EX-99 2 glw-20190430xex99.htm EX-99 2019 Q1 Exhibit 99

 

Exhibit 99



FOR RELEASE – APRIL 30, 2019



Corning Reports Strong First-Quarter 2019 Financial Results and Continued Progress on Strategy and Capital Allocation Framework



Results establish excellent start to another year of expected strong sales and earnings growth



CORNING, N.Y. — Corning Incorporated (NYSE: GLW) today announced results for its first-quarter 2019 ended March 31, 2019.



News Summary:



·

Excellent first-quarter results established strong start to 2019

-

GAAP sales of $2.8 billion and core sales of $2.9 billion increased 12% and 13%, respectively, year over year

-

GAAP EPS of $0.55 increased $1.27 versus 2018, reflecting a non-cash, mark-to-market gain associated with the company’s currency-hedging contracts

-

Core EPS grew to $0.40, a 29% year-over-year increase, reflecting sales and earnings growth across all business segments



·

Ongoing technology and manufacturing investments drive additional growth in 2019

-

Continued growth expected in Optical Communications, Specialty Materials, Environmental Technologies, and Life Sciences business segments

-

Display Technologies continues to deliver stable returns, with first-quarter sales and net income up double digits year over year, and the best first-quarter glass pricing environment in well over a decade



·

On track to achieve goals of 2016-2019 Strategy and Capital Allocation Framework

-

Returned $414 million to shareholders in first-quarter 2019, for a total of $12.3 billion since the Framework’s introduction

-

Investing to position businesses for short- and long-term sales growth



“We built on our 2018 momentum by delivering double-digit sales and earnings growth in the first quarter. Our investments in product development and manufacturing capacity delivered sales and profit growth in all our markets, and we’re confident that Corning is positioned to create additional value,” said Wendell P. Weeks, chairman, chief executive officer, and president.



“In October 2015 we outlined a Strategic Framework to focus our portfolio, extend our market leadership, and increase shareholder returns. Having delivered another strong quarter, the benefits of our investments continue to be evident in our financial performance and we are within striking distance of fully delivering on the goals of this Framework.”




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Strategy and Capital Allocation Framework Progress



Corning’s Framework outlines the company’s leadership priorities. Under the Framework, Corning plans to deliver more than $12.5 billion to shareholders while investing $10 billion in growth opportunities. Since announcing the Framework, the company has returned $12.3 billion to shareholders, including $414 million in first-quarter 2019.



“We expect to maintain momentum by continuing to invest in our focused and cohesive portfolio to drive growth,” Weeks continued. “During the first quarter, progress on commercializing our innovations demonstrates clear leadership across our market-access platforms, as well as alignment with important industry trends.” Highlights include: 



·

Optical Communications: earned global industry recognition for product and technology innovations, including RocketRibbon™ high density cable, which enables up to 30 percent faster fiber installation in hyperscale data centers, and ClearTrack™ fiber-to-the-chip solutions that enable fast and easy fiber-optic installation with minimal disruption for tenants in multi-dwelling units;

·

Automotive: ramped capacity of DuraTrap®  GC filters to meet accelerating gasoline particulate filter (GPF) demand; garnered strong customer engagement with industry’s first AutoGradeTM cover glass solutions for automotive interiors, extending Corning’s Gorilla® Glass for Automotive portfolio;

·

Mobile Consumer Electronics: continued progress on goal of doubling sales over the next several years with adoption of premium glass and other innovative solutions for smartphones, laptops, tablets, and wearables; launched the Amplify line of glass screen protectors with Otterbox; and gained traction in emerging regions with several device launches in India and Turkey;

·

Life Sciences Vessels: growth exceeded market, fueled by leadership in cell-culture solutions; continued to advance toward FDA approval of Valor® glass packaging with key pharmaceutical development partners.



In addition, during the first quarter Corning announced 518 U.S. patents issued in 2018; strengthening the company’s leadership in glass, ceramics, optical physics, and proprietary manufacturing technology.



First-Quarter 2019 Results and Comparisons
(In millions, except per-share amounts)



 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 



 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 



Q1 2019

 

Q4 2018

 

%
change

 

Q1 2018

 

%
change

GAAP Net Sales

$

2,812 

 

$

3,035 

 

(7%)

 

$

2,500 

 

12% 

GAAP Net Income (Loss)

$

499 

 

$

292 

 

71% 

 

$

(589)

 

**

GAAP EPS

$

0.55 

 

$

0.32 

 

72% 

 

$

(0.72)

 

**

Core Sales*

$

2,850 

 

$

3,081 

 

(7%)

 

$

2,513 

 

13% 

Core Earnings*

$

365 

 

$

539 

 

(32%)

 

$

299 

 

22% 

Core EPS*

$

0.40 

 

$

0.59 

 

(32%)

 

$

0.31 

 

29% 



*Core performance measures are non-GAAP financial measures. The reconciliation between GAAP and non-GAAP measures is provided in the tables following this news release, as well as on the company’s website.
**Not meaningful 


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Segment Results and Outlook



“We had an excellent first quarter, with strong performance across the company. We increased earnings per share by 29% and four of our five segments achieved double-digit sales growth year over year,” said Tony Tripeny, executive vice president and chief financial officer.



“This strong growth resulted from our technology and manufacturing leadership. We are benefitting from recent investments including expansions for optical fiber and cable; Gen 10.5 display glass; gasoline particulate filters; and multiple development projects such as Gorilla® Glass for mobile devices and automotive. We continue to invest, and we expect to grow sales significantly in 2019 and beyond.”



Display Technologies:



 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 



 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 



Q1 2019

 

Q4 2018

 

%
change

 

Q1 2018

 

%
change

Net Sales

$

818 

 

$

899 

 

(9%)

 

$

745 

 

10% 

Net Income Before Tax

$

263 

 

$

304 

 

(13%)

 

$

234 

 

12% 

Net Income

$

208 

 

$

240 

 

(13%)

 

$

185 

 

12% 



In Display Technologies, first-quarter net sales were $818 million, up 10%, and net income increased by 12% year over year. Display glass market first-quarter volume grew by a mid-single digit percentage year over year and Corning’s volume grew faster, as expected.



First-quarter Display Technologies sequential glass price declines were moderate and the most favorable first quarter in well over a decade. Second-quarter sequential price declines are expected to remain moderate.  Full-year 2019 price declines are expected to improve further to a mid-single digit percentage and to be better than in 2018.



Corning expects full-year 2019 display glass market volume to increase by a mid-single digit percentage year over year. The company expects its own display glass volume to grow faster than the market, driven by the ramp of its Gen 10.5 facility production. 



Optical Communications:



 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 



 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 



Q1 2019

 

Q4 2018

 

%
change

 

Q1 2018

 

%
change

Net Sales

$

1,064 

 

$

1,166 

 

(9%)

 

$

886 

 

20% 

Net Income Before Tax

$

181 

 

$

217 

 

(17%)

 

$

139 

 

30% 

Net Income

$

142 

 

$

165 

 

(14%)

 

$

109 

 

30% 



Optical Communications first-quarter sales were $1.06 billion, up 20% over the prior year. Net income for the first quarter was up 30% year over year. Sales growth was driven by data center and carrier business as well as sales from the recently acquired 3M Communication Markets Division.


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The business remains on track to surpass its goal of $5 billion in 2020 sales, with continued growth beyond. For full-year 2019, Optical Communications year-over-year sales growth is now expected to be up approximately 10%, revised from the company’s previous expectation of a low-teens percentage. This revision is the result of one major fiber-to-the-home customer shifting its deployment from homes passed to homes connected by one quarter earlier than expected. Optical Communications continues to grow faster than the overall market as demand for the company’s fiber, cable, and connectivity solutions remain strong around the world.



Environmental Technologies:



 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 



 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 



Q1 2019

 

Q4 2018

 

%
change

 

Q1 2018

 

%
change

Net Sales

$

362 

 

$

319 

 

13% 

 

$

322 

 

12% 

Net Income Before Tax

$

70 

 

$

53 

 

32% 

 

$

66 

 

6% 

Net Income

$

55 

 

$

42 

 

31% 

 

$

52 

 

6% 



Environmental Technologies first-quarter sales were $362 million, up 12% year over year, driven by accelerating adoption of gasoline particulate filters and growth in heavy-duty diesel. Net income grew 6% year over year.



Full-year 2019 Environmental Technologies sales are now expected to increase by 10% or slightly more year over year, higher than the company’s previous expectation of high-single digit growth, driven largely by acceleration in demand for Corning’s gasoline particulate filters.



Specialty Materials:



 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 



 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 



Q1 2019

 

Q4 2018

 

%
change

 

Q1 2018

 

%
change

Net Sales

$

309 

 

$

399 

 

(23%)

 

$

278 

 

11% 

Net Income Before Tax

$

62 

 

$

110 

 

(44%)

 

$

58 

 

7% 

Net Income

$

49 

 

$

87 

 

(44%)

 

$

46 

 

7% 



Specialty Materials first-quarter sales were $309 million, up 11% year over year, driven by continued strong demand for the company’s portfolio of mobile consumer electronics glass solutions. Net income grew 7% year over year.



Corning expects Specialty Materials to grow sales year over year in 2019, with the level dependent upon the adoption rate of Corning’s innovations.


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Life Sciences:



 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 



 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 



Q1 2019

 

Q4 2018

 

%
change

 

Q1 2018

 

%
change

Net Sales

$

243 

 

$

238 

 

2% 

 

$

232 

 

5% 

Net Income Before Tax

$

39 

 

$

37 

 

5% 

 

$

34 

 

15% 

Net Income

$

31 

 

$

29 

 

7% 

 

$

27 

 

15% 



Life Sciences had a strong start to the year with first-quarter sales of $243 million, up 5% year over year and net income up 15% year over year.



For the full-year 2019, Corning expects Life Sciences to generate sales growth of a low to mid-single digit percentage, as the business continues to outpace the market growth rate.   



Upcoming Investor Events

Corning will hold its annual meeting of shareholders at the Corning Museum of Glass auditorium on Thursday, May 2, 2019, at 11 a.m. EST. A live audio webcast will be available the day of the event. To access the audio webcast, please go to Corning’s investor relations website at investor.corning.com, click “Events and Presentations” under the “News and Events” tab and select 2019 Annual Meeting of Shareholders. 



On May 15, Corning will participate in the 47th Annual J.P. Morgan Global Technology, Media and Communications Conference in Boston.



Corning plans to host its 2019 investor meeting at The Conrad New York in New York City on Friday, June 14. To register for this event please go to Corning’s investor relations website at investor.corning.com, click “Events and Presentations” under the “News and Events” tab and select Investor Day 2019.



First-Quarter Conference Call Information

The company will host a first-quarter conference call on Tuesday, April 30, at 8:30 a.m. ET. To participate, please call toll free (800) 230-1059 or for international access call (612) 234-9959 approximately 10-15 minutes prior to the start of the call. The host is “NICHOLSON.” To listen to a live audio webcast of the call, go to Corning’s website at http://www.corning.com/investor_relations, click “Events” and follow the instructions.



Presentation of Information in this News Release

Non-GAAP financial measures are not in accordance with, or an alternative to, GAAP. Corning’s non-GAAP financial measures exclude the impact of items that are driven by general economic conditions and events that do not reflect the underlying fundamentals and trends in the company’s operations. The company believes presenting non-GAAP financial measures assists in analyzing financial performance without the impact of items that may obscure trends in the company’s underlying performance. Definitions of these non-GAAP financial measures and reconciliations of these non-GAAP financial measures to the most directly comparable GAAP financial measures can be found on the Company’s website by going to the Investor Relations page and clicking “Quarterly Results” under the “Financials and Filings” tab. These reconciliations also accompany this news release.


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Caution Concerning Forward-Looking Statements

The statements contained in this release that are not historical facts or information and contain words such as “will,” “believe,” “anticipate,” “expect,” “intend,” “plan,” “seek,” “see,” “would,” and “target” and similar expressions are forward-looking statements. These forward-looking statements are made pursuant to the safe harbor provisions of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995 and include estimates and assumptions related to economic, competitive and legislative developments. Such statements relate to future events that by their nature address matters that are, to different degrees, uncertain. These estimates are subject to change and uncertainty which are, in many instances, beyond our control. There can be no assurance that future developments will be in accordance with management’s expectations. Actual results could differ materially from those expected by us, depending on the outcome of various factors. We do not undertake to update forward-looking statements.



Some of the risks, uncertainties and other factors that could cause actual results to differ materially from those expressed in or implied by the forward-looking statements include, but are not limited to: the effects of acquisitions, dispositions and other similar transactions, global business, financial, economic and political conditions; tariffs and import duties; currency fluctuations between the U.S. dollar and other currencies, primarily the Japanese yen, euro, Chinese yuan and South Korean won; product demand and industry capacity; competitive products and pricing; availability and costs of critical components and materials; new product development and commercialization; order activity and demand from major customers; the amount and timing of our cash flows and earnings and other conditions, which may affect our ability to pay our quarterly dividend at the planned level or to repurchase shares at planned levels; possible disruption in commercial activities due to terrorist activity, cyber-attack, armed conflict, political or financial instability, natural disasters, or major health concerns; unanticipated disruption to equipment, facilities, IT systems or operations; effect of regulatory and legal developments; ability to pace capital spending to anticipated levels of customer demand; rate of technology change; ability to enforce patents and protect intellectual property and trade secrets; adverse litigation; product and components performance issues; retention of key personnel; customer ability, most notably in the Display Technologies segment, to maintain profitable operations and obtain financing to fund their ongoing operations and manufacturing expansions and pay their receivables when due; loss of significant customers; changes in tax laws and regulations including the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017; the impacts of audits by taxing authorities; and the potential impact of legislation, government regulations, and other government action and investigations.

 

For a complete listing of risks and other factors, please reference the risk factors and forward-looking statements described in our annual reports on Form 10-K and quarterly reports on Form 10-Q.



Web Disclosure

In accordance with guidance provided by the SEC regarding the use of company websites and social media channels to disclose material information, Corning Incorporated (“Corning”) wishes to notify investors, media, and other interested parties that it uses its website (http://www.corning.com/worldwide/en/about-us/news-events.html) to publish important information about the company, including information that may be deemed material to investors, or supplemental to information contained in this or other press releases. The list of websites and social media channels that the company uses may be updated on Corning’s media and website from time to time. Corning encourages investors, media, and other interested parties to review the information Corning may publish through its website and social media channels as described above, in addition to the company’s SEC filings, press releases, conference calls, and webcasts.


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About Corning Incorporated

Corning (www.corning.com) is one of the world's leading innovators in materials science, with a more than 165-year track record of life-changing inventions. Corning applies its unparalleled expertise in glass science, ceramic science, and optical physics along with its deep manufacturing and engineering capabilities to develop category-defining products that transform industries and enhance people's lives. Corning succeeds through sustained investment in RD&E, a unique combination of material and process innovation, and deep, trust-based relationships with customers who are global leaders in their industries.



Corning's capabilities are versatile and synergistic, which allows the company to evolve to meet changing market needs, while also helping our customers capture new opportunities in dynamic industries. Today, Corning's markets include optical communications, mobile consumer electronics, display technology, automotive, and life sciences vessels. Corning's industry-leading products include damage-resistant cover glass for mobile devices; precision glass for advanced displays; optical fiber, wireless technologies, and connectivity solutions for state-of-the-art communications networks; trusted products to accelerate drug discovery and delivery; and clean-air technologies for cars and trucks.





Media Relations Contact:
M. Elizabeth Dann
(607) 974-4989
dannme@corning.com



Investor Relations Contact:
Ann H.S. Nicholson
(607) 974-6716
nicholsoas@corning.com










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CORNING INCORPORATED AND SUBSIDIARY COMPANIES

CONSOLIDATED STATEMENTS OF INCOME (LOSS)

(Unaudited; in millions, except per share amounts)







 

 

 

 

 

 



 

 

 

 

 

 

   

 

Three Months Ended



 

March 31,

   

 

2019

 

2018

Net sales

 

$

2,812 

 

$

2,500 

Cost of sales

 

 

1,713 

 

 

1,545 



 

 

 

 

 

 

Gross margin

 

 

1,099 

 

 

955 



 

 

 

 

 

 

Operating expenses:

 

 

 

.

 

 

Selling, general and administrative expenses

 

 

401 

 

 

501 

Research, development and engineering expenses

 

 

249 

 

 

241 

Amortization of purchased intangibles

 

 

29 

 

 

19 



 

 

 

 

 

 

Operating income

 

 

420 

 

 

194 



 

 

 

 

 

 

Equity in earnings of affiliated companies

 

 

25 

 

 

39 

Interest income

 

 

 

 

13 

Interest expense

 

 

(52)

 

 

(52)

Translated earnings contract gain (loss), net

 

 

184 

 

 

(622)

Other expense, net

 

 

(9)

 

 

(37)



 

 

 

 

 

 

Income (loss) before income taxes

 

 

575 

 

 

(465)

Provision for income taxes

 

 

(76)

 

 

(124)



 

 

 

 

 

 

Net income (loss) attributable to Corning Incorporated

 

$

499 

 

$

(589)



 

 

 

 

 

 

Earnings (loss) per common share attributable to
Corning Incorporated:

 

 

 

 

 

 

Basic

 

$

0.61 

 

$

(0.72)

Diluted

 

$

0.55 

 

$

(0.72)
































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CORNING INCORPORATED AND SUBSIDIARY COMPANIES

CONSOLIDATED BALANCE SHEETS

(Unaudited; in millions, except share and per share amounts)







 

 

 

 

 

 



 

 

 

 

 

 

   

 

March 31,

 

December 31,



 

2019

 

2018

Assets

 

 

 

 

 

 



 

 

 

 

 

 

Current assets:

 

 

 

 

 

 

Cash and cash equivalents

 

$

1,456 

 

$

2,355 

Trade accounts receivable, net of doubtful accounts and allowances

 

 

1,974 

 

 

1,940 

Inventories, net of inventory reserves

 

 

2,190 

 

 

2,037 

Other current assets

 

 

729 

 

 

702 

Total current assets

 

 

6,349 

 

 

7,034 



 

 

 

 

 

 

Investments

 

 

346 

 

 

376 

Property, plant and equipment, net of accumulated depreciation

 

 

14,878 

 

 

14,895 

Goodwill, net

 

 

1,930 

 

 

1,936 

Other intangible assets, net

 

 

1,265 

 

 

1,292 

Deferred income taxes

 

 

1,051 

 

 

951 

Other assets

 

 

1,502 

 

 

1,021 



 

 

 

 

 

 

Total Assets

 

$

27,321 

 

$

27,505 

   

 

 

 

 

 

 

Liabilities and Equity

 

 

 

 

 

 



 

 

 

 

 

 

Current liabilities:

 

 

 

 

 

 

Current portion of long-term debt and short-term borrowings

 

$

 

$

Accounts payable

 

 

1,278 

 

 

1,456 

Other accrued liabilities

 

 

1,774 

 

 

1,851 

Total current liabilities

 

 

3,059 

 

 

3,311 



 

 

 

 

 

 

Long-term debt

 

 

6,018 

 

 

5,994 

Postretirement benefits other than pensions

 

 

659 

 

 

662 

Other liabilities

 

 

3,879 

 

 

3,652 

Total liabilities

 

 

13,615 

 

 

13,619 



 

 

 

 

 

 

Commitments, contingencies and guarantees

 

 

 

 

 

 

Shareholders’ equity:

 

 

 

 

 

 

Convertible preferred stock, Series A – Par value $100 per share;
  Shares authorized 3,100; Shares issued: 2,300

 

 

2,300 

 

 

2,300 

Common stock – Par value $0.50 per share; Shares authorized 3.8 billion;
  Shares issued: 1,715 million and 1,713 million

 

 

857 

 

 

857 

Additional paid-in capital – common stock

 

 

14,243 

 

 

14,212 

Retained earnings

 

 

16,489 

 

 

16,303 

Treasury stock, at cost; Shares held: 933 million and 925 million

 

 

(19,116)

 

 

(18,870)

Accumulated other comprehensive loss

 

 

(1,166)

 

 

(1,010)

Total Corning Incorporated shareholders’ equity

 

 

13,607 

 

 

13,792 

Noncontrolling interests

 

 

99 

 

 

94 

Total equity

 

 

13,706 

 

 

13,886 



 

 

 

 

 

 

Total Liabilities and Equity

 

$

27,321 

 

$

27,505 




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CORNING INCORPORATED AND SUBSIDIARY COMPANIES

CONSOLIDATED STATEMENTS OF CASH FLOWS

(Unaudited; in millions)





 

 

 

 

 

 

   

 

Three Months Ended



 

March 31,

   

 

2019

 

2018

Cash Flows from Operating Activities:

 

 

 

 

 

 

Net income (loss)

 

$

499 

 

$

(589)

Adjustments to reconcile net income (loss) to net cash provided by operating activities:

 

 

 

 

 

 

Depreciation

 

 

306 

 

 

304 

Amortization of purchased intangibles

 

 

29 

 

 

19 

Equity in earnings of affiliated companies

 

 

(25)

 

 

(39)

Deferred tax (benefit) provision

 

 

(40)

 

 

16 

Customer incentives and deposits

 

 

 

 

276 

Translated earnings contract (gain) loss

 

 

(184)

 

 

622 

Unrealized translation losses (gains) on transactions

 

 

 

 

(63)

Changes in certain working capital items:

 

 

 

 

 

 

Trade accounts receivable

 

 

(36)

 

 

94 

Inventories

 

 

(159)

 

 

(98)

Other current assets

 

 

(97)

 

 

(92)

Accounts payable and other current liabilities

 

 

(299)

 

 

(162)

Other, net

 

 

(33)

 

 

32 

Net cash (used in) provided by operating activities

 

 

(29)

 

 

320 



 

 

 

 

 

 

Cash Flows from Investing Activities:

 

 

 

 

 

 

Capital expenditures

 

 

(524)

 

 

(655)

Realized gains on translated earnings contracts

 

 

20 

 

 

13 

Other, net

 

 

21 

 

 

(2)

Net cash used in investing activities

 

 

(483)

 

 

(644)



 

 

 

 

 

 

Cash Flows from Financing Activities:

 

 

 

 

 

 

Proceeds from the exercise of stock options

 

 

23 

 

 

21 

Repurchases of common stock for treasury

 

 

(257)

 

 

(800)

Dividends paid

 

 

(181)

 

 

(177)

Other, net

 

 

22 

 

 

(3)

Net cash used in financing activities

 

 

(393)

 

 

(959)

Effect of exchange rates on cash

 

 

 

 

62 

Net decrease in cash and cash equivalents

 

 

(899)

 

 

(1,221)

Cash and cash equivalents at beginning of period

 

 

2,355 

 

 

4,317 

Cash and cash equivalents at end of period

 

$

1,456 

 

$

3,096 




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CORNING INCORPORATED AND SUBSIDIARY COMPANIES

(Unaudited)



GAAP Earnings (Loss) per Common Share



The following table sets forth the computation of basic and diluted earnings (loss) per common share (in millions, except per share amounts):





 

 

 

 

 

 



 

 

 

 

 

 



 

Three Months Ended



 

March 31,



 

2019

 

2018

Net income (loss) attributable to Corning Incorporated

 

$

499 

 

$

(589)

Less:  Series A convertible preferred stock dividend

 

 

24 

 

 

24 

Net income (loss) available to common stockholders – basic

 

 

475 

 

 

(613)

Add:  Series A convertible preferred stock dividend 

 

 

24 

 

 

 

Net income (loss) available to common stockholders – diluted

 

$

499 

 

$

(613)



 

 

 

 

 

 

Weighted-average common shares outstanding - basic

 

 

784 

 

 

848 

Effect of dilutive securities:

 

 

 

 

 

 

Stock options and other dilutive securities

 

 

 

 

 

Series A convertible preferred stock

 

 

115 

 

 

 

Weighted-average common shares outstanding - diluted

 

 

908 

 

 

848 

Basic earnings (loss) per common share

 

$

0.61 

 

$

(0.72)

Diluted earnings (loss) per common share

 

$

0.55 

 

$

(0.72)



Core Earnings per Common Share



The following table sets forth the computation of core basic and core diluted earnings per common share (in millions, except per share amounts):





 

 

 

 

 

 



 

 

 

 

 

 



 

Three Months Ended



 

March 31,



 

2019

 

2018

Core earnings attributable to Corning Incorporated

 

$

365 

 

$

299 

Less:  Series A convertible preferred stock dividend

 

 

24 

 

 

24 

Core earnings available to common stockholders - basic

 

 

341 

 

 

275 

Add:  Series A convertible preferred stock dividend

 

 

24 

 

 

24 

Core earnings available to common stockholders - diluted

 

$

365 

 

$

299 



 

 

 

 

 

 

Weighted-average common shares outstanding - basic

 

 

784 

 

 

848 

Effect of dilutive securities:

 

 

 

 

 

 

Stock options and other dilutive securities

 

 

 

 

10 

Series A convertible preferred stock

 

 

115 

 

 

115 

Weighted-average common shares outstanding - diluted

 

 

908 

 

 

973 

Core basic earnings per common share

 

$

0.43 

 

$

0.32 

Core diluted earnings per common share

 

$

0.40 

 

$

0.31 




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Use of Non-GAAP Financial Measures



CORE PERFORMANCE MEASURES



In managing the Company and assessing our financial performance, we adjust certain measures provided by our consolidated financial statements to exclude specific items to report core performance measures.  These items include gains and losses on our translated earnings contracts, acquisition-related costs, certain discrete tax items, restructuring and restructuring-related charges, certain litigation-related expenses, pension mark-to-market adjustments and other items which do not reflect on-going operating results of the Company or our equity affiliates.  Corning utilizes constant currency reporting for our Display Technologies and Specialty Materials segments for the Japanese yen, South Korean won, Chinese yuan and New Taiwan dollar currencies.  Effective January 1, 2019, Corning also began using constant currency reporting for our Environmental Technologies and Life Sciences segments for the euro, Japanese yen and Chinese yuan.  The Company believes that the use of constant currency reporting allows investors to understand our results without the volatility of currency fluctuations, and reflects the underlying economics of the translated earnings contracts used to mitigate the impact of changes in currency exchange rates on our earnings and cash flows.  Corning also believes that reporting core performance measures provides investors greater transparency to the information used by our management team to make financial and operational decisions.



Core performance measures are not prepared in accordance with Generally Accepted Accounting Principles in the United States (“GAAP”).  We believe investors should consider these non-GAAP measures in evaluating our results as they are more indicative of our core operating performance and how management evaluates our operational results and trends.  These measures are not, and should not be viewed as a substitute for, GAAP reporting measures.  With respect to the Company’s outlooks for future periods, it is not possible to provide reconciliations for these non-GAAP measures because the Company does not forecast the movement of the Japanese yen, euro, South Korean won, Chinese yuan and the New Taiwan dollar against the U.S. dollar, or other items that do not reflect ongoing operations, nor does it forecast items that have not yet occurred or are out of the Company’s control.  As a result, the Company is unable to provide outlook information on a GAAP basis.



For a reconciliation of non-GAAP performance measures to their most directly comparable GAAP financial measure, please see “Reconciliation of Non-GAAP Measures” below.




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CORNING INCORPORATED AND SUBSIDIARY COMPANIES

RECONCILIATION OF NON-GAAP FINANCIAL MEASURE TO GAAP FINANCIAL MEASURE

Three Months Ended March 31, 2019

(Unaudited; amounts in millions, except per share amounts)







 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 













 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 



 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 



 

Three Months Ended March 31, 2019



 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Income

 

 

 

 

Effective

 

 

 



 

Net

 

Equity

 

before income

 

Net

 

tax

 

 

Per



 

sales

 

earnings

 

taxes

 

income

 

rate (a)

 

 

share

As reported - GAAP

 

$

2,812 

 

$

25 

 

$

575 

 

$

499 

 

13.2% 

 

$

0.55 

Constant-currency adjustment (1)

 

 

38 

 

 

 

 

37 

 

 

31 

 

 

 

 

0.03 

Translation gain on Japanese yen-denominated
  debt (2)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

(15)

 

 

(11)

 

 

 

 

(0.01)

Translated earnings contract gain (3)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

(184)

 

 

(144)

 

 

 

 

(0.16)

Acquisition-related costs (4)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

37 

 

 

28 

 

 

 

 

0.03 

Discrete tax items and other tax-related
  adjustments (5)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

(43)

 

 

 

 

(0.05)

Restructuring, impairment and other charges (7)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

0.01 

Core performance measures

 

$

2,850 

 

$

26 

 

$

457 

 

$

365 

 

20.1% 

 

$

0.40 



(a)Based upon statutory tax rates in the specific jurisdiction for each event.



See Reconciliation of Non-GAAP Financial Measures, “Items which we exclude from GAAP measures to arrive at Core Performance measures” for the descriptions of the footnoted reconciling items.




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CORNING INCORPORATED AND SUBSIDIARY COMPANIES

RECONCILIATION OF NON-GAAP FINANCIAL MEASURE TO GAAP FINANCIAL MEASURE

Three Months Ended March 31, 2018

(Unaudited; amounts in millions, except per share amounts)











 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 



 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 



 

Three Months Ended March 31, 2018



 

 

 

 

 

 

 

(Loss) income

 

 

 

 

Effective

 

 

 



 

Net

 

Equity

 

before income

 

Net (loss)

 

tax

 

 

Per



 

sales

 

earnings

 

taxes

 

income

 

rate (a)

 

 

share

As reported - GAAP

 

$

2,500 

 

$

39 

 

$

(465)

 

$

(589)

 

26.7% 

 

$

(0.72)

Constant-currency adjustment (1)

 

 

13 

 

 

 

 

 

36 

 

 

31 

 

 

 

 

0.04 

Translation loss on Japanese yen-denominated
  debt (2)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

39 

 

 

31 

 

 

 

 

0.04 

Translated earnings contract loss (3)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

612 

 

 

531 

 

 

 

 

0.63 

Acquisition-related costs (4)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

19 

 

 

15 

 

 

 

 

0.02 

Discrete tax items and other tax-related
  adjustments (5)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

171 

 

 

 

 

0.20 

Litigation, regulatory and other legal matters (6)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

132 

 

 

103 

 

 

 

 

0.12 

Restructuring, impairment and other charges (7)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

23 

 

 

18 

 

 

 

 

0.02 

Equity in earnings of affiliated companies (8)

 

 

 

 

 

(14)

 

 

(14)

 

 

(12)

 

 

 

 

(0.01)

Core performance measures

 

$

2,513 

 

$

25 

 

$

382 

 

$

299 

 

21.7% 

 

$

0.31 



(a)Based upon statutory tax rates in the specific jurisdiction for each event.



See Reconciliation of Non-GAAP Financial Measures, “Items which we exclude from GAAP measures to arrive at Core Performance measures” for the descriptions of the footnoted reconciling items.




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CORNING INCORPORATED AND SUBSIDIARY COMPANIES

RECONCILIATION OF NON-GAAP FINANCIAL MEASURE TO GAAP FINANCIAL MEASURE

Three Months Ended March 31, 2019 and 2018

(Unaudited; amounts in millions)











 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 



 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 



 

Three Months Ended

 

Three Months Ended



 

March 31, 2019

 

March 31, 2018



 

 

 

 

 

 

Selling,

 

Research,

 

 

 

 

 

 

Selling,

 

Research,



 

 

 

 

 

 

general

 

development

 

 

 

 

 

 

general

 

development



 

 

 

 

Gross

 

and

 

and

 

 

 

 

Gross

 

and

 

and



 

Gross

 

margin

 

admin.

 

engineering

 

Gross

 

margin

 

admin.

 

engineering



 

Margin

 

%

 

expenses

 

expenses

 

Margin

 

%

 

expenses

 

expenses



 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

As reported 

 

$

1,099 

 

39% 

 

$

401 

 

$

249 

 

$

955 

 

38% 

 

$

501 

 

$

241 

Constant-currency adjustment (1)

 

 

36 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

33 

 

 

 

 

(1)

 

 

 

Translated earnings contract gain (3)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

(1)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Acquisition-related costs (4)

 

 

 

 

 

 

(4)

 

 

(1)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Litigation, regulatory and other legal matters (6)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

(132)

 

 

 

Restructuring, impairment and other charges (7)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

23 

 

 

 

 

(2)

 

 

 



 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Core performance measures

 

$

1,139 

 

40% 

 

$

398 

 

$

248 

 

$

1,010 

 

40% 

 

$

366 

 

$

241 





See Reconciliation of Non-GAAP Financial Measures, “Items which we exclude from GAAP measures to arrive at Core Performance measures” for the descriptions of the footnoted reconciling items.




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CORNING INCORPORATED AND SUBSIDIARY COMPANIES

RECONCILIATION OF NON-GAAP FINANCIAL MEASURE TO GAAP FINANCIAL MEASURE

Three Months Ended March 31, 2019 and 2018 

(Unaudited; amounts in millions)







 

 

 

 

 

 



 

 

 

 

 

 



 

Three Months

 

Three Months



 

Ended

 

Ended



 

March 31,

 

March 31,



 

2019

 

2018



 

 

 

 

 

 

Cash flows from operating activities

 

$

(29)

 

$

320 

Realized gains on translated earnings contracts

 

 

20 

 

 

13 

Translation (losses) gains on cash balances

 

 

(8)

 

 

63 



 

 

 

 

 

 

Adjusted cash flows from operating activities

 

$

(17)

 

$

396 




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Items which we exclude from GAAP measures to arrive at Core performance measures are as follows:





 

(1)

Constant-currency adjustmentsBecause a significant portion of segment revenues are denominated in currencies other than the US dollar, management believes it is important to understand the impact on core earnings of translating these currencies into U.S. dollars.  Our Display Technologies and Specialty Materials segment sales and net income are primarily denominated in Japanese yen, but also impacted by the Korean won, Chinese yuan, and new Taiwan dollar.  Beginning January 1, 2019, as our Environmental Technologies and Life Science segments sales and net income are impacted by the euro, Chinese yuan and Japanese yen, these segments will also be presented on a constant currency basis.  We have not recast the prior periods for these two segments as the impact of fluctuations in these currencies are not material for prior periods.  Presenting results on a constant-currency basis mitigates the translation impact and allows management to evaluate performance period over period, analyze underlying trends in our businesses, and establish operational goals and forecasts.  We establish the Constant exchange rate for the yen, won, yuan, Taiwan dollar and euro based on internally derived management estimates which are closely aligned with the currencies we have hedged.



 



Constant currency rates are as follows:



Currency

 

Japanese yen

 

Korean Won

 

Chinese Yuan

 

New Taiwan dollar

 

Euro



Rate

 

¥107

 

₩1,175

 

6.7

 

31

 

1.23



 

(2)

Translation (gain) loss on Japanese yen-denominated debtWe have excluded the gain or loss on the translation of our yen-denominated debt to U.S. dollars.

(3)

Translated earnings contract (gain) lossWe have excluded the impact of the realized and unrealized gains and losses of our Japanese yen, euro, South Korean won and Chinese yuan-denominated foreign currency hedges related to translated earnings, as well as the unrealized gains and losses of our British pound-denominated foreign currency hedges related to translated earnings.

(4)

Acquisition-related costs:  These expenses include intangible amortization, inventory valuation adjustments and external acquisition-related deal costs.

(5)

Discrete tax items and other tax-related adjustments:  These include discrete period tax items such as changes in tax law, the impact of tax audits, changes in judgement about the realizability of certain deferred tax assets and other non-operational tax-related adjustments.

(6)

Litigation, regulatory and other legal matters:  Includes amounts that reflect developments in commercial litigation, intellectual property disputes and other legal matters.

(7)

Restructuring, impairment and other chargesThis amount includes restructuring, impairment and other charges, as well as other expenses which are not related to continuing operations and are not classified as restructuring expense.

(8)

Equity in earnings of affiliated companies:  These adjustments relate to costs not related to continuing operations of our affiliated companies, such as restructuring, impairment and other charges and settlements under “take-or-pay” contracts.
















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