Stepan Company Profile (NYSE:SCL)

About Stepan

Stepan logoStepan Company produces specialty and intermediate chemicals, which are sold to other manufacturers and used in a variety of end products. The Company has three segments: Surfactants, Polymers and Specialty Products. The Company's Surfactants segment offers products, which are principal ingredients in consumer and industrial cleaning products, such as detergents for washing clothes, dishes, carpets, floors and walls, as well as shampoos and body washes. The Company's Polymers segment includes polyurethane polyols, polyester resins and phthalic anhydride. The Company's Specialty Products segment includes flavors, emulsifiers and solubilizers used in food, flavoring, nutritional supplement and pharmaceutical applications. Its markets include manufacturers of cleaning and washing compounds, paints, cosmetics, food, beverages, nutritional supplements, agricultural products, plastics, furniture, automotive equipment, insulation and refrigeration.

Industry, Sector and Symbol:
  • Sector: Basic Materials
  • Industry: Cleaning Products
  • Sub-Industry: Specialty Chemicals
  • Exchange: NYSE
  • Symbol: SCL
  • CUSIP: 85858610
Key Metrics:
  • Previous Close: $70.34
  • 50 Day Moving Average: $65.91
  • 200 Day Moving Average: $58.80
  • 52-Week Range: $40.49 - $71.33
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 17.41
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: 16.02
  • P/E Growth: 0.91
  • Market Cap: $1.58B
  • Outstanding Shares: 22,364,000
  • Beta: 1.21
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Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for Stepan (NYSE:SCL) (?)
Ratings Breakdown: 3 Hold Ratings, 2 Buy Ratings
Consensus Rating:Hold (Score: 2.40)
Consensus Price Target: $44.50 (36.87% downside)

Analysts' Ratings History for Stepan (NYSE:SCL)
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DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetDetails
8/24/2016Seaport Global SecuritiesBoost Price TargetNeutral$66.00 -> $70.00View Rating Details
8/15/2016National Bank FinancialUpgradeSector Perform -> Outperform$32.00 -> $37.00View Rating Details
8/12/2016TD SecuritiesLower Price TargetBuy$39.00 -> $37.00View Rating Details
3/18/2016Wellington ShieldsDowngradeBuy -> HoldView Rating Details
12/18/2015Royal Bank Of CanadaLower Price TargetSector Perform$36.00 -> $34.00View Rating Details
10/14/2014GuggenheimInitiated CoverageBuy$70.00View Rating Details
10/13/2014SidotiUpgradeNeutral -> BuyView Rating Details
9/17/2014KeyCorpInitiated CoverageBuy$80.00View Rating Details
(Data available from 8/30/2014 forward)

Earnings

Earnings History for Stepan (NYSE:SCL)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallDetails
10/19/2016        
7/20/2016Q216$1.17$1.31$453.45 million$454.60 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
4/26/2016Q116$0.98$1.29$444.85 million$445.90 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
2/24/2016Q415$0.53$0.74$438.10 million$419.30 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
10/21/2015Q315$0.79$0.92$455.80 million$444.00 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
7/22/2015Q215$0.94$0.91$471.30 million$452.40 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
4/28/2015Q115$0.68$0.90$463.10 million$460.50 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
2/18/2015Q414$0.46$0.38$481.90 million$454.20 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
10/22/2014Q214$0.90$0.68$499.20 million$491.00 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
7/23/2014Q2$1.01$1.06$498.20 million$504.10 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
4/29/2014Q1$0.83$0.57ViewListenView Earnings Details
2/18/2014Q4$0.86$0.62$463.60 million$474.33 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
10/21/2013Q313$0.93$0.92$467.40 million$475.50 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
7/24/2013Q2 2013$1.01$0.89$486.70 million$474.45 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
(Data available from 1/1/2011 forward)

Estimates

Earnings Estimates for Stepan (NYSE:SCL)
Current Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $4.30 EPS
Next Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $4.40 EPS
QuarterNumber of EstimatesLow EstimateHigh EstimateAverage Estimate
Q1 20165$0.78$1.05$0.89
Q2 20162$1.16$1.18$1.17
Q3 20162$0.93$0.96$0.95
Q4 20162$0.72$0.79$0.76
Q1 20171$1.16$1.16$1.16
Q2 20171$1.26$1.26$1.26
Q3 20171$1.20$1.20$1.20
Q4 20171$0.92$0.92$0.92
(Data provided by Zacks Investment Research)

Dividends

Current Dividend Information for Stepan (NYSE:SCL)
Annual Dividend:$0.76
Dividend Yield:1.08%
Dividend Growth:8.00% (3 Year Average)
Payout Ratio:18.67% (Based on Trailing 12 Months of Earnings)
17.67% (Based on Current Year Consensus EPS Estimate)
17.27% (Based on Next Year Consensus EPS Estimate)
Track Record:48 Years of Consecutive Dividend Growth

Dividend History for Stepan (NYSE:SCL)
AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable Date
7/20/2016quarterly$0.191.21%8/29/20168/31/20169/15/2016
4/26/2016quarterly$0.191.22%5/26/20165/31/20166/15/2016
2/24/2016Quarterly$0.193/2/20163/4/20163/15/2016
10/22/2015quarterly$0.191.49%11/25/201511/30/201512/15/2015
7/23/2015quarterly$0.181.5%8/27/20158/31/20159/15/2015
4/29/2015quarterly$0.181.42%5/27/20155/29/20156/12/2015
2/18/2015quarterly$0.181.77%2/25/20152/27/20153/13/2015
10/22/2014quarterly$0.181.64%11/25/201411/28/201412/15/2014
7/23/2014quarterly$0.171.34%8/27/20148/29/20149/15/2014
4/29/2014quarterly$0.171.18%5/28/20145/30/20146/13/2014
2/18/2014quarterly$0.171.12%2/26/20142/28/20143/14/2014
10/21/2013quarterly$0.171.12%11/26/201311/29/201312/13/2013
7/24/2013quarterly$0.161.07%8/28/20138/30/20139/13/2013
5/1/2013quarterly$0.161.17%5/29/20135/31/20136/14/2013
2/19/2013quarterly$0.161.03%2/26/20132/28/20133/15/2013
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Insider Trades

Insider Trading History for Stepan (NYSE:SCL)
Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionDetails
8/19/2016Frank PacholecVPSell1,500$70.00$105,000.00View SEC Filing  
8/17/2016Frank PacholecVPSell1,000$68.00$68,000.00View SEC Filing  
8/9/2016Scott C MasonVPSell6,070$67.45$409,421.50View SEC Filing  
8/8/2016Gregory ServatiusVPSell5,438$66.54$361,844.52View SEC Filing  
8/4/2016Frank PacholecVPSell1,750$65.19$114,082.50View SEC Filing  
7/26/2016Scott C MasonVPSell9,368$64.10$600,488.80View SEC Filing  
7/21/2016F Quinn Stepan JrCEOSell32,000$63.46$2,030,720.00View SEC Filing  
7/21/2016Frank PacholecVPSell2,000$65.00$130,000.00View SEC Filing  
7/20/2016Gregory ServatiusVPSell1,400$62.86$88,004.00View SEC Filing  
7/18/2016Gregory ServatiusVPSell1,000$62.80$62,800.00View SEC Filing  
7/15/2016Gregory ServatiusVPSell3,534$62.34$220,309.56View SEC Filing  
7/13/2016Gregory ServatiusVPSell1,466$61.86$90,686.76View SEC Filing  
6/23/2016Gregory ServatiusVPSell1,000$61.60$61,600.00View SEC Filing  
6/10/2016Gregory ServatiusVPSell1,000$61.40$61,400.00View SEC Filing  
6/8/2016Gregory ServatiusVPSell1,000$61.20$61,200.00View SEC Filing  
4/29/2016Arthur W MergnerVPSell4,500$61.18$275,310.00View SEC Filing  
4/28/2016F Quinn StepanChairmanSell13,400$62.32$835,088.00View SEC Filing  
4/18/2016F Quinn Stepan JrCEOSell462$58.46$27,008.52View SEC Filing  
4/15/2016F Quinn Stepan JrCEOSell31,538$58.46$1,843,711.48View SEC Filing  
3/4/2016Debra StefaniakVPBuy500$54.05$27,025.00View SEC Filing  
3/2/2016Scott D BeamerCFOBuy2,000$51.16$102,320.00View SEC Filing  
10/29/2015Gregory ServatiusVPSell3,000$53.30$159,900.00View SEC Filing  
10/27/2015Jan Stern ReedDirectorBuy1,000$51.21$51,210.00View SEC Filing  
10/23/2015Gregory ServatiusVPSell3,500$52.13$182,455.00View SEC Filing  
8/13/2015Arthur W MergnerVPSell1,000$47.01$47,010.00View SEC Filing  
5/8/2015Arthur W MergnerVPSell3,000$50.05$150,150.00View SEC Filing  
2/20/2015Scott C MasonVPBuy3,000$40.55$121,650.00View SEC Filing  
11/19/2014Frank PacholecVPSell1,000$43.55$43,550.00View SEC Filing  
11/14/2014Scott C MasonVPBuy1,000$43.22$43,220.00View SEC Filing  
8/25/2014Frank PacholecVPSell1,000$48.32$48,320.00View SEC Filing  
5/22/2014Scott D BeamerCFOBuy1,000$52.10$52,100.00View SEC Filing  
4/1/2014Robert John WoodVPSell3,000$65.00$195,000.00View SEC Filing  
3/6/2014Frank PacholecVPSell1,400$62.21$87,094.00View SEC Filing  
3/5/2014Robert John WoodVPSell3,100$61.03$189,193.00View SEC Filing  
3/4/2014Frank PacholecVPSell2,000$60.71$121,420.00View SEC Filing  
2/27/2014Robert John WoodVPSell7,381$60.01$442,933.81View SEC Filing  
2/25/2014F Quinn StepanChairmanSell9,979$59.73$596,045.67View SEC Filing  
2/20/2014Edward J WehmerDirectorSell2,256$60.26$135,946.56View SEC Filing  
11/26/2013H Edward WynnVPSell1,180$62.15$73,337.00View SEC Filing  
11/20/2013F Quinn StepanChairmanSell39,712$59.92$2,379,543.04View SEC Filing  
11/20/2013Frank PacholecVPSell2,000$59.95$119,900.00View SEC Filing  
11/14/2013Gregory ServatiusVPSell5,443$59.02$321,245.86View SEC Filing  
11/14/2013Scott D BeamerCFOBuy1,000$58.77$58,770.00View SEC Filing  
11/8/2013Frank PacholecVPSell2,000$58.55$117,100.00View SEC Filing  
10/30/2013F Quinn StepanChairmanSell4,000$60.00$240,000.00View SEC Filing  
10/29/2013F Quinn StepanChairmanSell1,400$60.03$84,042.00View SEC Filing  
10/25/2013F Quinn StepanChairmanSell17,899$60.67$1,085,932.33View SEC Filing  
7/29/2013John V VenegoniVPSell1,398$57.83$80,846.34View SEC Filing  
5/31/2013John V VenegoniVPSell1,464$54.56$79,875.84View SEC Filing  
5/16/2013Michael Ross BoyceDirectorBuy2,500$53.57$133,925.00View SEC Filing  
5/10/2013Edward J WehmerDirectorSell8,934$54.03$482,704.02View SEC Filing  
11/26/2012Frank PacholecVPSell1,500$97.93$146,895.00View SEC Filing  
11/12/2012John V VenegoniVPSell1,000$96.46$96,460.00View SEC Filing  
8/21/2012Gregory ServatiusVPSell1,309$97.00$126,973.00View SEC Filing  
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Headlines

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finance.yahoo.com logoEdited Transcript of SCL earnings conference call or presentation 20-Jul-16 2:00pm GMT (NYSE:SCL)
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www.prnewswire.com - June 3 at 10:16 AM
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biz.yahoo.com logoSTEPAN CO Files SEC form 8-K, Costs Associated with Exit or Disposal Activities, Financial Statements and Exhibits (NYSE:SCL)
biz.yahoo.com - May 20 at 11:08 AM
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