- Last Close 75.99
- Sector Basic Materials
- Industry Specialty Chemicals
- Investment Style Small Blend
- Day Range 75.87 – 77.54
- Year Range 75.87 – 114.97
- Market Cap 1.6985 Bil
- Volume / Avg 69,760.0 / 131,574.6
- Price / Sales 0.68
- Price / Book 1.40
- Forward Div Yield 1.56%
- Trailing Div Yield 1.92%
Morningstar‘s Stock Analysis SCL
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Company Profile SCL
Stepan Co manufactures and sells a variety of chemicals and chemical-based products. The company organizes itself into three segments based on product type. The surfactants segment, which generates the majority of revenue, sells cleaning agents used in detergents, shampoos, body wash, fabric softeners, toothpastes, and other personal-care products. Surfactants are chemical agents that affect the interaction between two surfaces. The polymers segment sells polyurethane used to manufacture rigid foam for thermal insulation, as well as phthalic anhydride used to make plastic components for the construction, automotive, and boating industries. The specialty products segment sells chemicals used in food and flavoring. Most of Stepan's revenue comes from the United States.
Northbrook, IL, 60062
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FAQs for Stepan Co Stock
Yes. SCL has a forward dividend yield of 1.92%.
SCL’s full dividends and stock split history
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SCL’s market cap is 1.70 Bil.
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SCL’s stock style is Small Core.
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High-growth stocks tend to represent the technology, healthcare, and communications sectors. They rarely distribute dividends to shareholders, opting for reinvestment in their businesses. More value-oriented stocks tend to represent financial services, utilities, and energy stocks. These are established companies that reliably pay dividends.
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SCL’s price/sales is 0.68.
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SCL’s price/forward earnings is 22.09.
Forward P/E gives some indication of how cheap or expensive a stock is compared with consensus earnings estimates. The lower the Forward P/E, the cheaper the stock.
SCL’s price/book is 1.40.
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SCL’s beta can be found in Trading Information at the top of this page.
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