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SCL - Stepan Co Share Price

$129.96 2.3  1.8%

Last Trade - 21/04/21

Basic Materials
Mid Cap
Market Cap £2.10bn
Enterprise Value £1.99bn
Revenue £1.34bn
Position in Universe 1887th / 6852
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Year End 31st Dec 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021E 2022E CAGR / Avg
1,776 1,766 1,925 1,994 1,859 1,870 2,074 2,165 +1.0%
+23.1 +22.7 +22.4 -0.3 -7.0 +22.0 +16.9 +9.35
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FINANCIAL BRIEF: : For the fiscal year ended 31 December 2020, StepanCompany revenues increased 1% to $1.87B. Net incomeincreased 23% to $126.8M. Revenues reflect Surfactantssegment increase of 6% to $1.35B, Brazil segment increaseof 3% to $105.6M, United States segment remaining flat at$1.12B. Net income benefited from Surfactants segmentincome increase of 38% to $169.1M, Unallocated segment lossdecrease of 2% to $79.8M.
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Profile Summary

Stepan Company produces specialty and intermediate chemicals. It operates through three segments: Surfactants, Polymers and Specialty Products. 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. Other applications of Surfactants include fabric softeners, lubricating ingredients, emulsifiers for spreading agricultural products and industrial applications, such as latex systems and composites. Polymers include polyurethane polyols, polyester resins and phthalic anhydride. Polyurethane polyols are used in the manufacture of rigid foam for thermal insulation in the construction industry and are also a base raw material for coatings, adhesives, sealants and elastomers. Specialty Products include flavors, emulsifiers and solubilizers used in food, flavoring, nutritional supplement and pharmaceutical applications.

Last Annual December 31st, 2020
Last Interim December 31st, 2020
Incorporated February 19, 1959
Public Since May 22, 1981
No. of Shareholders: 1,737
No. of Employees: 2,293
Sector Basic Materials
Industry Chemicals
Index S&P 600 Small Cap , S&P Composite 1500 ,
Exchange New York Stock Exchange
Shares in Issue 22,491,816
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Upcoming Events for SCL
Tuesday 27th April, 2021
Q1 2021 Stepan Co Earnings Call
Tuesday 27th April, 2021
Q1 2021 Stepan Co Earnings Release
Tuesday 27th April, 2021
Stepan Co Annual Shareholders Meeting
Tuesday 20th July, 2021 Estimate
Q2 2021 Stepan Co Earnings Release
Tuesday 19th October, 2021 Estimate
Q3 2021 Stepan Co Earnings Release
Frequently Asked Questions for Stepan Co
What is the Stepan Co share price?

As of 21/04/21, shares in Stepan Co are trading at $129.96, giving the company a market capitalisation of £2.10bn. This share price information is delayed by 15 minutes.

How has the Stepan Co share price performed this year?

Shares in Stepan Co are currently trading at $129.96 and the price has moved by 44.42% over the past 365 days. In terms of relative price strength - which takes into account the overall market trend - the Stepan Co price has moved by -2.23% over the past year.

What are the analyst and broker recommendations for Stepan Co?

Of the analysts with advisory recommendations for Stepan Co, there are there are currently 1 "buy" , 2 "hold" and 0 "sell" recommendations. The overall consensus recommendation for Stepan Co is Hold. You can view the full broker recommendation list by unlocking its StockReport.

When will Stepan Co next release its financial results?

Stepan Co is scheduled to issue upcoming financial results on the following dates:

Interim results are scheduled for: 2021-12-31
What is the Stepan Co dividend yield?

The Stepan Co dividend yield is 0.87% based on the trailing twelve month period.

Does Stepan Co pay a dividend?

Last year, Stepan Co paid a total dividend of 1.13, and it currently has a trailing dividend yield of 0.87%. Looking ahead, Stepan Co has not announced an ex-dividend date yet.

When does Stepan Co next pay dividends?

Stepan Co has yet to annouce their ex-dividend date. The historic dividend yield on Stepan Co shares is currently 0.87%.

How do I buy Stepan Co shares?

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What is the market cap of Stepan Co?

Shares in Stepan Co are currently trading at $129.96, giving the company a market capitalisation of £2.10bn.

Where are Stepan Co shares listed? Where are Stepan Co shares listed?

Here are the trading details for Stepan Co:

Country of listing: United States
Exchange: NYQ
Ticker Symbol: SCL
What kind of share is Stepan Co?

Based on an overall assessment of its quality, value and momentum, Stepan Co is currently classified as a Style Neutral. The classification is based on a composite score that examines a wide range of fundamental and technical measures. Stock are classified on the the following spectrum: Super Stocks, High Flyers, Contrarians, Turnarounds, Neutral, Value Traps, Momentum Traps, Falling Stars, and Sucker Stocks. For more information, learn about our StockRank Styles.

Is there a Stepan Co share price forecast 2021?

Shares in Stepan Co are currently priced at $129.96. At that level they are trading at 8.11% discount to the analyst consensus target price of 0.00.

Analysts covering Stepan Co currently have a consensus Earnings Per Share (EPS) forecast of 6.418 for the next financial year.

How can I tell whether the Stepan Co share price will go up?

An important predictor of whether a stock price will go up is its track record of momentum. Price trends tend to persist, so it's worth looking at them when it comes to a share like Stepan Co. Over the past six months, the relative strength of its shares against the market has been -9.62%. At the current price of $129.96, shares in Stepan Co are trading at 10.12% against their 200 day moving average. You can read more about the power of momentum in assessing share price movements on Stockopedia.

What is the Stepan Co PE Ratio?

The Stepan Co PE ratio based on its reported earnings over the past 12 months is 23.67. The shares are currently trading at $129.96.

The PE ratio (or price-to-earnings ratio) is the one of the most popular valuation measures used by stock market investors. It is calculated by dividing a company's price per share by its earnings per share.

The PE ratio can be seen as being expressed in years, in the sense that it shows the number of years of earnings which would be required to pay back the purchase price, ignoring inflation. So in general terms, the higher the PE, the more expensive the stock is.

Who are the key directors of Stepan Co?

Stepan Co's management team is headed by:

Frank Stepan - CHM
Edward Wehmer - LED
Michael Boyce - IND
Joaquin Delgado - IND
Randall Dearth - IND
Scott Behrens - PRE
Arthur Mergner - EVP
Debra Stefaniak - VPR
Luis Rojo - CFO
Sean Moriarty - VPR
Janet Catlett - CHO
Jason Keiper - CTO
David Kabbes - VPR
Lorinda Burgess - IND
Richard Stepan - VPR
Who are the major shareholders of Stepan Co?

Here are the top five shareholders of Stepan Co based on the size of their shareholding:

BlackRock Institutional Trust Company, N.A. Investment Advisor
Percentage owned: 13.61% (3.06m shares)
The Vanguard Group, Inc. Investment Advisor/Hedge Fund
Percentage owned: 10.24% (2.30m shares)
Hightower Advisors, LLC Investment Advisor
Percentage owned: 8.81% (1.98m shares)
iShares Core S&P Small-Cap ETF Mutual Fund
Percentage owned: 6.33% (1.42m shares)
State Street Global Advisors (US) Investment Advisor/Hedge Fund
Percentage owned: 5.46% (1.23m shares)
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