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Stepan Company (SCL)

Stock Price: $127.92 USD 3.89 (3.14%)
Updated Mar 8, 2021 4:00 PM EST - Market closed
Market Cap 2.88B
Revenue (ttm) 1.87B
Net Income (ttm) 126.77M
Shares Out 22.95M
EPS (ttm) 5.45
PE Ratio 23.47
Forward PE 18.98
Dividend $1.13
Dividend Yield 0.88%
Trading Day March 8
Last Price $127.92
Previous Close $124.03
Change ($) 3.89
Change (%) 3.14%
Day's Open 124.51
Day's Range 124.25 - 129.14
Day's Volume 78,493
52-Week Range 68.80 - 131.39

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Zacks Investment Research - 2 weeks ago

Stepan Co. (SCL) delivered earnings and revenue surprises of 31.48% and 8.45%, respectively, for the quarter ended December 2020. Do the numbers hold clues to what lies ahead for the stock?

Benzinga - 2 weeks ago

Shares of Stepan (NYSE:SCL) fell 0.2% in pre-market trading after the company reported Q4 results. Quarterly Results Earnings per share increased 57.78% year over year to $1.42, which beat the...

PRNewsWire - 2 weeks ago

NORTHFIELD, Ill., Feb. 18, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Stepan Company (NYSE: SCL) today reported: Fourth Quarter Highlights Reported net income was $30.4 million, or $1.30 per diluted share versus $2...

PRNewsWire - 2 weeks ago

NORTHFIELD, Ill., Feb. 18, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Stepan Company (NYSE:SCL) today reported: On February 17, 2021, the Board of Directors of Stepan Company declared a quarterly cash dividend on t...

Zacks Investment Research - 1 month ago

Stepan Company (SCL) has been struggling lately, but the selling pressure may be coming to an end soon.

PRNewsWire - 1 month ago

NORTHFIELD, Ill., Feb. 2, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Stepan Company (NYSE: SCL) today reported that it has closed on the acquisition of a fermentation plant located in Lake Providence, Louisiana. Fi...

PRNewsWire - 1 month ago

NORTHFIELD, Ill., Jan. 29, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Stepan Company (NYSE: SCL) today announced that it has purchased INVISTA's aromatic polyester polyol business and associated assets. Included in...

PRNewsWire - 1 month ago

NORTHFIELD, Ill., Jan. 27, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Stepan Company (NYSE: SCL) today announced the appointment of Lorinda Burgess as a director of the Company, effective on January 27, 2021. Ms. B...

PRNewsWire - 1 month ago

NORTHFIELD, Ill., Jan. 26, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Stepan Company (NYSE: SCL) will issue its fourth quarter and full year 2020 earnings results on Thursday, February 18, 2021 at approximately 7:0...

PRNewsWire - 3 months ago

NORTHFIELD, Ill., Nov. 30, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Stepan Company (NYSE: SCL) today announced that Scott Behrens will become President and Chief Operating Officer effective as of January 1, 2021....

Seeking Alpha - 3 months ago

All stocks have at least five fiscal years of dividend growth history and come from the U.S. Dividend Champions List. An average increase of 9.38% and a median increase of 6.48%.

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Seeking Alpha - 3 months ago

Stepan Company is a Dividend King having raised the dividend for 52 straight years. The company is one of two companies in the chemical sector on the Dividend King list. Stepan is a specialty ...

Seeking Alpha - 4 months ago

Stepan's (SCL) CEO Quinn Stepan on Q3 2020 Results - Earnings Call Transcript

Zacks Investment Research - 4 months ago

Stepan Co. (SCL) delivered earnings and revenue surprises of 11.43% and 1.93%, respectively, for the quarter ended September 2020. Do the numbers hold clues to what lies ahead for the stock?

Benzinga - 4 months ago

Shares of Stepan (NYSE:SCL) were flat in pre-market trading after the company reported Q3 results. Quarterly Results Earnings per share increased 30.00% over the past year to $1.56, which beat...

PRNewsWire - 4 months ago

NORTHFIELD, Ill., Oct. 21, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Stepan Company (NYSE: SCL) today reported: Third Quarter Highlights Reported net income was $33.2 million, or $1.43 per diluted share versus $25...

PRNewsWire - 4 months ago

NORTHFIELD, Ill., Oct. 21, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Stepan Company (NYSE:SCL) today reported: On October 20, 2020, the Board of Directors of Stepan Company approved an increase of $0.03 per share,...

Zacks Investment Research - 4 months ago

Stepan (SCL) is seeing favorable earnings estimate revision activity and has a positive Zacks Earnings ESP heading into earnings season.

Zacks Investment Research - 4 months ago

Stepan Co. (SCL) doesn't possess the right combination of the two key ingredients for a likely earnings beat in its upcoming report. Get prepared with the key expectations.

PRNewsWire - 5 months ago

NORTHFIELD, Ill., Sept. 17, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Stepan Company (NYSE: SCL) today reported that, through subsidiaries in Mexico, it has closed on an agreement with Clariant (Mexico) S.A. de C....

Zacks Investment Research - 6 months ago

With China seeing an economic rebound and manufacturing activities are improving around the world, things are looking up for the chemical industry.

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Zacks Investment Research - 6 months ago

Stepan Co. (SCL) could produce exceptional returns because of its solid growth attributes.

Forbes - 6 months ago

Investors turned back to the high growth tech stocks, driving the Nasdaq higher while other U.S. equities traded flat.

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Zacks Investment Research - 6 months ago

Coronavirus Clouds Diversified Chemical Industry Outlook

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Zacks Investment Research - 7 months ago

Stepan Co. (SCL) is at a 52-week high, but can investors hope for more gains in the future? We take a look at the company's fundamentals for clues.

Zacks Investment Research - 7 months ago

Stepan Company is looking like an interesting pick from a technical perspective, as the company is seeing favorable trends on the moving average crossover front.

Seeking Alpha - 7 months ago

Stepan Co (SCL) CEO Quinn Stepan on Q2 2020 Results - Earnings Call Transcript

Zacks Investment Research - 7 months ago

Stepan Co. (SCL) delivered earnings and revenue surprises of 39.83% and 5.27%, respectively, for the quarter ended June 2020. Do the numbers hold clues to what lies ahead for the stock?

PRNewsWire - 7 months ago

NORTHFIELD, Ill., July 22, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Stepan Company (NYSE:SCL) today reported: On July 21, 2020, the Board of Directors of Stepan Company declared a quarterly cash dividend on the C...

PRNewsWire - 7 months ago

NORTHFIELD, Ill., July 22, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Stepan Company (NYSE: SCL) today reported: Second Quarter Highlights Reported net income was a record $35.7 million, or $1.54 per diluted share,...

Zacks Investment Research - 7 months ago

Stepan Co. (SCL) doesn't possess the right combination of the two key ingredients for a likely earnings beat in its upcoming report. Get prepared with the key expectations.

Zacks Investment Research - 8 months ago

A recovery in China coupled with the gradual reopening of major economies globally is expected to usher in a better second half for chemical companies.

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Forbes - 9 months ago

This week's jobless claims are much higher than anticipated and the Nasdaq has fully recovered from losses due to the Coronavirus. The momentum is definitely there, and our AI tells us these a...

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PRNewsWire - 9 months ago

NORTHFIELD, Ill., June 2, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Stepan Company (NYSE: SCL), has made an Investor Presentation available at www.stepan.com through the Presentations section of the Investor Relat...

Zacks Investment Research - 9 months ago

Global chemical production dropped 1.3% in April on declines across all regions amid the coronavirus pandemic.

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Zacks Investment Research - 10 months ago

Stepan Co. (SCL) delivered earnings and revenue surprises of 31.65% and -0.56%, respectively, for the quarter ended March 2020. Do the numbers hold clues to what lies ahead for the stock?

Seeking Alpha - 10 months ago

Stepan Company (SCL) CEO Quinn Stepan on Q1 2020 Results - Earnings Call Transcript

Benzinga - 10 months ago

Shares of Stepan (NYSE:SCL) were unchanged at $91.32 in pre-market trading after the company reported Q1 results.

Seeking Alpha - 1 year ago

Stepan Company (SCL) CEO Quinn Stepan on Q4 2019 Results - Earnings Call Transcript

Zacks Investment Research - 1 year ago

Stepan Co. (SCL) delivered earnings and revenue surprises of 25.00% and 0.80%, respectively, for the quarter ended December 2019. Do the numbers hold clues to what lies ahead for the stock?

Seeking Alpha - 1 year ago

Stepan Company (SCL) CEO Quinn Stepan, Jr. on Q3 2019 Results - Earnings Call Transcript

Zacks Investment Research - 1 year ago

Stepan Co. (SCL) delivered earnings and revenue surprises of 7.14% and -8.84%, respectively, for the quarter ended September 2019. Do the numbers hold clues to what lies ahead for the stock?

Zacks Investment Research - 1 year ago

Stepan Co. (SCL) possesses the right combination of the two key ingredients for a likely earnings beat in its upcoming report. Get prepared with the key expectations.

Seeking Alpha - 1 year ago

Stepan Company (SCL) CEO Quinn Stepan, Jr. on Q2 2019 Results - Earnings Call Transcript

Zacks Investment Research - 1 year ago

Stepan Co. (SCL) delivered earnings and revenue surprises of 14.50% and -8.84%, respectively, for the quarter ended June 2019. Do the numbers hold clues to what lies ahead for the stock?

Zacks Investment Research - 1 year ago

Stepan Co. (SCL) doesn't possess the right combination of the two key ingredients for a likely earnings beat in its upcoming report. Get prepared with the key expectations.

Seeking Alpha - 1 year ago

Stepan Co (SCL) CEO Quinn Stepan on Q1 2019 Results - Earnings Call Transcript

Seeking Alpha - 1 year ago

We do not expect it to produce double-digit growth like today’s tech companies; it is a relatively “boring”, stable company that provides consistent, growing results.

Zacks Investment Research - 1 year ago

Stepan Co. (SCL) doesn't possess the right combination of the two key ingredients for a likely earnings beat in its upcoming report. Get prepared with the key expectations.

About SCL

Stepan Company, together with its subsidiaries, produces and sells specialty and intermediate chemicals to other manufacturers for use in various end products in North America, Europe, Latin America, and Asia. The company operates through three segments: Surfactants, Polymers, and Specialty Products. The Surfactants segment offers surfactants that are used as principal ingredients in consumer and industrial cleaning products, including detergents for washing clothes, dishes, carpets, and floors and walls, as well as shampoos and body washes; an... [Read more...]

Industry
Specialty Chemicals
Founded
1932
CEO
Frank Stepan
Employees
2,293
Stock Exchange
NYSE
Ticker Symbol
SCL
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Financial Performance

In 2020, Stepan Company's revenue was $1.87 billion, an increase of 0.59% compared to the previous year's $1.86 billion. Earnings were $126.77 million, an increase of 22.92%.

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Analyst Forecasts

According to 3 analysts, the average rating for Stepan Company stock is "Buy." The 12-month stock price forecast is 140.50, which is an increase of 9.83% from the latest price.

Price Target
$140.50
(9.83% upside)
Analyst Consensus: Buy