Koppers Holdings Company Profile (NYSE:KOP)

About Koppers Holdings (NYSE:KOP)

Koppers Holdings logoKoppers Holdings Inc. is a global integrated provider of treated wood products, wood treatment chemicals and carbon compounds. The Company operates through three segments: Railroad and Utility Products and Services (RUPS), Carbon Materials and Chemicals (CMC) and Performance Chemicals (PC). The RUPS business sells treated and untreated wood products, rail joint bars and services primarily to the railroad markets. The primary products supplied by PC business are copper-based wood preservatives, including micronized copper quaternary and micronized copper azole (MicroPro), micronized pigments (MicroShades) and chromated copper arsenate. Through CMC business, the Company processes coal tar into a range of products, including carbon pitch, creosote and carbon black feedstock. Its products and services are used in a range of markets, including the railroad, specialty chemical, utility, residential lumber, agriculture, aluminum, steel, rubber and construction industries.

Industry, Sector and Symbol:
  • Sector: Basic Materials
  • Industry: Commodity Chemicals
  • Sub-Industry: Commodity Chemicals
  • Symbol: NYSE:KOP
  • CUSIP: 50060P10
  • Web: www.koppers.com
  • Market Cap: $1.01132 billion
  • Outstanding Shares: 20,745,000
Average Prices:
  • 50 Day Moving Avg: $44.38
  • 200 Day Moving Avg: $39.69
  • 52 Week Range: $31.30 - $50.00
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 24.82
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: 14.13
  • P/E Growth: 1.00
Sales & Book Value:
  • Annual Revenue: $1.41 billion
  • Price / Sales: 0.72
  • Book Value: $3.32 per share
  • Price / Book: 14.68
  • EBITDA: $169.9 million
  • Net Margins: 3.02%
  • Return on Equity: 153.51%
  • Return on Assets: 6.24%
  • Debt-to-Equity Ratio: 9.26%
  • Current Ratio: 1.81%
  • Quick Ratio: 0.98%
  • Average Volume: 107,909 shs.
  • Beta: 0.98
  • Short Ratio: 1.72

Frequently Asked Questions for Koppers Holdings (NYSE:KOP)

What is Koppers Holdings' stock symbol?

Koppers Holdings trades on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the ticker symbol "KOP."

How were Koppers Holdings' earnings last quarter?

Koppers Holdings Inc. (NYSE:KOP) released its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, August, 3rd. The company reported $1.18 EPS for the quarter, beating the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $0.92 by $0.26. The business earned $378 million during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $369 million. Koppers Holdings had a net margin of 3.02% and a return on equity of 153.51%. Koppers Holdings's quarterly revenue was down 1.8% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter last year, the business earned $0.93 earnings per share. View Koppers Holdings' Earnings History.

When will Koppers Holdings make its next earnings announcement?

Koppers Holdings is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, November, 2nd 2017. View Earnings Estimates for Koppers Holdings.

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

Koppers Holdings issued an update on its FY17 earnings guidance on Thursday, August, 3rd. The company provided earnings per share (EPS) guidance of $3.10-3.30 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus earnings per share estimate of $2.89. The company issued revenue guidance of $1.4 billion, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $1.41 billion.

Where is Koppers Holdings' stock going? Where will Koppers Holdings' stock price be in 2017?

4 brokers have issued 1-year target prices for Koppers Holdings' shares. Their forecasts range from $40.00 to $55.00. On average, they expect Koppers Holdings' share price to reach $45.75 in the next twelve months. View Analyst Ratings for Koppers Holdings.

Who are some of Koppers Holdings' key competitors?

Who are Koppers Holdings' key executives?

Koppers Holdings' management team includes the folowing people:

  • David M. Hillenbrand Ph.D., Lead Independent Chairman of the Board
  • Leroy M. Ball Jr., President, Chief Executive Officer, Director of the Company and Koppers, Inc.
  • Michael J. Zugay CPA, Chief Financial Officer, Koppers Holdings Inc. and Koppers Inc.
  • Steven Robert Lacy, Senior Vice President - Administration, General Counsel, Secretary of the Company and Koppers Inc.
  • Louann E. Tronsberg-Deihle, Treasurer of the Company and Koppers Inc.
  • Joseph P. Dowd, Global Vice President - Safety, Health, Environmental, and Process Excellence of Koppers Inc
  • Daniel R. Groves, Vice President - Human Resources of Koppers Inc.
  • Leslie S. Hyde, Vice President - Risk Management, Deputy General Counsel of Koppers Inc.
  • Thomas D. Loadman, Senior Vice President - Railroad Products and Services of Koppers Inc.
  • Mark R. McCormack, Vice President - Australian Operations of Koppers Inc.

How do I buy Koppers Holdings stock?

Shares of Koppers Holdings can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

What is Koppers Holdings' stock price today?

One share of Koppers Holdings stock can currently be purchased for approximately $48.75.

MarketBeat Community Rating for Koppers Holdings (NYSE KOP)
Community Ranking:  2.6 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  155 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  142 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  297
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Koppers Holdings and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe the stock will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe the stock will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.

Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for Koppers Holdings (NYSE:KOP) (How are Consensus Ratings Calculated?)
Ratings Breakdown: 1 Hold Rating, 3 Buy Ratings
Consensus Rating:Buy (Score: 2.75)
Consensus Price Target: $45.75 (6.15% downside)
Consensus Price Target History for Koppers Holdings (NYSE:KOP)
Price Target History for Koppers Holdings (NYSE:KOP)
Analysts' Ratings History for Koppers Holdings (NYSE:KOP)
DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetImpact on Share PriceDetails
10/12/2017Jefferies Group LLCReiterated RatingHold$40.00N/AView Rating Details
9/14/2017Barrington ResearchReiterated RatingOutperform -> Outperform$55.00HighView Rating Details
7/11/2017FBR & CoReiterated RatingOutperform$44.00LowView Rating Details
6/28/2017WunderlichUpgradeHold -> Buy$44.00HighView Rating Details
7/18/2016Monness Crespi & HardtDowngradeBuy -> NeutralN/AView Rating Details
(Data available from 10/22/2015 forward)


Earnings History for Koppers Holdings (NYSE:KOP)
Earnings by Quarter for Koppers Holdings (NYSE:KOP)
Earnings History by Quarter for Koppers Holdings (NYSE KOP)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallDetails
8/3/2017Q2 2017$0.92$1.18$369.00 million$378.00 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
5/5/2017Q1 2017$0.35$0.68$327.10 million$346.60 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/23/2017Q416$0.26$0.40$302.75 million$313.20 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
11/3/2016Q316$0.65$0.99$373.40 million$371.10 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
8/4/2016Q216$0.61$0.93$395.95 million$385.10 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
5/6/2016Q116$0.09$0.28$364.50 million$346.80 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
2/25/2016Q415$0.31$0.13$389.10 million$363.70 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
11/5/2015Q315$0.65$0.67$470.00 million$433.80 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
8/6/2015Q215$0.48$0.68$444.00 million$431.60 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
5/8/2015Q115$0.02$0.03$399.00 million$397.80 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
2/26/2015Q414$0.40($0.27)$439.70 million$426.70 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
11/6/2014Q314$0.65$0.60$409.53 million$440.10 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
8/7/2014Q214$0.62$0.39$391.30 million$356.80 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
5/5/2014Q114$0.54$0.32$380.90 million$331.40 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
2/13/2014Q413$0.61$0.44$379.07 million$341.80 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
11/7/2013Q313$0.81$0.92$403.30 million$395.20 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
8/8/2013Q2 2013$0.67$0.69$382.67 million$370.90 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
5/3/2013Q1 2013$0.64$0.54$378.45 million$370.40 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
2/14/2013Q4 2012$0.60$0.65$382.47 million$374.90 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
11/8/2012Q312$1.00$0.82$403.60 million$387.90 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/9/2012$1.14$1.05ViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/4/2012$0.57$0.75ViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/16/2012$0.52$0.37ViewN/AView Earnings Details
11/3/2011$1.02$1.08ViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/4/2011$0.94$0.96ViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/5/2011$0.42$0.40ViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/16/2011$0.38$0.38ViewN/AView Earnings Details
(Data available from 1/1/2011 forward)


Earnings Estimates for Koppers Holdings (NYSE:KOP)
2017 EPS Consensus Estimate: $2.60
2018 EPS Consensus Estimate: $3.44
QuarterNumber of EstimatesLow EstimateHigh EstimateAverage Estimate
Q1 20172$0.33$0.37$0.35
Q2 20173$0.83$0.94$0.90
Q3 20173$0.87$0.91$0.89
Q4 20173$0.41$0.51$0.46
Q1 20181$0.73$0.73$0.73
Q2 20181$0.95$0.95$0.95
Q3 20181$0.99$0.99$0.99
Q4 20181$0.77$0.77$0.77
(Data provided by Zacks Investment Research)


Current Dividend Information for Koppers Holdings (NYSE:KOP)
Most Recent Dividend:1/5/2015
Dividend Yield:0.00%
Dividend Growth:0.00% (3 Year Average)
Payout Ratio:0.00% (Trailing 12 Months of Earnings)
0.00% (Based on This Year's Estimates)
0.00% (Based on Next Year's Estimates)
Track Record:5 Years of Consecutive Dividend Growth
Dividend Payments by Quarter for Koppers Holdings (NYSE:KOP)

Dividend History by Quarter for Koppers Holdings (NYSE KOP)
AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable Date
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Insider Trades

Insider Trading and Institutional Ownership History for Koppers Holdings (NYSE:KOP)
Insider Ownership Percentage: 3.90%
Institutional Ownership Percentage: 87.90%
Insider Trades by Quarter for Koppers Holdings (NYSE:KOP)
Institutional Ownership by Quarter for Koppers Holdings (NYSE:KOP)
Insider Trades by Quarter for Koppers Holdings (NYSE:KOP)
Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionDetails
9/27/2017Leslie S HydeVPSell1,810$45.00$81,450.00View SEC Filing  
9/22/2017Leslie S HydeVPSell1,800$43.00$77,400.00View SEC Filing  
6/7/2017Thomas D LoadmanSVPSell3,000$35.01$105,030.00View SEC Filing  
5/16/2017Thomas D LoadmanSVPSell10,000$38.92$389,200.00View SEC Filing  
3/2/2017Thomas D LoadmanSVPSell3,381$44.85$151,637.85View SEC Filing  
2/27/2017David M HillenbrandDirectorSell6,500$44.12$286,780.00View SEC Filing  
11/30/2016Leslie S HydeVPSell1,600$38.61$61,776.00View SEC Filing  
11/30/2016M Leroy BallInsiderSell3,500$38.51$134,785.00View SEC Filing  
11/22/2016Steven R LacyVPSell4,000$38.91$155,640.00View SEC Filing  
11/18/2016Stephen C ReederSVPBuy1,330$37.72$50,167.60View SEC Filing  
11/18/2016Thomas D LoadmanVPSell800$37.14$29,712.00View SEC Filing  
8/31/2016Leslie S HydeVPSell2,850$32.48$92,568.00View SEC Filing  
8/9/2016Steven R LacyVPSell6,670$32.76$218,509.20View SEC Filing  
5/31/2016Stephen C ReederSVPBuy475$25.19$11,965.25View SEC Filing  
5/24/2016Markus G SpiessVPSell4,551$25.16$114,503.16View SEC Filing  
5/23/2016Louis L TestoniDirectorBuy4,100$24.68$101,188.00View SEC Filing  
5/19/2016Albert J NeupaverDirectorBuy3,000$23.80$71,400.00View SEC Filing  
11/30/2015Stephen R TritchDirectorSell6,381$22.68$144,721.08View SEC Filing  
8/21/2015M Leroy BallCEOBuy1,000$20.24$20,240.00View SEC Filing  
5/26/2015M Leroy BallCEOBuy1,000$25.90$25,900.00View SEC Filing  
3/3/2015Albert J NeupaverDirectorBuy5,800$17.60$102,080.00View SEC Filing  
3/3/2015James A SullivanSVPBuy4,000$16.96$67,840.00View SEC Filing  
3/2/2015M Leroy BallCEOBuy10,000$16.82$168,200.00View SEC Filing  
11/28/2014Cynthia A BaldwinDirectorSell1,800$29.37$52,866.00View SEC Filing  
10/30/2014Steven R LacyVPSell2,500$38.16$95,400.00View SEC Filing  
8/20/2014Michael ZugayCFOBuy10,000$35.42$354,200.00View SEC Filing  
7/15/2014Steven R LacyVPSell2,500$38.00$95,000.00View SEC Filing  
7/1/2014Thomas D LoadmanVPSell1,350$39.00$52,650.00View SEC Filing  
6/20/2014Steven R LacyVPSell2,500$38.00$95,000.00View SEC Filing  
5/27/2014Cynthia A BaldwinDirectorSell2,740$36.39$99,708.60View SEC Filing  
5/19/2014Brian MccurrieVPSell15,100$37.03$559,153.00View SEC Filing  
5/9/2014Brian MccurrieVPSell13,357$37.48$500,620.36View SEC Filing  
5/8/2014Walter TurnerCEOBuy5,000$37.48$187,400.00View SEC Filing  
5/7/2014Albert NeupaverDirectorBuy5,000$36.95$184,750.00View SEC Filing  
11/7/2013Walter TurnerCEOSell15,000$44.48$667,200.00View SEC Filing  
10/22/2013Walter W TurnerCEOSell15,000$44.08$661,200.00View SEC Filing  
8/13/2013Mark MccormackVPSell6,371$39.44$251,272.24View SEC Filing  
7/1/2013Steven R LacyVPSell1,750$38.22$66,885.00View SEC Filing  
6/3/2013Steven R LacyVPSell2,250$39.90$89,775.00View SEC Filing  
5/17/2013Brian H MccurrieVPSell3,000$42.31$126,930.00View SEC Filing  
5/7/2013Cynthia A BaldwinDirectorSell1,500$40.27$60,405.00View SEC Filing  
11/12/2012Steven R LacyVPSell2,700$33.66$90,882.00View SEC Filing  
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)


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