Windstream’s Financials Are Not The Complete Picture

Windstream’s CEO Presents at Goldman Sachs 22nd Annual Communacopia Conference (Transcript)

Stock prices over the year Windstream’s stock has undergone a decline in price over the past one year, declining by a 15.72% from August 24, 2012, to August 26, 2013, with its stock priced at 17.49x of its future earnings, which seems fairly high. The past one month has shown a cumulative decline in price too, coming down by 2.9% over one month. This has added to investors’ apprehensions about buying the Windstream stock since the past trends in its stock price have not been very encouraging.
Full version: http://seekingalpha.com/article/1664322-windstreams-financials-are-not-the-complete-picture

Windstream Secures $12M Deal

Jeff Gardner Yeah, sure. I think it is good to deal with that head on. I was at a conference last week and I received about 200 questions on it, so we should jump right in. Really, everyone recalls that in 2006 Windstream spun off from Alltel.
Full version: http://money.msn.com/business-news/article.aspx?feed=SALP&date=20130925&id=16937351

Reminder – Windstream Holdings (WIN) Goes Ex-Dividend Soon

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Collecting that bid as the premium represents a 4.4% return against the $5 commitment, or a 3.4% annualized rate of return (at Stock Options Channel we call this the YieldBoost). Click here to find out the Top YieldBoost Puts of the S&P 500 Selling a put does not give an investor access to WINs upside potential the way owning shares would, because the put seller only ends up owning shares in the scenario where the contract is exercised. And the person on the other side of the contract would only benefit from exercising at the $5 strike if doing so produced a better outcome than selling at the going market price. ( Do options carry counterparty risk?
Full version: http://www.forbes.com/sites/stockoptionschannel/2013/09/24/agree-to-buy-windstream-holdings-at-5-earn-4-4/

Stock Whisper picture

As a percentage of WINs recent stock price of $8.55, this dividend works out to approximately 2.92%, so look for shares of Windstream Holdings Inc to trade 2.92% lower all else being equal when WIN shares open for trading on 9/26/13. Click here to learn which 25 S.A.F.E. dividend stocks should be on your radar screen or click here to find out which 9 other stocks going ex-dividend you should know about, at DividendChannel.com Below is a dividend history chart for WIN, showing historical dividends prior to the most recent $0.25 declared by Windstream Holdings Inc: In general, dividends are not always predictable; but looking at the history above can help in judging whether the most recent dividend from WIN is likely to continue, and whether the current estimated yield of 11.69% on annualized basis is a reasonable expectation of annual yield going forward.
Full version: http://www.forbes.com/sites/dividendchannel/2013/09/24/reminder-windstream-holdings-win-goes-ex-dividend-soon/

Why Windstream Earnings Could Keep Waning

Windstream will offer its triple-play voice, data and Internet services for the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs. The service contract will start by the end of this year and may extend up to five years totaling a value of $20 million. The Veterans Affairs (:VA) department formed four geographic regions with multiple Veterans Information Service Networks. Moreover, each region will be assigned a single vendor in every region.
Full version: http://finance.yahoo.com/news/windstream-secures-12m-deal-221721778.html

Agree To Buy Windstream Holdings At $5, Earn 4.4%

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Windstream has faced that challenge by acknowledging the inevitable decline of parts of its business while seeking new growth from newer services. In its first-quarter results, the company saw a 2% rise in business-services revenue.
Full version: http://www.dailyfinance.com/2013/08/06/why-windstream-earnings-could-keep-waning/

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