Reminder - Koppers Holdings (KOP) Goes Ex-Dividend Soon

Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel, on 8/14/14, Koppers Holdings Inc ( KOP) will trade ex-dividend, for its quarterly dividend of $0.25, payable on 10/6/14. As a percentage of KOP's recent stock price of $35.19, this dividend works out to approximately 0.71%, so look for shares of Koppers Holdings Inc to trade 0.71% lower — all else being equal — when KOP shares open for trading on 8/14/14.

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Below is a dividend history chart for KOP, showing historical dividends prior to the most recent $0.25 declared by Koppers Holdings Inc:

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In general, dividends are not always predictable; but looking at the history above can help in judging whether the most recent dividend from KOP is likely to continue, and whether the current estimated yield of 2.84% on annualized basis is a reasonable expectation of annual yield going forward. The chart below shows the one year performance of KOP shares, versus its 200 day moving average:

Koppers Holdings Inc 200 Day Moving Average Chart

Looking at the chart above, KOP's low point in its 52 week range is $34.68 per share, with $49.99 as the 52 week high point — that compares with a last trade of $35.05.

In Tuesday trading, Koppers Holdings Inc shares are currently up about 0.3% on the day.

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