FAQs

General

Where can I get employment information?

Visit our Careers website.

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What year and where was Corning Incorporated founded?

Corning traces its origins to a glass business established in 1851. The present corporation was incorporated in the State of New York in December 1936.

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Can I visit Corning Incorporated?

Each year we welcome all of our shareholders to the Corning Annual Meeting of Shareholders which is held in Corning, NY. Notice of the meeting is set forth in the company's proxy statement.

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Where is the company headquartered?

Corning's headquarters are in Corning, NY, which is approximately 100 miles south of Rochester, NY.

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Who are the company's auditors?

Corning's Independent Registered Public Accounting Firm is PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP.

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When did Corning complete the sale of Corning Consumer Products Company?

Corning completed the sale of a controlling interest in its consumer housewares business to an affiliate of Borden, Inc. on April 1, 1998.

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How can I contact customer service for my PYREX®, CorningWare™, Corelle® or Revere® products?

For customer service, contact World Kitchen at 1-800-999-3436.

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Financial

What is Corning's fiscal year?

Corning operates on a calendar year ending December 31.

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How do I get a copy of the Annual Report?

You can download a PDF file of the most recent Annual Reports from this site. If you require a printed copy, go to our printed material order form and select the reports you are interested in receiving.

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When does Corning announce quarterly results?

Corning makes the date and time of its upcoming quarterly announcement available on the “Events” page of the website. You can sign up to receive email alerts when new events are added. Historical quarterly materials can be found on our Quarterly Results page.

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Stock

Where is Corning’s stock traded?

Corning common stock is listed on the New York Stock Exchange. In addition, it is traded on the Boston, Midwest, Pacific and Philadelphia stock exchanges. Common stock options are traded on the Chicago Board Options Exchange. The abbreviated ticker symbol for Corning Incorporated is "GLW."

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Who should I contact regarding my stock certificate(s)?

Please contact Corning's transfer agent, Computershare Trust Company:

Computershare Trust Company N.A.
P.O. Box 505000
Louisville, KY 40233-5000
1-800-255-0461
www.computershare.com

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What is a transfer agent?

A transfer agent and registrar for a publicly held company keeps records of every outstanding stock certificate and the name of the person to whom those certificates are registered. When stock changes hands, the transfer agent transfers the ownership of the stock from the seller's name to the buyer's name. The registrar reconciles all transfer records and makes sure that the number of shares debited is equal to the number of shares credited.

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How do I buy Corning stock?

You can buy shares of Corning common stock by contacting a brokerage firm.

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Does Corning have a Dividend Reinvestment Program (DRIP) or Direct Stock Purchase Plan?

Corning's current Dividend Reinvestment Program is not open to new participants. The company does not have a Direct Stock Purchase Plan.

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How can I get the current Corning stock price?

Current and historical stock prices of Corning common stock can be found on our stock quote page.

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How can I get a history of Corning's closing stock price?

Historical stock prices of Corning common stock can be found on our stock price history page.

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What is Corning's CUSIP number?

Corning's common stock CUSIP number is 219350 10 5. For Corning's debt, debentures and notes the CUSIP number begins with "219350", followed by additional designations.

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Dividends

What is Corning's current dividend?

Current and historical dividend information is available on our dividend history page.

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When will dividends be paid in the future?

Although future dividends must be declared by the Board of Directors, we currently expect to pay a quarterly dividend every March, June, September, and December.

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Who will receive the dividend, and when?

Payment and record dates for our dividends are available on our dividend history page.

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What do shareholders have to do to receive it?

Shareholders on the record date receive their dividend in one of two ways: If you are a registered shareholder, you will automatically receive dividend checks in the mail. If your shares are registered in "street name," your dividends are delivered to your broker, bank or other nominee, which distributes the dividends to you.

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Contacting Investor Relations

How do I contact investor relations at Corning?

Contact information for investor relations is available on the “Contact Investor Relations” page. Information on reaching other areas of Corning are available on the “Contact Us” page.

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