Universal Electronics Inc. (UEIC) and Eastman Kodak Company (NYSE:KODK) Contrasting side by side

Since Universal Electronics Inc. (NASDAQ:UEIC) and Eastman Kodak Company (NYSE:KODK) are part of the Electronic Equipment industry, they are influenced by contrast. The influences particularly affect the risk, analyst recommendations, profitability, dividends, earnings and valuation, institutional ownership of both companies.

Valuation and Earnings

Gross Revenue Price/Sales Ratio Net Income Earnings Per Share Price/Earnings Ratio
Universal Electronics Inc. 680.24M 0.79 11.92M 0.93 35.79
Eastman Kodak Company 1.32B 0.09 29.00M 2.58 1.25

In table 1 we can see Universal Electronics Inc. and Eastman Kodak Company’s gross revenue, earnings per share and valuation. Eastman Kodak Company has higher revenue and earnings than Universal Electronics Inc. The business that is currently more expensive of the two stocks is the one that has a higher price-to-earnings ratio. Universal Electronics Inc. is thus currently the expensive of the two stocks because it has a higher price-to-earnings ratio.


Table 2 demonstrates the return on assets, return on equity and net margins of Universal Electronics Inc. and Eastman Kodak Company.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Universal Electronics Inc. 1.75% 2.6% 1.2%
Eastman Kodak Company -2.20% 356.3% 6.5%

Volatility & Risk

Universal Electronics Inc. is 61.00% more volatile than S&P 500 because the stock has a beta of 1.61. Eastman Kodak Company’s 2.64 beta is the reason why it is 164.00% more volatile than S&P 500.


Universal Electronics Inc.’s Current Ratio is 1.4 while its Quick Ratio is 0.9. On the competitive side is, Eastman Kodak Company which has a 1.1 Current Ratio and a 0.7 Quick Ratio. Universal Electronics Inc. is better positioned to pay off short and long-term obligations compared to Eastman Kodak Company.

Analyst Ratings

Universal Electronics Inc. and Eastman Kodak Company Recommendations and Ratings are available on the next table.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Rating Score
Universal Electronics Inc. 0 0 2 3.00
Eastman Kodak Company 0 0 0 0.00

The consensus price target of Universal Electronics Inc. is $45.5, with potential upside of 17.85%.

Insider & Institutional Ownership

Universal Electronics Inc. and Eastman Kodak Company has shares owned by institutional investors as follows: 93.5% and 59%. Insiders owned 3.8% of Universal Electronics Inc. shares. Comparatively, insiders own roughly 6.2% of Eastman Kodak Company’s shares.


In this table we provide the Weekly, Monthly, Quarterly, Half Yearly, Yearly and YTD Performance of both pretenders.

Performance (W) Performance (M) Performance (Q) Performance (HY) Performance (Y) Performance (YTD)
Universal Electronics Inc. -1.97% 18.42% -4.71% -25.87% -32.4% 31.96%
Eastman Kodak Company 2.88% 10.31% -21.71% -4.18% -35.15% 25.88%

For the past year Universal Electronics Inc. has stronger performance than Eastman Kodak Company


On 9 of the 14 factors Universal Electronics Inc. beats Eastman Kodak Company.

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. 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 flexographic printing equipment and plates, and related consumables and services, as well as printed functional materials and components; suite of software solutions for print production workflow, as well as print and managed media services; motion picture and industrial films, chemicals, and inks; and publishing, transactional, commercial print, and direct mail systems, as well as licenses Kodak brands to third parties, and consumer products. In addition, it offers intellectual property 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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