|Bid||5.60 x 800|
|Ask||7.56 x 800|
|Day's Range||7.01 - 7.49|
|52 Week Range||5.37 - 21.35|
|PE Ratio (TTM)||N/A|
|Forward Dividend & Yield||3.00 (46.73%)|
|1y Target Est||N/A|
Moody's Investors Service (Moody's) has downgraded Uniti Group Inc.'s (Uniti) corporate family rating (CFR) to Caa1 from B3 following the downgrade of Windstream Services, LLC (Windstream). As Uniti's largest tenant and main source of revenue, Windstream's credit profile significantly influences the ratings and outlook of Uniti.
Moody's Investors Service (Moody's) has downgraded the corporate family rating (CFR) of Windstream Services, LLC (Windstream) to Caa1 from B3 and downgraded the probability of default rating (PDR) to Caa1-PD from B3-PD. The downgrade is based on the company's expected failure to meet its debt service obligations due to its commencement of debt exchange offers at significant discounts to par value with respect to certain series of its senior notes for second lien notes.
Windstream (WIN) unit to showcase its Power of One solution at the HITEC in Houston to assist hoteliers in improving overall guest experience.
In the telecommunications sector, losses by strategics are increasingly translating into gains for private-equity firms. Inc., which is weighing a sale of its competitive local exchange carrier business as part of a broader effort to lower debt and offset declining growth. For telecom investors that have long focused their sights on fast-growing companies, the sales process highlights an emerging opportunity: legacy businesses that have been overlooked by their parent entities.
The asset-less telecom started out with a weak earnings report, followed up by a reverse stock split and a desperate debt negotiation tactic.
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As of May 24, 2018, AT&T (T) was the largest US telecom player by market capitalization at ~$201.3 billion, followed by Verizon (VZ) at ~$201.0 billion. In the US wireline space, Frontier (FTR) had a market capitalization of ~$0.6 billion. Meanwhile, this metric for CenturyLink (CTL) and Windstream (WIN) was ~$20.5 billion and ~$0.3 billion, respectively.
Frontier (FTR) reported adjusted EBITDA (earnings before interest, tax, depreciation, and amortization) of $908 million in Q1 2018. Adjusted EBITDA exceeded the Wall Street analyst expectations of $900 million. However, adjusted EBITDA numbers fell from both the year-ago quarter and the sequential quarter due to high seasonal costs. Adjusted EBITDA fell ~2.9% year-over-year (or YoY) from $935 million in Q1 2017 and ~1.2% from $919 million in Q4 2017. Moreover, Frontier anticipates adjusted EBITDA in 2018 will come in at approximately $3.6 billion.
Charter Communications (CHTR) has been consistently investing in capital expenditures (or capex) to improve its network. Charter Communications restarted all-digital projects in the remaining Bright House and Time Warner Cable markets that are not yet all-digital, as well as the deployment of 1 Gbps speeds via DOCSIS 3.1 technology across its footprint. In the first quarter, Charter spent $2.2 billion on capital expenditures compared to $1.6 billion on capital expenditures in the first quarter of 2017.
Just when it appeared that things were working toward reducing the United States' negative balance of trade against China, President Donald Trump flip-flopped on his trade policy.
Frontier Communications (FTR) stock fell 17% last week, which ended on May 25, to close at $7.69. FTR is currently trading 26% above its 52-week low of $6.08 and 63% below its 52-week high of $21. Frontier stock rose 35% in the week ended May 4 after it posted its first-quarter results.
With the network upgrade, Windstream Holdings, Inc. (WIN) will offer 300 Mbps internet speeds to over 67,000 households in 13 communities in the region.
A comparative analysis between two stocks in the Zacks Wireless National industry - Windstream Holdings, Inc. (WIN) and CenturyLink, Inc. (CTL) - will help us to pick the better investment option.
Here's a wrap-up of new investments by the insurgent fund, as well as the latest stakes accumulated by Corvex's Keith Meister and a new investment by Bill Ackman.
Frontier (FTR) peer Windstream Holdings (WIN) stock fell ~9.5% last week to close at $1.49. Windstream stock has fallen 67% in the last 12 months and -7.5% in the last month. It fell 73% in 2017. WIN is trading 16% above its 52-week low of $1.28 and 69% below its 52-week high of $4.84.
Last week, Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin led a delegation of U.S. officials in China to defuse the tensions between the two warring countries while Liu He, the top economic adviser of President Xi Jinping, headed the Chinese side in the talks. ZTE also formally appealed to the U.S. Commerce Department’s Bureau of Industry and Security to suspend the seven-year ban on its products that threatened its survival and crippled operations. Regarding company-specific news, earnings of some telecom companies along with improved product launches for superior connectivity and high-quality content to subscribers at lower cost of ownership, and acquisitions topped the charts.
Concerns over the implications of the fresh restrictions issued by the U.S. government against Chinese telecom companies continue to haunt the industry.
Windstream (WIN) announces a new southern route linking Los Angeles to Dallas, connecting to the existing metro fiber network in Phoenix.
In this series, we’ll look at the top tech stock gainers last week. Frontier (FTR) stock rose almost 35% in the week ended May 4 to close at $11.34. The stock then fell 6.9% on May 7, 2018, and has generated returns of -52% in the last 12 months and 37% in the last month after falling 84% in 2017. FTR is trading 74% above its 52-week low of $6.08 and 55% below its 52-week high of $23.25.