Frontier Communications

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

Year Payable Date Dividend Rate
1956 June 28 3.0%
  Dec. 28 3.5%
 
1957 June 28 3.0%
  Dec. 30 3.5%
 
1958 June 28 3.0%
  Dec. 2.25%
 
1959  May 12 Split 2/1
  June  2.0%
  Dec.  1.75%
 
1960  June 2.25%
  Dec. 30 1.75%
 
1961 June 20 1.4%
  Dec. 29 1.0%
 
1962 June 29 1.8%
   Dec. 31 1.65%
 
1963 June 28 1.8%
   Dec. 31 1.9%
 
1964 June 26 2.0%
  Dec. 31 1.72%
 
1965  June 28 1.6%
  Dec. 31 1.7%
 
1966 May 24  Split 3/2
  June 30 2.2%
  Dec. 30 2.3%
 
1967 June 30 2.0%
  Dec. 29 2.1%
 
1968 June 28 2.3%
    Dec. 31 2.0%
 
1969 June 30 2.2%
  Dec. 31 2.35%
 
1970 June 30 3.2%
  Dec. 31 2.84%
 
1971 June 30 2.6%
  Dec. 31 2.4%
 
1972 June 30 2.1%
  Dec. 29 2.0%
 
1973 June 29 2.3%
  Dec. 31 2.75%
 
1974 June 28 4.2%
  Dec. 31 4.25%
 
1975 June 30 3.80%
  Dec. 31 3.65%
 
1976 June 28 3.50%
  Dec. 31 3.30%
 
1977 June 30 3.30%
  Dec. 30 3.30%
 
1978 June 30 3.30%
  Dec. 29 3.50%
 
1979 June 28 3.70%
  Dec. 31 4.10%
 
1980 June 30 4.40%
  Dec. 31 4.20%
 
1981 June 30 5.0%
  Dec. 31 4.9%
 
1982 June 30 4.6%
  Dec. 30 3.9%
  Dec. 31 Split 2/1
 
1983 June 30 3.0%
  Dec. 30 2.9%
 
1984 June 29 3.6%
  Dec. 31 3.45%
 
1985 June 28 3.1%
  Dec. 31 2.5%
 
1986 June 30  2.6%
  July 31 Split 2/1
  Dec. 31 2.4%
 
1987 June 30 2.4%
  Dec. 31 2.5%
 
1988  June 30 2.2%
  Dec. 30 1.92%
 
1989 June 30 2.0%
  Dec. 29 1.8%
 
1990   March 23 1.33%
  June 29 1.33%
  Sept. 28 1.33%
  Dec. 31 2.4%
 
1991 March 28 2.0%
  June 28 1.9%
  Sept. 30 1.9%
  Dec. 31 1.9%
 
1992 March 31 1.6%
  June 30 1.5%
  July 24   Split 3/2
  Sept. 30 1.2%
  Dec. 31 1.2%
 
1993 March 31 1.2%
  June 30 1.0%
  August 31  Split 2/1
  Sept. 30 1.1%
  Dec. 31 1.0%
 
1994 March 31 1.1%
  June 30 1.15%
  Sept. 30 1.3%
  Dec. 30  1.4%
 
1995 March 31 1.5%
  June 30 1.5%
  Sept. 29 1.6%
  Dec. 29 1.6%
 
1996  March 31 1.6%
  June 30 1.6%
  Sept. 29 1.6%
  Dec. 31 1.6%
 
1997  March 31 1.6%
  June 30 1.6%
 
Effective August 25, 1997, Series A shares and Series B shares were combined into a single series common stock.
 
   Sept. 30 1.0%
  Dec. 31 1.0%
 
1998 March 31 0.75%
  June 30 0.75%
  Sept. 30 0.75%
  Dec. 31 0.75%
 
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.
 
2004 Sept. 2 $2 (special dividend)
    $0.25 regular
  Dec. 31 $0.25
 
2005 Mar. 31 $0.25
 
  June  30  $0.25
 
  Sept. 30 $0.25
  Dec. 30 $0.25
     
2006 March 31 $0.25
  June 30 $0.25
  Sept. 29 $0.25
  Dec. 29 $0.25
     
2007   March 30 $0.25
  June 30 $0.25
  Sept. 28 $0.25
Dec. 31 $0.25
     
2008   March 31 $0.25
  June 30 $0.25
  Sept. 30 $0.25
  Dec. 31 $0.25
     
2009   March 31 $0.25
100.0000% Ordinary & Qualified
0.0000% Nondividend Distribution
  June 30 $0.25
73.1064% Ordinary & Qualified
26.8936% Nondividend Distribution
  Sept. 30 $0.25
57.1805% Ordinary & Qualified
42.8195% Nondividend Distribution
  Dec. 31 $0.25
57.1806% Ordinary & Qualified
42.8194% Nondividend Distribution
     
2010   March 31 $0.25
32.95947% Ordinary & Qualified
67.04053% Nondividend Distribution
  June 30 $0.25
32.95947% Ordinary & Qualified
67.04053% Nondividend Distribution
  Sept. 30 $0.1875
29.41207% Ordinary & Qualified
70.58793% Nondividend Distribution
  Dec. 31 $0.1875
29.41207% Ordinary & Qualified
70.58793% Nondividend Distribution
     
2011   March 31 $0.1875
22.17358% Ordinary & Qualified
77.82642% Nondividend Distribution
  June 30 $0.1875
22.17358% Ordinary & Qualified
77.82642% Nondividend Distribution
  Sept. 30 $0.1875
22.17358% Ordinary & Qualified
77.82642% Nondividend Distribution
  Dec. 31 $0.1875
22.17358% Ordinary & Qualified
77.82642% Nondividend Distribution
     
2012   March 30 $0.10
  June 30 $0.10
  September 28 $0.10
  December 31 $0.10
     
2013   March 29 $0.10
  June 28 $0.10
  Sept. 30 $0.10
  Dec. 31 $0.10
     
2014   Mar. 31 $0.10
  Jun. 30 $0.10
  Sep. 30 $0.10
  Dec. 31 $0.10
     
2015   Mar. 31 $0.1050
  Jun. 30 $0.1050
  Sep. 30 $0.1050
  Dec. 31 $0.1050

Classifications of Dividends since 2012: Here