Koppers Holdings Overview

  • Year Founded
  • 1988

Year Founded

  • Status
  • Public

  • Employees
  • 2,108


  • Stock Symbol
  • KOP

Stock Symbol

  • Investments
  • 12

  • Share Price
  • $43.22
  • (As of Thursday Closing)

Koppers Holdings General Information


Koppers Holdings, through its subsidiaries, manufactures and sells wood products, wood treatment chemicals, and carbon compounds used in markets such as railroad, aluminum and steel, agriculture, utilities, and residential lumber. The company is organized into three business segments: railroad and utility products and services, performance chemicals, and carbon materials and chemicals. Its product portfolio includes treated and untreated wood products like crossties used in railroads, wood preservation chemicals, and carbon compounds such as creosote used in the treatment of wood crossties, among others. The majority of its revenue comes from the company's railroad and utility products and services segment, and more than half of the company's revenue is earned in the United States.

Contact Information

Formerly Known As
Ki Holdings Inc.
Ownership Status
Publicly Held
Financing Status
Formerly PE-Backed
Primary Industry
Other Commercial Services
Stock Exchange
Corporate Office
  • 436 Seventh Avenue
  • Pittsburgh, PA 15219-1800
  • United States
+1 (412) 000-0000

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Koppers Holdings Stock Performance

(As of Thursday Closing)

Stock Price Previous Close 52 wk Range Market Cap Shares Average Volume EPS
$43.22 $43.96 $28.45 - $58.23 $916M 21.2M 149K $3.67

Koppers Holdings Financials Summary

In Thousands,
TTM 31-Mar-2024 FY 2023 31-Dec-2023 FY 2022 31-Dec-2022 FY 2021 31-Dec-2021
EV 2,028,414 1,965,057 1,454,324 1,528,688
Revenue 2,138,400 2,154,200 1,980,500 1,678,600
EBITDA 239,100 252,600 196,300 217,800
Net Income 76,700 89,200 63,400 85,200
Total Assets 1,845,300 1,835,500 1,711,400 1,661,900
Total Debt 954,700 930,700 904,500 875,100
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Koppers Holdings Valuation & Funding

Deal Type Date Amount Valuation/
Post-Val Status Debt

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Koppers Holdings Patents

Koppers Holdings Recent Patent Activity

Publication ID Patent Title Status First Filing Date Technology (CPC) Citations
US-20110147474-A1 Method and arrangement to insulate rail ends Active 14-Mar-2005 000000000 00
EP-1401960-A2 Coal tar and hydrocarbon mixture pitch and the preparation and use thereof Inactive 11-May-2001 000000000 0
DE-29901760-U1 Rotary drive with friction surfaces outside the pressure chambers for transmitting the torque Inactive 21-Jan-1999 0000000000
US-6033166-A Rail milling machine Inactive 27-Aug-1998 000000000 0
US-5746906-A Coal tar pitch blend having low polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbon content and method of making thereof Inactive 10-Aug-1995 C10C3/005 0
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Koppers Holdings Executive Team (14)

Name Title Board Seat Contact Info
Leroy Ball Chief Executive Officer, President & Board Member
James Sullivan Chief Operating Officer, Operations & President
Jimmi Sue Smith JD Chief Financial Officer, Finance & Treasurer, Finance
Bradley Pearce Chief Accounting Officer, Accounting
Leslie Hyde Executive & Senior Vice President
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Koppers Holdings Board Members (13)

Name Representing Role Since
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00000 0000 Koppers Holdings Chief Executive Officer, President & Board Member 000 0000
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Koppers Holdings Signals

Growth Rate

0.80% Weekly
Weekly Growth 0.80%, 93rd %
-35.5%. 530%

Size Multiple

219x Median
Size Multiple 219x, 100th %ile
0.00x 0.95x. 413Kx

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Koppers Holdings Investments & Acquisitions (12)

Company Name Deal Date Deal Type Deal Size Industry Lead Partner
Gross & Janes Co. 31-Oct-2022 0000000000 000.00 Distributors/Wholesale 00000 000
Koppers Utility and Industrial Products 10-Apr-2018 0000000000 00000 Forestry Processing 00000 000
M.A. Energy 28-Feb-2018 0000000000 000.00 Environmental Services (B2B)
Kmg Chemicals (creosote distribution business) 16-Jan-2015 0000000000 000.00 Industrial Chemicals
Tolko Industries (Crosstie Treating Business) 20-Jan-2014 Merger/Acquisition 000.00 Wood/Hard Products
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Koppers Holdings Subsidiaries (3)

Company Name Industry Location Founded
M.A. Energy Environmental Services (B2B) Lanse, MI 2009
Koppers Utility and Industrial Products Forestry Processing Eutawville, SC 0000
Gross & Janes Co. Distributors/Wholesale Kirkwood, MO 0000
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Koppers Holdings ESG

Risk Overview

Risk Rating

Updated April, 27, 2024

24.49 | Med Risk

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Koppers Holdings Exits (2)

Company Name Exit Date Exit Type Exit Size Status Buyers
KSA Limited Partnership 01-Jan-1992 00000 0000000 Completed
  • 2 buyers
Genex () Corporate 000.00 Completed
  • 3 buyers
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Koppers Holdings FAQs

  • When was Koppers Holdings founded?

    Koppers Holdings was founded in 1988.

  • Who is the CEO of Koppers Holdings?

    Leroy Ball is the CEO of Koppers Holdings.

  • Where is Koppers Holdings headquartered?

    Koppers Holdings is headquartered in Pittsburgh, PA.

  • What is the size of Koppers Holdings?

    Koppers Holdings has 2,108 total employees.

  • What industry is Koppers Holdings in?

    Koppers Holdings’s primary industry is Other Commercial Services.

  • Is Koppers Holdings a private or public company?

    Koppers Holdings is a Public company.

  • What is Koppers Holdings’s stock symbol?

    The ticker symbol for Koppers Holdings is KOP.

  • What is the current stock price of Koppers Holdings?

    As of 23-May-2024 the stock price of Koppers Holdings is $43.22.

  • What is the current market cap of Koppers Holdings?

    The current market capitalization of Koppers Holdings is $916M.

  • What is Koppers Holdings’s current revenue?

    The trailing twelve month revenue for Koppers Holdings is $2.14B.

  • What is Koppers Holdings’s annual earnings per share (EPS)?

    Koppers Holdings’s EPS for 12 months was $3.67.

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