Motley Fool  Aug 13  Comment 
The rural telecom company has ambitious plans for its new acquisitions, but can it deliver on earnings and dividend growth?
Bulk Transporter  Aug 12  Comment 
FTR’s preliminary data showed July 2015 North American Class 8 truck net orders rising for the first time this year to 23,920 units. This is up 21% month-over month, but down 19% versus last July.  read more
TheStreet.com  Aug 4  Comment 
NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- Frontier Communications shares are gaining 1.17% to $5.21 on Tuesday after analysts at JPMorgan this morning upgraded the company to "overweight" from "neutral." However, the firm lowered its price target to $6 from...
Motley Fool  Aug 3  Comment 
The telecom company raised its guidance for the remainder of the year despite posting a second-quarter loss.
TheStreet.com  Aug 3  Comment 
NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- Frontier Communications stock is rallying on Monday after the company posted its fiscal 2015 second quarter earnings results that beat analysts' estimates on the bottom line.  For the latest quarter, the company...
Forbes  Aug 3  Comment 
In early trading on Monday, shares of Frontier Communications (FTR) topped the list of the day's best performing components of the S&P 500 index, trading up 5.5%. Year to date, Frontier Communications has lost about 25.3% of its value.
MarketWatch  Aug 3  Comment 
Frontier Communications jumps, Tyson slumps as S&P opens essentially flat
Benzinga  Aug 3  Comment 
Shares of Frontier Communications Corp (NASDAQ: FTR) jumped more than 6 percent in pre-market trading after the company reported in-line earnings for the second quarter. The Stamford, Connecticut-based company posted a quarterly loss of $28...


Citizen Communications changed its name to Frontier Communications

Citizens Communications Company (CZN) is a Stamford, Connecticut-based telecommunications service provider operating both as an incumbent local exchange carrier (ILEC) and a competitive local exchange carrier (CLEC). The company's ILEC operations are provided under the Frontier brand (Citizens acquired Frontier Communications from Global Crossing in June 2001) and span 24 states, serving approximately 2.4 million rural and suburban customers. CZN also operated as a competitive local exchange carrier (CLEC), providing communications services to business customers and other telecom carriers in certain metropolitan areas, under the Electric Lightwave brand name. However, on August 1, 2006, CZN sold Electric Lightwave ("ELI") to Integra Telecom Holdings, Inc. The company previously operated as a multi-service public utility, distributing natural gas and electricity in Vermont, Hawaii, and Arizona. Management completed the sale of most of its electric and gas operations in 2004.

On March 8, CZN completed the acquisition of Commonwealth Telephone Enterprises Inc. (CTCO) for approximately $1.29 billion. This follows details provided in September 2006 that Citizens Communications Co (CZN) will acquire one share of CTCO for $31.31 in cash and 0.768 share of Citizens' common stock. The offer represented a 17% premium over Commonwealth's closing share price of $35.60 on September 8, 2006.

CZN was renamed Frontier Communications Corporation (FTR) on July 30, 2008.


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