Why Koppers Holdings Inc. (NYSE:KOP) Could Be Worth Watching

Koppers Holdings Inc. (NYSE:KOP), which is in the chemicals business, and is based in United States, led the NYSE gainers with a relatively large price hike in the past couple of weeks. With many analysts covering the stock, we may expect any price-sensitive announcements have already been factored into the stock’s share price. But what if there is still an opportunity to buy? Let’s take a look at Koppers Holdings’s outlook and value based on the most recent financial data to see if the opportunity still exists.

Check out our latest analysis for Koppers Holdings

What is Koppers Holdings worth?

Great news for investors – Koppers Holdings is still trading at a fairly cheap price. According to my valuation, the intrinsic value for the stock is $33.43, but it is currently trading at US$26.16 on the share market, meaning that there is still an opportunity to buy now. What’s more interesting is that, Koppers Holdings’s share price is quite volatile, which gives us more chances to buy since the share price could sink lower (or rise higher) in the future. This is based on its high beta, which is a good indicator for how much the stock moves relative to the rest of the market.

What does the future of Koppers Holdings look like?

NYSE:KOP Past and Future Earnings, March 4th 2019
NYSE:KOP Past and Future Earnings, March 4th 2019
Investors looking for growth in their portfolio may want to consider the prospects of a company before buying its shares. Buying a great company with a robust outlook at a cheap price is always a good investment, so let’s also take a look at the company’s future expectations. Koppers Holdings’s earnings over the next few years are expected to double, indicating a very optimistic future ahead. This should lead to stronger cash flows, feeding into a higher share value.

What this means for you:

Are you a shareholder? Since KOP is currently undervalued, it may be a great time to increase your holdings in the stock. With an optimistic outlook on the horizon, it seems like this growth has not yet been fully factored into the share price. However, there are also other factors such as financial health to consider, which could explain the current undervaluation.

Are you a potential investor? If you’ve been keeping an eye on KOP for a while, now might be the time to enter the stock. Its buoyant future outlook isn’t fully reflected in the current share price yet, which means it’s not too late to buy KOP. But before you make any investment decisions, consider other factors such as the strength of its balance sheet, in order to make a well-informed buy.

Price is just the tip of the iceberg. Dig deeper into what truly matters – the fundamentals – before you make a decision on Koppers Holdings. You can find everything you need to know about Koppers Holdings in the latest infographic research report. If you are no longer interested in Koppers Holdings, you can use our free platform to see my list of over 50 other stocks with a high growth potential.

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