Eastman Kodak Company (EK): Today's Featured Consumer Durables Loser

The consumer durables industry closed the day up 1.6%. Elecsys Corporation ( ESYS), Entertainment Gaming Asia Inc ( EGT), and Emerson Radio ( MSN) were all decliners today within the consumer durables industry with Eastman Kodak Company ( EK) being today's featured consumer durables loser. Eastman Kodak Company fell 4 cents (-3.1%) to $1.24 on light volume. Throughout the day, 6.5 million shares of Eastman Kodak Company exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 16.8 million shares.

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 $333.6 million and is part of the consumer goods sector. Shares are down 76.9% year to date as of the close of trading on Thursday.

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, Cybex International Inc ( CYBI), Harman International Industries Inc ( HAR), LJ International Inc ( JADE), and Nautilus Group Inc ( NLS) were all gainers within the consumer durables industry with Fossil Inc ( FOSL) 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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