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Stepan Stock Price, News & Analysis (NYSE:SCL)

$95.01
+0.14 (+0.15 %)
(As of 10/15/2019 09:47 AM ET)
Today's Range
$94.88
Now: $95.01
$95.01
50-Day Range
$92.11
MA: $95.88
$99.42
52-Week Range
$69.17
Now: $95.01
$101.84
Volume478 shs
Average Volume86,325 shs
Market Capitalization$2.14 billion
P/E Ratio19.47
Dividend Yield1.05%
Beta1.28
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; and other applications, such as fabric softeners, germicidal quaternary compounds, and lubricating ingredients. Read More…

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Soap, detergents, & cleaning preparations; perfumes, & cosmetics
Sub-IndustrySpecialty Chemicals
SectorBasic Materials
CUSIP85858610
Phone847-446-7500

Debt

Price-To-Earnings

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$1.99 billion
Cash Flow$8.60 per share
Book Value$34.84 per share

Profitability

Net Income$112.76 million

Miscellaneous

Employees2,250
Market Cap$2.14 billion
Next Earnings Date10/23/2019 (Confirmed)
OptionableOptionable

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Stepan (NYSE:SCL) Frequently Asked Questions

What is Stepan's stock symbol?

Stepan trades on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the ticker symbol "SCL."

How often does Stepan pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Stepan?

Stepan declared a quarterly dividend on Tuesday, July 23rd. Stockholders of record on Friday, August 30th will be paid a dividend of $0.25 per share on Friday, September 13th. This represents a $1.00 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 1.05%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, August 29th. View Stepan's Dividend History.

How were Stepan's earnings last quarter?

Stepan (NYSE:SCL) posted its earnings results on Wednesday, July, 24th. The basic materials company reported $1.50 EPS for the quarter, topping the Zacks' consensus estimate of $1.31 by $0.19. The basic materials company earned $473 million during the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $519.20 million. Stepan had a return on equity of 14.19% and a net margin of 5.39%. The firm's revenue for the quarter was down 9.0% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period last year, the company earned $1.38 earnings per share. View Stepan's Earnings History.

When is Stepan's next earnings date?

Stepan is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Wednesday, October 23rd 2019. View Earnings Estimates for Stepan.

How can I listen to Stepan's earnings call?

Stepan will be holding an earnings conference call on Wednesday, October 23rd at 12:00 AM Eastern. Interested parties can register for or listen to the call using this link or dial in at Not Available.

What price target have analysts set for SCL?

6 analysts have issued 1 year price targets for Stepan's shares. Their forecasts range from $20.00 to $95.00. On average, they anticipate Stepan's stock price to reach $46.17 in the next year. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 51.4%. View Analyst Price Targets for Stepan.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Stepan?

6 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Stepan in the last year. There are currently 1 sell rating, 3 hold ratings and 2 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold." View Analyst Ratings for Stepan.

Has Stepan been receiving favorable news coverage?

Press coverage about SCL stock has been trending very negative on Tuesday, InfoTrie Sentiment Analysis reports. InfoTrie identifies negative and positive news coverage by reviewing more than six thousand news and blog sources in real-time. The firm ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative five to five, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. Stepan earned a daily sentiment score of -3.8 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned media coverage about the basic materials company a news buzz of 0.0 out of 10, indicating that recent news coverage is extremely unlikely to have an effect on the stock's share price in the near future. View News Stories for Stepan.

Are investors shorting Stepan?

Stepan saw a decrease in short interest in September. As of September 15th, there was short interest totalling 292,300 shares, a decrease of 5.4% from the August 15th total of 309,000 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 84,300 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is presently 3.5 days. Currently, 1.4% of the shares of the company are short sold. View Stepan's Current Options Chain.

Who are some of Stepan's key competitors?

What other stocks do shareholders of Stepan own?

Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other Stepan investors own include Visa (V), PepsiCo (PEP), Ross Stores (ROST), Walgreens Boots Alliance (WBA), A. O. Smith (AOS), salesforce.com (CRM), CVS Health (CVS), Stryker (SYK), Commerce Bancshares (CBSH) and Cintas (CTAS).

Who are Stepan's key executives?

Stepan's management team includes the folowing people:
  • Mr. F. Quinn Stepan Jr., Chairman, Pres & CEO (Age 58)
  • Mr. Arthur W. Mergner, VP of Supply Chain (Age 55)
  • Mr. Scott R. Behrens, VP & GM of Surfactants (Age 49)
  • Ms. Jennifer Ansbro Hale, Consultant (Age 57)
  • Mr. Luis E. Rojo, VP & CFO (Age 46)

Who are Stepan's major shareholders?

Stepan's stock is owned by many different of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include Hennessy Advisors Inc. (0.14%) and State of Alaska Department of Revenue (0.07%). Company insiders that own Stepan stock include Arthur W Mergner, Debra Stefaniak, Edward J Wehmer, F Quinn Stepan, F Quinn Stepan Jr, Frank Pacholec, Gregory E Lawton, Gregory Servatius, Jennifer Ansbro Hale, Luis Rojo, Robert Victor Slone, Scott R Behrens and Sean Thomas Moriarty. View Institutional Ownership Trends for Stepan.

Which major investors are selling Stepan stock?

SCL stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Hennessy Advisors Inc.. Company insiders that have sold Stepan company stock in the last year include Arthur W Mergner, Debra Stefaniak, Edward J Wehmer, F Quinn Stepan Jr, Frank Pacholec, Gregory E Lawton, Robert Victor Slone, Scott R Behrens and Sean Thomas Moriarty. View Insider Buying and Selling for Stepan.

Which major investors are buying Stepan stock?

SCL stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including State of Alaska Department of Revenue. View Insider Buying and Selling for Stepan.

How do I buy shares of Stepan?

Shares of SCL can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Robinhood, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

What is Stepan's stock price today?

One share of SCL stock can currently be purchased for approximately $95.01.

How big of a company is Stepan?

Stepan has a market capitalization of $2.14 billion and generates $1.99 billion in revenue each year. The basic materials company earns $112.76 million in net income (profit) each year or $4.88 on an earnings per share basis. Stepan employs 2,250 workers across the globe.View Additional Information About Stepan.

What is Stepan's official website?

The official website for Stepan is http://www.stepan.com/.

How can I contact Stepan?

Stepan's mailing address is Edens and Winnetka Road, Northfield IL, 60093. The basic materials company can be reached via phone at 847-446-7500 or via email at [email protected]


MarketBeat Community Rating for Stepan (NYSE SCL)

Community Ranking:  2.1 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  211 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  296 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  507
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Stepan and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe SCL will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe SCL will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.
This page was last updated on 10/15/2019 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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