Corning Incorporated (NYSE:GLW) pays an annual dividend of 1 Sell Rating, 9 Hold Ratings, 5 Buy Ratings with a yield of 1.87% and an average dividend growth of 11.50% (3 Year Average). The firm presently has a $30.00 target price on the electronics maker’s stock. At the time, this indicated a possible upside of 0.11%. We note that estimates have been going up ahead of the company’s fiscal Q1 earnings release. Strong first-quarter results demonstrate the company’s continued positive momentum.

Corning Incorporated is engaged in manufacturing specialty glass and ceramics. “These headwinds can drag down returns in full-year 2017”.

A number of other equities analysts have also recently weighed in on GLW. Deutsche Bank AG boosted their target price on shares of Corning from $26.00 to $28.00 and gave the company a “buy” rating in a research note on Wednesday, January 18th. Also, the current price highlights a discount of 58.67% to analysts’ high consensus price target. According to Thomson Reuters, sell-side analysts are forecasting a harmony target price of $29.04 on company shares. Zacks Investment Research cut shares of Corning from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Thursday. They noted that the move was a valuation call. Two investment analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, ten have given a hold rating and five have given a buy rating to the company’s stock. The stock showed weekly upbeat performance of 6.90%, which was maintained for the month at 12.62%.

Corning Incorporated (NYSE:GLW) last session’s volume of 10.15 million shares was higher than its average volume of 6.39 million shares. The stock traded at a volume of 4.22 million shares. Current price places the company’s stock -8.9% away from its 200-day simple moving average, -2.8%, away from the 50-day average and also 2.63% away from 20-day average. Corning Incorporated has a 52-week low of $18.21 and a 52-week high of $29.12.

Corning Incorporated (NYSE:GLW) have shown a high EPS growth of 12.70% in the last 5 years and has earnings growth of 738.70% yoy. That value represents a market adjusting for revenues that have been growing by 10.98 % on a quarterly year/year basis as of the company’s last quarterly report. During the same quarter in the prior year, the firm earned $0.34 earnings per share. Corning’s quarterly revenue was up 16.0% compared to the same quarter previous year.

On 7/17/2013 Corning Incorporated announced a quarterly dividend of $0.10 2.7% with an ex dividend date of 8/28/2013 which will be payable on 9/30/2013. Corning’s payout ratio is 16.67%.

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Shares outstanding are recorded as 942.00 M and total shares floated are 924.36 M. Current ratio which is the relationship between current assets and current liabilities, indicating the liquidity of a business is calculated as 3.30. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. The stock gained 3.31 percent over the past month and ross 16.98 percent year-to-date. The stock, after opening at $28.63, closed at $28.39 by scoring -0.53%.

A number of hedge funds have recently added to or reduced their stakes in the stock. Chicago Partners Investment Group LLC raised its stake in Corning by 0.7% in the third quarter. Mirador Capital Partners LP raised its stake in Corning by 0.3% in the third quarter. The number of shares now owned by investors are 544.77 mln. SRB Corp purchased a new stake in Corning during the third quarter valued at $170,000. Concert Wealth Management Inc. now owns 31,420 shares of the electronics maker’s stock worth $744,000 after buying an additional 786 shares in the last quarter.