Media stories about Eastman Kodak (NYSE:KODK) have been trending somewhat positive recently, according to Accern Sentiment Analysis. The research group rates the sentiment of media coverage by reviewing more than twenty million news and blog sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Eastman Kodak earned a news sentiment score of 0.19 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned news stories about the technology company an impact score of 46.8358139137061 out of 100, indicating that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the stock’s share price in the near future.

Here are some of the media headlines that may have effected Accern Sentiment’s analysis:

Separately, ValuEngine raised shares of Eastman Kodak from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Friday, September 1st.

Shares of Eastman Kodak (KODK) opened at 7.15 on Friday. Eastman Kodak has a 12-month low of $6.65 and a 12-month high of $17.30. The company’s 50-day moving average is $7.52 and its 200-day moving average is $9.22. The firm has a market capitalization of $303.80 million, a price-to-earnings ratio of 12.86 and a beta of 0.58.

Eastman Kodak (NYSE:KODK) last announced its earnings results on Wednesday, August 9th. The technology company reported $0.05 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter. Eastman Kodak had a net margin of 2.43% and a negative return on equity of 97.65%. The business had revenue of $381.00 million for the quarter.

In other Eastman Kodak news, Director Jeffrey D. Engelberg purchased 5,000 shares of the stock in a transaction on Wednesday, August 16th. The shares were purchased at an average price of $7.40 per share, with a total value of $37,000.00. Following the acquisition, the director now directly owns 15,000 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $111,000. The transaction was disclosed in a document filed with the SEC, which is available at this link. Also, CEO Jeff Clarke purchased 8,500 shares of the stock in a transaction on Thursday, August 17th. The stock was acquired at an average cost of $7.29 per share, for a total transaction of $61,965.00. Following the acquisition, the chief executive officer now directly owns 111,679 shares in the company, valued at $814,139.91. The disclosure for this purchase can be found here. In the last ninety days, insiders have purchased 21,600 shares of company stock worth $157,878 and have sold 5,020 shares worth $44,000. Insiders own 4.60% of the company’s stock.

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Eastman Kodak Company Profile

Eastman Kodak Company provides hardware, software, consumables, and services to customers in various markets worldwide. The company operates through seven segments: Print Systems; Micro 3D Printing and Packaging; Software and Solutions; Consumer and Film; Enterprise Inkjet Systems; Intellectual Property Solutions; and Eastman Business Park.

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