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

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$28.84 -1.00 (-3.35 %)
(As of 10/22/2018 12:25 PM ET)
Previous Close$29.84
Today's Range$28.82 - $29.21
52-Week Range$29.10 - $51.80
Volume946 shs
Average Volume168,407 shs
Market Capitalization$631.92 million
P/E Ratio7.83
Dividend YieldN/A
Beta0.82
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

Stock Exchange NYSE
Industry Lumber & wood products, except furniture
Sub-IndustryCommodity Chemicals
SectorBasic Materials
SymbolNYSE:KOP
CUSIP50060P10
Phone412-227-2001

Debt

Debt-to-Equity Ratio9.65
Current Ratio2.03
Quick Ratio1.05

Price-To-Earnings

Trailing P/E Ratio7.83
Forward P/E Ratio7.03
P/E Growth0.4

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$1.48 billion
Price / Sales0.41
Cash Flow$6.0973 per share
Price / Cash4.73
Book Value$5.10 per share
Price / Book5.65

Profitability

EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$3.68
Net Income$29.10 million
Net Margins1.47%
Return on Equity79.35%
Return on Assets6.67%

Miscellaneous

Employees1,800
Outstanding Shares21,180,000
Market Cap$631.92 million

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, 9th. The specialty chemicals company reported $0.93 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing analysts' consensus estimates of $1.11 by $0.18. The specialty chemicals company earned $436 million during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $490.60 million. Koppers had a net margin of 1.47% and a return on equity of 79.35%. The business's revenue for the quarter was up 15.3% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter last year, the company posted $1.18 EPS. View Koppers' Earnings History.

When is Koppers' next earnings date?

Koppers is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, November 8th 2018. 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, August, 9th. The company provided EPS guidance of $4.05-4.25 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus EPS estimate of $3.94. The company issued revenue guidance of approx $1.80 billion, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $1.87 billion.

What price target have analysts set for KOP?

3 equities research analysts have issued 12-month price targets for Koppers' stock. Their forecasts range from $42.00 to $61.00. On average, they anticipate Koppers' stock price to reach $54.3333 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 88.5% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for Koppers.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for 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." 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. 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." (9/5/2018)
  • 2. 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. " (8/14/2018)

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 49)
  • Mr. Michael J. Zugay, CFO & Treasurer (Age 66)
  • Mr. Steven R. Lacy, Chief Admin. Officer, Gen. Counsel & Sec. (Age 62)
  • Mr. James A. Sullivan, Sr. VP of Railroad Products and Services & Global Carbon Materials and Chemicals (Age 54)
  • Mr. Stephen Clifford Reeder, Sr. VP of Performance Chemicals - Koppers Inc. (Age 65)

Who are Koppers' major shareholders?

Koppers' stock is owned by a number of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include Santori & Peters Inc. (0.20%) and Bank of Montreal Can (0.05%). Company insiders that own Koppers stock include Albert J Neupaver, Cynthia A Baldwin, Daniel R Groves, David M Hillenbrand, James A Sullivan, Jianzhong Zhu, Joseph P Dowd, Leslie S Hyde, Louann E Tronsberg-Deihle, M Leroy Ball, R Michael Johnson, Stephen C Reeder, Steven R Lacy and Thomas D Loadman. View Institutional Ownership Trends for Koppers.

Which institutional investors are selling Koppers stock?

KOP stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Bank of Montreal Can. Company insiders that have sold Koppers company stock in the last year include Cynthia A Baldwin, Daniel R Groves, Jianzhong Zhu, Joseph P Dowd, Leslie S Hyde, Louann E Tronsberg-Deihle, Stephen C Reeder and Thomas D Loadman. View Insider Buying and Selling for Koppers.

Which institutional investors are buying Koppers stock?

KOP stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Santori & Peters Inc.. Company insiders that have bought Koppers stock in the last two years include Albert J Neupaver, James A Sullivan, M Leroy Ball, R Michael Johnson and Stephen C Reeder. 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 $28.82.

How big of a company is Koppers?

Koppers has a market capitalization of $631.92 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:  2.4 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  205 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  216 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  421
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 10/22/2018 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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