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Stepan (SCL) Company Profile

Updated May 14, 2020
Stepan has the following business profile:
Company's Full Name:Stepan Company
Short Name:Stepan
Trading Ticker Symbol:SCL
Primary Exchange:NYSE
Headquarter City/Country:Illinois, IL
Primary Industry Sector:Basic Industries
Seconday Sub-sector:Package Goods and Cosmetics
Main Business Areas: Basic Industries, Package Goods and Cosmetics, Basic Materials, Specialty Chemicals
Dividend Payments:Dividend History
ETFs Holding:List of ETFs holding Stepan stock

Market and Trading Information for Stepan

The following details were available for trading and market data about the stock of Stepan as of writing:
Current Share Price:$88.04
Previous Year's Closing Price:$102.44
Percentage Price Change (YTD):-14.06%
Market Cap:$1.98 billion
52-week Price Range:$69.33 - $105.87
Dividend Per Share:$1.05
EPS (TTM):4.53
Price-Earnings (Trailing):19.43
Price-Earnings (Forward):16.49

Company Profile and Business Description for Stepan

Stepan Company, incorporated on February 19, 1959, produces specialty and intermediate chemicals, which are sold to other manufacturers and used in a range of end products. The Company operates through three segments: Surfactants, Polymers and Specialty Products. The Company's principal markets include manufacturers of cleaning and washing compounds (including detergents, shampoos, fabric softeners, toothpastes and household cleaners), paints, cosmetics, food, beverages, nutritional supplements, agricultural products, plastics, furniture, automotive equipment, insulation and refrigeration.

Surfactants

The Company's 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 include fabric softeners, germicidal quaternary compounds, lubricating ingredients, emulsifiers for spreading agricultural products and industrial applications, such as latex systems, plastics and composites. Surfactants are manufactured at five North American sites, three European sites (the United Kingdom, France and Germany), five Latin American sites (Mexico, Colombia and three sites in Brazil) and two Asian sites (Philippines and Singapore). It also includes business of Tebras Tensoativos do Brazil Ltda. (Tebras) and the sulfonation production facility of PBC Industria Quimica Ltda.

Polymers

The Company's Polymers segment includes 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 (collectively, CASE products) and flexible foams. Polyester resins, which include liquid and powdered resins, are used in CASE and polyurethane systems house applications. Phthalic anhydride is used in unsaturated polyester resins, alkyd resins and plasticizers for applications in construction materials and components of automotive, boating and other consumer products. In addition, the Company uses phthalic anhydride internally in the production of polyols. In the United States, polyurethane polyols and phthalic anhydride are manufactured at the Company's Millsdale, Illinois, site and specialty polyols are manufactured at the Company's Columbus, Georgia, site. In Europe, polyurethane polyols are manufactured at the Company's subsidiary in Germany, and specialty polyols are manufactured at the Company's Poland subsidiary. In China, polyurethane polyols and specialty polyols are manufactured at the Company's Nanjing, China, manufacturing plant.

Specialty Products

The Company's Specialty Products segment includes flavors, emulsifiers and solubilizers used in food, flavoring, nutritional supplement and pharmaceutical applications. Specialty Products are primarily manufactured at the Company's Maywood, New Jersey, site and, in some instances, at outside contractors.

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ETFs Holding Stepan Stock

As of March 2020, the following exchange-traded funds (ETF) hold the Stepan stocks in their respective portfolios. Below is a random list of only 10 ETFs in no particular order that have Stepan stock holding. There are a total of 86 ETFs in Fknol.com records which are holding Stepan stock in their portfolio. See Full List.

TickerNameShort DescriptionExpense
Ratio
No. of
Holdings
Dividend
Frequency
DGROiShares Core Dividend Growth ETFThe iShares Core Dividend Growth ETF tracks an index of US stocks that are selected by dividends, dividend growth and payout ratio, then weighted by dividend dollars. ...Full Details0.08%449
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ESGVVanguard ESG US Stock ETFThe Vanguard ESG U.S. Stock ETF tracks a market-cap-weighted index of US companies screened for environmental, social, and corporate governance (ESG) criteria. ...Full Details0.12%988
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Quarterly
EXTWisdomTree US Total Earnings ETFThe WisdomTree U.S. Total Earnings Fund tracks an index selected and weighted by earnings over the past four quarters. ...Full Details0.28%1233
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FNDBSchwab Fundamental US Broad Market Index ETFThe Schwab Fundamental U.S. Broad Market Index ETF tracks a fundamentally selected and weighted Russell Index based on sales, cash flow and dividends/buybacks. ...Full Details0.25%1481
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ITOTiShares Core S&P Total US Stock Market ETFThe iShares Core S&P Total U.S. Stock Market ETF tracks a market cap-weighted index of all common equities listed on the NYSE and the NASDAQ. ...Full Details0.03%3090
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IWViShares Russell 3000 ETFThe iShares Russell 3000 ETF tracks a cap-weighted index that measures the investable US equities market, covering the entire market-cap spectrum, including micro-caps. ...Full Details0.2%3002
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MMTMSPDR S&P 1500 Momentum Tilt ETFThe SPDR S&P 1500 Momentum Tilt ETF tracks a tiered index that weights securities from the S&P 1500 according to a combination of their market capitalization and their price momentum over the previous 12 months. ...Full Details0.12%1240
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PFMInvesco Dividend Achievers™ ETFThe Invesco Dividend Achievers Portfolio ETF tracks a market-cap-weighted index of dividend-paying US companies that have increased their annual dividends for 10 or more consecutive years. ...Full Details0.55%264
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SCHBSchwab US Broad Market ETFThe Schwab U.S. Broad Market ETF tracks a cap-weighted index of the largest 2,500 stocks in the US. ...Full Details0.03%2365
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SPTMSPDR Portfolio Total Stock Market ETFThe SPDR Portfolio Total Stock Market ETF tracks a propritary index designed to provide exposure to broad US equities, covering the entire market-cap spectrum. ...Full Details0.03%2369
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See Full List of ETFs holding Stepan stock in their respective portfolios.

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▶ Coty (COTY): Coty Inc., together with its subsidiaries, manufactures, markets, distributes, and sells beauty products worldwide. It operates in three segments: Luxury, Consumer Beauty, and Professional Beauty. The....See Detailed Company Profile,  Dividend History

▶ e.l.f. Beauty (ELF): e.l.f. Beauty, Inc., formerly J.A. Cosmetics Holdings, Inc., incorporated on December 20, 2013, is a cosmetic company. The Company conducts business under the name e.l.f. Cosmetics, and offers products for ....See Detailed Company Profile,  Dividend History

▶ Ecolab (ECL): Ecolab Inc., incorporated on February 18, 1924, provides water, hygiene and energy technologies and services. The Companys cleaning and sanitizing programs and products, pest elimination services and equipment maintenance and ....See Detailed Company Profile,  Dividend History

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▶ Estee Lauder Companies (EL): The Estee Lauder Companies Inc., incorporated on December 9, 1976, manufactures and markets skin care, makeup, fragrance and hair care products. The Company offers products, including skin care, makeup, fragrance, ....See Detailed Company Profile,  Dividend History

▶ Inter Parfums (IPAR): Inter Parfums, Inc., incorporated on May 6, 1985, operates in the fragrance business. The Company manufactures, markets and distributes an array of fragrance and fragrance related products. The Company operates ....See Detailed Company Profile,  Dividend History

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▶ Revlon (REV): Revlon, Inc., through its subsidiaries, manufactures, markets, distributes, and sells beauty and personal care products worldwide. The company's Consumer segment offers cosmetics under the Revlon, Alm....See Detailed Company Profile,  Dividend History

▶ Unilever (UL): Unilever PLC operates in the fast-moving consumer goods industry worldwide. It operates through Personal Care, Home Care, Foods, and Refreshment segments. The Personal Care segment offers skin care an....See Detailed Company Profile,  Dividend History

▶ Unilever NV (UN): Unilever N.V., incorporated in 1927, is a fast-moving consumer goods (FMCG) company. The Companys segments include Personal Care, which primarily includes sales of skin care and hair care products, deodorants ....See Detailed Company Profile,  Dividend History

▶ United-Guardian (UG): United-Guardian, Inc. manufactures and markets cosmetic ingredients, personal care products, pharmaceuticals, medical lubricants, healthcare products, and specialty industrial products in the United States and internationally. It offers personal care products, including LUBRAJEL line of water-based moisturizing and lubricating gel formulations; LUBRAJEL II XD; ORCHID COMPLEX, an oil-soluble base for sk....See Detailed Company Profile,  Dividend History

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