SOURCE: Paragon Financial Limited

Paragon Financial Limited

November 09, 2011 08:16 ET

Frontier and Alaska Communications Maintain Strong Dividends as New Revenue Drivers Emerge

The Paragon Report Provides Equity Research on Frontier Communications and Alaska Communications

NEW YORK, NY--(Marketwire - Nov 9, 2011) - With the markets showing continued signs of volatility, investors are looking for safe havens. Dividend paying stocks traditionally get attention during hectic times in the market as investors are more likely to believe in the company's security and real earnings power. Several telecom companies offer dividend yields exceeding six percent, and most can maintain these hefty dividends due to their stable revenues. The Paragon Report examines the outlook for companies in the Telecom sector and provides research reports on Frontier Communications, Inc. (NYSE: FTR) and Alaska Communications Systems Group, Inc. (NASDAQ: ALSK). Access to the full company reports can be found at:

Several domestic telecom operators are funding projects to deploy 4G networks of WiMAX and Long-Term Evolution (LTE). Presently, 19 LTE networks are commercially operational throughout the world.

Meanwhile, the US Government's Broadband Stimulus Program has received significant acceptance among rural carriers. President Obama has endorsed a wireless spectrum hike plan proposed by FCC, which will nearly double the currently available spectrum for wireless broadband services and increase Internet connectivity.

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With all the growth drivers in the telecom sector, revenues are likely to stay stable for most companies. Stable revenues are one of the hallmarks of the telecom industry -- which lead to stable dividends. Even during the recession, while several companies slashed dividend payments, most telecoms did not.

Presently Alaska Communications Systems Group pays an annual dividend of 86 cents for a hefty yield of around 11.2 percent.

Frontier Communications pays an annual dividend of 75 cents for a yield of around 13.3 percent. Last week the company reported third-quarter 2011 net income attributable to common shareholders of Frontier of $20.4 million, or $0.02 per share. The company paid a total of $559.8 million in dividends for the first nine months of the year, equating to a dividend payout of 75% of free cash flow.

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