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Koppers (KOP) Stock Forecast, Price & News

+0.79 (+3.03%)
(As of 05/27/2022 12:00 AM ET)
Today's Range
50-Day Range
52-Week Range
386,664 shs
Average Volume
110,344 shs
Market Capitalization
$567.10 million
P/E Ratio
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About Koppers

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.


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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Lumber & wood products, except furniture
Commodity Chemicals
Year Founded

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales
$1.68 billion
Cash Flow
$7.41 per share
Book Value
$20.02 per share


Net Income
$85.20 million
Pretax Margin




Free Float
Market Cap
$567.10 million

Company Calendar

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Overall MarketRank

2.91 out of 5 stars

Basic Materials Sector

16th out of 245 stocks

Lumber & Wood Products, Except Furniture Industry

1st out of 5 stocks

Analyst Opinion: 3.5Community Rank: 4.4Dividend Strength: 1.7Insider Behavior: 2.5Valuation: 2.5 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -

Koppers (NYSE:KOP) Frequently Asked Questions

Is Koppers a buy 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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When is Koppers' next earnings date?

Koppers is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Friday, August 5th 2022.
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How were Koppers' earnings last quarter?

Koppers Holdings Inc. (NYSE:KOP) announced its quarterly earnings results on Friday, May, 6th. The specialty chemicals company reported $0.91 earnings per share for the quarter, topping analysts' consensus estimates of $0.84 by $0.07. The specialty chemicals company earned $459.30 million during the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $424 million. Koppers had a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 21.69% and a net margin of 4.51%. The company's quarterly revenue was up 12.7% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter in the prior year, the company earned $1.02 earnings per share.
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How often does Koppers pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Koppers?

Koppers announced a quarterly dividend on Friday, May 6th. Stockholders of record on Friday, May 27th will be paid a dividend of $0.05 per share on Monday, June 13th. This represents a $0.20 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 0.75%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, May 26th.
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Is Koppers a good dividend stock?

Koppers pays an annual dividend of $0.20 per share and currently has a dividend yield of 0.77%. The dividend payout ratio of Koppers is 5.60%. 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 Monday, May, 23rd. The company provided EPS guidance of $4.10-$4.10 for the period, compared to the consensus EPS estimate of $4.27. The company issued revenue guidance of $1.90 billion-$1.90 billion, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $1.79 billion.

What price target have analysts set for KOP?

1 equities research analysts have issued 1-year price objectives for Koppers' stock. Their forecasts range from $41.00 to $41.00. On average, they anticipate Koppers' stock price to reach $41.00 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 52.8% from the stock's current price.
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Who are Koppers' key executives?
Koppers' management team includes the following people:
  • Mr. Leroy M. Ball Jr., CEO, Pres & Director (Age 53, Pay $2.09M)
  • Mr. James A. Sullivan, Exec. VP & COO (Age 58, Pay $999.7k)
  • Ms. Stephanie L. Apostolou, Gen. Counsel & Sec. (Age 41, Pay $581.64k)
  • Ms. Leslie S. Hyde, Sr. VP & Chief Sustainability Officer (Age 61, Pay $583.82k)
  • Ms. Jimmi Sue Smith, CFO & Treasurer (Age 49)
  • Mr. Bradley A. Pearce, Chief Accounting Officer (Age 55)
  • Ms. Quynh T. McGuire, VP of Investor Relations
  • Ms. Jessica Franklin, Mang. of Corp. Communications, Branding & Giving
  • Mr. Christian A. Nielsen, Sr. VP of Global Carbon Materials & Chemicals (Age 59)
  • Ms. Tracie McCormick, Treasurer
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.

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), 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 a variety of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include BlackRock Inc. (16.44%), Vanguard Group Inc. (11.20%), Fuller & Thaler Asset Management Inc. (10.06%), LSV Asset Management (4.38%), Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (3.51%) and State Street Corp (3.47%). Company insiders that own Koppers stock include Bradley A Pearce, Daniel R Groves, Joseph P Dowd, M Leroy Ball and Xudong Feng.
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Which institutional investors are selling Koppers stock?

KOP stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including JPMorgan Chase & Co., Thompson Siegel & Walmsley LLC, Federated Hermes Inc., Southernsun Asset Management LLC, LSV Asset Management, Russell Investments Group Ltd., Simplex Trading LLC, and Principal Financial Group Inc.. Company insiders that have sold Koppers company stock in the last year include Bradley A Pearce, Joseph P Dowd, and Xudong Feng.
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Which institutional investors are buying Koppers stock?

KOP stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Fuller & Thaler Asset Management Inc., Invesco Ltd., Ancora Advisors LLC, Renaissance Technologies LLC, Dimensional Fund Advisors LP, Victory Capital Management Inc., Charles Schwab Investment Management Inc., and Baird Financial Group Inc..
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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 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 $26.84.

How much money does Koppers make?

Koppers has a market capitalization of $567.10 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 $3.569990 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.

What is Koppers' official website?

The official website for Koppers is 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, via email at [email protected], or via fax at 412-227-2333.

This page was last updated on 5/29/2022 by MarketBeat.com Staff


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