NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- The ex-dividend date for Koppers Holdings (NYSE: KOP) is tomorrow, February 10, 2011. Owners of shares as of market close today will be eligible for a dividend of 22 cents per share. At a price of $39.62 as of 9:36 a.m. ET, the dividend yield is 2.2%. The average volume for Koppers has been 111,200 shares per day over the past 30 days. Koppers has a market cap of $812.8 million and is part of the industrial goods sector and materials & construction industry. Shares are up 11.2% year to date as of the close of trading on Tuesday.

Koppers Holdings Inc., through its subsidiaries, provides carbon compounds and commercial wood treatment products to aluminum, railroad, specialty chemical, utility, rubber, concrete, and steel industries. The company has a P/E ratio of 31.9, below the average materials & construction industry P/E ratio of 32.1 and above the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 23.4.

TheStreet Ratings rates Koppers as buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its solid stock price performance, revenue growth, good cash flow from operations and notable return on equity. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had sub par growth in net income. You can view the full Koppers Ratings Report.
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