Koppers is an integrated producer of carbon compounds and treated wood products for the aluminum, steel, chemical, rubber, railroad, and utility industries. The Company has multiple manufacturing facilities in the United States, United Kingdom, Denmark, The Netherlands, Australia, and China. As a distiller of coal tar, a by-product of the transformation of coal into coke, Koppers produces carbon pitch, refined tar, creosote, carbon black feedstock and chemical oils. 

Company Growth (employees)
Pittsburgh, US
Size (employees)
1,853 (est)
Koppers was founded in 1988 and is headquartered in Pittsburgh, US

Koppers Office Locations

Koppers has an office in Pittsburgh
Pittsburgh, US (HQ)
Koppers Building 436 Seventh Ave

Koppers Financials and Metrics

Koppers Financials

Koppers's revenue was reported to be $1.4 b in FY, 2016

Revenue (Q2, 2017)

378 m

Gross profit (Q2, 2017)

83.3 m

Gross profit margin (Q2, 2017), %


Net income (Q2, 2017)

19.8 m

EBIT (Q2, 2017)

37.6 m

Market capitalization (13-Dec-2017)

1.1 b

Cash (30-Jun-2017)

40 m


1.7 b
Koppers's current market capitalization is $1.1 b.
USDFY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016


1.5 b1.6 b1.6 b1.4 b

Revenue growth, %


Cost of goods sold

1.3 b1.4 b1.1 b

Gross profit

213.6 m260.2 m288.3 m
USDQ3, 2013Q1, 2014Q2, 2014Q3, 2014Q1, 2015Q2, 2015Q3, 2015Q2, 2016Q3, 2016Q1, 2017Q2, 2017


395.2 m331.4 m356.8 m440.1 m397.8 m431.6 m433.8 m385.1 m371.1 m346.6 m378 m

Cost of goods sold

330.6 m285.1 m311.9 m377 m343.5 m356.8 m359.1 m303.8 m294.1 m275.3 m294.7 m

Gross profit

64.6 m46.3 m44.9 m63.1 m54.3 m74.8 m74.7 m81.3 m77 m71.3 m83.3 m

Gross profit Margin, %

USDFY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016


82.2 m51.1 m21.8 m20.8 m


228.7 m

Current Assets

473.1 m541.3 m444.3 m438.1 m


197 m299.7 m277.8 m280.8 m
USDQ3, 2013Q1, 2014Q2, 2014Q3, 2014Q1, 2015Q2, 2015Q3, 2015Q2, 2016Q3, 2016Q1, 2017Q2, 2017


72.4 m54.7 m54.4 m75.1 m25.8 m51.2 m33 m16.4 m17.7 m23.4 m40 m


166.4 m193.2 m189.2 m227.7 m222.5 m223.4 m208.7 m223.3 m216.2 m240.2 m229.7 m

Current Assets

472.2 m469.6 m462.9 m608 m495.3 m538.2 m502.3 m461.3 m445 m476.8 m501 m


169.4 m202.5 m215.3 m286.8 m294 m291.9 m289.4 m279.2 m277.2 m289.6 m303.4 m
USDFY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016

Net Income

40.1 m(39.4 m)(76 m)27.7 m

Depreciation and Amortization

29.7 m44 m59 m52.9 m

Accounts Receivable

2.9 m13.4 m34.1 m12.7 m


21.6 m(14 m)(4.3 m)(3.3 m)
USDQ3, 2013Q1, 2014Q2, 2014Q3, 2014Q1, 2015Q2, 2015Q3, 2015Q2, 2016Q3, 2016Q1, 2017

Net Income

19.5 m(100 k)700 k(4.2 m)(4.2 m)7.9 m9.1 m11.3 m11.9 m4.6 m

Depreciation and Amortization

7.2 m8.9 m9.7 m11.2 m15 m17.7 m16.9 m13.1 m13.8 m11.2 m

Accounts Payable

170.8 m151.6 m146 m141.9 m137.2 m

Income Taxes Paid

14.1 m(6 m)5.6 m9.5 m(600 k)
Y, 2017


45.4 x

Financial Leverage

15.9 x
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Koppers Market Value History

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