With operations around the world, Corning Inc. is vulnerable to a variety of unexpected disruptions. Many of those disruptions result from political and economic forces over which the Fortune 500 company has little control.
I find Corning Inc. (GLW) stock to be a good combination of value and growth dividend stock. Although the stock price has risen 51.4% since the beginning of 2013, it is still an excellent buy right now.
On Feb. 26, Plug Power Inc (NASDAQ:PLUG) inked a huge deal with Wal-Mart Stores Inc. (NYSE:WMT). The world's largest retailer agreed to purchase 1,738 more of PLUG's signature GenDrive fuel cell units.