next 12 months.

Charter Communications (CHTR) and Comcast (CMCSA) have seen their stock prices increase 39.7% and 34.9%, respectively, in the trailing 12-month period. CenturyLink’s (CTL) stock price fell 45.4% in the trailing 12-month period.

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Short interest ratio

As of May 24, Frontier Communications stock’s short interest ratio was ~54.87%. When a stock’s short interest ratio is greater than 40%, it shows that investors and traders expect the stock’s price to fall.


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