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Windstream (NASDAQ:WIN) declared a quarterly dividend on Wednesday, May 7th, Stock Ratings reports. Shareholders of record on Monday, June 30th will be given a dividend of 0.25 per share on Tuesday, July 15th. This represents a $1.00 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 11.07%.

WIN has been the subject of a number of recent research reports. Analysts at TheStreet upgraded shares of Windstream from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a research note on Friday, March 21st. On the ratings front, analysts at Zacks reiterated a “neutral” rating on shares of Windstream in a research note on Tuesday, March 11th. They now have a $8.50 price target on the stock. Finally, analysts at Ned Davis Research upgraded shares of Windstream from a “sell” rating to a “neutral” rating in a research note on Monday, February 24th. Three research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, four have issued a hold rating and one has given a buy rating to the company. The company currently has an average rating of “Hold” and a consensus target price of $7.17.

Windstream (NASDAQ:WIN) traded up 0.60% during mid-day trading on Wednesday, hitting $9.089. The stock had a trading volume of 4,075,757 shares. Windstream has a 52-week low of $7.18 and a 52-week high of $9.23. The stock has a 50-day moving average of $8.67 and a 200-day moving average of $8.20. The company has a market cap of $5.417 billion and a price-to-earnings ratio of 22.59.

Windstream (NASDAQ:WIN) last released its earnings data on Thursday, February 27th. The company reported $0.09 EPS for the quarter, meeting the Thomson Reuters consensus estimate of $0.09. The company had revenue of $1.50 billion for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $1.50 billion. During the same quarter in the prior year, the company posted $0.02 earnings per share. The company’s quarterly revenue was down 2.8% on a year-over-year basis. On average, analysts predict that Windstream will post $0.37 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.

Windstream Corporation (NASDAQ:WIN) is a provider of advanced communications and technology solutions, including managed services and cloud computing, to businesses nationwide.

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