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The Bedford Report

April 25, 2011 08:16 ET

Strong Revenues Keep Frontier and AT&T's Dividends Stable

The Bedford Report Provides Analyst Research on Frontier Communications and AT&T

NEW YORK, NY--(Marketwire - Apr 25, 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 6 percent, and most can maintain these hefty dividends due to their stable revenues. The Bedford Report examines the outlook for companies in the Telecom sector and provides research reports on Frontier Communications, Inc. (NYSE: FTR) and AT&T, Inc. (NYSE: T). Access to the full company reports can be found at:

AT&T pays an annual dividend of $1.72 for yield of around 5.7 percent.

AT&T made headlines last month when it agreed to buy T-Mobile USA from Deutsche Telekom for $39 billion in cash and stock. The deal would create America's largest mobile phone company with AT&T adding about 34 million customers.

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Frontier pays an annual dividend of $0.75 for a massive yield of around 9.4 percent. Frontier earned $46 million, or 5 cents per share, in the fourth quarter, up from $4.4 million, or 1 cent per share, a year ago. The company paid a total of $186.3 million in dividend in the fourth quarter for a dividend payout of 88 percent of free cash flow. Frontier has started strong with its acquired Verizon properties and is on track to deploy 85% of lines by the end of 2013.

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