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Eastman Kodak Company is a specialty business services business based in the US. Eastman Kodak Company shares (KODK) are listed on the NYSE and all prices are listed in US Dollars. Eastman Kodak Company employs 4,922 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around USD$1.1 billion.

How to buy shares in Eastman Kodak Company

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  2. Open and fund your brokerage account. Complete an application with your personal and financial details, like your ID and bank information. Fund your account with a bank transfer, credit card or debit card.
  3. Search for Eastman Kodak Company. Find the stock by name or ticker symbol: KODK. Research its history to confirm it's a solid investment against your financial goals.
  4. Purchase now or later. Buy today with a market order or use a limit order to delay your purchase until Eastman Kodak Company reaches your desired price. To spread out your purchase, look into dollar-cost averaging, which smooths out buying at consistent intervals and amounts.
  5. Decide on how many to buy. At last close price of USD$8.97, weigh your budget against a diversified portfolio that can minimize risk through the market's ups and downs. You may be able to buy a fractional share of Eastman Kodak Company, depending on your broker.
  6. Check in on your investment. Congratulations, you own a part of Eastman Kodak Company. Optimize your portfolio by tracking how your stock — and even the business — performs with an eye on the long term. You may be eligible for dividends and shareholder voting rights on directors and management that can affect your stock.

How has coronavirus impacted Eastman Kodak Company's share price?

Since the stock market crash in March caused by coronavirus, Eastman Kodak Company's share price has had significant positive movement.

Its last market close was USD$8.97, which is 61.09% up on its pre-crash value of USD$3.49 and 498.00% up on the lowest point reached during the March crash when the shares fell as low as USD$1.5.

If you had bought USD$1,000 worth of Eastman Kodak Company shares at the start of February 2020, those shares would have been worth USD$462.69 at the bottom of the March crash, and if you held on to them, then as of the last market close they'd be worth USD$2,677.63.

Eastman Kodak Company share price

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Eastman Kodak Company shares at a glance

Information last updated 2020-11-25.
Latest market close USD$8.97
52-week range USD$1.5 - USD$25.7
50-day moving average USD$7.8639
200-day moving average USD$6.4747
Wall St. target price USD$1
PE ratio 0.6412
Dividend yield N/A (0%)
Earnings per share (TTM) USD$0.069

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Is it a good time to buy Eastman Kodak Company stock?

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Eastman Kodak Company price performance over time

Historical closes compared with the close of $8.97 from 2020-10-16

1 week (2020-11-20) 24.41%
1 month (2020-10-30) 29.62%
3 months (2020-08-28) 49.00%
6 months (2020-05-29) 261.69%
1 year (2019-11-29) 229.78%
2 years (2018-11-29) 123.13%
3 years (2017-11-29) 163.82%
5 years (2015-11-27) -31.37%

Is Eastman Kodak Company under- or over-valued?

Valuing Eastman Kodak Company stock is incredibly difficult, and any metric has to be viewed as part of a bigger picture of Eastman Kodak Company's overall performance. However, analysts commonly use some key metrics to help gauge the value of a stock.

Eastman Kodak Company's P/E ratio

Eastman Kodak Company's current share price divided by its per-share earnings (EPS) over a 12-month period gives a "trailing price/earnings ratio" of roughly 1x. In other words, Eastman Kodak Company shares trade at around 1x recent earnings.

That's relatively low compared to, say, the trailing 12-month P/E ratio for the NASDAQ 100 at the end of 2019 (27.29). The low P/E ratio could mean that investors are pessimistic about the outlook for the shares or simply that they're under-valued.

Eastman Kodak Company's EBITDA

Eastman Kodak Company's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is USD$65 million.

The EBITDA is a measure of a Eastman Kodak Company's overall financial performance and is widely used to measure a its profitability.

Eastman Kodak Company financials

Revenue TTM USD$1.1 billion
Operating margin TTM 2.26%
Gross profit TTM USD$182 million
Return on assets TTM 1.14%
Return on equity TTM -198.73%
Profit margin -58.72%
Book value $1.138
Market capitalisation USD$537.8 million

TTM: trailing 12 months

Shorting Eastman Kodak Company shares

There are currently 15.3 million Eastman Kodak Company shares held short by investors – that's known as Eastman Kodak Company's "short interest". This figure is 1.8% up from 15.0 million last month.

There are a few different ways that this level of interest in shorting Eastman Kodak Company shares can be evaluated.

Eastman Kodak Company's "short interest ratio" (SIR)

Eastman Kodak Company's "short interest ratio" (SIR) is the quantity of Eastman Kodak Company shares currently shorted divided by the average quantity of Eastman Kodak Company shares traded daily (recently around 6.6 million). Eastman Kodak Company's SIR currently stands at 2.33. In other words for every 100,000 Eastman Kodak Company shares traded daily on the market, roughly 2330 shares are currently held short.

However Eastman Kodak Company's short interest can also be evaluated against the total number of Eastman Kodak Company shares, or, against the total number of tradable Eastman Kodak Company shares (the shares that aren't held by "insiders" or major long-term shareholders – also known as the "float"). In this case Eastman Kodak Company's short interest could be expressed as 0.2% of the outstanding shares (for every 100,000 Eastman Kodak Company shares in existence, roughly 200 shares are currently held short) or 0.336% of the tradable shares (for every 100,000 tradable Eastman Kodak Company shares, roughly 336 shares are currently held short).

Such a low SIR usually points to an optimistic outlook for the share price, with fewer people currently willing to bet against Eastman Kodak Company.

Find out more about how you can short Eastman Kodak Company stock.

Eastman Kodak Company share dividends

We're not expecting Eastman Kodak Company to pay a dividend over the next 12 months.

Eastman Kodak Company share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, Eastman Kodak Company's shares have ranged in value from as little as $1.5 up to $25.7. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".

Beta is a measure of a share's volatility in relation to the market. The market (NYSE average) beta is 1, while Eastman Kodak Company's is 6.2114. This would suggest that Eastman Kodak Company's shares are significantly more volatile than the average for this exchange and represent a higher risk.

Eastman Kodak Company overview

Eastman Kodak Company provides hardware, software, consumables, and services to customers in the commercial print, packaging, publishing, manufacturing, entertainment and commercial films, and consumer products markets worldwide. The company operates in six segments: Print Systems; Enterprise Inkjet Systems; Kodak Software; Brand, Film and Imaging; Advanced Materials and 3D Printing Technology; and Eastman Business Park. It offers digital offset plate and computer-to-plate imaging, and electro photographic printing solutions; production press systems, consumables, and inkjet components and services; and a suite of software solutions for print production workflow, including the PRINERGY workflow production software, as well as business process outsourcing services, scan and capture solutions, records conversion services, workflow solutions, content management, and print and managed media services. The company also offers consumer inkjet printers, and specialty inks and dispersions; industrial film and chemicals; and motion picture films, as well as licenses Kodak brand to third parties for a range of products, including batteries, digital and instant print cameras, camera accessories, printers, and LED lighting products. In addition, it engages in the intellectual property licensing and new materials businesses; and operation and leasing of Eastman Business Park, a technology center and industrial complex. The company sells its products and services through third party resellers and distributors, as well as directly and indirectly to enterprise accounts and customers. Eastman Kodak Company was founded in 1880 and is headquartered in Rochester, New York.

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