Koppers Holdings Inc (KOP) Holdings Up in Latest Report from Dimensional Fund Advisors Lp

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Koppers Holdings Inc (NYSE:KOP).

Dimensional Fund Advisors Lp bought 8,357 shares in the previous quarter increasing its holdings in Koppers Holdings Inc by 1.3%. Its investment was valued at $29,191,000 an increase of 29.4% as of the end of the quarter.

Several firms have shifted positions in (KOP). As of quarter end Alliancebernstein L.P. had acquired a total of 6,260 shares growing its position 13.0%. The value in dollars increased from $1,736,000 to $2,505,000 a change of $769,000 for the reporting period. As of the end of the quarter Lsv Asset Management had bought 38,100 shares growing its holdings by 72.3%. The value of the investment in KOP went from $1,905,000 to $4,190,000 increasing 119.9% quarter over quarter.

Ubs Asset Management Americas Inc reduced its ownership by shedding 7,213 shares a decrease of 93.7% in the quarter. Ubs Asset Management Americas Inc currently owns 487 shares with a value of $22,475,000. The value of the position overall is down by 91.9%.

On October 12 Jefferies Group LLC made no change to the stock rating of “Hold” targeting a price of $40.00. September 14 investment analysts at Barrington Research maintained a company rating of “Outperform” with a current price target of $55.00.

The company is so far trading down by 0.64% since yesterday’s close of 47.15. The P/E ratio is currently 19.84 and the market cap of the company is 971.92M. In the last earnings report the EPS was $2.36 with 20.75M shares now outstanding.

Traders are a little more bullish on shares of Koppers Holdings Inc of late if you take into consideration the decrease in short interest. The firm realized a fall in short interest of -13.99% as of the latest report on October 13, 2017. Short shares decreased 24,339 over that period. Days to cover decreased from 1.0 to 1.0 and the percentage of shorted shares is 0.01% as of October 13.