Koppers Holdings (KOP) was Reiterated by Monness Crespi & Hardt to “Buy” according to the research note released today. The brokerage firm has raised the Price Target to $ 32 from a previous price target of $27 . Monness Crespi & Hardt advised their investors in a research report released on May 9, 2016.
Many Wall Street Analysts have commented on Koppers Holdings. Monness Crespi & Hardt Upgraded Koppers Holdings on Mar 14, 2016 to ” Buy”, Price Target of the shares are set at $27.
On the company’s financial health, Koppers Holdings reported $0.28 EPS for the quarter, beating the analyst consensus estimate by $ 0.21 according to the earnings call on May 6, 2016. Analyst had a consensus of $0.07. The company had revenue of $346.80 million for the quarter, compared to analysts expectations of $364.50 million. The company’s revenue was down -12.8 % compared to the same quarter last year.During the same quarter in the previous year, the company posted $0.03 EPS.
Koppers Holdings opened for trading at $24.98 and hit $26.87 on the upside on Friday, eventually ending the session at $25.96, with a gain of 7.27% or 1.76 points. The heightened volatility saw the trading volume jump to 2,48,940 shares. Company has a market cap of $534 M.
In a different news, on Dec 1, 2015, Stephen R Tritch (director) sold 6,381 shares at $22.68 per share price. According to the SEC, on Aug 24, 2015, M Leroy Ball (CEO) purchased 1,000 shares at $20.24 per share price. On Mar 4, 2015, James A. Sullivan (SVP Global CM&C) purchased 4,000 shares at $16.96 per share price, according to the Form-4 filing with the securities and exchange commission.
Koppers Holdings Inc. (Koppers) is an integrated global provider of carbon compounds chemicals and treated wood products and services. Koppers’ products and services are used in various end-markets including the aluminum railroad specialty chemical utility rubber concrete steel residential lumber and agricultural industries. Koppers operates through three segments: Carbon Materials and Chemicals (CMC) Railroad and Utility Products and Services (RUPS) and Performance Chemicals (PC). The CMC segment is primarily a manufacturer of carbon pitch naphthalene phthalic anhydride creosote and carbon black feedstock. The RUPS segment sells treated and untreated wood products manufactured products and services primarily to the railroad and public utility markets. The PC segment sells preservatives for residential and agricultural treated lumber that includes decking and fencing. Koppers has manufacturing facilities in North America South America Australasia China and Europe.