What to Expect When Corning Incorporated [GLW] Releases Earnings

Earnings from Corning Incorporated [GLW] are scheduled on April 27, 2021, before the market opens. It is expected that the company will report strong earnings for the quarter ending Mar 2021.

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GLW Stock Earnings Outlook For The Current Quarter

The consensus estimates for the quarter suggest that the company would earn $0.43 per share on revenue of $3.13B. Taking a look at the future, the company is projected to report revenue of $3.24B at an earnings per share of $0.48 for the Jun 2021 quarter. The estimates represent year-over-year improvements of 5.40% in revenue and 13.66% in earnings per share for the company.

GLW Stock Earnings Forecast For The Current Year

For the full financial year, Corning Incorporated [NYSE:GLW] is forecasted to generate revenue of $13.23B. The figure is about $1.78 billion above what the company actually reported for the fiscal year 2020. In terms of EPS, it is estimated to be $2.04 in 2021, which is $0.65 higher than the figure in FY20. Based on current estimates, earnings are expected to grow 46.80% this year, 13.70% next year, and 23.50% annually over the next five years. With regard to sales, forecasts suggest an incline of 15.50% in current fiscal year and 5.40% over following year.

GLW Stock Price Performance

At the close of Monday’s session, Corning Incorporated [NYSE:GLW] finished down -0.39% at $46.07. The stock’s highest single-day price was $46.82, and its lowest was $46.0699. Its price rose 0.02% in the last five days. Since the beginning of the year, Corning Incorporated’s shares are up nearly 27.97%. However, the share price is -1.20% below its one year high. The top price reached by the shares of the company was $46.82 on 04/26/21, while the 52-week low came on 01/04/21, when the shares were $34.81. In the past year, shares of the company have risen 121.70%. At 50 days, the moving average achieved is $41.59 while at 200 days, the moving average is $36.04. There were 5.03 million shares traded in the last session, up from 57602.0 in the previous session.

Corning Incorporated [NYSE:GLW] Stock Valuation Metrics

With a prevailing 12-month PE ratio of 94.99, Corning Incorporated [GLW] does not qualify as a good candidate for the list of underestimated low-priced stocks that should be purchased sooner rather than later. By this measure, the company’s stock is trading at a premium to the industry average of 25.24 times trailing earnings. Investors may find it helpful to look at historical price-sales ratios, and in the case of this stock, 3.09 PS value ratio is reported for the last one year of reported earnings. This is above the average return 1.55 for the industry, which means GLW offers an unattractive investment opportunity than its competitors do.

GLW Share Price Support And Resistance Levels

Based on the daily chart, the immediate backing lies around the 46.07 level, and the violation of this level will cause a further drop to 45.82 level. At the upper end, 47.32 remains a key resistance. As the stock increases, it may find resistance at 47.07. In the 14-day chart, the Relative Strength Index standing at 65.37 suggests a technical neutral stance while the MACD standing at 0.51 indicates price will decrease in the next trading period. Stochastic %K at 73.34% suggests holding the stock while Percent R indicator at 26.41% suggests bullish price movement.

How much is the short interest in Corning Incorporated?

There have been a drop in short interest in the Corning Incorporated Financial stock, with short interest up by 1.56 million shares to 8.32 million shares on Feb 25, 2021. According to data provided by Yahoo Finance, the short interest on Mar 30, 2021 stood at 9.88 million shares. This -18.75% decrease suggests some bullish sentiment was experienced by the stock. Shorted shares accounted for just 1.74% of the overall float in the stock, while the stock’s days to cover moved to 1.76.

How do analysts view Corning Incorporated?

In regard to the share price forecast for Corning Incorporated stock, the analysts, as surveyed by FactSet, forecast the price to reach $51.50 in the next twelve months, representing almost an 10.54% growth from its recent price of $46.07. Among Corning Incorporated stock projections, $55.00 is the highest analyst target for the stock, while $34.50 is the lowest. Despite this, 14 analysts who share their consensus rating for GLW in 2021 agree that the stock is an Overweight. The latest rating change took place on 4/19/21, when JP Morgan Ratings upgraded the stock from “Neutral” to “Overweight.”


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