NYSE:KOP - Koppers Stock Price, News, & Analysis Sign in or create an account to add this stock to your watchlist. Get Started $21.55 +0.42 (+1.99 %) (As of 01/18/2019 04:00 PM ET)Previous Close$21.55Today's Range$21.00 - $22.1652-Week Range$15.00 - $48.10Volume228,882 shsAverage Volume264,671 shsMarket Capitalization$433.34 millionP/E Ratio5.86Dividend YieldN/ABeta0.85 ProfileDiscussionAnalyst RatingsChartDividendEarningsFinancialsInsider TradesInstitutional OwnershipHeadlinesOptions ChainSEC FilingsSocial Media Share on FacebookShare on TwitterShare on LinkedInShare on RedditShare on StocktwitsPrint this articleShare by Email 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. Receive KOP News and Ratings via Email Sign-up to receive the latest news and ratings for KOP and its competitors with MarketBeat's FREE daily newsletter. Industry, Sector and Symbol Stock Exchange NYSE Industry Lumber & wood products, except furniture Sub-IndustryCommodity Chemicals SectorBasic Materials Current SymbolNYSE:KOP Previous Symbol CUSIP50060P10 Webwww.koppers.com Phone412-227-2001Debt Debt-to-Equity Ratio12.97 Current Ratio2.14 Quick Ratio1.12Price-To-Earnings Trailing P/E Ratio5.86 Forward P/E Ratio6.47 P/E Growth0.31 Sales & Book Value Annual Sales$1.48 billion Price / Sales0.30 Cash Flow$6.4328 per share Price / Cash Flow3.35 Book Value$5.10 per share Price / Book4.23Profitability EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$3.68 Net Income$29.10 million Net Margins0.68% Return on Equity70.26% Return on Assets5.11%Miscellaneous Employees1,800 Outstanding Shares20,510,000Market Cap$433.34 million 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) announced its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, November, 8th. The specialty chemicals company reported $0.73 earnings per share for the quarter, missing the Zacks' consensus estimate of $1.11 by $0.38. The specialty chemicals company earned $442.70 million during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $502.63 million. Koppers had a net margin of 0.68% and a return on equity of 70.26%. Koppers's revenue for the quarter was up 15.0% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the previous year, the business posted $1.43 earnings per share. View Koppers' Earnings History. When is Koppers' next earnings date? Koppers is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Tuesday, February 26th 2019. View Earnings Estimates for Koppers. What guidance has Koppers issued on next quarter's earnings? Koppers issued an update on its FY18 earnings guidance on Thursday, November, 8th. The company provided earnings per share (EPS) guidance of $3.30-3.40 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus EPS estimate of $4.11. The company issued revenue guidance of $1.7 billion, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $1.81 billion. What price target have analysts set for KOP? 4 brokers have issued twelve-month price objectives for Koppers' shares. Their predictions range from $28.00 to $42.00. On average, they anticipate Koppers' share price to reach $37.00 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 71.7% 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. " (11/13/2018) 2. Barrington Research analysts commented, "We expect profitability to improve over time as the company leverages its vertical integration advantage, improves its self-sufficiency and realizes revenue synergies from its recent acquisitions. Excluding further acquisitions, the company plans to reduce pro-forma net debt to approximately 3.5x by year-end (3.9x as of June 30) and sub 3.0x by the end of next year. We are reiterating our OUTPERFORM investment rating and price target of $61. Holdings, Inc. operates as a holding company, which produces treated wood products, wood treatment chemicals and carbon compounds. It operates through the following segments: Carbon Materials & Products & Services; and Performance Chemicals. The Carbon Materials & Chemicals segment manufactures carbon pitch naphthalene, phthalic anhydride, creosote and carbon black feedstock." (10/26/2018) Has Koppers been receiving favorable news coverage? Press coverage about KOP stock has been trending somewhat positive recently, according to InfoTrie. The research group identifies positive and negative press coverage by monitoring more than six thousand blog and news sources in real time. The firm ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of -5 to 5, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. Koppers earned a coverage optimism score of 0.9 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned headlines about the specialty chemicals company a news buzz of 2.0 out of 10, meaning that recent press coverage is very unlikely to have an effect on the stock's share price in the next few days. Who are some of Koppers' key competitors? Some companies that are related to Koppers include SALZGITTER AG/ADR (SZGPY), TOKUYAMA Corp/ADR (TKYMY), Orion Engineered Carbons (OEC), Arch Coal (ARCH), Innospec (IOSP), Compass Minerals International (CMP), Alamos Gold (AGI), OUTOKUMPU OYJ/ADR (OUTKY), Kronos Worldwide (KRO), Hudbay Minerals (HBM), SSR Mining (SSRM), USINAS SIDERURG/S (USNZY), Iamgold (IAG), Nexa Resources (NEXA) and ATLAS IRON LTD/ADR (AGODY). 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. Stephen Clifford Reeder, Sr. VP of Performance Chemicals - Koppers Inc. (Age 66) 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 $21.55. How big of a company is Koppers? Koppers has a market capitalization of $433.34 million and generates $1.48 billion in revenue each year. The specialty chemicals company earns $29.10 million in net income (profit) each year or $3.68 on an earnings per share basis. Koppers employs 1,800 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 ( )Outperform Votes: 215 (Vote Outperform)Underperform Votes: 222 (Vote Underperform)Total Votes: 437MarketBeat'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 1/19/2019 by MarketBeat.com StaffFeatured Article: Why is the price-sales ratio important?