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Koppers Holdings Inc. (KOP)

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  • Sep. 10, 2012, 3:58 PM
    Shares of carbon compounds and treated wood products producer Koppers Holdings (KOP +4%) are raised to Buy from Hold at Keybanc, which says that while low aluminum prices are creating some further risk of additional production curtailment, it suspects this is reflected in the current valuation. Plus, recent capacity reduction could lead to firming of aluminum prices.
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  • Dec. 5, 2011, 3:21 PM
    Koppers Holdings (KOP +1.7%) trades higher today after announcing it's closed its undeperforming manufacturing operations at its carbon black manufacturing facility in Kurnell, New South Wales, Australia.
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  • Oct. 18, 2011, 2:10 PM
    Koppers Holdings (KOP -5.7%) trades lower after First Analysis cuts it to equalweight, citing concerns about the company's shift in its pitch business to the Middle East from North America. The firm also says greater long-term challenges are expected from raw material supply and consolidation of the railroad tie industry.
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Company Description
Koppers Holdings Inc is a integrated provider of carbon compounds and commercial wood treatment products and services. Its operates two principal business segments: Carbon Materials and Chemicals and Railroad and Utility Products and Services.