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In the learning to fish series we are going to provide a signficant amount of ratios that are very important when it comes to investing in stocks that pay out dividends. We will pick one of the plays on the list as our favorite and provide some of the reason as to why we like this stock. It would be best for investors to get a handle on some of the mentioned ratios as they could prove to be very useful in the selection process. Some of the more important key ratios are listed below.

We generally base our choice on the following factors:

Net income = it should be generally trending upwards for the past 3-4 years.

Total cash flow from operating activities= it also should be trending upwards for the past 3-4 years. Payout ratio = it should generally be below 100%, but a ratio below 70% is optimal. Payout ratios are not that important when it comes to MLPs/REITs as they generally pay a majority of their cash flow as distributions; in the case of REITs by law they have to pay out 90% of their cash flow as dividends. Payout ratios are calculated by dividing the dividend/distribution rate by the net income per share, and this is why the payout ratio for MLPs and REITs is often higher than 100%. The more important ratio to focus on is the cash flow per unit. If one focuses on the cash flow per unit, one will see that in most cases, it exceeds the distribution/dividend declared per unit/share.

Current ratio = should be above 1

Interest coverage ratio = any value above 1.5 is okay, but we would aim for 2.5-3.00 as our starting range. The higher the number the better.

Dividend growth rate = it should be at 5% or higher. A high yield with a low dividend growth rate is not good in the long run, but neither is a low dividend yield with a high growth rate; one needs to find an equilibrium here.

Five year dividend average = we generally aim for stocks that have a yield of 4.5% or higher. There are exceptions to this rule. Some stocks appreciate very fast, so even though the yield might be low, one can more than make up the difference through capital gains. One example is JAH.

Sales = they should generally be trending upwards for the past 3-4 years.

Levered free cash flow = this is the icing on the cake; if a company meets most of the above requirements and also has a positive levered free cash flow; it can generally be viewed as a good long term buy. Two examples are LEG and PG.

An early warning signal that the company could be in trouble is when the total cash flow generated from operating expenses is not enough to meet the dividend payments. This information can be gleaned by looking at the cash flow statement; this is readily available at Yahoo Finance. In the example below we used LEG and the data was obtained from Yahoo Finance.

The cash flow in this case was more than enough to easily cover all the dividend payments for all the above years; in this the time period was from 2008-2010.

Many traders use other metrics and that is fine; we are just trying to provide a guideline. As you get a better handle of the ratios used below you can create your own set of criteria.

Free cash flow yield is obtained by dividing free cash flow per share by the current price of each share. Generally lower ratios are associated with an unattractive investment and vice versa. Free cash flow takes into account capital expenditures and other ongoing costs associated with the day to day to functions of the business. In our view free cash flow yield is a better valuation metric then earnings yield because of the above factor

Levered free cash flow is the amount of cash available to stock holders after interest payments on debt are made. A company with a small amount of debt will only have to spend a modest amount of money on interest payments, which in turn means that there is more money to send to shareholders in the form of dividends and vice versa.

Operating cash flow is generally a better metric than earnings per share because a company can show positive net earnings and still not be able to properly service its debt; the cash flow is what pays the bills.

The payout ratio tells us what portion of the profit is being returned to investors. A payout ratio over 100% indicates that the company is paying out more money to shareholders, then they are making; this situation cannot last forever. In general if the company has a high operating cash flow and access to capital markets, they can keep this going on for a while. As companies usually only pay the portion of the debt that is coming due and not the whole debt, this technique/trick can technically be employed to maintain the dividend for sometime. If the payout ratio continues to increase, the situation warrants close monitoring as this cannot last forever; if your tolerance for risk is a low, look for similar companies with the same or higher yields, but with lower payout ratios. Individuals searching for other ideas might find this article to be of interest Lockheed Martin: A Great Long-Term Dividend Play.

Debt to equity ratio is found by dividing the company's total amount of long-term debt (debts with interest rates that have a maturity longer than one year) by the total amount of equity. A debt to equity ratio of 0.5 tells us that the company is using 50 cents of liabilities in addition to each $1 dollar of shareholders equity in the business. There is no fixed ideal number as it depends on the industry the company is in. However, in general a ratio under 1 is acceptable and ideally it should be in the 0.5-0.6 ranges.

Current ratio is obtained by dividing the current assets by current liabilities. This ratio allows you to see if the company can pay its current debts without potentially jeopardising their future earnings. Ideally the company should have a ratio of 1 or higher.

Price to cash flow ratio is obtained by dividing the share price by cash flow per share. It is a measure of the market's expectations of a company's future financial health. The effects of depreciation and other non cash factors are removed, and this makes it easier for investors to assess foreign companies in the same industry. This ratio also provides a measure of relative value like the price to earning's ratio.

Interest coverage is usually calculated by dividing the earnings before interest and taxes for a period of 1 year by the interest expenses for the same time period. This ratio informs you of a company's ability to make its interest payments on its outstanding debt. Lower interest coverage ratios indicate that there is a larger debt burden on the company and vice versa.

Inventory turnover is calculated by dividing sales by inventory. If a company generated $30 million in sales and had an average inventory of $6 million; the inventory turn over would be equal to 5. This value indicates that there are 5 inventory turnovers per year. This means that it takes roughly 2.4 months to sell the inventory. A low inventory turnover is a sign of inefficiency and vice versa.

Price to tangible book is obtained by dividing share price by tangible book value per share. The ratio gives investors some idea of whether they are paying too much for what would be left over if the company were to declare bankruptcy immediately. In general stocks that trade at higher price to tangible book value could leave investors facing a great percentage per share loss than those that trade at lower ratios. The price to tangible book value is theoretically the lowest possible price the stock would trade to.

Quick ratio or acid -test is obtained by adding cash and cash equivalents plus marketable securities and accounts receivable dividing them by current liabilities. It is a measure of a company's ability to use its quick assets (assets that can be sold of immediately at close to book value) to pay off its current liabilities immediately. A company with a quick ratio of less than 1 cannot pay back its current liabilities. Additional key metrics are addressed in this article A Statistical Analysis Of 5 Great Dividend Plays.

Frontier Communication (NASDAQ:FTR) is our favorite play on this list. FTR is more of a contrarian play right now. We like FTR for the following reasons

It has a free cash flow of $1.01 billion.

Net income, cash flow and sales have been trending upwards for the past 3 years

A 5 year dividend average of 10.42%

A five year dividend growth rate of 7.01%

The dividend represents a payout of 52 percent of free cash flow for the fourth quarter of 2011 and 68 percent of free cash flow for the full year of 2011.

It interest rate coverage at 1.09 is not the best but it's still above 1 which means it can meet is interest obligations

It has decent 5 year current ratio of 1.34

It sports a 5 year average ROE of 23.64%

The stock has taken a massive beating and it looks like the worst news maybe already priced in. A weekly close above 5 should result in a test of the 7 plus ranges.

The short interest as a percentage of the float is at 12% making it a good candidate for a short squeeze.

It deployed its broadband services to addition 126,000 homes bringing the total to 352,000 by the end of the 3rd quarter of 2011.This expansion will have a positive impact on its revenue.

It grew its high speed internet customer base by an additional 9300 in the 4th quarter of 2011. It had 1,764,200 high-speed by the end of Dec 31, 2011

It delivered annualized synergies of $552 million enabling it to increase the guidance for 2012 to $650 million.

Even though it cut its dividend from 18 cent to 10 cents we believe the following factors will be bullish going forward and it still sports the highest dividend in the telecom sector. Having said that we still view this as a contrarian play; investors who are not willing to take on some risk should look at alternative plays such as FTE and T.

  1. Strongest quarterly revenue performance since acquisition
  2. 2011 full year free cash flow of $1,106 million
  3. Final nine state system conversion expected to commence in March 2012
  4. Revised cost synergy target to $650 million by end of 2012
  5. $14 million increase in sequential synergy cost savings
  6. Fourth quarter operating cash flow margin of 48%, as adjusted
  7. 415,000 new households with broadband availability for 2011 full year
  8. 9,300 net new high-speed internet subscribers

Company : Centurylink Inc (NYSE:CTL)

Basic Key ratios

Percentage Held by Insiders = 0.28

Market Cap ($mil) = 23518

Number of Institutional Sellers 12 Weeks = 4

3 Month % Chg Short Interest = n/a

Growth

Net Income ($mil) 12/2011 = N/A

Net Income ($mil) 12/2010 = 948

Net Income ($mil) 12/2009 = 647

12mo Net Incm this Q/ 12mo Net Incm 4Q's ago = -28.81

Q Net Incm this Q/ same qtr yr ago = -39.44

EBITDA ($mil) 12/2011 = N/A

EBITDA ($mil) 12/2010 = 3523

EBITDA ($mil) 12/2009 = 2160

Net Incm Rpt Qtr ($mil) = 140

Anl Net Incm this Yr/ Net Incm last Yr = 46.43

Cash Flow ($/sh) 12/2011 = N/A

Cash Flow ($/sh) 12/2010 = 8.12

Cash Flow ($/sh) 12/2009 = 5.7

Div 5yr Growth 12/2011 = 83.73

Sales ($mil) 12/2011 = N/A

Sales ($mil) 12/2010 = 7042

Sales ($mil) 12/2009 = 4974

Dividend history

Div Yield = 7.62

Div Yld 5 Yr Avg 12/2011 = 5.76

Div Yld 5 Yr Avg 09/2011 = 5.4

Annual Dividend 12/2011 = 2.9

Annual Dividend 12/2010 = 2.9

Forward Yield = 7.63

Div 5yr Growth 12/2011 = 83.73

R-squared Div Growth 12/2011 = 0.64

R-squared Div Growth 09/2011 = 0.7

Dividend sustainability

Payout Ratio 09/2011 = 1.16

Payout Ratio 06/2011 = 0.97

Payout Ratio 5 Yr Avg 12/2011 = 0.62

Payout Ratio 5 Yr Avg 09/2011 = 0.59

Payout Ratio 5 Yr Avg 06/2011 = 0.54

Change in Payout Ratio = 0.54

Performance

% Ch Price 52 Wks Rel to S&P 500 = -16.98

Std Dev Target Price Est = 4.22

Avg EPS Surprise Last 4 Qtr = 0.68

EPS % Change F2/F1 = -5.25

Next 3-5 Yr Est EPS Gr rate = 2.44

Std Dev 3-5 Yr Est EPS Gr rate = 3.5

EPS Gr Q(1)/Q(-3) = 155.26

5 Yr Hist EPS Gr 12/2011 = N/A

5 Yr Hist EPS Gr 09/2011 = 2.71

ROE 5 Yr Avg 12/2011 = 10.46

ROE 5 Yr Avg 09/2011 = 10.41

ROE 5 Yr Avg 06/2011 = 10.53

Return on Investment 12/2011 = N/A

Return on Investment 09/2011 = 3.58

Return on Investment 06/2011 = 4.78

Debt/Tot Cap 5 Yr Avg 12/2011 = 46

Debt/Tot Cap 5 Yr Avg 09/2011 = 45.85

Debt/Tot Cap 5 Yr Avg 06/2011 = 45.51

Current Ratio 12/2011 = N/A

Current Ratio 09/2011 = 0.8

Current Ratio 06/2011 = 0.99

Curr Ratio 5 Yr Avg = 0.78

Quick Ratio = 1.1

Cash Ratio = 0.29

Interest Coverage 12/2011 = N/A

Interest Coverage 09/2011 = 1.72

Interest Coverage 06/2011 = 1.59

Valuation

Book Value Qtr ($/sh) 12/2011 = N/A

Book Value Qtr ($/sh) 09/2011 = 35.65

Book Value Qtr ($/sh) 06/2011 = 36.04

Anl EPS before NRI 12/2011 = N/A

Anl EPS before NRI 12/2010 = 3.39

Anl EPS before NRI 12/2009 = 3.6

Anl EPS before NRI 12/2008 = 3.37

Anl EPS before NRI 12/2007 = 3.16

Price/ Book = 1.07

Price/ Cash Flow = 4.69

Price/ Sales = 1.89

EV/EBITDA 12 Mo = 12.36

P/E/G F1 = 6.14

Q1 Std Dev/ Consensus = 0.07

R-squared EPS Growth 12/2011 = N/A

R-squared EPS Growth 09/2011 = 0.11

P/E F1/ LT EPS Gr = 6.14

Payout Ratio 12/2011 = N/A

Div 5yr Growth 09/2011 = 93.58

Std Dev Cons Current Qtr = 0.05

Median Est Next Qtr = 0.63

# Anlst in Cons Q3 = 9

Company : Windstream Corp (NASDAQ:WIN)

Basic Key ratios

Percentage Held by Insiders = 0.76

Market Cap ($mil) = 7241

# of Ins Sellers 12 Weeks = N/A

3M % Chg Short Interest = n/a

Growth

Net Income ($mil) 12/2011 = N/A

Net Income ($mil) 12/2010 = 311

Net Income ($mil) 12/2009 = 335

12mo Net Incm this Q/ 12mo Net Incm 4Q's ago = -16.95

Q Net Incm this Q/ same qtr yr ago = -16.08

Cash Flow ($/sh) 12/2011 = N/A

EBITDA ($mil) 12/2011 = N/A

Cash Flow ($/sh) 12/2010 = 2.19

EBITDA ($mil) 12/2010 = 1720

Cash Flow ($/sh) 12/2009 = 2.23

EBITDA ($mil) 12/2009 = 1494

Net Incm Rpt Qtr ($mil) = 72

Anl Net Incm this Yr/ Net Incm last Yr = -7.12

Sales ($mil) 12/2011 = N/A

Sales ($mil) 12/2010 = 3712

Sales ($mil) 12/2009 = 2997

Dividend history

Div Yield = 8.06

Div Yld 5 Yr Avg 12/2011 = 8.87

Div Yld 5 Yr Avg 09/2011 = 8.87

Annual Dividend 12/2011 = 1

Annual Dividend 12/2010 = 1

frwd yld = 8.09

Div 5yr Growth 12/2011 = 0

Div 5yr Growth 12/2011 = 0

R-squared Div Growth 12/2011 = 1

R-squared Div Growth 09/2011 = 1

Dividend sustainability

Payout Ratio 09/2011 = 1.33

Payout Ratio 06/2011 = 1.32

Payout Ratio 5 Yr Avg 12/2011 = 1.09

Payout Ratio 5 Yr Avg 09/2011 = 1.09

Payout Ratio 5 Yr Avg 06/2011 = 1.1

Change in Payout Ratio = 0.24

Performance

% Ch Price 52 Wks Rel to S&P 500 = -7.49

Std Dev Target Price Est = 1.33

Avg EPS Surp Last 4 Qtr = -3.82

EPS % Change F2/F1 = 7.61

Next 3-5 Yr Est EPS Gr rate = 2

Std Dev 3-5 Yr Est EPS Gr rate = N/A

EPS Gr Q(1)/Q(-3) = -100

5 Yr Hist EPS Gr 12/2011 = N/A

5 Yr Hist EPS Gr 09/2011 = -5.06

ROE 5 Yr Avg 12/2011 = 98.64

ROE 5 Yr Avg 09/2011 = 97.76

ROE 5 Yr Avg 06/2011 = 98.44

Return on Investment 12/2011 = N/A

Return on Investment 09/2011 = 4.73

Return on Investment 06/2011 = 4.83

Debt/Tot Cap 5 Yr Avg 12/2011 = 92.27

Debt/Tot Cap 5 Yr Avg 09/2011 = 92.26

Debt/Tot Cap 5 Yr Avg 06/2011 = 92.27

Current Ratio 12/2011 = N/A

Current Ratio 09/2011 = 0.94

Current Ratio 06/2011 = 0.75

Curr Ratio 5 Yr Avg = 1.03

Quick Ratio = 0.65

Cash Ratio = 0.27

Interest Coverage 12/2011 = N/A

Interest Coverage 09/2011 = 1.82

Interest Coverage 06/2011 = 2.11

Valuation

Book Value Qtr ($/sh) 12/2011 = N/A

Book Value Qtr ($/sh) 09/2011 = 1.61

Book Value Qtr ($/sh) 06/2011 = 1.57

Anl EPS before NRI 12/2011 = N/A

Anl EPS before NRI 12/2010 = 0.77

Anl EPS before NRI 12/2009 = 0.95

Anl EPS before NRI 12/2008 = 1.02

Anl EPS before NRI 12/2007 = 0.99

Price/ Book = 7.69

Price/ Cash Flow = 5.68

Price/ Sales = 1.78

EV/EBITDA 12 Mo = 8.43

P/E/G F1 = 7.48

Q1 Std Dev/ Consensus = 0.12

R-squared EPS Growth 12/2011 = N/A

R-squared EPS Growth 09/2011 = 0.47

P/E F1/ LT EPS Gr = 7.48

Payout Ratio 12/2011 = N/A

Div 5yr Growth 09/2011 = 0

Std Dev Cons Current Qtr = 0.02

Median Est Next Qtr = 0.2

# Anlst in Cons Q3 = 7

Company : Idt Corp-Cl B (NYSE:IDT)

Basic Key ratios

Percentage Held by Insiders = 25.6

Market Cap ($mil) = 201

# of Ins Sellers 12 Weeks = N/A

3M % Chg Short Interest = n/a

Growth

Net Income ($mil) 12/2011 = 27

Net Income ($mil) 12/2010 = 20

Net Income ($mil) 12/2009 = -155

Cash Flow ($/sh) 12/2011 = 1.93

Cash Flow ($/sh) 12/2010 = 2.48

Cash Flow ($/sh) 12/2009 = -0.31

Sales ($mil) 12/2011 = 1555

Sales ($mil) 12/2010 = 1401

Sales ($mil) 12/2009 = 1539

Dividend history

Div Yield = 10.41

Div Yld 5 Yr Avg 12/2011 = 1.85

Annual Dividend 12/2011 = 0.67

frwd yld = -1144.15

Div 5yr Growth 12/2011 = N/A

R-squared Div Growth 12/2011 = N/A

R-squared Div Growth 09/2011 = N/A

Dividend sustainability

Payout Ratio 09/2011 = 0.77

Payout Ratio 06/2011 = N/A

Payout Ratio 5 Yr Avg 12/2011 = N/A

Performance

EPS Gr Q(1)/Q(-3) = 116.67

5 Yr Hist EPS Gr 12/2011 = N/A

ROE 5 Yr Avg 12/2011 = -10.16

ROE 5 Yr Avg 09/2011 = -11.69

ROE 5 Yr Avg 06/2011 = N/A

Return on Investment 12/2011 = 6.87

Return on Investment 09/2011 = 11.13

Return on Investment 06/2011 = N/A

Debt/Tot Cap 5 Yr Avg 12/2011 = 20.12

Debt/Tot Cap 5 Yr Avg 09/2011 = 19.32

Debt/Tot Cap 5 Yr Avg 06/2011 = N/A

Current Ratio 09/2011 = 1.34

Curr Ratio 5 Yr Avg = 1.32

Quick Ratio = 1.34

Cash Ratio = 0.95

Interest Coverage 12/2011 = N/A

Interest Coverage 09/2011 = N/A

Interest Coverage 06/2011 = N/A

Valuation

Book Value Qtr ($/sh) 09/2011 = 8.86

Anl EPS before NRI 12/2011 = 1.04

Anl EPS before NRI 12/2010 = 1.05

Price/ Book = 2.85

Price/ Cash Flow = 4.59

Price/ Sales = 0.13

EV/EBITDA 12 Mo = 2.32

P/E/G F1 = N/A

Q1 Std Dev/ Consensus = N/A

Std Dev Cons Current Qtr = N/A

Median Est Next Qtr = 0.05

# Anlst in Cons Q3 = 1

Company : Level 3 Comm (NYSE:LVLT)

Basic Key ratios

Percentage Held by Insiders = 4.2

Market Cap ($mil) = 4394

# of Ins Sellers 12 Weeks = 9

3M % Chg Short Interest = n/a

Growth

Net Income ($mil) 12/2011 = -756

Net Income ($mil) 12/2010 = -622

Net Income ($mil) 12/2009 = -618

Cash Flow ($/sh) 12/2011 = 0.75

Cash Flow ($/sh) 12/2010 = 2.45

Cash Flow ($/sh) 12/2009 = 3.2

Sales ($mil) 12/2011 = 4333

Sales ($mil) 12/2010 = 3651

Sales ($mil) 12/2009 = 3762

Dividend history

Div Yield = 0

Div Yld 5 Yr Avg 12/2011 = 0

Annual Dividend 12/2011 = 0

frwd yld = N/A

Div 5yr Growth 12/2011 = N/A

R-squared Div Growth 12/2011 = N/A

R-squared Div Growth 09/2011 = N/A

Dividend sustainability

Payout Ratio 09/2011 = N/A

Payout Ratio 06/2011 = N/A

Payout Ratio 5 Yr Avg 12/2011 = N/A

Performance

EPS Gr Q(1)/Q(-3) = -127.37

5 Yr Hist EPS Gr 12/2011 = N/A

ROE 5 Yr Avg 12/2011 = -101.52

ROE 5 Yr Avg 09/2011 = -147.14

ROE 5 Yr Avg 06/2011 = -147.14

Return on Investment 12/2011 = -9.04

Return on Investment 09/2011 = -9.41

Return on Investment 06/2011 = -10.05

Debt/Tot Cap 5 Yr Avg 12/2011 = 88.69

Debt/Tot Cap 5 Yr Avg 09/2011 = 89.2

Debt/Tot Cap 5 Yr Avg 06/2011 = 89.38

Current Ratio 09/2011 = 1.96

Curr Ratio 5 Yr Avg = 1.21

Quick Ratio = 1.03

Cash Ratio = 0.64

Interest Coverage 12/2011 = N/A

Interest Coverage 09/2011 = N/A

Interest Coverage 06/2011 = N/A

Valuation

Book Value Qtr ($/sh) 09/2011 = -4.4

Anl EPS before NRI 12/2011 = -4.73

Price/ Book = 3.68

Price/ Cash Flow = 28.12

Price/ Sales = 1

EV/EBITDA 12 Mo = 14.7

P/E/G F1 = N/A

Q1 Std Dev/ Consensus = -0.31

Std Dev Cons Current Qtr = 0.28

Median Est Next Qtr = -0.8

# Anlst in Cons Q3 = 8

Company : Frontier Commun

Basic Key ratios

Percentage Held by Insiders = 0.52

Market Cap ($mil) = 4120

# of Ins Sellers 12 Weeks = N/A

3M % Chg Short Interest = n/a

Growth

Net Income ($mil) 12/2011 = N/A

Net Income ($mil) 12/2010 = 153

Net Income ($mil) 12/2009 = 121

Cash Flow ($/sh) 12/2011 = N/A

Cash Flow ($/sh) 12/2010 = 1.14

Cash Flow ($/sh) 12/2009 = 2.08

Sales ($mil) 12/2011 = N/A

Sales ($mil) 12/2010 = 3798

Sales ($mil) 12/2009 = 2118

Dividend history

Div Yield = 18.12

Div Yld 5 Yr Avg 12/2011 = 10.42

Annual Dividend 12/2011 = 0.75

frwd yld = 18.56

Div 5yr Growth 12/2011 = -7.01

R-squared Div Growth 12/2011 = 0.63

R-squared Div Growth 09/2011 = 0.56

Dividend sustainability

Payout Ratio 09/2011 = 3.41

Payout Ratio 06/2011 = 3

Payout Ratio 5 Yr Avg 12/2011 = 1.8

Performance

EPS Gr Q(1)/Q(-3) = -100

5 Yr Hist EPS Gr 12/2011 = N/A

ROE 5 Yr Avg 12/2011 = 23.64

ROE 5 Yr Avg 09/2011 = 23.58

ROE 5 Yr Avg 06/2011 = 24.55

Return on Investment 12/2011 = N/A

Return on Investment 09/2011 = 1.73

Return on Investment 06/2011 = 1.92

Debt/Tot Cap 5 Yr Avg 12/2011 = 80.56

Debt/Tot Cap 5 Yr Avg 09/2011 = 80.57

Debt/Tot Cap 5 Yr Avg 06/2011 = 81.42

Current Ratio 09/2011 = 0.83

Curr Ratio 5 Yr Avg = 1.34

Quick Ratio = 0.78

Cash Ratio = 0.39

Interest Coverage 12/2011 = N/A

Interest Coverage 09/2011 = 1.09

Interest Coverage 06/2011 = 1.43

Valuation

Book Value Qtr ($/sh) 09/2011 = 4.8

Anl EPS before NRI 12/2011 = N/A

Price/ Book = 0.86

Price/ Cash Flow = 3.63

Price/ Sales = 0.78

EV/EBITDA 12 Mo = N/A

P/E/G F1 = N/A

Q1 Std Dev/ Consensus = 0.25

Std Dev Cons Current Qtr = 0.01

Median Est Next Qtr = 0.06

# Anlst in Cons Q3 = 11

A large portion of this historical data was obtained from zacks.com. EPS charts were sourced from zacks.com.

Source: 5 Interesting Communication Plays