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Stepan (SCL)

(Delayed Data from NYSE)

$85.25 USD

85.25
68,577

+0.50 (0.59%)

Updated Apr 23, 2024 04:00 PM ET

After-Market: $85.19 -0.06 (-0.07%) 7:08 PM ET

Zacks Rank:

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Zacks Rank Definition Annualized Return
1Strong Buy24.20%
2Buy18.04%
3Hold9.52%
4Sell5.20%
5Strong Sell2.60%
S&P50011.13%

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3-Hold of 5     3    

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Value Score A
Growth Score A
Momentum Score A
VGM Score A

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B Value A Growth F Momentum B VGM

Industry Rank:

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The industry with the best average Zacks Rank would be considered the top industry (1 out of 265), which would place it in the top 1% of Zacks Ranked Industries. The industry with the worst average Zacks Rank (265 out of 265) would place in the bottom 1%.

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Top 37% (94 out of 252)

Industry: Chemical - Diversified

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Company Summary

Stepan Company is a major manufacturer of specialty and intermediate chemicals used in a broad range of industries. Stepan is a leading producer of surfactants, which are the key ingredients in consumer and industrial cleaning compounds. The Company is also a leading supplier of polyurethane polyols used in the expanding thermal insulation market and C.A.S.E. (Coatings, Adhesives, Sealants, and Elastomers) industries.

General Information

Stepan Company

1101 Skokie Boulevard Suite 500

Northbrook, IL 60062

Phone: 847-446-7500

Fax: 847-501-2100

Web: http://www.stepan.com

Email: lrojo@stepan.com

Industry Chemical - Diversified
Sector Basic Materials
Fiscal Year End December
Last Reported Quarter 3/31/2024
Earnings Date

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4/30/2024

EPS Information

Current Quarter EPS Consensus Estimate 0.35
Current Year EPS Consensus Estimate 2.52
Estimated Long-Term EPS Growth Rate NA
Earnings Date

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4/30/2024

Price and Volume Information

Zacks Rank Premium
Yesterday's Close 84.75
52 Week High 100.61
52 Week Low 63.60
Beta 0.83
20 Day Moving Average 65,303.30
Target Price Consensus 100.50

SCL

% Price Change
4 Week -3.69
12 Week -8.73
YTD -10.36
% Price Change Relative to S&P 500
4 Week 0.30
12 Week -10.24
YTD -14.67
Share Information
Shares Outstanding (millions) 22.46
Market Capitalization (millions) 1,903.83
Short Ratio NA
Last Split Date 12/17/2012
Dividend Information
Dividend Yield 1.77%
Annual Dividend $1.50
Payout Ratio 0.68
Change in Payout Ratio 0.42
Last Dividend Payout / Amount 2/29/2024 / $0.38

Fundamental Ratios

P/E
P/E (F1) 33.60
Trailing 12 Months 38.35
PEG Ratio NA
EPS Growth
vs. Previous Year -44.07%
vs. Previous Quarter -48.44%
   
Sales Growth
vs. Previous Year -15.15%
vs. Previous Quarter -5.35%
   
Price Ratios
Price/Book 1.56
Price/Cash Flow 12.15
Price / Sales 0.82
ROE
3/31/24 NA
12/31/23 4.20
9/30/23 4.75
ROA
3/31/24 NA
12/31/23 2.12
9/30/23 2.35
Current Ratio
3/31/24 NA
12/31/23 1.40
9/30/23 1.46
Quick Ratio
3/31/24 NA
12/31/23 0.96
9/30/23 0.97
Operating Margin
3/31/24 NA
12/31/23 2.18
9/30/23 2.34
Net Margin
3/31/24 NA
12/31/23 1.73
9/30/23 2.16
Pre-Tax Margin
3/31/24 NA
12/31/23 2.08
9/30/23 2.54
Book Value
3/31/24 NA
12/31/23 54.39
9/30/23 53.77
Inventory Turnover
3/31/24 NA
12/31/23 6.51
9/30/23 6.14
Debt-to-Equity
3/31/24 NA
12/31/23 0.33
9/30/23 0.35
Debt to Capital
3/31/24 NA
12/31/23 24.80
9/30/23 25.99