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UPDATE BY CEO 06-01-2021
About Kodak

Kodak is a global technology company focused on print and advanced materials & chemicals.
We provide industry-leading hardware, software, consumables
and services primarily to customers in commercial print, packaging, publishing, manufacturing and entertainment.
We are committed to environmental stewardship and ongoing leadership in developing sustainable solutions.
Our broad portfolio of superior products, responsive support and world-class R&D make Kodak solutions a
smart investment for customers looking to improve their profitability and drive growth. For additional information on Kodak, visit us at
and engage with us on Twitter @KodakPrint and on LinkedIn at Kodak Print.

outstanding shares is at $651.7 million.
news 06-01-2021
June 01, 2021
4:13 pm ET
4:11 pm ET

$KODK bullish{*W* formation] breakout from [$10.50 $11] [-chart]finviz.com/chart.ashx?t=KODK&ty=c&ta=1&p=d&s=l[/chart]

$KODK IS CASH COW   $180 million in cash and equivalents

The stock was arguably trading for a bargain before the loan proposition came into play.
At one point during the year, the company's market capitalization fell to $120 million.
That's quite undervalued, considering Kodak generated $1.2 billion in revenue and $116 million in earnings last year.

While the mass adoption of smartphones crushed the digital camera industry, there is still demand for Kodak's legacy products, as well as its new ventures.
Currently, Kodak is investing much of its capital into the digital packaging and print sector, including the utilization of cloud-based platforms.
Kodak's new products will possess the fastest imaging technology available for printing items such as business cards, posters, and wallpapers.

What's the verdict?$180 million in cash and equivalentsased on its earnings from the first half of 2020,
Kodak is still on track to generate approximately $1 billion in revenue this year.
Meanwhile, the company has over $180 million in cash and equivalents to make up for its $113 million in long-term debt.
The company's market cap is about $461 million.

Shs Outstand 43.60M
Shs Float

Short Float 20.89%
Cash/sh 4.69
Insider Own 17.90%
Inst Own 23.90%

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$KODK Exclusive: Eastman Kodak top executive got Trump deal windfall on an 'understanding'
Jessica DiNapoli and Tom Bergin
,Reuters•August 1, 2020
By Jessica DiNapoli and Tom Bergin
NEW YORK/LONDON (Reuters) - Eastman Kodak Co <KODK.N> 
on Monday granted its executive chairman options for 1.75 million shares as the result of what a person familiar with the arrangement described 
as an "understanding" with its board that had previously neither been listed in his employment contract nor made public.
One day later, 
the administration of President Donald Trump announced a $765 million financing deal with Eastman Kodak, 
and in the days that followed the stock soared, 
making those additional options now held by executive chairman Jim Continenza worth tens of millions.
The decision to grant Continenza options was never formalized or made into a binding agreement, 
which is why it was not disclosed previously, according to the person familiar with the arrangement. 
The options were granted to shield Continenza's overall stake in 
the company from being diluted by a $100 million convertible bond deal clinched in May 2019 to help Eastman Kodak stay afloat, 
according to the person's account.
While Kodak's approach is permissible, 
it is unusual because executives are paid to grow a company's 
long-term value and are not usually given extra compensation 
personally to cover events that may hurt share prices, several experts said.
Kodak disclosed the stock options award to Continenza in a filing to 
the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, which was previously reported. 
But the person familiar with the arrangement told Reuters that the transaction occurred because of the understanding with the board.
That arrangement reported by Reuters for the first time sheds new 
light on Eastman Kodak's handling of the unexpected windfall for its 
top executives.
An Eastman Kodak spokeswoman said that Continenza had no comment. 
The spokeswoman said the gains reflected by the rise in the share 
price are only on paper: Continenza, she said, 
"is a strong believer in the future of the company, a
nd has never sold a single share of stock."
Prior to this week's financing deal, 
the company warned investors it was at risk of not continuing as a 
going concern, but it was boosted by the agreement with the Trump administration on Tuesday to supply drug ingredients.
As a result, Continenza's gains at the end of this week amounted 
to about $83 million following a roughly 10-fold increase in Eastman Kodak's stock, compared to the approximately $53 million in gains he would have seen were it not for the additional options, 
according to a Reuters analysis of company filings.
Roughly 29% of the options Continenza received on Monday vested immediately, giving him the right to cash them out as soon as possible.
While most corporate boards and their committees have wide latitude 
in awarding options, three corporate governance experts interviewed 
by Reuters said the move to mitigate the impact of dilution on Continenza's stake in the company without a prior contractual 
obligation was unusual.
"The compensation committee's job is not to protect the CEO from 
every adverse effect on the stock price," 
said Sanjai Bhagat, a finance professor at the University of Colorado. 
"It's to get the CEO to think about long-term value."
A fourth expert, Robin Ferracone, chief executive of compensation consultant Farient Advisors, 
said the company may have offered the prospect of additional options 
to executives as they worked toward the convertible bond offering 
-- to avoid them being "disincentivized" to seal a deal that would 
help the firm but potentially water down their holdings.
The additional options awarded to Continenza, a former telecommunications executive, 
were approved by the board's compensation committee on Monday, 
the spokeswoman said. 
Shareholders had voted in May of this year to increase the shares available for executive compensation.
"The issue is the board wanted to make sure the CEO had the same economic alignment as was contemplated when he took the job," 
said a person close to the company.
The company's market capitalization jumped from a little over $100 million at the start of the week to almost $1 billion by Friday following the deal.
Eastman Kodak also granted options on Monday to three other executives, worth $712,000 each, 
according to regulatory filings. Kodak declined to comment on the reason for these awards.
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The company has struggled to reinvent itself from a flagging camera company after emerging from bankruptcy in 2013. 
Its selection by the U.S. government for the production of key pharmaceutical ingredients surprised many industry analysts who 
expected such a deal to go to a major generic drug maker.
The government's U.S. International Development Finance Corporation released a July 28 statement quoting Continenza as saying: 
"Kodak will play a critical role in the return of a reliable American pharmaceutical supply chain."
President Trump, too, hailed the development. 
"I want to congratulate the people in Kodak," he said at a press briefing. "They’ve been working very hard."
(Reporting by Jessica DiNapoli and Tom Bergin; Editing by Greg Roumeliotis, Tom Lasseter and Daniel Wallis)
Insider Trading Relationship Date Transaction Cost #Shares Value ($) #Shares Total SEC Form 4
Katz Philippe D Director Jun 23 Buy 2.22 5,000 11,100 116,368 Jun 24 04:43 PM
CONTINENZA JAMES V Executive Chairman Jun 23 Buy 2.22 46,737 103,756 650,000 Jun 24 04:41 PM
Katz Philippe D Director Jun 11 Buy 2.48 5,000 12,400 111,368 Jun 15 05:09 PM
Bullwinkle David E CFO and Senior Vice President May 18 Buy 2.64 2,872 7,582 43,853 May 20 07:07 PM
MARX MOSES 10% Owner Mar 23 Buy 1.55 53,729 83,280 300,303 Mar 25 02:05 PM
Samuels Eric CAO and Corp. Controller Mar 21 Option Exercise 0.00 1,503 0 20,244 Mar 24 04:54 PM
CONTINENZA JAMES V Executive Chairman Mar 20 Buy 1.79 50,000 89,500 603,263 Mar 24 04:55 PM
Katz Philippe D Director Mar 20 Buy 1.72 40,000 68,800 93,362 Mar 24 04:50 PM
Byrd Roger W. General Counsel, Sec., SVP Jan 16 Option Exercise 0.00 18,878 0 21,878 Jan 21 04:04 PM
Engelberg Jeffrey D. Director Jan 08 Option Exercise 0.00 52,817 0 148,953 Jan 10 04:33 PM
BRADLEY RICHARD TODD Director Jan 08 Option Exercise 0.00 52,817 0 112,341 Jan 10 04:32 PM
KARFUNKEL GEORGE Director Jan 08 Option Exercise 0.00 52,817 0 6,363,126 Jan 10 04:31 PM
CONTINENZA JAMES V Executive Chairman Dec 23 Buy 2.50 400,000 1,000,000 553,263 Dec 26 04:31 PM
KARFUNKEL GEORGE Director Dec 23 Sale 2.50 400,000 1,000,000 6,306,276 Dec 26 04:30 PM
KARFUNKEL GEORGE Director Dec 03 Buy 2.50 4,437,605 11,094,013 6,706,276 Dec 05 04:31 PM
Katz Philippe D Director Dec 03 Buy 2.50 2,218,803 5,547,008 2,522,011 Dec 05 04:30 PM
Blackstone Group Inc 10% Owner Dec 03 Sale 2.50 8,875,211 22,188,028 0 Dec 04 09:09 AM
GSO CAPITAL PARTNERS LP 10% Owner Dec 03 Sale 2.50 8,875,211 22,188,028 0 Dec 04 09:02 AM
CONTINENZA JAMES V Executive Chairman Nov 27 Buy 2.45 53,263 130,494 153,263 Dec 02 05:19 PM
Vandagriff Randy Vice President Nov 12 Buy 2.48 4,000 9,920 12,205 Nov 13 04:33 PM
Vandagriff Randy Vice President Sep 03 Option Exercise 0.00 6,410 0 10,135 Sep 05 04:32 PM
Samuels Eric CAO and Corp. Controller Sep 03 Option Exercise 0.00 7,483 0 20,193 Sep 05 04:31 PM
Taber Terry R Senior Vice President Sep 03 Option Exercise 0.00 12,347 0 47,180 Sep 05 04:32 PM
O'Grady John G. Senior Vice President Sep 03 Option Exercise 0.00 19,910 0 33,322 Sep 05 04:30 PM
Bullwinkle David E CFO and Senior Vice President Sep 03 Option Exercise 0.00 14,957 0 46,062 Sep 05 04:29 PM
Engelberg Jeffrey D. Director Aug 15 Buy 2.11 21,612 45,601 85,000 Aug 19 04:31 PM
CONTINENZA JAMES V Executive Chairman Aug 15 Buy 2.04 70,000 142,800 100,000 Aug 15 04:29 PM
Katz Philippe D Director Aug 14 Buy 2.02 10,000 20,200 40,000 Aug 15 04:29 PM
CONTINENZA JAMES V Executive Chairman Aug 14 Buy 2.00 10,000 20,000 30,000 Aug 15 04:29 PM
Bullwinkle David E CFO and Senior Vice President Aug 13 Buy 2.15 3,250 6,988 31,105 Aug 15 04:30 PM
CONTINENZA JAMES V Executive Chairman Aug 13 Buy 2.12 20,000 42,400 20,000 Aug 15 04:29 PM
Katz Philippe D Director Aug 13 Buy 2.08 30,000 62,400 30,000 Aug 15 04:29 PM

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#4685  Sticky Note chart didn't do as was to, $KODK bullish{*W* mick 07/26/21 10:41:32 AM
#4740   Eastman Kodak Compan (KODK) mick 05/01/22 03:56:22 PM
#4739   What are the chances of billions market capitalization TRUSTUNITS1000000 04/17/22 12:24:53 PM
#4738   So much debt TRUSTUNITS1000000 04/17/22 12:24:09 PM
#4737   A while back nice run TRUSTUNITS1000000 04/17/22 12:22:47 PM
#4736   Interesting posts where price is headed TRUSTUNITS1000000 04/17/22 12:21:19 PM
#4735   Amazing turnaround TRUSTUNITS1000000 04/13/22 10:41:15 AM
#4734   I'm still holding this from the Trump antibiotics emit 04/04/22 06:07:17 PM
#4733   When the news really gets out, going to ScottInvestments 03/29/22 10:21:13 PM
#4732   KODK is an electric vehicle play now. Disclosed ScottInvestments 03/29/22 10:19:00 PM
#4731   squeeze of the year ! blackpilled 03/29/22 11:19:54 AM
#4730   Today $KODK is showing up on Squawk on CharlesNet 03/29/22 09:25:17 AM
#4729   Yippee! Love $50.00 ?? CharlesNet 03/28/22 09:10:21 PM
#4728   Price Target ~50 + Motba 03/28/22 07:38:00 PM
#4727   KODK$ $15 TARGET PRICE WOOHOOOOOO weedtrader420 03/28/22 06:45:50 PM
#4726   Weeeeee!!!! Motba 03/28/22 04:37:30 PM
#4725   OG meme keeps pushing blackpilled 03/28/22 10:16:10 AM
#4724   The OG meme stock squeezing again blackpilled 03/25/22 09:53:44 AM
#4723   $KODK on the move again today. Hot Diggity Dog! CharlesNet 03/23/22 12:50:50 PM
#4722   nice buys g18 G2G 03/18/22 10:48:01 PM
#4721   PumpenDumpen NYCPuglet 03/18/22 07:26:05 PM
#4720   ' KODAK Stock Soars on Earnings, Key Announcement emit 03/18/22 04:10:55 PM
#4719   She woke-up' I still holding it. emit 03/18/22 04:07:00 PM
#4718   Almost 8 times 10 day avg volume. What’s up??? KenKong 03/18/22 12:53:43 PM
#4717   thanks for the KODK moment alert))) G2G 03/18/22 12:15:47 PM
#4716   Yea. And with 4X 10 day avg volume KenKong 03/18/22 11:38:07 AM
#4715   $weet move 5.80 up 23% crudeoil24 03/18/22 11:33:46 AM
#4714   the company is not financially stable--with debt and ernie44 03/12/22 04:05:38 PM
#4713   Eastman Kodak Compan (KODK) mick 03/12/22 02:59:22 PM
#4712   Nancy snatched it RoyalT12 02/09/22 01:35:16 PM
#4711   at one time they made $$$$ ---selling ernie44 02/05/22 06:37:11 PM
#4710   Eastman Kodak Compan (KODK) mick 02/05/22 06:03:36 PM
#4709   KODK...$4.60...added here...:partying_face: georgie18 01/13/22 09:50:40 AM
#4708   Thanks for the reminder nowwhat2 01/09/22 10:41:57 AM
#4707   Hey Mick, what is the purpose of you CharlesNet 01/03/22 12:00:37 PM
#4706   What did Kodak do with that $700 million NYCPuglet 01/03/22 07:22:10 AM
#4705   https://www.otcmarkets.com/stock/KODK mick 01/02/22 06:22:50 PM
#4704   WWG1WGA Always wondering 12/20/21 11:38:10 AM
#4703   LOL, Sit tight the truth will be out 90 West 12/18/21 10:18:17 AM
#4702   they won't investigate trump. he put the investigators nickwill69 12/17/21 06:49:49 PM
#4701   Maybe you could find those public documents of 90 West 12/16/21 12:53:31 PM
#4700   https://www.otcmarkets.com/stock/KODK mick 12/11/21 05:32:01 PM
#4699   Eastman Kodak Compan (KODK) mick 11/07/21 12:09:28 PM
#4695   Biden needs to do a pump and dump nickwill69 10/05/21 05:17:13 PM
#4694   Good morning IoT II 09/25/21 07:43:51 AM
#4693   Eastman Kodak Compan (KODK) mick 09/22/21 08:18:11 PM
#4692   somebody is pimping it up----my digi 5G ernie44 09/17/21 05:45:30 PM
#4691   Wonder about turn around TRUSTUNITS1000000 09/17/21 10:01:44 AM
#4690   Eastman Kodak Compan (KODK) mick 08/14/21 03:59:52 PM
#4689   Use to like Polaroid camera TRUSTUNITS1000000 07/30/21 09:58:23 AM
#4688   A while back $4 to over $50 TRUSTUNITS1000000 07/30/21 09:57:54 AM
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