Corning Incorporated (GLW) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for February 26, 2013

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Corning Incorporated ( GLW ) will begin trading ex-dividend on February 26, 2013. A cash dividend payment of $0.09 per share is scheduled to be paid on March 28, 2013. Shareholders who purchased GLW stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 20% increase over the same period a year ago.

The previous trading day's last sale of GLW was $12.51, representing a -14.2% decrease from the 52 week high of $14.58 and a 17.8% increase over the 52 week low of $10.62.

GLW is a part of the Basic Industries sector, which includes companies such as China Mobile (Hong Kong) Ltd. ( CHL ) and AT&T Inc. ( T ). GLW's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $1.13. Zacks Investment Research reports GLW's forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as -1.47%, compared to an industry average of 10.3%.

For more information on the declaration, record and payment dates, visit the GLW Dividend History page.

Interested in gaining exposure to GLW through an Exchange Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have GLW as a top-10 holding:

  • PowerShares Active Mega Cap Fund ( PMA ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is PMA with an increase of 6.52% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent weighting of GLW at 0.27%.



The views and opinions expressed herein are the views and opinions of the author and do not necessarily reflect those of The NASDAQ OMX Group, Inc.



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