Michael Johnson Purchased 20,000 Shares of Koppers Holdings Inc. (KOP); Kenetech (VOXX) Sentiment Is 1.21

May 18, 2018 - By Richard Conner

VOXX International Corporation (NASDAQ:VOXX) Logo

Kenetech Corp (VOXX) investors sentiment increased to 1.21 in 2017 Q4. It’s up 0.10, from 1.11 in 2017Q3. The ratio has increased, as 35 investment managers started new or increased holdings, while 29 sold and reduced stock positions in Kenetech Corp. The investment managers in our database now have: 14.69 million shares, up from 14.68 million shares in 2017Q3. Also, the number of investment managers holding Kenetech Corp in top ten holdings decreased from 1 to 0 for a decrease of 1. Sold All: 9 Reduced: 20 Increased: 22 New Position: 13.

Koppers Holdings Inc. provides treated wood products, wood treatment chemicals, and carbon compounds in the United States and internationally. The company has market cap of $841.50 million. The firm operates through three divisions: Railroad and Utility Products and Services , Performance Chemicals (PC), and Carbon Materials and Chemicals (CMC). It has a 30.1 P/E ratio. The RUPS segment procures and treats crossties, switch ties, and various types of lumber used for railroad bridges and crossings.

Since May 9, 2018, it had 0 buys, and 1 insider sale for $196,150 activity. Shares for $196,150 were sold by Reeder Stephen C.

The stock increased 1.92% or $0.75 during the last trading session, reaching $39.85. About 144,655 shares traded or 23.15% up from the average. Koppers Holdings Inc. (NYSE:KOP) has declined 2.04% since May 18, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 13.59% the S&P500.

Analysts await Koppers Holdings Inc. (NYSE:KOP) to report earnings on August, 2. They expect $1.10 EPS, down 6.78% or $0.08 from last year’s $1.18 per share. KOP’s profit will be $23.23 million for 9.06 P/E if the $1.10 EPS becomes a reality. After $1.18 actual EPS reported by Koppers Holdings Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -6.78% negative EPS growth.

Another recent and important Koppers Holdings Inc. (NYSE:KOP) news was published by Globenewswire.com which published an article titled: “Report: Developing Opportunities within Modine Manufacturing, FleetCor Technologies, athenahealth, Penumbra ..” on April 27, 2018.

Among 8 analysts covering Koppers Holdings (NYSE:KOP), 5 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 3 Hold. Therefore 63% are positive. Koppers Holdings has $65.0 highest and $39 lowest target. $53.50’s average target is 34.25% above currents $39.85 stock price. Koppers Holdings had 22 analyst reports since August 7, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Zacks upgraded Koppers Holdings Inc. (NYSE:KOP) on Friday, August 7 to “Sell” rating. Jefferies maintained the shares of KOP in report on Tuesday, October 10 with “Hold” rating. The stock has “Buy” rating by Monness Crespi & Hardt on Monday, March 14. The rating was downgraded by Jefferies to “Hold” on Wednesday, May 31. The company was maintained on Wednesday, February 28 by B. Riley & Co. The rating was maintained by Barrington on Thursday, April 12 with “Buy”. First Analysis downgraded the stock to “Equal-Weight” rating in Thursday, October 15 report. Jefferies maintained the shares of KOP in report on Thursday, July 13 with “Hold” rating. The stock of Koppers Holdings Inc. (NYSE:KOP) has “Buy” rating given on Tuesday, September 8 by Jefferies. The firm has “Outperform” rating given on Wednesday, December 28 by Barrington Research.

The VP Utility and Industrial Prod of Koppers Holdings Inc, Michael Johnson has made a surprising purchase in the corporation that is having a worth of $778,886 U.S. Dollars. As disclosed in the U.S. Security & Exchange Commission electronic report filed on 17-05-2018, Michael bought 20,000 shares at an average price-per-share of $38.9. Currently, Michael Johnson holds a total of 21,534 shares or 0.10% of the Company’s market cap.

Investors sentiment decreased to 1.06 in Q4 2017. Its down 0.37, from 1.43 in 2017Q3. It fall, as 19 investors sold Koppers Holdings Inc. shares while 59 reduced holdings. 23 funds opened positions while 60 raised stakes. 18.50 million shares or 1.05% more from 18.30 million shares in 2017Q3 were reported. Great West Life Assurance Can holds 27,234 shares. Pub Employees Retirement Of Ohio owns 14,462 shares for 0% of their portfolio. California State Teachers Retirement Systems holds 32,532 shares or 0% of its portfolio. Mason Street Advsrs Ltd Llc invested 0.01% of its portfolio in Koppers Holdings Inc. (NYSE:KOP). 65,121 were accumulated by Ironwood Mngmt. 16,068 are held by Highbridge Capital Mgmt. Ameriprise invested in 0% or 166,178 shares. Swiss Bankshares accumulated 36,600 shares. Wellington Management Grp Limited Liability Partnership reported 33,844 shares. Leucadia Corp invested 0.02% of its portfolio in Koppers Holdings Inc. (NYSE:KOP). Bnp Paribas Arbitrage Sa owns 8,558 shares. Texas Permanent School Fund reported 14,023 shares. Teacher Retirement Systems Of Texas, a Texas-based fund reported 7,093 shares. Invesco Ltd invested in 0% or 87,345 shares. Mufg Americas holds 0% in Koppers Holdings Inc. (NYSE:KOP) or 545 shares.

The stock increased 5.19% or $0.275 during the last trading session, reaching $5.575. About 146,017 shares traded or 62.42% up from the average. VOXX International Corporation (VOXX) has declined 3.92% since May 18, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 15.47% the S&P500.

VOXX International Corporation, together with its subsidiaries, operates as a maker and distributor in the automotive, premium audio, and consumer accessories industries worldwide. The company has market cap of $134.91 million. The companyÂ’s Automotive segment designs, makes, distributes, and markets rear-seat entertainment devices, satellite radio products, automotive security, remote start systems, digital TV tuners, mobile antennas, mobile multimedia devices, aftermarket/OE-styled radios, car-link smartphone telematics application, collision avoidance systems, and location services. It has a 6.01 P/E ratio. The Company’s Premium Audio segment designs, makes, distributes, and markets home theater systems, loudspeakers, outdoor speakers, iPod/computer speakers, business music systems, cinema speakers, flat panel speakers, Bluetooth speakers, sound bars, headphones, and digital living network alliance compatible devices.

Kahn Brothers Group Inc De holds 3.24% of its portfolio in VOXX International Corporation for 3.68 million shares. Prescott Group Capital Management L.L.C. owns 865,015 shares or 1% of their US portfolio. Moreover, First Wilshire Securities Management Inc has 0.23% invested in the company for 151,514 shares. The New York-based Corsair Capital Management L.P. has invested 0.09% in the stock. Ancora Advisors Llc, a Us-based fund reported 253,302 shares.

More recent VOXX International Corporation (NASDAQ:VOXX) news were published by: Seekingalpha.com which released: “VOXX International’s (VOXX) CEO Patrick Lavelle on Q4 2018 Results – Earnings Call Transcript” on May 15, 2018. Also Benzinga.com published the news titled: “Earnings Scheduled For May 14, 2018” on May 14, 2018. Prnewswire.com‘s news article titled: “VOXX International Corporation Sets Date For Its Fiscal 2018 Fourth Quarter And Year-End Results And Conference Call” with publication date: May 07, 2018 was also an interesting one.

VOXX International Corporation (NASDAQ:VOXX) Institutional Positions Chart

Receive News & Ratings Via Email - Enter your email address below to receive a concise daily summary of the latest news and analysts' ratings with our FREE daily email newsletter.