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NYSE:KOP

Koppers - KOP Stock Forecast, Price & News

$23.76
+0.43 (+1.84%)
(As of 08/5/2022 08:48 PM ET)
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Today's Range
$23.05
$23.83
50-Day Range
$21.01
$28.23
52-Week Range
$20.65
$37.44
Volume
69,400 shs
Average Volume
111,779 shs
Market Capitalization
$502.03 million
P/E Ratio
8.19
Dividend Yield
0.84%
Price Target
$41.00

Koppers MarketRank™ Forecast

Analyst Rating
Buy
3.00 Rating Score
Upside/​Downside
72.6% Upside
$41.00 Price Target
Short Interest
Healthy
2.25% of Float Sold Short
Dividend Strength
Weak
Based on Four Factors
Sustainability
-5.51
Upright™ Environmental Score
News Sentiment
0.08mentions of Koppers in the last 14 days
Based on 13 Articles This Week
Insider Trading
Selling Shares
$59,219 Sold Last Quarter
Proj. Earnings Growth
9.27%
From $4.10 to $4.48 Per Share

Overall MarketRank

MarketRank is calculated as an average of available category scores, with extra weight given to analysis and valuation.

2.68 out of 5 stars

Basic Materials Sector

36th out of 219 stocks

Lumber & Wood Products, Except Furniture Industry

1st out of 4 stocks

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About Koppers (NYSE:KOP) Stock

Koppers Holdings Inc. provides treated wood products, wood preservation chemicals, and carbon compounds in the United States, Australasia, Europe, 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 PC segment develops, manufactures, and markets copper-based wood preservatives, including 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 various agricultural uses; and supplies fire-retardant chemicals for pressure treatment of wood primarily in commercial construction. The CMC segment manufactures creosote for 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.

Analyst Ratings Changes

Separately, TheStreet cut Koppers from a "b-" rating to a "c+" rating in a research note on Thursday, July 7th.

Koppers Price Performance

Shares of KOP traded up $0.43 during trading hours on Friday, reaching $23.76. The stock had a trading volume of 69,498 shares, compared to its average volume of 109,014. Koppers has a 12 month low of $20.65 and a 12 month high of $37.44. The stock has a market capitalization of $502.05 million, a PE ratio of 8.19 and a beta of 1.80. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 2.20, a quick ratio of 1.18 and a current ratio of 2.11. The company's 50-day moving average is $23.78 and its two-hundred day moving average is $26.18.

Koppers (NYSE:KOP - Get Rating) last announced its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, August 4th. The specialty chemicals company reported $0.97 EPS for the quarter, missing analysts' consensus estimates of $1.15 by ($0.18). The firm had revenue of $502.50 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $507.00 million. Koppers had a net margin of 3.51% and a return on equity of 19.61%. The firm's revenue was up 13.9% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter in the previous year, the company posted $1.41 earnings per share. Research analysts expect that Koppers will post 4.1 EPS for the current year.

Koppers Dividend Announcement

The business also recently announced a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Monday, September 12th. Investors of record on Friday, August 26th will be given a dividend of $0.05 per share. This represents a $0.20 annualized dividend and a yield of 0.84%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, August 25th. Koppers's dividend payout ratio is currently 6.90%.

Insider Buying and Selling

In related news, Director Xudong Feng sold 2,430 shares of the firm's stock in a transaction on Friday, May 20th. The stock was sold at an average price of $24.37, for a total transaction of $59,219.10. Following the completion of the transaction, the director now directly owns 32,840 shares of the company's stock, valued at approximately $800,310.80. The sale was disclosed in a filing with the SEC, which can be accessed through the SEC website. 6.23% of the stock is owned by corporate insiders.

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KOP Stock News Headlines

Koppers (KOP) Q2 Earnings and Revenues Lag Estimates
Koppers Reports Second Quarter 2022 Results
Koppers secures new, larger credit facility
Koppers Secures New $800 Million Credit Facility
Koppers hires new vice president of external affairs
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KOP Company Calendar

Ex-Dividend for 6/13 Dividend
5/26/2022
Dividend Payable
6/13/2022
Last Earnings
8/04/2022
Today
8/08/2022
Ex-Dividend for 9/12 Dividend
8/25/2022
Dividend Payable
9/12/2022
Next Earnings (Estimated)
11/03/2022
Fiscal Year End
12/31/2022

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry
Lumber & wood products, except furniture
Sub-Industry
Commodity Chemicals
CUSIP
50060P10
Employees
2,088
Year Founded
1988

Price Target and Rating

Average Stock Price Forecast
$41.00
High Stock Price Forecast
$41.00
Low Stock Price Forecast
$41.00
Forecasted Upside/Downside
+72.6%
Consensus Rating
Buy
Rating Score (0-4)
3.00
Research Coverage
1 Analysts

Profitability

Net Income
$85.20 million
Pretax Margin
5.43%

Debt

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales
$1.68 billion
Cash Flow
$7.03 per share
Book Value
$19.25 per share

Miscellaneous

Free Float
19,595,000
Market Cap
$502.03 million
Optionable
Optionable
Beta
1.80

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Key Executives

  • Mr. Leroy M. Ball Jr. (Age 53)
    CEO, Pres & Director
    Comp: $2.09M
  • Mr. James A. Sullivan (Age 58)
    Exec. VP & COO
    Comp: $999.7k
  • Ms. Stephanie L. Apostolou (Age 41)
    Gen. Counsel & Sec.
    Comp: $581.64k
  • Ms. Leslie S. Hyde (Age 61)
    Sr. VP & Chief Sustainability Officer
    Comp: $583.82k
  • Ms. Jimmi Sue Smith (Age 49)
    CFO & Treasurer
  • Mr. Bradley A. Pearce (Age 55)
    Chief Accounting Officer
  • Ms. Quynh T. McGuire
    VP of Investor Relations
  • Ms. Jessica Franklin
    Mang. of Corp. Communications, Branding & Giving
  • Mr. Christian A. Nielsen (Age 59)
    Sr. VP of Global Carbon Materials & Chemicals
  • Ms. Tracie McCormick
    Treasurer













KOP Stock - Frequently Asked Questions

Should I buy or sell Koppers stock right now?

1 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Koppers in the last year. There are currently 1 buy rating for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street analysts is that investors should "buy" Koppers stock.
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What is Koppers' stock price forecast for 2022?

1 Wall Street research analysts have issued 1 year price targets for Koppers' stock. Their KOP stock forecasts range from $41.00 to $41.00. On average, they predict Koppers' share price to reach $41.00 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 72.6% from the stock's current price.
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How has Koppers' stock price performed in 2022?

Koppers' stock was trading at $31.30 at the start of the year. Since then, KOP stock has decreased by 24.1% and is now trading at $23.76.
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When is Koppers' next earnings date?

Koppers is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, November 3rd 2022.
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How were Koppers' earnings last quarter?

Koppers Holdings Inc. (NYSE:KOP) issued its earnings results on Thursday, August, 4th. The specialty chemicals company reported $0.97 EPS for the quarter, missing the consensus estimate of $1.15 by $0.18. The specialty chemicals company earned $502.50 million during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $507 million. Koppers had a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 19.61% and a net margin of 3.51%. The business's quarterly revenue was up 13.9% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period in the prior year, the company posted $1.41 earnings per share.

How often does Koppers pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Koppers?

Koppers declared a quarterly dividend on Thursday, August 4th. Investors of record on Friday, August 26th will be given a dividend of $0.05 per share on Monday, September 12th. This represents a $0.20 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 0.84%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, August 25th.
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Is Koppers a good dividend stock?

Koppers(NYSE:KOP) pays an annual dividend of $0.20 per share and currently has a dividend yield of 0.84%. The dividend payout ratio of Koppers is 6.90%. This payout ratio is at a healthy, sustainable level, below 75%. Based on earnings estimates, Koppers will have a dividend payout ratio of 4.46% next year. This indicates that Koppers will be able to sustain or increase its dividend.
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What guidance has Koppers issued on next quarter's earnings?

Koppers updated its FY 2022 earnings guidance on Thursday, August, 4th. The company provided earnings per share (EPS) guidance of $4.10-$4.10 for the period, compared to the consensus estimate of $4.10. The company issued revenue guidance of $2.00 billion-$2.00 billion, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $1.90 billion.

What is Leroy Ball's approval rating as Koppers' CEO?

12 employees have rated Koppers CEO Leroy Ball on Glassdoor.com. Leroy Ball has an approval rating of 47% among Koppers' employees. This puts Leroy Ball in the bottom 25% of approval ratings compared to other CEOs of publicly-traded companies.

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), CVS Health (CVS), Enterprise Products Partners (EPD), AbbVie (ABBV), Intel (INTC), NVIDIA (NVDA), Johnson & Johnson (JNJ), NextEra Energy (NEE), QUALCOMM (QCOM) and Verizon Communications (VZ).

What is Koppers' stock symbol?

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

Who are Koppers' major shareholders?

Koppers' stock is owned by many different institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include Smith Graham & Co. Investment Advisors LP (1.49%), Victory Capital Management Inc. (1.16%), State of New Jersey Common Pension Fund D (0.44%), Santori & Peters Inc. (0.33%), Wilen Investment Management CORP. (0.31%) and Assenagon Asset Management S.A. (0.24%). Company insiders that own Koppers stock include Albert J Neupaver, Bradley A Pearce, Daniel R Groves, Joseph P Dowd, Leslie S Hyde, M Leroy Ball, R Michael Johnson, Steven R Lacy and Xudong Feng.
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How do I buy shares of Koppers?

Shares of KOP stock can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include WeBull, Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Robinhood, Fidelity, and Charles Schwab.
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What is Koppers' stock price today?

One share of KOP stock can currently be purchased for approximately $23.76.

How much money does Koppers make?

Koppers (NYSE:KOP) has a market capitalization of $502.05 million and generates $1.68 billion in revenue each year. The specialty chemicals company earns $85.20 million in net income (profit) each year or $2.90 on an earnings per share basis.

How many employees does Koppers have?

Koppers employs 2,088 workers across the globe.

When was Koppers founded?

Koppers was founded in 1988.

How can I contact Koppers?

Koppers' mailing address is 436 SEVENTH AVENUE, PITTSBURGH PA, 15219. The official website for Koppers is www.koppers.com. The specialty chemicals company can be reached via phone at (412) 227-2001, via email at mcguireqt@koppers.com, or via fax at 412-227-2333.

This page (NYSE:KOP) was last updated on 8/8/2022 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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