• Consensus Rating: Hold
  • Consensus Price Target: $0.00
  • Forecasted Upside: -100.00 %
  • Number of Analysts: 1
  • Breakdown:
  • 0 Sell Ratings
  • 1 Hold Ratings
  • 0 Buy Ratings
  • 0 Strong Buy Ratings
$120.16
▼ -0.19 (-0.16%)

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Analyst Price Target for SCL

Analyst Price Target is $0.00
▼ -100.00% Downside 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 $0.00, with a high forecast of $0.00 and a low forecast of $10,000,000.00. The average price target represents a -100.00% upside from the last price of $120.16.

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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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6/16/2020
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9/14/2020
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12/13/2020
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3/13/2021
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6/11/2021
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9/9/2021
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11/8/2021
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12/8/2021

Latest Recommendations

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DateBrokerageActionRatingPrice TargetImpact on Share PriceDetails
1/11/2021Seaport Global SecuritiesDowngradeBuy ➝ NeutralMedium
10/22/2020Stifel NicolausBoost Price TargetBuy$122.00 ➝ $130.00Medium
6/18/2020Stifel NicolausBoost Price TargetBuy$109.00 ➝ $113.00Medium
4/2/2020Seaport Global SecuritiesUpgradeNeutral ➝ Buy$101.00High
3/24/2020Stifel NicolausLower Price TargetBuy$115.00 ➝ $107.00Low
3/18/2020CL KingInitiated CoverageNeutralHigh
2/20/2020Seaport Global SecuritiesReiterated RatingNeutralHigh
8/13/2019ScotiabankDowngradeSector Underperform$20.00High
8/9/2019BMO Capital MarketsLower Price 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
11/5/2018Seaport Global SecuritiesReiterated RatingHold$95.00Low
11/14/2017ScotiabankUpgradeUnderperform ➝ Sector Perform$32.00N/A
11/13/2017National Bank FinancialBoost Price Target$35.00 ➝ $36.00N/A
10/11/2017National Bank FinancialUpgradeSector Perform ➝ Outperform$27.00 ➝ $35.00N/A
9/24/2017TD SecuritiesReiterated RatingBuy$33.00Low
9/1/2017KeyCorpReiterated RatingHoldMedium
8/14/2017BMO Capital MarketsLower Price Target$42.00 ➝ $36.00Low
7/27/2017Wellington ShieldsDowngradeBuy ➝ HoldLow
6/26/2017National Bank FinancialLower Price TargetOutperform ➝ Sector Perform$40.00 ➝ $27.00Low
5/29/2017Industrial Alliance SecuritiesUpgradeBuy ➝ Strong-Buy$41.00Low
2/24/2017Wellington ShieldsUpgradeHold ➝ AccumulateN/A
1/10/2017BMO Capital MarketsBoost Price Target$40.00 ➝ $42.00N/A
(Data available from 12/8/2016 forward)

News Sentiment Rating

0.57 (Buy)

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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5/12/2021
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9/9/2021
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10/9/2021
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11/8/2021
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12/8/2021

Current Sentiment

  • 5 very positive mentions
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Stepan logo
Stepan Co. engages in the manufacture and sale of specialty and intermediate chemicals. It operates through the following segments: Surfactants, Polymers, and Specialty Products. The Surfactants segment offers a range of surfactant chemicals such as anionic, cationic, nonionic, and amphoteric surfactants. The Polymers segment produces polyester polyols and phthalic anhydride. The Specialty Products segment consists of chemicals used in food, flavoring, nutritional supplement and pharmaceutical applications. The company was founded by Alfred C. Stepan Jr. in 1932 and is headquartered in Northfield, IL.
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Today's Range

Now: $120.16
Low: $120.16
High: $121.49

50 Day Range

MA: $118.92
Low: $109.75
High: $128.41

52 Week Range

Now: $120.16
Low: $109.08
High: $139.30

Volume

3,866 shs

Average Volume

72,967 shs

Market Capitalization

$2.69 billion

P/E Ratio

18.54

Dividend Yield

1.10%

Beta

0.7

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 Global Securities, and Zacks Investment Research.
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What is the current price target for Stepan?

0 Wall Street analysts have set twelve-month price targets for Stepan in the last year. has the lowest price target set, forecasting a price of $10,000,000.00 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.