NYSE:KOP - Koppers Stock Price, News, & Analysis

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$27.66 -0.78 (-2.74 %)
(As of 05/22/2019 03:10 PM ET)
Previous Close$28.44
Today's Range$27.57 - $28.29
52-Week Range$15.00 - $43.60
Volume627 shs
Average Volume167,374 shs
Market Capitalization$571.12 million
P/E Ratio7.88
Dividend YieldN/A
Beta1.15
Koppers Holdings Inc., through its subsidiaries, provides treated wood products, wood treatment chemicals, and carbon compounds in the United States and internationally. The company operates through three segments: Railroad and Utility Products and Services (RUPS), Performance Chemicals (PC), and Carbon Materials and Chemicals (CMC). The RUPS segment procures and treats crossties, switch ties, and various types of lumber used for railroad bridges and crossings. It also provides rail joint bars to join rails together for railroads; transmission and distribution poles for electric and telephone utilities; and pilings. This segment also provides railroad services, such as engineering, design, repair, and inspection services for railroad bridges. The Performance Chemicals segment develops, manufactures, and markets water-based wood preservatives and wood specialty additives, including micronized copper quaternary and micronized copper azole, micronized pigments, alkaline copper quaternary, amine copper azole, and chromated copper arsenate for decking, fencing, utility poles, construction lumber and timbers, and vineyard stakes. The CMC segment manufactures creosote for use in the treatment of wood or as a feedstock in the production of carbon black; carbon pitch, a raw material used in the production of aluminum and steel; naphthalene for use as a feedstock in the production of phthalic anhydride and as a surfactant in the production of concrete; phthalic anhydride for the production of plasticizers, polyester resins, and alkyd paints; and carbon black feedstock for use in the production of carbon black. The company serves the railroad, specialty chemical, utility, residential lumber, agriculture, aluminum, steel, rubber, and construction industries. Koppers Holdings Inc. was founded in 1988 and is headquartered in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Lumber & wood products, except furniture
Sub-IndustryCommodity Chemicals
SectorBasic Materials
CUSIP50060P10
Phone412-227-2001

Debt

Price-To-Earnings

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$1.71 billion
Cash Flow$5.8478 per share
Book Value$4.36 per share

Profitability

Net Income$23.40 million

Miscellaneous

Employees2,229
Market Cap$571.12 million
Next Earnings Date8/8/2019 (Estimated)
OptionableOptionable

Koppers (NYSE:KOP) Frequently Asked Questions

What is Koppers' stock symbol?

Koppers trades on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the ticker symbol "KOP."

How were Koppers' earnings last quarter?

Koppers Holdings Inc. (NYSE:KOP) released its quarterly earnings data on Friday, May, 3rd. The specialty chemicals company reported $0.62 EPS for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of $0.57 by $0.05. The specialty chemicals company earned $434.90 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $413.87 million. Koppers had a return on equity of 72.67% and a net margin of 0.98%. Koppers's revenue for the quarter was up 7.1% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period last year, the company earned $1.18 EPS. View Koppers' Earnings History.

When is Koppers' next earnings date?

Koppers is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, August 8th 2019. View Earnings Estimates for Koppers.

What guidance has Koppers issued on next quarter's earnings?

Koppers updated its FY19 earnings guidance on Friday, May, 3rd. The company provided earnings per share guidance of $3.16-3.61 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus earnings per share estimate of $3.20. The company issued revenue guidance of $1.8-1.9 billion, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $1.83 billion.

What price target have analysts set for KOP?

4 brokerages have issued 12-month price objectives for Koppers' shares. Their forecasts range from $33.00 to $42.00. On average, they expect Koppers' stock price to reach $37.25 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 34.7% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for Koppers.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Koppers?

4 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Koppers in the last year. There are currently 4 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy." View Analyst Ratings for Koppers.

What are Wall Street analysts saying about Koppers stock?

Here are some recent quotes from research analysts about Koppers stock:
  • 1. According to Zacks Investment Research, "Koppers Holdings Inc., with corporate headquarters in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, is an integrated global provider of treated wood products, wood treatment chemicals and carbon compounds. Their products and services are used in a variety of niche applications in a diverse range of end-markets, including the railroad, specialty chemical, utility, residential lumber, agriculture, aluminum, steel, rubber and construction industries. Including their joint ventures, the company serve their customers through a comprehensive global manufacturing and distribution network, with facilities located in North America, South America, Australasia, China and Europe. " (5/8/2019)
  • 2. Barrington Research analysts commented, "We are reiterating our OUTPERFORM investment rating. Our price target is now $34 (from $38) to reflect our updated adjusted EBITDA and earnings expectations." (3/4/2019)

Has Koppers been receiving favorable news coverage?

News headlines about KOP stock have been trending somewhat negative on Wednesday, according to InfoTrie Sentiment Analysis. The research group ranks the sentiment of news coverage by monitoring more than six thousand news and blog sources. The firm ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative five to five, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. Koppers earned a media sentiment score of -1.1 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave news stories about the specialty chemicals company a news buzz of 10.0 out of 10, meaning that recent news coverage is extremely likely to have an impact on the stock's share price in the next few days.

Who are some of Koppers' key competitors?

What other stocks do shareholders of Koppers own?

Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other Koppers investors own include Alcoa (AA), Intel (INTC), CVS Health (CVS), Applied Materials (AMAT), Micron Technology (MU), QUALCOMM (QCOM), Alibaba Group (BABA), NVIDIA (NVDA), Starbucks (SBUX) and Chevron (CVX).

Who are Koppers' key executives?

Koppers' management team includes the folowing people:
  • Mr. Leroy M. Ball Jr., Pres, CEO & Director (Age 50)
  • Mr. Michael J. Zugay, CFO & Treasurer (Age 67)
  • Mr. Steven R. Lacy, Chief Admin. Officer, Gen. Counsel & Sec. (Age 63)
  • Mr. James A. Sullivan, Sr. VP of Railroad Products and Services & Global Carbon Materials and Chemicals (Age 55)
  • Mr. Mark R. McCormack, VP of Australian Operations - Koppers Inc. (Age 59)

Who are Koppers' major shareholders?

Koppers' stock is owned by many different of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include BlackRock Inc. (14.58%), State of New Jersey Common Pension Fund D (5.53%), Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (3.44%), Schneider Capital Management Corp (2.37%), THB Asset Management (1.51%) and LSV Asset Management (1.50%). Company insiders that own Koppers stock include Albert J Neupaver, Christian A Nielsen, Cynthia A Baldwin, Daniel R Groves, James A Sullivan, Jianzhong Zhu, Joseph P Dowd, Leslie S Hyde, Louann E Tronsberg-Deihle, M Leroy Ball, Mark R Mccormack, Michael Zugay, R Michael Johnson, Stephen C Reeder, Steven R Lacy and Thomas D Loadman. View Institutional Ownership Trends for Koppers.

Which major investors are selling Koppers stock?

KOP stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Formula Growth Ltd., BlackRock Inc., JPMorgan Chase & Co., State of New Jersey Common Pension Fund D, California Public Employees Retirement System, Voya Investment Management LLC, Morgan Stanley and OppenheimerFunds Inc.. Company insiders that have sold Koppers company stock in the last year include Christian A Nielsen, Cynthia A Baldwin, Daniel R Groves, Jianzhong Zhu, Joseph P Dowd, Leslie S Hyde, Louann E Tronsberg-Deihle, Mark R Mccormack, Stephen C Reeder, Steven R Lacy and Thomas D Loadman. View Insider Buying and Selling for Koppers.

Which major investors are buying Koppers stock?

KOP stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including THB Asset Management, Schneider Capital Management Corp, Dimensional Fund Advisors LP, Parametric Portfolio Associates LLC, Geode Capital Management LLC, Pinebridge Investments L.P., LSV Asset Management and Victory Capital Management Inc.. Company insiders that have bought Koppers stock in the last two years include Albert J Neupaver, James A Sullivan, M Leroy Ball, Michael Zugay and R Michael Johnson. View Insider Buying and Selling for Koppers.

How do I buy shares of Koppers?

Shares of KOP can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

What is Koppers' stock price today?

One share of KOP stock can currently be purchased for approximately $27.66.

How big of a company is Koppers?

Koppers has a market capitalization of $571.12 million and generates $1.71 billion in revenue each year. The specialty chemicals company earns $23.40 million in net income (profit) each year or $3.50 on an earnings per share basis. Koppers employs 2,229 workers across the globe.

What is Koppers' official website?

The official website for Koppers is http://www.koppers.com/.

How can I contact Koppers?

Koppers' mailing address is 436 SEVENTH AVENUE, PITTSBURGH PA, 15219. The specialty chemicals company can be reached via phone at 412-227-2001 or via email at [email protected]


MarketBeat Community Rating for Koppers (NYSE KOP)

Community Ranking:  2.5 out of 5 (star star half star)
Outperform Votes:  228 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  236 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  464
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Koppers and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe KOP will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe KOP will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.
This page was last updated on 5/22/2019 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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