Blb&b Advisors buys $8,915,251 stake in Corning Incorporated (GLW)

Corning Incorporated (GLW) : Blb&b Advisors scooped up 4,027 additional shares in Corning Incorporated during the most recent quarter end , the firm said in a disclosure report filed with the SEC on Apr 18, 2016. The investment management firm now holds a total of 424,738 shares of Corning Incorporated which is valued at $8,915,251.Corning Incorporated makes up approximately 1.76% of Blb&b Advisors’s portfolio.

Corning Incorporated opened for trading at $20.69 and hit $21.12 on the upside on Friday, eventually ending the session at $20.99, with a gain of 0.91% or 0.19 points. The heightened volatility saw the trading volume jump to 59,01,783 shares. Company has a market cap of $23,358 M.

Other Hedge Funds, Including , Fox Run Management L.l.c. reduced its stake in GLW by selling 13,500 shares or 44.55% in the most recent quarter. The Hedge Fund company now holds 16,800 shares of GLW which is valued at $352,632. Corning Incorporated makes up approx 0.23% of Fox Run Management L.l.c.’s portfolio. Breton Hill Capital Ltd. sold out all of its stake in GLW during the most recent quarter. The investment firm sold 20,738 shares of GLW which is valued $433,839.Fjarde Ap-fonden Fourth Swedish National Pension Fund boosted its stake in GLW in the latest quarter, The investment management firm added 26,847 additional shares and now holds a total of 273,299 shares of Corning Incorporated which is valued at $5,717,415. Corning Incorporated makes up approx 0.13% of Fjarde Ap-fonden Fourth Swedish National Pension Fund’s portfolio.

On the company’s financial health, Corning Incorporated reported $0.34 EPS for the quarter, beating the analyst consensus estimate by $ 0.03 according to the earnings call on Jan 26, 2016. Analyst had a consensus of $0.31. The company had revenue of $2400.00 million for the quarter, compared to analysts expectations of $2326.91 million. The company’s revenue was down -4.0 % compared to the same quarter last year.During the same quarter in the previous year, the company posted $0.45 EPS.

Many Wall Street Analysts have commented on Corning Incorporated. Corning Incorporated was Upgraded by Goldman to ” Buy” on Apr 12, 2016. Company shares were Reiterated by Deutsche Bank on Apr 8, 2016 to “Buy”, Firm has raised the Price Target to $ 23 from a previous price target of $21 .

Corning Incorporated (Corning) is engaged in the manufacture of specialty glass and ceramics. The Company creates and makes keystone components that enable systems for consumer electronics mobile emissions control optical communications and life sciences. Corning operates in five segments: Display Technologies which manufactures glass substrates; Optical Communications which is engaged in providing optical solutions; Environmental Technologies which manufactures ceramic substrates and filter products; Specialty Materials which manufactures products that provide more than 150 material formulations for glass glass ceramics and fluoride crystals and Life Sciences segment which is a developer manufacturer and supplier of scientific laboratory products. The Company manufactures and processes products at approximately 90 plants in 17 countries.

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