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koppers holdings inc (KOP) Snapshot

Open
$36.10
Previous Close
$35.99
Day High
$36.19
Day Low
$35.76
52 Week High
11/11/13 - $49.99
52 Week Low
10/8/14 - $31.94
Market Cap
735.0M
Average Volume 10 Days
78.5K
EPS TTM
$1.99
Shares Outstanding
20.5M
EX-Date
08/14/14
P/E TM
18.1x
Dividend
$1.00
Dividend Yield
2.79%
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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 Michael J. Zugay as Chief Financial Officer, Effective August 18, 2014

Koppers Holdings Inc. announced the appointment of Michael J. Zugay as Chief Financial Officer effective August 18, 2014. Mr. Zugay was Co-Chief Executive Officer and Chief Financial Officer for Michael Baker Corporation (Michael Baker) from 2012 to 2014 and was Chief Financial Officer for Michael Baker from 2009-2014. Prior to that time, he spent 14 years with iGATE Corporation, a publicly-traded provider of Information Technology, where he held various positions, including Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer from 2001 to 2008.

Koppers Holdings Inc. Reports Unaudited Consolidated Earnings Results for the Second Quarter and Six Months Ended June 30, 2014; Provides Earnings Guidance for the Second Half of 2014

Koppers Holdings Inc. reported unaudited consolidated earnings results for the second quarter and six months ended June 30, 2014. For the quarter, net sales were $356.8 million against $370.9 million a year ago. Operating profit was $13.3 million against $28.5 million a year ago. Income before income taxes was $6.4 million against $22.9 million a year ago. Income from continuing operations was $0.8 million or $0.08 per diluted share against $14.8 million or $0.70 per diluted share a year ago. Net income attributable to the company was $1.6 million or $0.08 per diluted share against $14.4 million or $0.69 per diluted share a year ago. Adjusted net income was $8.1 million or $0.39 per share against $14.7 million or $0.70 per share a year ago. Adjusted EBITDA was $27.3 million compared to $37.2 million a year ago. For the six months, net sales were $688.2 million against $741.3 million a year ago. Operating profit was $13.8 million against $53.4 million a year ago. Income before income taxes was $0.3 million against $41.4 million a year ago. Income from continuing operations was $0.7 million or $0.19 per diluted share against $26.2 million or $1.21 per diluted share a year ago. Net income attributable to the company was $3.8 million or $0.19 per diluted share against $25.4 million or $1.21 per diluted share a year ago. Net cash used in provided by operating activities was $8.7 million against net cash provided by operating activities of $20.0 million a year ago. Capital expenditures was $35.6 million against $15.7 million a year ago. Adjusted net income was $14.7 million or $0.71 per share against $25.9 million or $1.24 per share a year ago. Adjusted EBITDA was $52.7 million compared to $70.4 million a year ago. For the second half of 2014, The company expects overall sales and adjusted operating profit to be higher as the company continue to align strategy and footprint in the current operating environment, including driving costs out of the business and capitalizing on a strengthening European economy.

Koppers Holdings Inc. Declares Quarterly Dividend, Payable on October 6, 2014

The Board of Directors of Koppers Holdings Inc. declared a quarterly dividend of $0.25 per common share, payable October 6, 2014, to shareholders of record as of the close of business on August 18, 2014.

 

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