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Koppers Holdings Inc. (KOP) upgraded to Buy by UBS

Posted on: Wednesday,  Jun 4, 2008  8:25 AM ET by UBS

UBS rated Buy Koppers Holdings Inc. (NYSE: KOP) on 06/04/2008, when the stock price was $46.48. Since
then, Koppers Holdings Inc. has lost 58.91% as of 10/15/2015's recent price of $19.10.
If you would have followed this UBS's recommendation on KOP, you would have lost 58.9% of your investment in 2689 days.

Koppers Holdings Inc. (Koppers Holdings), formerly as KI Holdings Inc., is an integrated provider of carbon compounds and commercial wood treatment products. Its products are used in a variety of applications in a range of end markets, including the aluminum, railroad, specialty chemical, utility, rubber, and steel industries. It operates two principal businesses: Carbon Materials and Chemicals, and Railroad and Utility Products. It processes coal tar into a variety of products, including carbon pitch, creosote, and phthalic anhydride, which are critical intermediate materials in the production of aluminum, the pressure treatment of wood and the production of plasticizers, and specialty chemicals. Through its Railroad and Utility Products business, the Company supplies railroad crossties in North America. In October 2008, Koppers Holdings sold 95% interest in Koppers Monessen Partners to ArcelorMittal S.A.

UBS is the leading global wealth manager, a top tier investment banking and securities firm, and one of the largest global asset managers. In Switzerland, UBS is the market leader in retail and commercial banking. With headquarters in Zurich and Basel, Switzerland, UBS operates in over 50 countries and from all major international centers. UBS employs more than 80,000 people.
Stock Market Advice
Date/Time (ET)SymbolRatingTermPrice (*)Target
6/4/2008 8:25 AM Buy
as of 12/24/2008
1 Week up  5.58 %
1 Month up  27.38 %
3 Months up  8.46 %
1 YTD down  -49.95 %
Previous Recommendations
Date/Time (ET)SymbolRatingTermPrice (*)Target
10/4/2007 9:25 AM Hold
8/10/2007 9:25 AM Buy
31.74 38.00

(*) Stock Price at the time of the recommendation.
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