Dividend/Split History

Dividend/Split History

FRONTIER COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION (NASDAQ: FTR)
(formerly known as: Citizens Utilities Company 1935 - 2000, and Citizens Communications Company 2000 - 2008)

Stock Dividend History Series A Common Stock Dividend Rates

Payable Date Dividend
June 28, 1956 3.0%
Dec. 28, 1956 3.5%
Total dividends paid in 1956
6.5%
Payable Date Dividend
June 28, 1957 3.0%
Dec. 30, 1957 3.5%
Total dividends paid in 1957
6.5%
Payable Date Dividend
June 28, 1958 3.0%
Dec., 1958 2.25%
Total dividends paid in 1958
5.25%
Payable Date Dividend
May 12, 1959 Split 2/1
June, 1959 2.0%
Dec., 1959 1.75%
Total dividends paid in 1959
3.75%
Payable Date Dividend
June, 1960 2.25%
Dec. 30, 1960 1.75%
Total dividends paid in 1960
4%
Payable Date Dividend
June 20, 1961 1.4%
Dec. 29, 1961 1.0%
Total dividends paid in 1961
2.4%
Payable Date Dividend
June 20, 1961 1.4%
Dec. 29, 1961 1.0%
Total dividends paid in 1961
2.4%
Payable Date Dividend
June 29, 1962 1.8%
Dec. 31, 1962 1.65%
Total dividends paid in 1962
3.45%
Payable Date Dividend
June 28, 1963 1.8%
Dec. 31, 1963 1.9%
Total dividends paid in 1963
3.7%
Payable Date Dividend
June 26, 1964 2.0%
Dec. 31, 1964 1.72%
Total dividends paid in 1964
3.72%
Payable Date Dividend
June 28, 1965 1.6%
Dec. 31, 1965 1.7%
Total dividends paid in 1965
3.3%
Payable Date Dividend
May 24, 1966 Split 3/2
June 30, 1966 2.2%
Dec. 30, 1966 2.3%
Total dividends paid in 1966
4.5%
Payable Date Dividend
June 30, 1967 2.0%
Dec. 29, 1967 2.1%
Total dividends paid in 1967
4.1%
Payable Date Dividend
June 28, 1968 2.3%
Dec. 31, 1968 2.0%
Total dividends paid in 1968
4.3%
Payable Date Dividend
June 30, 1969 2.2%
Dec. 31, 1969 2.35%
Total dividends paid in 1969
4.55%
Payable Date Dividend
June 30, 1970 3.2%
Dec. 31, 1970 2.84%
Total dividends paid in 1970
6.04%
Payable Date Dividend
June 30, 1971 2.6%
Dec. 31, 1971 2.4%
Total dividends paid in 1971
5.0%
Payable Date Dividend
June 30, 1972 2.1%
Dec. 29, 1972 2.0%
Total dividends paid in 1972
4.1%
Payable Date Dividend
June 29, 1973 2.3%
Dec. 31, 1973 2.75%
Total dividends paid in 1973
5.05%
Payable Date Dividend
June 28, 1974 4.2%
Dec. 31, 1974 4.25%
Total dividends paid in 1974
8.45%
Payable Date Dividend
June 28, 1974 4.2%
Dec. 31, 1974 4.25%
Total dividends paid in 1974
8.45%
Payable Date Dividend
June 30, 1975 3.80%
Dec. 31, 1975 3.65%
Total dividends paid in 1975
7.45%
Payable Date Dividend
June 28, 1976 3.50%
Dec. 31, 1976 3.30%
Total dividends paid in 1976
6.80%
Payable Date Dividend
June 30, 1977 3.30%
Dec. 30, 1977 3.30%
Total dividends paid in 1977
6.60%
Payable Date Dividend
June 30, 1978 3.30%
Dec. 29, 1978 3.50%
Total dividends paid in 1978
6.80%
Payable Date Dividend
June 28, 1979 3.70%
Dec. 31, 1979 4.10%
Total dividends paid in 1979
7.80%
Payable Date Dividend
June 30, 1980 4.40%
Dec. 31, 1980 4.20%
Total dividends paid in 1980
8.60%
Payable Date Dividend
June 30, 1981 5.0%
Dec. 31, 1981 4.9%
Total dividends paid in 1981
9.90%
Payable Date Dividend
June 30, 1982 4.6%
Dec. 30, 1982 3.9%
Dec. 31, 1982 Split 2/1
Total dividends paid in 1982
9.90%
Payable Date Dividend
June 30, 1983 3.0%
Dec. 30, 1983 2.9%
Total dividends paid in 1983
5.9%
Payable Date Dividend
June 29, 1984 3.6%
Dec. 31, 1984 3.45%
Total dividends paid in 1984
7.05%
Payable Date Dividend
June 28, 1985 3.1%
Dec. 31, 1985 2.5%
Total dividends paid in 1985
5.6%
Payable Date Dividend
June 30, 1986 2.6%
July 31, 1986 Split 2/1
Dec. 31, 1986 2.4%
Total dividends paid in 1986
5.0%
Payable Date Dividend
June 30, 1987 2.4%
Dec. 31, 1987 2.5%
Total dividends paid in 1987
4.9%
Payable Date Dividend
June 30, 1988 2.2%
Dec. 30, 1988 1.92%
Total dividends paid in 1988
4.12%
Payable Date Dividend
June 30, 1989 2.0%
Dec. 29, 1989 1.8%
Total dividends paid in 1989
3.8%
Payable Date Dividend
March 23, 1990 1.33%
June 29, 1990 1.33%
Sep 28, 1990 1.33%
Dec. 31, 1990 2.4%
Total dividends paid in 1990
6.39%
Payable Date Dividend
March 28, 1991 2.0%
June 28, 1991 1.9%
Sep 30, 1991 1.9%
Dec. 31, 1991 1.9%
Total dividends paid in 1991
7.7%
Payable Date Dividend
March 31, 1992 1.6%
June 30, 1992 1.5%
July 24, 1992 Split 3/2
Sep 30, 1992 1.2%
Dec. 31, 1992 1.2%
Total dividends paid in 1992
5.5%
Payable Date Dividend
March 31, 1993 1.2%
June 30, 1993 1.0%
August 31, 1993 Split 2/1
Sep 30, 1993 1.1%
Dec. 31, 1993 1.0%
Total dividends paid in 1993
4.3%
Payable Date Dividend
March 31, 1994 1.1%
June 30, 1994 1.15%
Sep 30, 1994 1.3%
Dec. 30, 1994 1.4%
Total dividends paid in 1994
4.3%
Payable Date Dividend
March 31, 1995 1.5%
June 30, 1995 1.5%
Sep 29, 1995 1.6%
Dec. 29, 1995 1.6%
Total dividends paid in 1995
6.2%
Payable Date Dividend
March 31, 1996 1.6%
June 30, 1996 1.6%
Sep 29, 1996 1.6%
Dec. 31, 1996 1.6%
Total dividends paid in 1996
6.4%
Payable Date Dividend
March 31, 1997 1.6%
June 30, 1997 1.6%
Effective August 25, 1997, Series A shares and Series B shares were combined into a single series common stock.
Sep 30, 1997 1.0%
Dec. 31, 1997 1.0%
Total dividends paid in 1997
5.2%
Payable Date Dividend
March 31, 1998 0.75%
June 30, 1998 0.75%
Sep 30, 1998 0.75%
Dec. 31, 1998 0.75%
Total dividends paid in 1998
3.0%

Citizens suspended dividends as of the end of 1998. NOTE: On July 11, 2004, Citizens announced that it would pay a special dividend of $2 per common share on September 2, 2004, payable to shareholders of record on August 18, 2004. In addition, the company announced an on-going annual dividend of $1 per share, payable quarterly. The first $0.25 cents per common share dividend was paid at the same time as the special dividend.

Payable Date Dividend
Sept. 2, 2004 $2 (special dividend)
$0.25 regular
Dec. 31, 2004 $0.25
Total dividends paid in 2004
$2.5
Payable Date Dividend
Mar. 31, 2005 $0.25
June 30, 2005 $0.25
Sept. 30, 2005 $0.25
Dec. 30, 2005 $0.25
Total dividends paid in 2005
$1.0
Payable Date Dividend
Mar. 31, 2006 $0.25
June 30, 2006 $0.25
Sept. 29, 2006 $0.25
Dec. 29, 2006 $0.25
Total dividends paid in 2006
$1.0
Payable Date Dividend
Mar. 30, 2007 $0.25
June 30, 2007 $0.25
Sept. 28, 2007 $0.25
Dec. 31, 2007 $0.25
Total dividends paid in 2007
$1.0
Payable Date Dividend
Mar. 31, 2008 $0.25
June 30, 2008 $0.25
Sept. 30, 2008 $0.25
Dec. 31, 2008 $0.25
Total dividends paid in 2008
$1.0
Payable Date Dividend
Mar. 31, 2009 $0.25
100.0000% Ordinary & Qualified
0.0000% Nondividend Distribution
June 30, 2009 $0.25
73.1064% Ordinary & Qualified
26.8936% Nondividend Distribution
Sept. 30, 2009 $0.25
57.1805% Ordinary & Qualified
42.8195% Nondividend Distribution
Dec. 31, 2009 $0.25
57.1806% Ordinary & Qualified
42.8194% Nondividend Distribution
Total dividends paid in 2009
$1.0
Payable Date Dividend
Mar. 31, 2010 $0.25
32.95947% Ordinary & Qualified
67.04053% Nondividend Distribution
June 30, 2010 $0.25
32.95947% Ordinary & Qualified
67.04053% Nondividend Distribution
Sept. 30, 2010 $0.1875
29.41207% Ordinary & Qualified
70.58793% Nondividend Distribution
Dec. 31, 2010 $0.1875
29.41207% Ordinary & Qualified
70.58793% Nondividend Distribution
Total dividends paid in 2010
$0.875
Payable Date Dividend
Mar. 31, 2011 $0.1875
22.17358% Ordinary & Qualified
77.82642% Nondividend Distribution
June 30, 2011 $0.1875
22.17358% Ordinary & Qualified
77.82642% Nondividend Distribution
Sept. 30, 2011 $0.1875
22.17358% Ordinary & Qualified
77.82642% Nondividend Distribution
Dec. 31, 2011 $0.1875
22.17358% Ordinary & Qualified
77.82642% Nondividend Distribution
Total dividends paid in 2011
$0.75
Payable Date Dividend
Mar. 30, 2012 $0.10
June 30, 2012 $0.10
Sept. 28, 2012 $0.10
Dec. 31, 2012 $0.10
Total dividends paid in 2012
$0.40
Payable Date Dividend
Mar. 29, 2013 $0.10
June 28, 2013 $0.10
Sept. 30, 2013 $0.10
Dec. 31, 2013 $0.10
Total dividends paid in 2013
$0.40
Payable Date Dividend
Mar. 31, 2014 $0.10
June 30, 2014 $0.10
Sept. 30, 2014 $0.10
Dec. 31, 2014 $0.10
Total dividends paid in 2014
$0.40
Payable Date Dividend
Mar. 31, 2015 $0.1050
June 30, 2015 $0.1050
Sept. 30, 2015 $0.1050
Dec. 31, 2015 $0.1050
Total dividends paid in 2015
$0.42

Classifications of Dividends since 2009: Here