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NYSE:KOP

Koppers (KOP) Stock Price, News & Analysis

$53.28
+0.13 (+0.24%)
(As of 04/19/2024 08:50 PM ET)
Today's Range
$52.50
$53.79
50-Day Range
$49.20
$57.03
52-Week Range
$28.45
$58.23
Volume
127,500 shs
Average Volume
128,795 shs
Market Capitalization
$1.12 billion
P/E Ratio
12.84
Dividend Yield
0.53%
Price Target
$60.50

Koppers MarketRank™ Stock Analysis

Analyst Rating
Buy
3.00 Rating Score
Upside/​Downside
13.6% Upside
$60.50 Price Target
Short Interest
Healthy
1.63% of Float Sold Short
Dividend Strength
Weak
Based on Four Factors
Sustainability
-5.51
Upright™ Environmental Score
News Sentiment
0.75mentions of Koppers in the last 14 days
Based on 6 Articles This Week
Insider Trading
Selling Shares
$1.70 M Sold Last Quarter
Proj. Earnings Growth
11.82%
From $4.57 to $5.11 Per Share

Overall MarketRank

New Rank-Based ScoringMarketRank is calculated by averaging available category scores (with extra weight given to analysis and valuation), then ranking the company's weighted average against that of other companies.

4.47 out of 5 stars

Basic Materials Sector

15th out of 172 stocks

Lumber & Wood Products, Except Furniture Industry

1st out of 4 stocks

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About Koppers Stock (NYSE:KOP)

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 Railroad and Utility Products and Services (RUPS), Performance Chemicals (PC), and Carbon Materials and Chemicals (CMC) segments. 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 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. It serves the railroad, specialty chemical, utility, residential lumber, agriculture, aluminum, steel, rubber, and construction sectors. Koppers Holdings Inc. was founded in 1988 and is based in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

KOP Stock Price History

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Company Calendar

Last Earnings
2/28/2024
Ex-Dividend for 3/25 Dividend
3/07/2024
Dividend Payable
3/25/2024
Today
4/22/2024
Next Earnings (Confirmed)
5/03/2024
Fiscal Year End
12/31/2024

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry
Lumber & wood products, except furniture
Sub-Industry
Commodity Chemicals
CUSIP
50060P10
Employees
2,108
Year Founded
1988

Price Target and Rating

Average Stock Price Target
$60.50
High Stock Price Target
$67.50
Low Stock Price Target
$50.00
Potential Upside/Downside
+13.6%
Consensus Rating
Buy
Rating Score (0-4)
3.00
Research Coverage
3 Analysts

Profitability

Net Income
$89.20 million
Pretax Margin
5.78%

Debt

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales
$2.15 billion
Cash Flow
$7.25 per share
Book Value
$24.16 per share

Miscellaneous

Free Float
19,651,000
Market Cap
$1.12 billion
Optionable
Optionable
Beta
1.86

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Key Executives

  • Mr. Leroy Mangus Ball Jr. (Age 55)
    CEO & Director
    Comp: $2.02M
  • Mr. James A. Sullivan (Age 60)
    President & COO
    Comp: $1.01M
  • Ms. Jimmi Sue Smith (Age 51)
    Chief Financial Officer
    Comp: $643.82k
  • Ms. Stephanie L. Apostolou (Age 43)
    General Counsel & Secretary
    Comp: $588.39k
  • Ms. Leslie S. Hyde (Age 63)
    Senior VP & Chief Sustainability Officer of Koppers Inc.
    Comp: $573.24k
  • Mr. Bradley A. Pearce (Age 57)
    Chief Accounting Officer
  • Ms. Quynh T. McGuire
    Vice President of Investor Relations
  • Ms. Jessica Franklin
    Manager of Corporate Communications, Branding & Giving
  • Mr. Christian A. Nielsen (Age 61)
    Senior Vice President of Global Carbon Materials & Chemicals
  • Ms. Tracie McCormick
    Treasurer

KOP Stock Analysis - Frequently Asked Questions

Should I buy or sell Koppers stock right now?

3 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Koppers in the last twelve months. There are currently 3 buy ratings for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street analysts is that investors should "buy" KOP shares.
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What is Koppers' stock price target for 2024?

3 Wall Street analysts have issued 1-year price targets for Koppers' shares. Their KOP share price targets range from $50.00 to $67.50. On average, they expect the company's stock price to reach $60.50 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 13.6% from the stock's current price.
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How have KOP shares performed in 2024?

Koppers' stock was trading at $51.22 at the beginning of the year. Since then, KOP stock has increased by 4.0% and is now trading at $53.28.
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Are investors shorting Koppers?

Koppers saw a decline in short interest in the month of March. As of March 31st, there was short interest totaling 329,000 shares, a decline of 11.5% from the March 15th total of 371,900 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 128,000 shares, the short-interest ratio is presently 2.6 days. Currently, 1.6% of the company's stock are short sold.
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When is Koppers' next earnings date?

The company is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Friday, May 3rd 2024.
View our KOP earnings forecast
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How can I listen to Koppers' earnings call?

Koppers will be holding an earnings conference call on Friday, May 3rd at 11:00 AM Eastern. Interested parties can register for or listen to the call using this link or dial in at 412-317-0088 with passcode "6337257".

How were Koppers' earnings last quarter?

Koppers Holdings Inc. (NYSE:KOP) announced its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, February, 28th. The specialty chemicals company reported $0.67 earnings per share for the quarter, missing the consensus estimate of $0.72 by $0.05. The specialty chemicals company had revenue of $513.20 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $483.67 million. Koppers had a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 20.10% and a net margin of 4.14%. The firm's quarterly revenue was up 6.3% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period in the prior year, the company earned $1.09 EPS.

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

Koppers declared a quarterly dividend on Wednesday, February 14th. Investors of record on Friday, March 8th will be given a dividend of $0.07 per share on Monday, March 25th. This represents a $0.28 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 0.53%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, March 7th. This is an increase from the stock's previous quarterly dividend of $0.06.
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Is Koppers a good dividend stock?

Koppers (NYSE:KOP) pays an annual dividend of $0.28 per share and currently has a dividend yield of 0.53%. The company has been increasing its dividend for 2 consecutive year(s), indicating that it does not yet have a strong track record of dividend growth. The dividend payout ratio is 6.75%. This payout ratio is at a healthy, sustainable level, below 75%. Based on earnings estimates, KOP will have a dividend payout ratio of 5.48% next year. This indicates that the company will be able to sustain or increase its dividend.
Read our dividend analysis for KOP.

What ETFs hold Koppers' stock?

ETFs with the largest weight of Koppers (NYSE:KOP) stock in their portfolio include Invesco S&P SmallCap Materials ETF (PSCM) and Invesco Russell 2000 Dynamic Multifactor ETF (OMFS).iShares Micro-Cap ETF (IWC).

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

Koppers issued an update on its FY 2024 earnings guidance on Wednesday, February, 28th. The company provided EPS guidance of 4.600-4.800 for the period, compared to the consensus earnings per share estimate of 4.710. The company issued revenue guidance of $2.3 billion-$2.3 billion, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $2.2 billion.

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

12 employees have rated Koppers Chief Executive Officer Leroy Ball on Glassdoor.com. Leroy Ball has an approval rating of 47% among the company's 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).

Who are Koppers' major shareholders?

Koppers' stock is owned by a number of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include Allspring Global Investments Holdings LLC (0.58%), Denali Advisors LLC (0.07%) and D.B. Root & Company LLC (0.03%). Insiders that own company stock include Bradley A Pearce, Daniel J Skrovanek, Daniel R Groves, James A Sullivan, Joseph P Dowd, Leslie S Hyde, M Leroy Ball, Traci L Jensen 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 Charles Schwab, E*TRADE, Fidelity, and Vanguard Brokerage Services.
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This page (NYSE:KOP) was last updated on 4/22/2024 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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