Last $25.77 USD
Change Today -0.73 / -2.75%
Volume 76.5K
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koppers holdings inc (KOP) Snapshot

Open
$26.57
Previous Close
$26.50
Day High
$26.57
Day Low
$25.51
52 Week High
12/27/13 - $47.24
52 Week Low
12/16/14 - $22.52
Market Cap
528.2M
Average Volume 10 Days
167.0K
EPS TTM
$1.50
Shares Outstanding
20.5M
EX-Date
11/13/14
P/E TM
17.1x
Dividend
$1.00
Dividend Yield
3.88%
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koppers holdings inc (KOP) Details

Koppers Holdings Inc. manufactures and sells carbon compounds, and commercial wood treatment products and services in the United States, Australia, Europe, and internationally. The company operates through two segments, Carbon Materials and Chemicals; and Railroad and Utility Products and Services. The Carbon Materials and Chemicals segment offers carbon pitch, a raw material used in the production of aluminum and steel in electric arc furnaces; naphthalene for use in the production of phthalic anhydride and as a surfactant in the production of concrete; phthalic anhydride that is used in the production of plasticizers, polyester resins, and alkyd paints; creosote used in the treatment of wood; and carbon black feedstock that is used in the production of carbon black. This segment also sells refined tars, benzole, and specialty chemicals. The Railroad and Utility Products and Services segment procures and treats railroad products comprising crossties, switch ties, and various types of lumber used for railroad bridges and crossings. This segment also offers rail joint bars; transmission and distribution poles for electric and telephone utilities; and pilings used in the industrial foundations, beach housing, docks, and piers, as well as concrete crossties. The company serves aluminum, railroad, specialty chemical, utility, rubber, concrete, and steel industries. Koppers Holdings Inc. was founded in 1988 and is headquartered in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

1,589 Employees
Last Reported Date: 03/3/14
Founded in 1988

koppers holdings inc (KOP) Top Compensated Officers

Chief Executive Officer, President, Executive...
Total Annual Compensation: $795.0K
Chief Operating Officer and Vice President
Total Annual Compensation: $367.8K
Senior Vice President of Administration, Gene...
Total Annual Compensation: $372.1K
Vice President of Australian Operations - Kop...
Total Annual Compensation: $394.3K
Vice President of Koppers Inc and General Man...
Total Annual Compensation: $286.1K
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2013.

koppers holdings inc (KOP) Key Developments

Koppers Holdings Inc. Appoints Leroy Ball as President and Chief Executive Officer, Effective January 1, 2015

Koppers Holdings Inc. announced the appointment of Leroy Ball as President and CEO, effective January 1, 2015, as part of its long-term strategic planning process. Mr. Ball was elected Chief Operating Officer of the company in May 2014 and has been responsible for the various global business operations and the financial reporting for the company. Prior to this election, he served as Vice President and Chief Financial Officer for Koppers since August 2010. Previously, Mr. Ball was Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Calgon Corporation. Mr. Walt Turner, who Mr. Ball will succeed, was elected President and Chief Executive Officer in 1998, and has been a director of Koppers Holdings since November 2004.

Koppers Holdings Inc. Announces Unaudited Consolidated Earnings Results for the Third Quarter and Nine Months Ended September 30, 2014

Koppers Holdings Inc. announced unaudited consolidated earnings results for the third quarter and nine months ended September 30, 2014. For the quarter, the company reported net sales were $440.1 million compared to $395.2 million for the same period a year ago. Operating profit was $17.3 million compared to $39.1 million for the same period a year ago. Income before income taxes was $5.2 million compared to $33.7 million for the same period a year ago. Loss from continuing operations was $4.3 million or $0.14 per diluted share compared to income from continuing operations of $19.6 million or $0.92 per diluted share for the same period a year ago. Net loss attributable to the company was $2.7 or $0.14 per diluted share compared to net income attributable to the company of $19.1 million or $0.92 per diluted share for the same period a year ago. Adjusted net income was $12.3 million or $0.60 per share compared to $18.8 million or $0.90 per share for the same period a year ago. EBITDA with noncontrolling interests was $28.3 million compared to $47.6 million for the same period a year ago. Adjusted EBITDA with noncontrolling interests was $39.9 million compared to $47.0 million for the same period a year ago. For the nine months, the company reported net sales were $1,128.3 million compared to $1,136.5 million for the same period a year ago. Operating profit was $31.1 million compared to $92.5 million for the same period a year ago. Income before income taxes was $5.5 million compared to $75.1 million for the same period a year ago. Loss from continuing operations was $3.6 million or $0.05 per diluted share compared to income from continuing operations of $45.8 million or $2.13 per diluted share for the same period a year ago. Net income attributable to the company was $1.1 or $0.05 per diluted share compared to $44.5 million or $2.13 per diluted share for the same period a year ago. Net cash provided by operating activities was $10.8 million compared to $65.6 million for the same period a year ago. Capital expenditures were $59.0 million compared to $29.4 million for the same period a year ago. Acquisitions, net of cash acquired was $496.5 million compared to nil for the same period a year ago. Adjusted net income was $27.1 million or $1.31 per share compared to $44.8 million or $2.14 per share for the same period a year ago. EBITDA with noncontrolling interests was $60.6 million compared to $117.1 million for the same period a year ago. Adjusted EBITDA with noncontrolling interests was $92.6 million compared to $117.4 million for the same period a year ago.

Koppers Holdings Inc. Declares Quarterly Dividend Payable on January 5, 2015

The board of directors of Koppers Holdings Inc. declared a quarterly dividend of $0.25 per common share payable on January 5, 2015, to shareholders of record as of the close of business on November 17, 2014.

 

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