Market cap of Corning Incorporated [GLW] reaches 26.61B – now what?


Corning Incorporated [NYSE: GLW] traded at a high on 07/06/22, posting a 0.82 gain after which it closed the day’ session at $31.91. The company report on June 29, 2022 that Corning Announces Quarterly Dividend.

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Corning Incorporated’s (NYSE: GLW) Board of Directors today declared a quarterly dividend of $0.27 per share on the company’s common stock. The dividend will be payable on Sept. 29, 2022, to shareholders of record on Aug. 31, 2022.

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The results of the trading session contributed to over 3301834 shares changing hands. Over the past one week, the price volatility of Corning Incorporated stands at 2.88% while the volatility over the past one month is 2.80%.

The market cap for GLW stock reached $26.61 billion, with 843.00 million shares outstanding and 761.66 million shares in the current float. Compared to the average trading volume of 5.33M shares, GLW reached a trading volume of 3301834 in the most recent trading day, which is why market watchdogs consider the stock to be active.

What do top market gurus say about Corning Incorporated [GLW]?

Based on careful and fact-backed analyses by Wall Street experts, the current consensus on the target price for GLW shares is $43.18 per share. Analysis on target price and performance of stocks is usually carefully studied by market experts, and the current Wall Street consensus on GLW stock is a recommendation set at 2.00. This rating represents a strong Buy recommendation, on the scale from 1 to 5, where 5 would mean strong sell, 4 represents Sell, 3 is Hold, and 2 indicates Buy.

Citigroup have made an estimate for Corning Incorporated shares, keeping their opinion on the stock as Neutral, with their previous recommendation back on May 23, 2022. While these analysts kept the previous recommendation, Barclays dropped their target price from $53 to $38. The new note on the price target was released on May 11, 2022, representing the official price target for Corning Incorporated stock. Previously, the target price had yet another raise from $38 to $50, while Susquehanna kept a Positive rating on GLW stock. On January 27, 2022, analysts increased their price target for GLW shares from 38 to 50.

The Average True Range (ATR) for Corning Incorporated is set at 1.05, with the Price to Sales ratio for GLW stock in the period of the last 12 months amounting to 1.84. The Price to Book ratio for the last quarter was 2.17, with the Price to Cash per share for the same quarter was set at 2.42. Price to Free Cash Flow for GLW in the course of the last twelve months was 44.28 with Quick ratio for the last quarter at 1.00.

How has GLW stock performed recently?

Corning Incorporated [GLW] fell into the red zone at the end of the last week, falling into a negative trend and dropping by -1.82. With this latest performance, GLW shares dropped by -10.97% in over the last four-week period, additionally sinking by -14.20% over the last 6 months – not to mention a drop of -21.05% in the past year of trading.

Overbought and oversold stocks can be easily traced with the Relative Strength Index (RSI), where an RSI result of over 70 would be overbought, and any rate below 30 would indicate oversold conditions. An RSI rate of 50 would represent a neutral market momentum. The current RSI for GLW stock in for the last two-week period is set at 42.51, with the RSI for the last a single of trading hit 42.94, and the three-weeks RSI is set at 42.74 for Corning Incorporated [GLW]. The present Moving Average for the last 50 days of trading for this stock 34.27, while it was recorded at 31.87 for the last single week of trading, and 36.93 for the last 200 days.

Corning Incorporated [GLW]: Deeper insight into the fundamentals

Operating Margin for any stock indicates how profitable investing would be, and Corning Incorporated [GLW] shares currently have an operating margin of +15.19 and a Gross Margin at +35.26. Corning Incorporated’s Net Margin is presently recorded at +13.55.

Return on Equity for this stock inclined to 14.90, with Return on Assets sitting at 6.26.

Corning Incorporated’s liquidity data is similarly interesting compelling, with a Quick Ratio of 1.00 and a Current Ratio set at 1.60.

Earnings analysis for Corning Incorporated [GLW]

The progress of the company may be observed through the prism of EPS growth rate, while Wall Street analysts are focusing on predicting the 5-year EPS growth rate for GLW. When it comes to the mentioned value, analysts are expecting to see the 5-year EPS growth rate for Corning Incorporated go to 21.48%.

Insider trade positions for Corning Incorporated [GLW]

There are presently around $18,318 million, or 70.80% of GLW stock, in the hands of institutional investors. The top three institutional holders of GLW stocks are: VANGUARD GROUP INC with ownership of 92,746,889, which is approximately 0.729% of the company’s market cap and around 0.10% of the total institutional ownership; BLACKROCK INC., holding 54,112,594 shares of the stock with an approximate value of $1.71 billion in GLW stocks shares; and WELLINGTON MANAGEMENT GROUP LLP, currently with $1.06 billion in GLW stock with ownership of nearly -10.499% of the company’s market capitalization.

Positions in Corning Incorporated stocks held by institutional investors increased at the end of July and at the time of the July reporting period, where 557 institutional holders increased their position in Corning Incorporated [NYSE:GLW] by around 29,515,291 shares. Additionally, 490 investors decreased positions by around 32,910,926 shares, while 218 investors held positions by with 516,337,676 shares. The mentioned changes placed institutional holdings at 578,763,893 shares, according to the latest SEC report filing. GLW stock had 100 new institutional investments in for a total of 5,147,389 shares, while 76 institutional investors sold positions of 2,302,003 shares during the same period.