• Consensus Rating: Hold
  • Consensus Price Target: $133.00
  • Forecasted Upside: 41.99 %
  • Number of Analysts: 1
  • Breakdown:
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  • 1 Hold Ratings
  • 0 Buy Ratings
  • 0 Strong Buy Ratings
$93.67
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Analyst Price Target for SCL

Analyst Price Target is $133.00
▲ +41.99% Upside Potential
This price target is based on 1 analysts offering 12 month price targets for Stepan in the last 3 months. The average price target is $133.00, with a high forecast of $133.00 and a low forecast of $133.00. The average price target represents a 41.99% upside from the last price of $93.67.

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Current Consensus is Hold

The current consensus among 1 polled investment analysts is to hold stock in Stepan. This rating has held steady since October 2021, when it changed from a Buy consensus rating.

Past Monthly Recommendations

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4/8/2021
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Latest Recommendations

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DateBrokerageActionRatingPrice TargetImpact on Share PriceDetails
7/29/2022Stifel NicolausLower Target$147.00 ➝ $133.00Low
1/18/2022Seaport Res PtnReiterated RatingNeutralHigh
10/22/2020Stifel NicolausBoost TargetBuy$122.00 ➝ $130.00Medium
6/18/2020Stifel NicolausBoost TargetBuy$109.00 ➝ $113.00Medium
3/24/2020Stifel NicolausLower TargetBuy$115.00 ➝ $107.00Low
3/18/2020CL KingInitiated CoverageNeutralHigh
8/13/2019ScotiabankDowngradeSector Underperform$20.00High
8/9/2019BMO Capital MarketsLower TargetOutperform$28.00 ➝ $20.00Low
7/3/2019Royal Bank of CanadaInitiated CoverageSector Perform$21.00Low
12/10/2018Stifel NicolausInitiated CoverageBuy ➝ Buy$94.00High
11/7/2018TD SecuritiesReiterated RatingNeutral$27.00Medium
11/14/2017ScotiabankUpgradeUnderperform ➝ Sector Perform$32.00N/A
11/13/2017National Bank FinancialBoost Target$35.00 ➝ $36.00N/A
10/11/2017National Bank FinancialUpgradeSector Perform ➝ Outperform$27.00 ➝ $35.00N/A
(Data available from 9/30/2017 forward)

News Sentiment Rating

0.41 (Hold)

Our news sentiment rating is based on the average sentiment of articles about this company published in the media in the last 30 days of headlines and can range from 2 (very positive sentiment) to -2 (very negative sentiment).

News Sentiment Over Time

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Current Sentiment

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Stepan logo
Stepan Company, together with its subsidiaries, produces and sells specialty and intermediate chemicals to other manufacturers for use in various end products. It operates through three segments: Surfactants, Polymers, and Specialty Products. The Surfactants segment offers surfactants that are used as principal ingredients in consumer and industrial cleaning products, including detergents for washing clothes, dishes, carpets, and floors and walls, as well as shampoos and body washes; and other applications, such as fabric softeners, germicidal quaternary compounds, disinfectants, and lubricating ingredients. Its surfactants are also used in various applications, including emulsifiers for spreading agricultural products; and industrial applications comprising latex systems, plastics, and composites. The Polymers segment provides polyurethane polyols that are used in the manufacture of rigid foam for thermal insulation in the construction industry, as well as a base raw material for coatings, adhesives, sealants, and elastomers (CASE); polyester resins, including liquid and powdered products, which are used in CASE applications; and phthalic anhydride that is used in unsaturated polyester resins, alkyd resins, and plasticizers for applications in construction materials, as well as components of automotive, boating, and other consumer products. The Specialty Products segment offers flavors, emulsifiers, and solubilizers for use in food, flavoring, nutritional supplement, and pharmaceutical applications. It serves in the United States, France, Poland, the United Kingdom, Brazil, Mexico, and internationally. Stepan Company was founded in 1932 and is headquartered in Northbrook, Illinois.
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Today's Range

Now: $93.67
Low: $93.67
High: $96.57

50 Day Range

MA: $104.97
Low: $93.67
High: $116.45

52 Week Range

Now: $93.67
Low: $93.41
High: $129.35

Volume

137,951 shs

Average Volume

78,211 shs

Market Capitalization

$2.09 billion

P/E Ratio

14.39

Dividend Yield

1.40%

Beta

0.76

Frequently Asked Questions

What sell-side analysts currently cover shares of Stepan?

The following equities research analysts have issued reports on Stepan in the last year: Seaport Res Ptn, Stifel Nicolaus, StockNews.com, and TheStreet.
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What is the current price target for Stepan?

1 Wall Street analysts have set twelve-month price targets for Stepan in the last year. Their average twelve-month price target is $133.00, suggesting a possible upside of 42.0%. Stifel Nicolaus has the highest price target set, predicting SCL will reach $133.00 in the next twelve months. Stifel Nicolaus has the lowest price target set, forecasting a price of $133.00 for Stepan in the next year.
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What is the current consensus analyst rating for Stepan?

Stepan currently has 1 hold rating from Wall Street analysts. The stock has a consensus analyst rating of "Hold." A "hold" rating indicates that analysts believe investors should keep any existing positions they have in SCL, but not buy more shares or sell existing shares.
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How do I contact Stepan's investor relations team?

Stepan's physical mailing address is 22 West Frontage Road, Northfield IL, 60093. The basic materials company's listed phone number is (847) 446-7500 and its investor relations email address is [email protected] The official website for Stepan is www.stepan.com. Learn More about contacing Stepan investor relations.