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Frontier Communications’ Current Valuation Compared to Its Peers

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Frontier’s EV-to-EBITDA multiple

On June 21, Frontier Communications (FTR) had a trailing 12-month EV-to-EBITDA multiple of 4.94x—compared to its peers. Comcast (CMCSA), CenturyLink (CTL), and Charter Communications (CHTR) had trailing 12-month EV-to-EBITDA multiples of 9.84x, 4.89x, and 10.61x, respectively.

Frontier Communications expects its EV-to-EBITDA multiple in 2019 to be 4.90x, while the multiple is expected to be 5.14x in 2020.

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Short interest ratio

As of June 21, Frontier Communications’ short interest ratio was ~55.45%. The ratio denotes the number of shares sold short and not covered back yet. When a stock’s short interest ratio is above 40%, it suggests that investors and traders expect the stock’s price to fall.

Bollinger Band

In the trading session on June 21, Frontier Communications stock closed at $1.39, which is near its lower Bollinger Band level of $1.16. The level suggests that the stock is oversold.

Scale

As of June 21, Frontier Communications had a market capitalization of $0.15 billion. CenturyLink, Comcast, and Charter Communications have market capitalizations of $12.1 billion, $197.9 billion, and $88.3 billion, respectively.

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