Tag Archives: Dividends & Income

How Safe Is Windstream’s Dividend?


Our first article on Windstream (WIN) concluded: Waiting to see how the second half develops may be the prudent path before allocating new or additional cash toward this investment. The day the article was published Windstream closed at 11.27. While … Continue reading

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Has Frontier Communications Turned The Corner?


The key for Frontier Communications (FTR) turning the corner is to show improvements in revenue trends which ripple through the financials affecting free cash flow and by default the safety of the dividend.  Let’s face it investors in Frontier are … Continue reading

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GameStop’s Price And Dividend: Value Trap Or Opportunity?


Background (Source) GameStop Corp. (GME), headquartered in Grapevine, Texas, is the world’s largest multichannel video game retailer. GameStop’s retail network includes 6,650 company-operated stores in 15 countries worldwide and online at GameStop.com. The network also includes: Kongregate.com, a leading browser-based … Continue reading

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Do Frontier Communications’ Pension Obligations Pose A Threat To The Dividend?


Past comments on various Frontier Communications (FTR) articles have expressed concern the funding gap in the retirement and pension funds would start eating into cash required for capital expenditures, debt reduction and the biggest worry, dividends, especially if the unfunded … Continue reading

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The Many Faces Of Microsoft


It’s been almost two years since we said the following in a previous article: Microsoft (MSFT) continues to churn out impressive results in spite of fear the Windows division cash cow era will come to an end. The intense focus … Continue reading

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Frontier Communications – Is The Worst Over Or Is There More To Come?


Frontier Communications (FTR) has been a terrible investment over the last few years. The following chart highlights the misery for a company that has cut the dividend 60% (from $1.00 to $0.40) over the years due to a persistent revenue … Continue reading

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Windstream’s Dividend: Is A Cut Looming?


INTRODUCTION: There is a persistent concern that Windstream’s (WIN) dividend is not sustainable, reflected in a yield of over 12% at the time of this writing. A major unknown involves future cash tax requirements as discussed on the 4Q12 conference … Continue reading

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Is Frontier Communications’ Dividend Safe?


INTRODUCTION In our last article we said Frontier Communications’ (FTR) major challenge is to stop the continuous bleed in revenue.  Frontier Communications released their 2013 second quarter results on August 7. The good news was EPS and revenue was in … Continue reading

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Why HollyFrontier Corporation Is An Attractive Addition To Your Portfolio


HollyFrontier Corporation (HFC) is an independent petroleum refiner with operations throughout the mid-continent, southwestern and Rocky Mountain regions. The new entity was created on July 1, 2011, when Holly Corporation merged with Frontier Oil Corporation. Subsidiaries of HollyFrontier Corporation produce … Continue reading

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Frontier Communications Has A Serious Revenue Problem


INTRODUCTION In our last article we said Frontier Communications’ (FTR) major challenge is to stop the continuous bleed in revenue.  Frontier Communications released their 2013 first quarter results on May 6.  Based on the revenue challenge ahead of them this … Continue reading

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