Koppers Holdings (KOP) in Focus: Stock Tumbles 8.0% - Tale of the Tape

By
A A A

Koppers Holdings Inc. ( KOP ) saw a big move last session, as the company's shares fell 8% on the day. The move came on pretty good volume too with far more shares changing hands than in a normal session. This continues the recent downtrend for KOP, as the stock is now down over 13% since Apr 16.

Although this slump was obviously disappointing, this carbon compounds and commercial wood treatment producer has seen 1 positive revision and its current year earnings consensus has moved higher over the past few weeks. This suggests that the recent slump might be a temporary blip on the radar for KOP. So make sure to keep an eye on this stock going forward to see if yesterday's price decline is confirmed by more weakness, or if it can rebound in the weeks ahead.

KOP currently has a Zacks Rank #4 (Sell).

Some better-ranked stocks in the same sector include Compass Minerals International Inc. ( CMP ), Celanese Corporation ( CE ) and Kronos Worldwide, Inc. ( KRO ). While Compass Minerals sports a Zacks Rank #1 (Strong Buy), Celanese Corp and Kronos hold a Zacks Rank #2 (Buy).

Want the latest recommendations from Zacks Investment Research? Today, you can download 7 Best Stocks for the Next 30 Days.Click to get this free report >>



CELANESE CP-A (CE): Free Stock Analysis Report

COMPASS MINERLS (CMP): Free Stock Analysis Report

KOPPERS HOLDNGS (KOP): Free Stock Analysis Report

KRONOS WORLDWD (KRO): Free Stock Analysis Report

To read this article on Zacks.com click here.

Zacks Investment Research



The views and opinions expressed herein are the views and opinions of the author and do not necessarily reflect those of The NASDAQ OMX Group, Inc.



This article appears in: Investing , Investing Ideas , Stocks

Referenced Stocks: CE , CMP , KOP , KRO

Zacks.com

Zacks.com

More from Zacks.com:

Related Videos

Russell’s One Good Reason
Russell’s One Good Reason           
Tammy’s One Good Reason
Tammy’s One Good Reason             
Lisa’s One Good Reason
Lisa’s One Good Reason              

Stocks

Referenced

Most Active by Volume

87,324,760
  • $7.31 ▲ 22.04%
79,329,227
  • $17.16 ▲ 0.76%
74,153,988
  • $8.87 ▼ 5.84%
49,177,672
  • $34.01 ▲ 4.39%
44,197,901
  • $101.40 ▲ 1.38%
43,197,735
  • $11.70 ▲ 3.36%
42,712,021
  • $74.99 ▲ 1.19%
42,423,171
  • $108 ▲ 0.95%
As of 10/31/2014, 04:15 PM

Find a Credit Card

Select a credit card product by:
Select an offer:
Search
Data Provided by BankRate.com