Koppers Holdings Inc (KOP) - Financial and Strategic SWOT Analysis Review

 Published On: Jun, 2017 |    No of Pages: 44 |  Published By: GlobalData | Format: PDF
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Koppers Holdings Inc (KOP) - Financial and Strategic SWOT Analysis Review provides you an in-depth strategic SWOT analysis of the companys businesses and operations. The profile has been compiled by GlobalData to bring to you a clear and an unbiased view of the companys key strengths and weaknesses and the potential opportunities and threats. The profile helps you formulate strategies that augment your business by enabling you to understand your partners, customers and competitors better.

The profile contains critical company information including:

- Business description A detailed description of the companys operations and business divisions.
- Corporate strategy Analysts summarization of the companys business strategy.
- SWOT Analysis A detailed analysis of the companys strengths, weakness, opportunities and threats.
- Company history Progression of key events associated with the company.
- Major products and services A list of major products, services and brands of the company.
- Key competitors A list of key competitors to the company.
- Key employees A list of the key executives of the company.
- Executive biographies A brief summary of the executives employment history.
- Key operational heads A list of personnel heading key departments/functions.
- Important locations and subsidiaries A list and contact details of key locations and subsidiaries of the company.
- Detailed financial ratios for the past five years The latest financial ratios derived from the annual financial statements published by the company with 5 years history.
- Interim ratios for the last five interim periods The latest financial ratios derived from the quarterly/semi-annual financial statements published by the company for 5 interims history.

Highlights

Koppers Holdings Inc. (Koppers) is a provider of treated wood products, wood treatment chemicals, and carbon compounds. Its offerings include crossties, switch ties, rail joint bars, and various types of lumber; and transmission and distribution poles. The company manufactures creosote, carbon pitch, naphthalene, and phthalic anhydride; and copper-based wood preservatives, including micronized copper quaternary and micronized copper azole, micronized pigments, alkaline copper quaternary, amine copper azole, and chromated copper arsenate. Through long-term agreements, direct shipments, and distribution facilities, Koppers supplies its products. It serves customers across railroad, utility, residential lumber, specialty chemical, aluminum, steel, agriculture, rubber, and construction industries in North America, Asia, Europe, and other regions. Koppers is headquartered in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, the US.

Koppers Holdings Inc Key Recent Developments

Feb 23,2017: Koppers Holdings Reports Fourth Quarter 2016 Results
Jan 17,2017: Koppers Signs Long-Term Lease Of West Virginia Facility
Jan 13,2017: Koppers Announces Expected New Credit Agreement
Nov 03,2016: Koppers Holdings Reports Third Quarter 2016 Results
Aug 04,2016: Koppers Holdings Reports Second Quarter 2016 Results

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Table of Contents
Table of Contents 3
List of Tables 4
List of Figures 4
Section 1 - About the Company 5
Koppers Holdings Inc - Key Facts 5
Koppers Holdings Inc - Key Employees 6
Koppers Holdings Inc - Key Employee Biographies 7
Koppers Holdings Inc - Major Products and Services 8
Koppers Holdings Inc - History 9
Koppers Holdings Inc - Locations And Subsidiaries 11
Head Office 11
Other Locations & Subsidiaries 11
Section 2 Company Analysis 15
Koppers Holdings Inc - Business Description 15
Koppers Holdings Inc - SWOT Analysis 16
SWOT Analysis - Overview 16
Koppers Holdings Inc - Strengths 16
Koppers Holdings Inc - Weaknesses 17
Koppers Holdings Inc - Opportunities 18
Koppers Holdings Inc - Threats 19
Koppers Holdings Inc - Key Competitors 20
Section 3 Company Financial Ratios 21
Financial Ratios - Capital Market Ratios 21
Financial Ratios - Annual Ratios 22
Performance Chart 25
Financial Performance 25
Financial Ratios - Interim Ratios 26
Financial Ratios - Ratio Charts 27
Section 4 Companys Recent Developments 28
Feb 23, 2017: Koppers Holdings Reports Fourth Quarter 2016 Results 28
Jan 17, 2017: Koppers Signs Long-Term Lease Of West Virginia Facility 30
Jan 13, 2017: Koppers Announces Expected New Credit Agreement 31
Nov 03, 2016: Koppers Holdings Reports Third Quarter 2016 Results 32
Aug 04, 2016: Koppers Holdings Reports Second Quarter 2016 Results 34
May 06, 2016: Koppers Holdings Reports First Quarter 2016 Results 36
Feb 25, 2016: Koppers Holdings Reports Fourth Quarter 2015 Results; Announces Closure Of Three More CMC Distillation Facilities 38
Section 5 Appendix 40
Methodology 40
Ratio Definitions 40
About GlobalData 44
Contact Us 44
Disclaimer 44

List of Tables
Koppers Holdings Inc, Key Facts 5
Koppers Holdings Inc, Key Employees 6
Koppers Holdings Inc, Key Employee Biographies 7
Koppers Holdings Inc, Major Products and Services 8
Koppers Holdings Inc, History 9
Koppers Holdings Inc, Other Locations 11
Koppers Holdings Inc, Subsidiaries 13
Koppers Holdings Inc, Key Competitors 20
Koppers Holdings Inc, Ratios based on current share price 21
Koppers Holdings Inc, Annual Ratios 22
Koppers Holdings Inc, Annual Ratios (Cont...1) 23
Koppers Holdings Inc, Annual Ratios (Cont...2) 24
Koppers Holdings Inc, Interim Ratios 26
Currency Codes 40
Capital Market Ratios 40
Equity Ratios 41
Profitability Ratios 41
Cost Ratios 42
Liquidity Ratios 42
Leverage Ratios 43
Efficiency Ratios 43

List of Figures
Koppers Holdings Inc, Performance Chart (2012 - 2016) 25
Koppers Holdings Inc, Ratio Charts 27


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