NYSE:KOP - Koppers Stock Price, News & Analysis

$25.82
-1.35 (-4.97 %)
(As of 08/23/2019 04:00 PM ET)
Today's Range
$25.65
Now: $25.82
$26.95
50-Day Range
$23.83
MA: $27.26
$29.30
52-Week Range
$15.00
Now: $25.82
$36.70
Volume83,000 shs
Average Volume136,741 shs
Market Capitalization$534.04 million
P/E Ratio7.38
Dividend YieldN/A
Beta1.1
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. Read More…

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$5.7378 per share
Book Value$4.98 per share

Profitability

Net Income$23.40 million

Miscellaneous

Employees2,229
Market Cap$534.04 million
Next Earnings Date11/14/2019 (Estimated)
OptionableOptionable

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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) issued its earnings results on Thursday, August, 8th. The specialty chemicals company reported $1.16 earnings per share for the quarter, topping the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $0.99 by $0.17. The specialty chemicals company earned $469.80 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $491.43 million. Koppers had a return on equity of 77.19% and a net margin of 1.76%. The company's revenue was up 7.8% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the prior year, the business earned $0.93 earnings per share. View Koppers' Earnings History.

When is Koppers' next earnings date?

Koppers is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, November 14th 2019. View Earnings Estimates for Koppers.

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

Koppers updated its FY19 earnings guidance on Thursday, August, 8th. The company provided EPS guidance of $3.27-3.61 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus earnings per share estimate of $3.40. The company issued revenue guidance of Approx $1.8 billion, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $1.85 billion.

What price target have analysts set for KOP?

4 Wall Street analysts have issued 1-year price targets for Koppers' shares. Their forecasts range from $35.00 to $42.00. On average, they expect Koppers' share price to reach $38.50 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 49.1% 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. " (8/15/2019)
  • 2. Barrington Research analysts commented, "We are reiterating our OUTPERFORM investment rating and price target of $35. Opinion OUTPERFORM Suitability/Risk (12 mo) $35 Target 26% LT EPS Growth Rate 18% Market Data Price $27.86 52‐Wk High $36.70 52‐Wk Low $15.00 Market Cap (mil) $576.2 Enterprise Value (mil) 1,667 Shares Outstanding (mil) 20.683 Insider Ownership 5% Institutional Ownership 97% Average Daily Volume 98,955 Financial / Equity (LTM) NM LT Debt/Capital 89.48% EV/EBITDA (LTM) 10.0x Price/Sales (LTM) 0.3x Price/Book NM Dividend $0.00 Dividend Yield 0.00% 634‐6343 FactSet Research Systems Revenue ($ mil)(est. in Adj. EPS ($)(est." (8/13/2019)

Has Koppers been receiving favorable news coverage?

Media headlines about KOP stock have been trending positive this week, InfoTrie Sentiment Analysis reports. The research group rates the sentiment of media coverage by reviewing more than six thousand blog and news sources in real time. The firm ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative five to positive five, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. Koppers earned a media sentiment score of 2.5 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned media stories about the specialty chemicals company a news buzz of 6.0 out of 10, indicating that recent media coverage is somewhat likely to have an effect on the stock's share price in the next few days. View News Stories for Koppers.

Are investors shorting Koppers?

Koppers saw a decrease in short interest during the month of July. As of July 15th, there was short interest totalling 523,000 shares, a decrease of 19.4% from the June 15th total of 648,700 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 105,500 shares, the short-interest ratio is presently 5.0 days. Approximately 2.7% of the company's stock are short sold. View Koppers' Current Options Chain.

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), Micron Technology (MU), CVS Health (CVS), Applied Materials (AMAT), QUALCOMM (QCOM), Starbucks (SBUX), Chevron (CVX), NVIDIA (NVDA) and PepsiCo (PEP).

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 a number of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include Vanguard Group Inc. (10.28%), Prudential Financial Inc. (2.42%), Royal Bank of Canada (2.39%), LSV Asset Management (1.80%), THB Asset Management (1.58%) and Northern Trust Corp (1.43%). Company insiders that own Koppers stock include Albert J Neupaver, Bradley A Pearce, 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 WINTON GROUP Ltd, Royal Bank of Canada, Man Group plc, Pinebridge Investments L.P., Phocas Financial Corp., Phocas Financial Corp., Vanguard Group Inc. and GSA Capital Partners LLP. Company insiders that have sold Koppers company stock in the last year include Bradley A Pearce, Leslie S Hyde, Mark R Mccormack and Steven R Lacy. 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 Prudential Financial Inc., Nuveen Asset Management LLC, Morgan Stanley, Icon Advisers Inc. Co., LSV Asset Management, HighTower Advisors LLC, Jacobs Levy Equity Management Inc. and Invesco Ltd.. 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 $25.82.

How big of a company is Koppers?

Koppers has a market capitalization of $534.04 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.View Additional Information About Koppers.

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:  249 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  253 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  502
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 8/23/2019 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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