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

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$20.42 -0.26 (-1.26 %)
(As of 01/16/2019 01:02 AM ET)
Previous Close$20.68
Today's Range$20.13 - $20.68
52-Week Range$15.00 - $49.25
Volume101,241 shs
Average Volume241,464 shs
Market Capitalization$428.42 million
P/E Ratio5.55
Dividend YieldN/A
Beta0.85
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

Current Ratio2.14
Quick Ratio1.12

Price-To-Earnings

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$1.48 billion
Price / Sales0.28
Cash Flow$6.1692 per share
Price / Cash Flow3.31
Book Value$5.10 per share
Price / Book4.00

Profitability

Net Income$29.10 million
Net Margins0.68%
Return on Assets5.11%

Miscellaneous

Employees1,800
Market Cap$428.42 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 analysts' consensus estimates of $1.11 by $0.38. The specialty chemicals company earned $442.70 million during the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $502.63 million. Koppers had a net margin of 0.68% and a return on equity of 70.26%. The company's revenue for the quarter was up 15.0% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter in the previous year, the business posted $1.43 EPS. 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 EPS guidance of $3.30-3.40 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus 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 brokerages have issued twelve-month price targets for Koppers' shares. Their forecasts range from $28.00 to $42.00. On average, they expect Koppers' share price to reach $37.00 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 81.2% 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?

News articles about KOP stock have trended somewhat positive this week, according to InfoTrie Sentiment. The research group identifies positive and negative press coverage by analyzing more than six thousand blog and news sources. The firm ranks coverage of companies on a scale of -5 to 5, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. Koppers earned a media sentiment score of 1.9 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave media stories about the specialty chemicals company a news buzz of 10.0 out of 10, meaning that recent press coverage is extremely likely to have an effect on the stock's share price in the immediate future.

Who are some of Koppers' key competitors?

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 $20.42.

How big of a company is Koppers?

Koppers has a market capitalization of $428.42 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 (star star half star)
Outperform Votes:  215 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  221 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  436
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 1/16/2019 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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