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Last $18.41 USD
Change Today -0.56 / -2.95%
Volume 210.0K
KOP On Other Exchanges
Symbol
Exchange
Berlin
New York
As of 8:04 PM 03/27/15 All times are local (Market data is delayed by at least 15 minutes).

koppers holdings inc (KOP) Snapshot

Open
$18.95
Previous Close
$18.97
Day High
$19.06
Day Low
$18.35
52 Week High
04/23/14 - $45.51
52 Week Low
03/2/15 - $15.78
Market Cap
377.3M
Average Volume 10 Days
245.4K
EPS TTM
$-0.83
Shares Outstanding
20.5M
EX-Date
03/16/15
P/E TM
--
Dividend
--
Dividend Yield
4.07%
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koppers holdings inc (KOP) Details

Koppers Holdings Inc. provides carbon compounds, and chemicals and treated wood products and services in the United States and internationally. The company operates through three segments: Carbon Materials and Chemicals, Railroad and Utility Products and Services, and Performance Chemicals. The Carbon Materials and Chemicals segment manufactures carbon pitch, a raw material used in the production of aluminum and steel; naphthalene used 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; creosote used in the treatment of wood; and carbon black feedstock for use in the production of carbon black, as well as sells refined tars, benzole, and specialty chemicals. The Railroad and Utility Products and Services 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. The Performance Chemicals segment develops, manufactures, and markets wood preservation chemicals, including micronized copper quaternary and micronized copper azole, alkaline copper quaternary, and chromated copper arsenate for wood treaters that to produce treated lumber for decking, fencing, vineyards, and various other applications. The company serves the aluminum, railroad, specialty chemical, utility, rubber, concrete, steel, residential lumber, and agricultural industries. Koppers Holdings Inc. was founded in 1988 and is headquartered in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

2,142 Employees
Last Reported Date: 03/2/15
Founded in 1988

koppers holdings inc (KOP) Top Compensated Officers

Chief Executive Officer, President, Chief Exe...
Total Annual Compensation: $367.8K
Senior Vice President of Railroad Products an...
Total Annual Compensation: $286.1K
Senior Vice President of Administration, Gene...
Total Annual Compensation: $372.1K
Vice President of Australian Operations - Kop...
Total Annual Compensation: $394.3K
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2013.

koppers holdings inc (KOP) Key Developments

Koppers Holdings Seeks Acquisitions

Koppers Holdings Inc. (NYSE:KOP) is seeking acquisitions. Koppers said, "We may issue shares of our common stock, or other securities, from time to time as consideration for future acquisitions and investments."

Koppers Holdings Inc. Decides to Suspend its Dividend

Koppers Holdings Inc. announced that is board of directors has decided to suspend its dividend in an effort to reach its target, and provide greater flexibility to eventually complete the CMC restructuring plan which currently remains on hold.

Koppers Holdings Inc. Reports Unaudited Consolidated Earnings Results for the Fourth Quarter and Full Year Ended December 31, 2014; Provides Earnings Guidance for the Year 2015; Reports Impairments for the Quarter Ended December 31, 2014

Koppers Holdings Inc. reported unaudited consolidated earnings results for the fourth quarter and full year ended December 31, 2014. For the quarter, the company reported net sales of $426.7 million against $341.8 million a year ago. Operating profit was $2.1 million against $7.8 million a year ago. Loss before income taxes was $11.4 million against income before income taxes of $1.9 million a year ago. Loss from continuing operations was $36.4 million against $5.6 million a year ago. Net loss attributable to the company was $33.5 million against $4.1 million a year ago. Basic and diluted loss from continuing operations was $1.67 against $0.20 a year ago. Loss per basic and diluted common share was $1.63 against $0.20 a year ago. Adjusted EBITDA was $23.7 million against $33.0 million a year ago. Adjusted net loss was $5.6 million against adjusted net income of $9.0 million a year ago. Adjusted loss per share was $0.27 against adjusted earnings per share of $0.44 a year ago. For the year, the company reported net sales of $1,555.0 million against $1,478.3 million a year ago. Operating profit was $33.2 million against $100.3 million a year ago. Loss before income taxes was $5.9 million against income before income taxes of $77.0 million a year ago. Loss from continuing operations was $40.0 million against $40.2 million a year ago. Net loss attributable to the company was $32.4 million against net income attributable to the company of $40.4 million a year ago. Basic and diluted loss from continuing operations was $1.62 against basic and diluted earnings per share from continuing operations of $1.94 a year ago. Loss per basic and diluted common share was $1.58 against basic and diluted earnings per share of $1.94 a year ago. Net cash provided by operating activities was $35.5 million against $117.6 million a year ago. Capital expenditures were $83.8 million against $72.9 million a year ago. Adjusted EBITDA was $116.3 million against $150.4 million a year ago. Adjusted net income was $21.4 million against $54.1 million a year ago. Adjusted earnings per share were $1.04 against $2.60 a year ago. For the year 2015, the company expects sales of $1.7 billion, adjusted EBITDA of $165 million -$175 million, and adjusted EPS of $1.60-$1.90. This significant improvement is driven mainly by a full year contribution from the Osmose businesses, organic improvements in sales and profitability in Railroad and Utility Products and Services and Performance Chemicals, synergies from the Osmose acquisition, and the avoidance of due diligence and integration costs. For the quarter, the company reported impairment and restructuring charges of $0.2 million against $11.9 million a year ago.

 

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