Head to Head Review: Boxlight (BOXL) vs. Eastman Kodak (KODK)
Boxlight (NASDAQ:BOXL) and Eastman Kodak (NYSE:KODK) are both small-cap business services companies, but which is the better investment? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their risk, analyst recommendations, dividends, institutional ownership, earnings, valuation and profitability.
Valuation and Earnings
This table compares Boxlight and Eastman Kodak’s top-line revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.
|Gross Revenue||Price/Sales Ratio||Net Income||Earnings Per Share||Price/Earnings Ratio|
|Boxlight||$25.74 million||1.14||-$6.53 million||($1.34)||-2.16|
|Eastman Kodak||$1.53 billion||0.09||$94.00 million||N/A||N/A|
Institutional and Insider Ownership
1.7% of Boxlight shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 55.2% of Eastman Kodak shares are owned by institutional investors. 14.7% of Boxlight shares are owned by company insiders. Comparatively, 9.0% of Eastman Kodak shares are owned by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, large money managers and endowments believe a stock is poised for long-term growth.
This is a breakdown of current recommendations for Boxlight and Eastman Kodak, as reported by MarketBeat.
|Sell Ratings||Hold Ratings||Buy Ratings||Strong Buy Ratings||Rating Score|
Boxlight presently has a consensus price target of $9.00, suggesting a potential upside of 210.34%. Given Boxlight’s higher probable upside, analysts plainly believe Boxlight is more favorable than Eastman Kodak.
This table compares Boxlight and Eastman Kodak’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.
|Net Margins||Return on Equity||Return on Assets|
Boxlight beats Eastman Kodak on 5 of the 9 factors compared between the two stocks.
Boxlight Company Profile
Boxlight Corporation, a visual display technology company, sells educational products for the learning market in the United States and internationally. The company designs, produces, and distributes a range of interactive classroom technology products primarily targeted at the K-12 education market. Its products include interactive projectors, interactive flat panel displays, interactive touch projectors, touchboards, and MimioTeach that could turn any whiteboard interactive; and accessory document cameras, teacher pads for remote control, and assessment systems. The company also offers MimioStudio instructional software that enables the creation, editing, and presentation of interactive instructional lessons and activities; and MimioMobile, a software accessory for MimioStudio. In addition, it offers interactive touch tables and whiteboards; and peripherals and accessories, such as amplified speaker systems, mobile carts, installation accessories, and wall-mount accessories for interactive and standard projectors, and LED flat panels. Further, the company distributes interactive projectors and interactive LED flat panels; and science, technology, engineering, and math data logging products. The company was formerly known as Logical Choice Corporation. Boxlight Corporation was incorporated in 2014 and is headquartered in Lawrenceville, Georgia.
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; Enterprise Inkjet Systems; Flexographic Packaging; Software and Solutions; Consumer and Film; Advanced Materials and 3D Printing Technology; and Eastman Business Park. It offers digital offset plate and computer-to-plate imaging solutions, and electro photographic printing solutions to a range of commercial industries, including commercial print, direct mail, book publishing, newspapers and magazines, and packaging. The company also provides production press systems, consumables, and inkjet components and services; flexographic imaging equipment, printing plates, consumables, and related services; enterprise services and solutions, such as a suite of software solutions for print production workflow, as well as print and managed media services that assist customers with solutions for their printing requirements and document management services; consumer products, including cameras and inkjet printers; and motion picture and industrial film, and chemicals, as well as licenses Kodak brand to third parties for a range of products, such as batteries, digital and instant print cameras, camera accessories, printers, and LED lighting products. In addition, it offers intellectual property licensing solutions; and leases 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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