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

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  • 54 Pages
  • April 2023
  • GlobalData
  • ID: 1314646
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Koppers Holdings Inc (KOP) - Financial and Strategic SWOT Analysis Review provides you an in-depth strategic SWOT analysis of the company’s businesses and operations. The profile has been compiled by the publisher to bring to you a clear and an unbiased view of the company’s 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 company’s operations and business divisions.
  • Corporate strategy - Analyst’s summarization of the company’s business strategy.
  • SWOT Analysis - A detailed analysis of the company’s 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.


Koppers Holdings Inc (Koppers) is an integrated provider of treated wood products, wood treatment chemicals and carbon compounds. It offers railroad crossties, switch ties, rail joint bars, and various types of lumber and transmission and distribution poles. The company also manufactures creosote, naphthalene, carbon pitch 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. Koppers products are used in a range of applications in diverse markets, including railroad, utility, residential lumber, specialty chemical, aluminum, steel, agriculture, rubber, and construction. The company serves its customers through a comprehensive global manufacturing and distribution network with facilities in North America, South America, Australasia and Europe. Koppers is headquartered in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, the US.

Koppers Holdings Inc Key Recent Developments

  • Apr 04, 2023: Koppers Holdings Announces Annual Report of 2022
  • Mar 22, 2023: Koppers Holdings Names Andrew D. Sandifer to Board
  • Aug 04, 2022: Koppers Reports Second Quarter 2022 Results
  • Jun 14, 2022: Koppers Announces Appointment of Kevin Washington as Vice President of External Affairs

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Table of Contents

Section 1 - About the Company
  • Koppers Holdings Inc - Key Facts
  • Koppers Holdings Inc - Key Employees
  • Koppers Holdings Inc - Key Employee Biographies
  • Koppers Holdings Inc - Major Products and Services
  • Koppers Holdings Inc - History
  • Koppers Holdings Inc - Company Statement
  • Koppers Holdings Inc - Locations And Subsidiaries
  • Head Office
  • Other Locations & Subsidiaries
Section 2 - Company Analysis
  • Company Overview
  • Koppers Holdings Inc - Business Description
  • Business Segment: Carbon Materials and Chemicals
  • Overview
  • Performance
  • Key Stats
  • Business Segment: Performance Chemicals
  • Overview
  • Performance
  • Business Segment: Railroad and Utility Products and Services
  • Overview
  • Performance
  • Key Stats
  • Geographical Segment: Australasia
  • Performance
  • Geographical Segment: Europe
  • Performance
  • Geographical Segment: Other countries
  • Performance
  • Geographical Segment: United States
  • Performance
  • Koppers Holdings Inc - Corporate Strategy
  • Koppers Holdings Inc - SWOT Analysis
  • SWOT Analysis - Overview
  • Koppers Holdings Inc - Strengths
  • Koppers Holdings Inc - Weaknesses
  • Koppers Holdings Inc - Opportunities
  • Koppers Holdings Inc - Threats
  • Koppers Holdings Inc - Key Competitors
Section 3 - Company Financial Ratios
  • Financial Ratios - Capital Market Ratios
  • Financial Ratios - Annual Ratios
  • Performance Chart
  • Financial Performance
  • Financial Ratios - Interim Ratios
  • Financial Ratios - Ratio Charts
  • Koppers Holdings Inc, Recent Deals Summary
Section 4 - Company’s Recent Developments
  • Apr 04, 2023: Koppers Holdings Announces Annual Report of 2022
  • Mar 22, 2023: Koppers Holdings Names Andrew D. Sandifer to Board
  • Aug 04, 2022: Koppers Reports Second Quarter 2022 Results
  • Jun 14, 2022: Koppers Announces Appointment of Kevin Washington as Vice President of External Affairs
  • May 06, 2022: Koppers Reports First Quarter 2022 Results
  • Apr 25, 2022: Koppers Holdings Inc. Publishes Digital 2021 Annual Report
  • Apr 20, 2022: Koppers President and CEO Leroy Ball to Present Keynote Address At Pittsburgh Chemical Day 2022
  • Apr 11, 2022: Koppers Announces Appointment of Stephen Lucas as Vice President of Culture and Engagement
  • Feb 23, 2022: Koppers Announces New Leadership Appointments To Support Long-Term Strategy
Section 5 - Appendix
  • Methodology
  • Ratio Definitions
  • About the Publisher
  • Contact the Publisher
  • Disclaimer
List of Tables
  • Koppers Holdings Inc, Key Facts
  • Koppers Holdings Inc, Key Employees
  • Koppers Holdings Inc, Key Employee Biographies
  • Koppers Holdings Inc, Major Products and Services
  • Koppers Holdings Inc, History
  • Koppers Holdings Inc, Other Locations
  • Koppers Holdings Inc, Subsidiaries
  • Koppers Holdings Inc, Key Competitors
  • Koppers Holdings Inc, Ratios based on current share price
  • Koppers Holdings Inc, Annual Ratios
  • Koppers Holdings Inc, Interim Ratios
  • Koppers Holdings Inc, Recent Deals Summary
  • Currency Codes
  • Capital Market Ratios
  • Equity Ratios
  • Profitability Ratios
  • Cost Ratios
  • Liquidity Ratios
  • Leverage Ratios
  • Efficiency Ratios
List of Figures
  • Koppers Holdings Inc, Performance Chart (2018 - 2022)
  • Koppers Holdings Inc, Ratio Charts

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