Corning Rises On Unusually High Volume (GLW)

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NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- Corning (NYSE: GLW) is trading at unusually high volume Wednesday with 29.1 million shares changing hands. It is currently at two times its average daily volume and trading up 78 cents (+6%) at $13.92 as of 3:46 p.m. ET.

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Corning has a market cap of $18.88 billion and is part of the technology sector and electronics industry. Shares are up 4% year to date as of the close of trading on Tuesday.

Corning Incorporated produces and sells specialty glasses, ceramics, and related materials worldwide. It operates through five segments: Display Technologies, Telecommunications, Environmental Technologies, Specialty Materials, and Life Sciences. The company has a P/E ratio of 11.1, below the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7.

TheStreet Ratings rates Corning as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures, attractive valuation levels, good cash flow from operations and expanding profit margins. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had sub par growth in net income. You can view the full Corning Ratings Report.

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