Tagged: jeff gardner

Windstream Compensation: Down For Jeff Gardner, Up For Other Execs

by Luke Jones 3/7/2014 04:54 pm

Total compensation for Windstream Holdings Inc. CEO Jeffrey Gardner was down by almost $1 million in 2013 compared to 2012, but other named executive officers saw their compensation increase.

Windstream's 4Q, Fiscal Profits Rise

by Luke Jones and Lance Turner 2/27/2014 07:04 am

Windstream Holdings Inc. of Little Rock reports gains in fourth-quarter and fiscal 2013 profit, citing more growth in consumer and broadband revenue.

Update: Windstream Cutting 400 Employees Companywide

by Luke Jones and Lance Turner 2/21/2014 01:17 pm

Windstream Holdings Inc. of Little Rock says it is cutting 400 employees companywide by March 3.

Telecoms, Cable Industry Press for Extension of Bonus Depreciation Credit

by Lance Turner 1/14/2014 09:59 am

The telecommunications and cable industry are continuing to call on Congress to renew bonus depreciation tax credits. Windstream Corp. CEO Jeff Gardner is among the Arkansas voices advocating for an extension.

Uncertainty Threatens Windstream Dividends

by Luke Jones 11/18/2013 12:00 am

Since its incorporation in 2006, Windstream has been shifting its business model toward more profitable avenues. But its latest financials haven't thrilled some analysts, and there's worry that the changes haven't been effective enough.

Video: Bret Bielema's $3M Contract, Dustin McDaniel, Jeff Gardner, Obamacare & More in Your 'Week in Review'

by Lance Turner 9/21/2013 10:50 am

Bret Bielema, Oaklawn expansion, Dustin McDaniel's new business, Jeff Gardner goes to Washington, and Obamacare comes to Arkansas. All in this week's "Arkansas Business THV 11 News Week in Review."

Windstream's Jeff Gardner Meets With Obama, Urges Tax Reform

by Lance Turner 9/18/2013 04:30 pm

Windstream CEO Jeff Gardner was in Washington, D.C., on Wednesday as part of a group of CEOs meeting with the president and members of Congress about the nation's economy.

Windstream 2Q Net Income Down 21 Percent; Company Explores Creating Parent Firm

by Lance Turner 8/8/2013 07:15 am

Windstream Corp. of Little Rock says second-quarter net income was $40 million, down 21 percent from the same time last year. Also, the firm says it's exploring creating a publicly traded holding company to become the parent company of Windstream and its subsidiaries.

Beebe Said To Appoint Task Force 'FASTER Arkansas' With Plans for Broadband Expansion

by Arkansas Business Staff 7/15/2013 12:00 am

Last Wednesday, Gov. Mike Beebe met with scores of representatives — the number we heard was 70 — of Internet service providers, large and small, from all over the state. The subject: broadband access, or lack thereof.

Analysts Are Divided on Windstream Dividend

by Luke Jones 5/13/2013 12:00 am

The $1 annual dividend, paid quarterly, represents a yield of almost 12 percent at last week's stock price of less than $8.50. CEO Jeff Gardner says it's “the best way to create value for our shareholders.”

Windstream Firm on $1 Dividend, CEO Gardner Says

by Gwen Moritz 5/8/2013 02:42 pm

The CEO of Windstream Corp. of Little Rock repeatedly assured shareholders at Wednesday's annual meeting that the company is committed to continuing its attractive $1 per share annual dividend.

Windstream CEO Jeff Gardner's Compensation Falls in 2012

by Luke Jones 3/26/2013 03:49 pm

Windstream Corp. of Little Rock reported CEO Jeff Gardner's 2012 total compensation fell to $7.99 million, closer to his compensation two years ago than last year's $9.78 million.

Windstream Names Jeffrey T. Hinson Board Chairman

by Lance Turner 3/11/2013 07:59 am

Windstream Corp. of Little Rock appoints Jeffrey T. Hinson as chairman of the board, effective May 1. Hinson succeeds Dennis E. Foster, who has been chairman since 2010.

Windstream 4Q Profit Rebounds; Net Income Reaches $10M

by Luke Jones and Lance Turner 2/19/2013 07:23 am

Windstream Corp. of Little Rock reports fourth-quarter net income of $10 million, up from a net loss of $35 million during the same quarter in 2011.

Battelle Study: Arkansas Poised to Grow Knowledge-Based Economy

by Mark Carter 11/27/2012 01:20 pm

A study commissioned by the Arkansas Research Alliance finds the state well positioned to create more high-paying jobs. The report aims to gauge progress of a 2009 plan to develop "knowledge-based" jobs.

Windstream Reports 3Q Profit Down 44 Percent

by Lance Turner 11/8/2012 07:07 am

Windstream Corp. of Little Rock reports third-quarter net income of $54 million, or 9 cents per share, down from $78 million or 15 cents per share in the same quarter last year.

State-Based Tech Stocks Waver Amid Changes

by Luke Jones 10/29/2012 12:00 am

Windstream Corp. of Little Rock, the telecom that spun off from the former Alltel Corp., has seen its stocks slip during the past year.

Windstream CEO Jeff Gardner: We Need to Deal with the Deficit and Simplify the Tax Code

by Lance Turner 7/5/2012 02:25 pm

Windstream Corp. of Little Rock CEO Jeff Gardner appears in a video for the Business Roundtable and makes recommendations for America's economic growth.