Corning (GLW)

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22.05 +0.03  +0.14% NYSE Jul 28, 8:00PM BATS Real time Currency in USD

Corning Price to Book Value:

1.491 for July 28, 2014

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July 28, 2014 1.491
July 25, 2014 1.489
July 24, 2014 1.494
July 23, 2014 1.500
July 22, 2014 1.499
July 21, 2014 1.482
July 18, 2014 1.476
July 17, 2014 1.453
July 16, 2014 1.476
July 15, 2014 1.485
July 14, 2014 1.482
July 11, 2014 1.467
July 10, 2014 1.463
July 9, 2014 1.489
July 8, 2014 1.484
July 7, 2014 1.506
July 3, 2014 1.51
July 2, 2014 1.486
July 1, 2014 1.493
June 30, 2014 1.484
June 27, 2014 1.488
June 26, 2014 1.471
June 25, 2014 1.488
June 24, 2014 1.474
June 23, 2014 1.471
   
June 20, 2014 1.478
June 19, 2014 1.465
June 18, 2014 1.450
June 17, 2014 1.439
June 16, 2014 1.428
June 13, 2014 1.434
June 12, 2014 1.420
June 11, 2014 1.450
June 10, 2014 1.459
June 9, 2014 1.451
June 6, 2014 1.459
June 5, 2014 1.459
June 4, 2014 1.444
June 3, 2014 1.448
June 2, 2014 1.440
May 30, 2014 1.440
May 29, 2014 1.447
May 28, 2014 1.438
May 27, 2014 1.450
May 23, 2014 1.442
May 22, 2014 1.435
May 21, 2014 1.430
May 20, 2014 1.425
May 19, 2014 1.428
May 16, 2014 1.417

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About Price to Book Ratio

Price to book value is a financial ratio used to compare a company's book value to its current market price. Book value is an accounting term denoting the portion of the company held by the shareholders at accounting value (not market value). In other words, book value is the company's total tangible assets less its total liabilities.

The ratio has two calculation methods. In the first way, the company's market capitalization is divided by the company's total book value from its balance sheet. The second way, using per-share values, is to divide the company's current share price by the book value per share. In general, a low price to book value indicates that a stock is undervalued and thus more desirable.

In theory, if you purchased stock with a price to book value less than 1 and the company immediately went bankrupt, you would gain money on your investment. In reality, this may not be true since there are times when liquidation value, or the price at which a company's assets can be sold, is less than the book value of those assets.

For more information on evaluating valuation multiples similar to this, please see our original white paper research : Making Sense Of Valuation Multiples.
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GLW Price to Book Value Benchmarks

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Intel 2.859
Apple 4.904
GT Advanced Technologies 6.423

GLW Price to Book Value Range, Past 5 Years

Minimum 0.7362 Nov 15 2012
Maximum 2.047 Jan 11 2010
Average 1.292

GLW Price to Book Value Excel Add-In Codes

  • Metric Code: price_to_book_value
  • Latest data point: =YCP("GLW", "price_to_book_value")
  • Last 5 data points: =YCS("GLW", "price_to_book_value", -4)

To find the codes for any of our financial metrics, see our Complete Reference of Metric Codes.

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