Stepan Company (SCL): Price and Financial Metrics


Stepan Company (SCL): $121.69

-0.58 (-0.47%)

POWR Rating

Component Grades

Growth

S

Value

I

Momentum

G

Stability

N

Sentiment

U

Quality

P

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SCL POWR Grades


  • Stability is the dimension where SCL ranks best; there it ranks ahead of 89.19% of US stocks.
  • SCL's strongest trending metric is Quality; it's been moving down over the last 155 days.
  • SCL's current lowest rank is in the Growth metric (where it is better than 28.64% of US stocks).

SCL Stock Summary

  • Stepan Co's stock had its IPO on March 17, 1992, making it an older stock than 80.24% of US equities in our set.
  • With a year-over-year growth in debt of 42.68%, Stepan Co's debt growth rate surpasses 84% of about US stocks.
  • The volatility of Stepan Co's share price is greater than that of just 17.56% US stocks with at least 200 days of trading history.
  • If you're looking for stocks that are quantitatively similar to Stepan Co, a group of peers worth examining would be IRBT, AMOT, SUPN, KVHI, and CPSI.
  • Visit SCL's SEC page to see the company's official filings. To visit the company's web site, go to www.stepan.com.

SCL Valuation Summary

  • SCL's price/sales ratio is 1.3; this is 43.48% lower than that of the median Basic Materials stock.
  • Over the past 243 months, SCL's EV/EBIT ratio has gone up 3.2.
  • SCL's price/earnings ratio has moved up 2.9 over the prior 243 months.

Below are key valuation metrics over time for SCL.

Stock Date P/S P/B P/E EV/EBIT
SCL 2021-09-03 1.3 2.5 18.1 13.9
SCL 2021-09-02 1.3 2.5 18.1 13.9
SCL 2021-09-01 1.3 2.5 17.9 13.8
SCL 2021-08-31 1.3 2.5 17.9 13.8
SCL 2021-08-30 1.2 2.5 17.7 13.6
SCL 2021-08-27 1.3 2.5 17.9 13.7

SCL Growth Metrics

    Its year over year revenue growth rate is now at 7.58%.
  • The 4 year net income to common stockholders growth rate now stands at 28.34%.
  • The 2 year cash and equivalents growth rate now stands at 3.99%.
SCL's revenue has moved up $469,060,000 over the prior 67 months.

The table below shows SCL's growth in key financial areas (numbers in millions of US dollars).

Date Revenue Operating Cash Flow Net Income to Common Stock
2021-09-30 2,230.673 114.94 151.159
2021-06-30 2,092.465 201.411 147.407
2021-03-31 1,957.503 229.993 139.836
2020-12-31 1,869.75 235.216 126.77
2020-09-30 1,820.006 227.457 118.458
2020-06-30 1,807.108 198.175 111.179

SCL's Quality Factors

The “Quality” component of the POWR Ratings focuses on 31 different factors of a companies fundamentals and operational strength. Here are some key insights as we drill into the specifics of these quality attributes.
  • SCL has a Quality Grade of C, ranking ahead of 50.73% of graded US stocks.
  • SCL's asset turnover comes in at 1.181 -- ranking 15th of 50 Consumer Goods stocks.
  • CL, LZB, and LEG are the stocks whose asset turnover ratios are most correlated with SCL.

The table below shows SCL's key quality metrics over time.

Period Asset Turnover Gross Margin ROIC
2021-06-30 1.181 0.204 0.160
2021-03-31 1.161 0.211 0.160
2020-12-31 1.165 0.205 0.152
2020-09-30 1.165 0.198 0.139
2020-06-30 1.176 0.188 0.125
2020-03-31 1.187 0.184 0.117

SCL Price Target

For more insight on analysts targets of SCL, see our SCL price target page. And for a list of of all stocks sorted by upside potential based on analyst target price, see our Top Price Target page.

Average Price Target $141.50 Average Broker Recommendation 1.67 (Moderate Buy)

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SCL Price/Volume Stats

Current price $121.69 52-week high $139.30
Prev. close $122.27 52-week low $109.08
Day low $121.30 Volume 61,700
Day high $122.33 Avg. volume 55,340
50-day MA $121.58 Dividend yield 1.1%
200-day MA $122.57 Market Cap 2.73B

Stepan Company (SCL) Company Bio


Stepan Chemical is a major manufacturer of specialty and intermediate chemicals used in a broad range of industries. Stepan is a leading merchant 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. The company was founded in 1932 and is based in Northfield, Illinois.


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Stepan (NYSE:SCL) Has More To Do To Multiply In Value Going Forward

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Yahoo | January 10, 2022

Zacks: Brokerages Expect Stepan (NYSE:SCL) Will Post Quarterly Sales of $551.43 Million

Brokerages expect that Stepan (NYSE:SCL) will post $551.43 million in sales for the current fiscal quarter, according to Zacks. Four analysts have made estimates for Stepans earnings, with estimates ranging from $503.40 million to $588.00 million. Stepan reported sales of $494.73 million in the same quarter last year, which would suggest a positive year-over-year growth []

Dakota Financial News | December 21, 2021

Zacks: Brokerages Expect Stepan (NYSE:SCL) to Announce $1.12 Earnings Per Share

Analysts expect Stepan (NYSE:SCL) to post earnings per share (EPS) of $1.12 for the current quarter, according to Zacks Investment Research. Four analysts have provided estimates for Stepans earnings, with estimates ranging from $0.92 to $1.28. Stepan reported earnings per share of $1.42 during the same quarter last year, which would indicate a negative year-over-year []

Dakota Financial News | December 19, 2021

Stepan (NYSE:SCL) Expected to Announce Earnings of $1.12 Per Share

Wall Street analysts expect Stepan (NYSE:SCL) to report earnings of $1.12 per share for the current fiscal quarter, according to Zacks. Four analysts have issued estimates for Stepans earnings, with estimates ranging from $0.92 to $1.28. Stepan reported earnings per share of $1.42 in the same quarter last year, which suggests a negative year over []

Transcript Daily | December 16, 2021

Agricultural Surfactants Market to Worth USD 1,927.5 Million by 2027 | Global Agricultural Surfactants Industry Share, Size, Top Companies, Trends, Growth Factors Details by Fortune Business Insights

Companies covered in agricultural surfactants market are Nufarm (Melbourne, Australia), Clariant (Muttenz, Switzerland), Helena Chemical Company (Tennessee, U.S), BASFSE (Ludwigshafen, Germany), AkzoNobel (Amsterdam, Netherlands), Evonik (Essen, Germany), Solvay (Brussels, Belgium), Huntsman Corporation (Texas, the U.S.), Croda International (Snaith, UK), Wilbur-Ellis Company (San Francisco, the U.S.), Stepan Company (Florida, the U.S.), Nouryon Company (Amsterdam, Netherlands) and other key players profiled Companies covered in agricultural surfactants market are Nufarm (Melbourne, Australia), Clariant (Muttenz, Switzerland), Helena Chemical Company (Tennessee, U.S), BASFSE (Ludwigshafen, Germany), AkzoNobel (Amsterdam, Netherlands), Evonik (Essen, Germany), Solvay (Brussels, Belgium),...

Intrado Digital Media | December 16, 2021

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SCL Price Returns

1-mo 1.75%
3-mo 2.95%
6-mo 2.95%
1-year 0.29%
3-year 54.02%
5-year 61.63%
YTD -2.09%
2021 5.24%
2020 17.75%
2019 39.96%
2018 -5.21%
2017 -2.05%

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