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Corning Incorporated: Company Profile and SWOT Analysis by ICDResearch

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									Corning Incorporated

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Corning Incorporated                                                   Financial Snapshot

                                                                       Operating Performance
Fast Facts
                                   One Riverfront Plaza, Corning,      The company reported revenues of US$6,632.00
Headquarters Address
                                   14831,United States of America      million during 2010, with a CAGR of 6.40% during
                                                                       2006–2010. Its revenue grew at an annual rate of
Telephone                          + 1 607 9749000
                                                                       22.93% over the previous fiscal year. In 2010, the
                                                                       company recorded an operating margin of 26.67%, as
Fax                                + 1 607 9748091                     against 7.21% in 2009.

Website                            www.corning.com
                                                                       Revenue and Margins
Ticker Symbol, Stock Exchange      GLW, New York Stock Exchange

Number of Employees                23,500

Fiscal Year End                    December

Revenue (in US$ million)           6,632.00




SWOT Analysis

Strengths                          Weaknesses

Control over SGA Expenses          Dependence on Small Customer Base

Diverse Product Portfolio          Legal Proceedings

Strong Research and Development
Activities

Opportunities                      Threats

Acquisition of Plaslab S.A.S.      Environmental Regulations

Growing Demand for the Company’s   Fluctuation in Currency Exchange
Products                           Rates

Launch of New Products




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TABLE OF CONTENTS

1     Business Analysis ................................................................................................................................... 5
    1.1       Company Overview ................................................................................................................................................5
    1.2       Business Description ..............................................................................................................................................5
    1.3       Major Products and Services .................................................................................................................................6
2     Analysis of Key Performance Indicators ............................................................................................... 7
    2.1       Five Year Snapshot: Overview of Financial and Operational Performance Indicators ..........................................7
    2.2       Key Financial Performance Indicators .................................................................................................................10
      2.2.1       Revenue and Operating Profit .........................................................................................................................10
      2.2.2       Asset, Liabilities and Capex .............................................................................................................................11
      2.2.3       Operational Efficiency ......................................................................................................................................12
      2.2.4       Solvency ..........................................................................................................................................................13
      2.2.5       Valuation ..........................................................................................................................................................14
    2.3       Key Competitors ...................................................................................................................................................15
3     Mergers & Acquisitions and Partnerships ........................................................................................... 16
    3.1       M&A and Partnerships Strategy ...........................................................................................................................16
4     SWOT Analysis ...................................................................................................................................... 19
    4.1       SWOT Analysis - Overview ..................................................................................................................................19
    4.2       Strengths ..............................................................................................................................................................19
    4.3       Weaknesses .........................................................................................................................................................19
    4.4       Opportunities ........................................................................................................................................................20
    4.5       Threats .................................................................................................................................................................20
5     Corning Incorporated - Company Statement ....................................................................................... 22
6     History .................................................................................................................................................... 23
7     Corning Incorporated - Key Employees ............................................................................................... 24
8     Key Employee Biographies................................................................................................................... 25
9     Locations and Subsidiaries .................................................................................................................. 26
    9.1       Head Office ..........................................................................................................................................................26
    9.2       Other Locations and Subsidiaries ........................................................................................................................26
10    Appendix ................................................................................................................................................ 28
    10.1      Methodology .........................................................................................................................................................28
    10.2      Ratio Definitions ...................................................................................................................................................28
    10.3      Disclaimer.............................................................................................................................................................32




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List of Tables

Table 1: Major Products and Services....................................................................................................................................6
Table 2: Key Ratios - Annual ..................................................................................................................................................7
Table 3: Key Ratios - Interim ..................................................................................................................................................9
Table 4: Key Capital Market Indicators ..................................................................................................................................9
Table 5: Corning Incorporated, History ................................................................................................................................23
Table 6: Corning Incorporated, Key Employees ...................................................................................................................24
Table 7: Key Employee Biographies ....................................................................................................................................25
Table 8: Corning Incorporated, Subsi
								
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