Eastman Kodak Company

(

EK

) pushed the Consumer Durables industry lower today making it today's featured Consumer Durables loser. The industry as a whole closed the day up 3.5%. By the end of trading, Eastman Kodak Company fell 2 cents (-1.8%) to $1.08 on light volume. Throughout the day, five million shares of Eastman Kodak Company exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 12.9 million shares. The stock ranged in price between $1.08-$1.12 after having opened the day at $1.10 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $1.10. Other company's within the Consumer Durables industry that declined today were:

Cybex International Inc

(

CYBI

), down 15%,

Global-Tech Advanced Innovations Inc

(

GAI

), down 9.3%,

SGOCO Group

(

SGOC

), down 5.4%, and

Nautilus Group Inc

(

NLS

), down 3%.

Eastman Kodak Company provides imaging technology products and services to the photographic and graphic communications markets worldwide. Eastman Kodak Company has a market cap of $307.7 million and is part of the

consumer goods

sector. Shares are down 79.5% year to date as of the close of trading on Tuesday.

TheStreet Ratings rates Eastman Kodak as a

sell

. The company's weaknesses can be seen in multiple areas, such as its deteriorating net income, poor profit margins, weak operating cash flow, generally disappointing historical performance in the stock itself and feeble growth in its earnings per share.

On the positive front,

Kimball International Inc

(

KBALB

), up 13.7%,

Johnson Outdoors Inc

(

JOUT

), up 13.5%,

Sealy

(

ZZ

), up 9.9%, and

HNI Corporation

(

HNI

), up 9.7%, were all gainers within the consumer durables industry with

Sony Corporation

(

SNE

) being today's featured consumer durables industry winner.

For investors not wanting singular stock exposure, ETFs may be of interest. Investors who are bullish on the consumer durables industry could consider

Consumer Discretionary Sel Sec SPDR

(

XLY

) while those bearish on the consumer durables industry could consider

ProShares Ultra Sht Consumer Goods

(

SZK

).

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