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NYSE:KOPKoppers Stock Price, Forecast & News

$25.94
-0.63 (-2.37 %)
(As of 08/6/2020 04:00 PM ET)
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Today's Range
$25.74
Now: $25.94
$26.24
50-Day Range
$17.25
MA: $20.40
$26.57
52-Week Range
$8.25
Now: $25.94
$44.75
Volume6,115 shs
Average Volume199,343 shs
Market Capitalization$544.22 million
P/E Ratio8.06
Dividend YieldN/A
Beta2.02
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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Beat the Market (BTM) Rank

Analyst Opinion: 2.5Community Rank: 2.5Dividend Strength: 0.0Insider Behavior: 4.0Valuation: 1.9 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -

Overall Beat the Market Rank

2.18 out of 5 stars


Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Lumber & wood products, except furniture
Sub-IndustryCommodity Chemicals
CUSIP50060P10
Phone412-227-2001

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Price-To-Earnings

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$1.77 billion
Cash Flow$5.90 per share
Book Value$7.67 per share

Profitability

Net Income$66.60 million

Miscellaneous

Employees2,120
Market Cap$544.22 million
Next Earnings Date11/5/2020 (Estimated)
OptionableOptionable
$25.94
-0.63 (-2.37 %)
(As of 08/6/2020 04:00 PM ET)
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Koppers (NYSE:KOP) Frequently Asked Questions

How has Koppers' stock been impacted by COVID-19 (Coronavirus)?

Koppers' stock was trading at $15.35 on March 11th, 2020 when COVID-19 reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization. Since then, KOP stock has increased by 69.0% and is now trading at $25.94.
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Do Wall Street analysts recommend investors buy shares of Koppers?

3 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Koppers in the last year. There are currently 3 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy."
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When is Koppers' next earnings date?

Koppers is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, November 5th 2020.
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How were Koppers' earnings last quarter?

Koppers Holdings Inc. (NYSE:KOP) posted its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, August, 5th. The specialty chemicals company reported $1.27 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the Zacks' consensus estimate of $1.00 by $0.27. Koppers had a net margin of 4.00% and a return on equity of 54.49%.
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What guidance has Koppers issued on next quarter's earnings?

Koppers updated its FY 2020 IntraDay earnings guidance on Wednesday, August, 5th. The company provided earnings per share (EPS) guidance of 3.10-3.40 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus estimate of $3.12. The company issued revenue guidance of $1.6-1.6 billion, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $1.63 billion.

What price target have analysts set for KOP?

3 brokers have issued 12-month price objectives for Koppers' stock. Their forecasts range from $25.00 to $35.00. On average, they expect Koppers' share price to reach $30.67 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 18.2% from the stock's current price.
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Has Koppers been receiving favorable news coverage?

Media stories about KOP stock have trended positive recently, according to InfoTrie Sentiment Analysis. The research firm scores the sentiment of media coverage by monitoring more than six thousand news and blog sources. The firm ranks coverage of companies on a scale of -5 to 5, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. Koppers earned a media sentiment score of 2.1 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave media headlines about the specialty chemicals company a news buzz of 0.0 out of 10, indicating that recent media coverage is extremely unlikely to have an effect on the stock's share price in the immediate future.
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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 518,000 shares, a decrease of 15.0% from the July 15th total of 609,500 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 259,100 shares, the short-interest ratio is presently 2.0 days. Approximately 2.6% of the shares of the stock are short sold.
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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), Delta Air Lines (DAL), AbbVie (ABBV), NVIDIA (NVDA), Verizon Communications (VZ), Alibaba Group (BABA), Energy Transfer LP Unit (ET), LyondellBasell Industries (LYB) and Micron Technology (MU).

Who are Koppers' key executives?

Koppers' management team includes the following 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)

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 number of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include LSV Asset Management (2.23%), Principal Financial Group Inc. (1.74%), Assenagon Asset Management S.A. (0.60%), Hennessy Advisors Inc. (0.38%), Wedge Capital Management L L P NC (0.27%) and Santori & Peters Inc. (0.27%). Company insiders that own Koppers stock include Albert J Neupaver, Bradley A Pearce, Fleetwood S Hassell, James A Sullivan, Leslie S Hyde, M Leroy Ball, Mark R Mccormack, Michael Zugay, R Michael Johnson, Steven R Lacy and Xudong Feng.
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Which major investors are selling Koppers stock?

KOP stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including LSV Asset Management, Bowling Portfolio Management LLC, Hennessy Advisors Inc., Comerica Bank, and Texas Permanent School Fund. Company insiders that have sold Koppers company stock in the last year include Leslie S Hyde, Steven R Lacy, and Xudong Feng.
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Which major investors are buying Koppers stock?

KOP stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Principal Financial Group Inc., Assenagon Asset Management S.A., Wedge Capital Management L L P NC, Mackay Shields LLC, Russell Investments Group Ltd., Leap Investments LP, SG Americas Securities LLC, and Santori & Peters Inc.. Company insiders that have bought Koppers stock in the last two years include Albert J Neupaver, Fleetwood S Hassell, James A Sullivan, M Leroy Ball, Michael Zugay, and R Michael Johnson.
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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 Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Robinhood, Fidelity, and Charles Schwab.

What is Koppers' stock price today?

One share of KOP stock can currently be purchased for approximately $25.94.

How big of a company is Koppers?

Koppers has a market capitalization of $544.22 million and generates $1.77 billion in revenue each year. The specialty chemicals company earns $66.60 million in net income (profit) each year or $3.31 on an earnings per share basis. Koppers employs 2,120 workers across the globe.

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 or via email at [email protected]

This page was last updated on 8/7/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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