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NYSE:KOP

Koppers - KOP Stock Forecast, Price & News

$26.46
+0.65 (+2.52%)
(As of 08/18/2022 12:00 AM ET)
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Today's Range
$25.47
$26.57
50-Day Range
$21.01
$27.62
52-Week Range
$20.65
$37.44
Volume
93,371 shs
Average Volume
112,664 shs
Market Capitalization
$552.93 million
P/E Ratio
9.12
Dividend Yield
0.77%
Price Target
N/A

Koppers MarketRank™ Forecast

Analyst Rating
N/A
Upside/​Downside
N/A
Short Interest
Healthy
2.04% of Float Sold Short
Dividend Strength
Weak
Based on Four Factors
Sustainability
-5.51
Upright™ Environmental Score
News Sentiment
0.31mentions of Koppers in the last 14 days
Based on 9 Articles This Week
Insider Trading
Selling Shares
$59,219 Sold Last Quarter
Proj. Earnings Growth
10.24%
From $4.10 to $4.52 Per Share

Overall MarketRank

MarketRank is calculated as an average of available category scores, with extra weight given to analysis and valuation.

2.49 out of 5 stars

Basic Materials Sector

53rd out of 169 stocks

Lumber & Wood Products, Except Furniture Industry

1st out of 4 stocks

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About Koppers (NYSE:KOP) Stock

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.

Koppers Trading Down 1.6 %

Shares of KOP opened at $25.81 on Thursday. The business has a 50-day moving average of $23.42 and a 200 day moving average of $25.95. Koppers has a fifty-two week low of $20.65 and a fifty-two week high of $37.44. The firm has a market cap of $539.43 million, a P/E ratio of 8.90 and a beta of 1.80. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 2.20, a quick ratio of 1.04 and a current ratio of 2.11.

Koppers (NYSE:KOP - Get Rating) last announced its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, August 4th. The specialty chemicals company reported $0.97 earnings per share for the quarter, missing the consensus estimate of $1.15 by ($0.18). Koppers had a return on equity of 19.61% and a net margin of 3.51%. The firm had revenue of $502.50 million during the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $507.00 million. During the same period last year, the business posted $1.41 EPS. The company's revenue was up 13.9% compared to the same quarter last year. As a group, research analysts forecast that Koppers will post 4.1 EPS for the current year.

Koppers Dividend Announcement

The company also recently disclosed a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Monday, September 12th. Investors of record on Friday, August 26th will be issued a $0.05 dividend. This represents a $0.20 annualized dividend and a yield of 0.77%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, August 25th. Koppers's dividend payout ratio (DPR) is currently 6.90%.

Analysts Set New Price Targets

Separately, TheStreet cut Koppers from a "b-" rating to a "c+" rating in a research note on Thursday, July 7th.

Insider Buying and Selling

In other Koppers news, Director Xudong Feng sold 2,430 shares of Koppers stock in a transaction dated Friday, May 20th. The stock was sold at an average price of $24.37, for a total transaction of $59,219.10. Following the completion of the transaction, the director now owns 32,840 shares of the company's stock, valued at approximately $800,310.80. The transaction was disclosed in a legal filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which can be accessed through this link. 6.23% of the stock is currently owned by insiders.

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KOP Stock News Headlines

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Koppers Reports Second Quarter 2022 Results
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KOP Company Calendar

Ex-Dividend for 6/13 Dividend
5/26/2022
Dividend Payable
6/13/2022
Last Earnings
8/04/2022
Today
8/18/2022
Ex-Dividend for 9/12 Dividend
8/25/2022
Dividend Payable
9/12/2022
Next Earnings (Estimated)
11/03/2022
Fiscal Year End
12/31/2022

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry
Lumber & wood products, except furniture
Sub-Industry
Commodity Chemicals
CUSIP
50060P10
Employees
2,088
Year Founded
1988

Profitability

Net Income
$85.20 million
Pretax Margin
5.43%

Debt

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales
$1.68 billion
Cash Flow
$7.09 per share
Book Value
$18.15 per share

Miscellaneous

Free Float
19,595,000
Market Cap
$552.93 million
Optionable
Optionable
Beta
1.80

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Key Executives

  • Mr. Leroy M. Ball Jr. (Age 53)
    CEO, Pres & Director
    Comp: $2.09M
  • Mr. James A. Sullivan (Age 58)
    Exec. VP & COO
    Comp: $999.7k
  • Ms. Stephanie L. Apostolou (Age 41)
    Gen. Counsel & Sec.
    Comp: $581.64k
  • Ms. Leslie S. Hyde (Age 61)
    Sr. VP & Chief Sustainability Officer
    Comp: $583.82k
  • Ms. Jimmi Sue Smith (Age 49)
    CFO & Treasurer
  • Mr. Bradley A. Pearce (Age 55)
    Chief Accounting Officer
  • Ms. Quynh T. McGuire
    VP of Investor Relations
  • Ms. Jessica Franklin
    Mang. of Corp. Communications, Branding & Giving
  • Mr. Christian A. Nielsen (Age 59)
    Sr. VP of Global Carbon Materials & Chemicals
  • Ms. Tracie McCormick
    Treasurer













KOP Stock - Frequently Asked Questions

How have KOP shares performed in 2022?

Koppers' stock was trading at $31.30 at the start of the year. Since then, KOP stock has decreased by 15.5% and is now trading at $26.46.
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Are investors shorting Koppers?

Koppers saw a decrease in short interest during the month of July. As of July 31st, there was short interest totaling 397,300 shares, a decrease of 9.5% from the July 15th total of 438,800 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 130,000 shares, the short-interest ratio is presently 3.1 days. Currently, 2.0% of the company's shares 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 Thursday, November 3rd 2022.
View our KOP earnings forecast
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How were Koppers' earnings last quarter?

Koppers Holdings Inc. (NYSE:KOP) posted its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, August, 4th. The specialty chemicals company reported $0.97 EPS for the quarter, missing the consensus estimate of $1.15 by $0.18. The specialty chemicals company had revenue of $502.50 million for the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $507 million. Koppers had a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 19.61% and a net margin of 3.51%. The company's revenue was up 13.9% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period in the previous year, the firm posted $1.41 EPS.

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

Koppers declared a quarterly dividend on Thursday, August 4th. Shareholders of record on Friday, August 26th will be given a dividend of $0.05 per share on Monday, September 12th. This represents a $0.20 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 0.76%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, August 25th.
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Is Koppers a good dividend stock?

Koppers (NYSE:KOP) pays an annual dividend of $0.20 per share and currently has a dividend yield of 0.77%. The dividend payout ratio is 6.90%. This payout ratio is at a healthy, sustainable level, below 75%. Based on earnings estimates, KOP will have a dividend payout ratio of 4.42% next year. This indicates that the company will be able to sustain or increase its dividend.
Read our dividend analysis for KOP.

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

Koppers issued an update on its FY 2022 earnings guidance on Thursday, August, 18th. The company provided earnings per share guidance of $4.10-$4.10 for the period, compared to the consensus estimate of $4.10. The company issued revenue guidance of $2.00 billion-$2.00 billion, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $1.90 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).

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 many different retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include State Street Corp (3.59%), Principal Financial Group Inc. (1.67%), Smith Graham & Co. Investment Advisors LP (1.49%), Victory Capital Management Inc. (1.16%), Northern Trust Corp (1.10%) and Millennium Management LLC (1.06%). Insiders that own company stock include Albert J Neupaver, Bradley A Pearce, Daniel R Groves, Joseph P Dowd, Leslie S Hyde, M Leroy Ball, Steven R Lacy 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 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 $26.46.

How much money does Koppers make?

Koppers (NYSE:KOP) has a market capitalization of $552.93 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 $2.90 on an earnings per share basis.

How many employees does Koppers have?

The company employs 2,088 workers across the globe.

When was Koppers founded?

Koppers was founded in 1988.

How can I contact Koppers?

Koppers' mailing address is 436 SEVENTH AVENUE, PITTSBURGH PA, 15219. The official website for the company is www.koppers.com. The specialty chemicals company can be reached via phone at (412) 227-2001, via email at mcguireqt@koppers.com, or via fax at 412-227-2333.

This page (NYSE:KOP) was last updated on 8/18/2022 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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