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A look at a High Market Cap Stock: Corning Incorporated, GLW

Corning Incorporated, GLW is in the exchange NYSE and its industry is Diversified Electronics in the sector of Technology. Based in USA, Corning Incorporated, GLW  has a market cap of 22990.99. Since its IPO date on the 12/31/1981, Corning Incorporated, GLW performance year to date is 35.67%. Today Corning Incorporated, GLW has gained 0.39%, with a current price of 24.26.

Ownership of the company is 0.10% for insider ownership while institutional ownership is 79.10%. The management of the company have seen the company have a payout ratio of 24.50%. Return of assets are at 7.80%, with return on investment at 5.60%.

In terms of debt levels and profit levels, Corning Incorporated, GLW is seeing a long-term debt/equity of 0.25. While Total debt/equity is 0.25. With a profit margin of 24.60%, this is combined with a gross margin of 39.50%, and operating margin of 11.40%. Corning Incorporated ability to meet debt levels, with a current ratio of 3.7, while the quick ratio is 3.

For the last year Corning Incorporated, GLW has seen a EPS growth of -42.40%. A performance for the year of 32.41%. The 52-week high is -0.63%, and the 52-week low is 54.36%. The average volume for Corning Incorporated, GLW is 570413.

With a target price of 23.28, can Corning Incorporated, GLW reach this target? Looking at the value indicators of Corning Incorporated, GLW. Corning Incorporated has a P/E of 12.7 and a forward P/E of 14.59. Perhaps the more useful indicator than P/E, is PEG which has a value of 0.75. Corning Incorporated also has a P/S and a P/B of 2.51 and 1.53 respectively. For P/cash, Corning Incorporated has a value of *TBA, while it is 82.11 for P/free cash flow.

At the current price of 24.26, Corning Incorporated has a dividend yield of 2.23%. We see a return on equity of 13.90%.

Looking more long-term Corning Incorporated, is projected to get an EPS growth for the next five years of 16.92%. In the short-term an EPS growth of 11.13% in the next year is forecasted. This is after a EPS growth of -42.40% for this year and for the last five years a -15.00% growth has been seen.

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