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Koppers Holdings Is Trading At A Dirt-Cheap Valuation

Koppers Holdings (NYSE:KOP), a specialty chemical manufacture, embodies some of the core characteristics of a great company. It continues to show improvements in performance even in times of an unfavorable economic environment, provides meaningful, measurable and attainable targets and shows progress towards achieving those targets.

KOP currently trades at a significant discount to its peers. The discount ranges from 20% to 50% to the industry based on various price multiples. The company also has a PEG of 0.75 that is approximately 38% below the industry average. Given the company's history of achieving double digit top and bottom line growth such a low valuation is unjustified. I expect this to be overturned as the company tackles its current challenges...

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