For Corning Incorporated [GLW], Analyst sees a rise to $36. What next?

Corning Incorporated [NYSE: GLW] surged by $1.29 during the normal trading session on Friday and reaching a high of $32.30 during the day while it closed the day at $32.19. The company report on October 5, 2022 that Corning Announces Quarterly Dividend.

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Corning Incorporated stock has also gained 6.59% of its value over the past 7 days. However, GLW stock has declined by -6.67% in the 3 months of the year. Over the past six months meanwhile, it has lost -4.76% and lost -13.54% year-on date.

The market cap for GLW stock reached $27.55 billion, with 843.00 million shares outstanding and 762.79 million shares in the current float. Compared to the average trading volume of 4.66M shares, GLW reached a trading volume of 14455984 in the most recent trading day, which is why market watchdogs consider the stock to be active.

Here’s what leading stock market gurus have to 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 $38.72 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.

Credit Suisse have made an estimate for Corning Incorporated shares, keeping their opinion on the stock as Neutral, with their previous recommendation back on August 17, 2022. While these analysts kept the previous recommendation, Citigroup dropped their target price from $46 to $37. The new note on the price target was released on May 23, 2022, representing the official price target for Corning Incorporated stock. Previously, the target price had yet another drop from $53 to $38, while Barclays kept a Equal Weight rating on GLW stock. On January 28, 2022, analysts increased their price target for GLW shares from 38 to 50.

The Average True Range (ATR) for Corning Incorporated is set at 0.98, with the Price to Sales ratio for GLW stock in the period of the last 12 months amounting to 1.89. The Price to Book ratio for the last quarter was 2.31, with the Price to Cash per share for the same quarter was set at 1.90. Price to Free Cash Flow for GLW in the course of the last twelve months was 49.29 with Quick ratio for the last quarter at 0.90.

GLW stock trade performance evaluation

Corning Incorporated [GLW] gain into the green zone at the end of the last week, gaining into a positive trend and gaining by 6.59. With this latest performance, GLW shares gained by 4.79% in over the last four-week period, additionally sinking by -4.76% over the last 6 months – not to mention a drop of -16.30% 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 56.26, with the RSI for the last a single of trading hit 60.97, and the three-weeks RSI is set at 51.21 for Corning Incorporated [GLW]. The present Moving Average for the last 50 days of trading for this stock 32.63, while it was recorded at 31.41 for the last single week of trading, and 35.36 for the last 200 days.

Corning Incorporated [GLW]: An insightful look at the core fundamentals

Corning Incorporated’s liquidity data is similarly interesting compelling, with a Quick Ratio of 0.90 and a Current Ratio set at 1.40.

Earnings per share (EPS) analysis for Corning Incorporated [GLW] stock

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 11.42%.

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Corning Incorporated [GLW]: Insider Ownership positions

There are presently around $19,037 million, or 71.50% of GLW stock, in the hands of institutional investors. The top three institutional holders of GLW stocks are: VANGUARD GROUP INC with ownership of 94,983,734, which is approximately 2.412% of the company’s market cap and around 0.10% of the total institutional ownership; BLACKROCK INC., holding 54,148,518 shares of the stock with an approximate value of $1.74 billion in GLW stocks shares; and WELLINGTON MANAGEMENT GROUP LLP, currently with $1.08 billion in GLW stock with ownership of nearly 0.19% of the company’s market capitalization.

Positions in Corning Incorporated stocks held by institutional investors increased at the end of October and at the time of the October reporting period, where 544 institutional holders increased their position in Corning Incorporated [NYSE:GLW] by around 36,893,975 shares. Additionally, 497 investors decreased positions by around 22,914,988 shares, while 207 investors held positions by with 531,578,921 shares. The mentioned changes placed institutional holdings at 591,387,884 shares, according to the latest SEC report filing. GLW stock had 73 new institutional investments in for a total of 2,420,647 shares, while 115 institutional investors sold positions of 4,189,055 shares during the same period.

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