NYSE:SCL - Stepan Stock Price Target and Predictions

  • Consensus Rating: Buy
  • Consensus Price Target: $130.00
  • Forecasted Upside: 3.93 %
  • Number of Analysts: 2
  • Breakdown:
  • 0 Sell Ratings
  • 1 Hold Ratings
  • 1 Buy Ratings
  • 0 Strong Buy Ratings
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Analyst Price Target for SCL

Analyst Price Target is $130.00
▲ +3.93% Upside Potential
This price target is based on 2 analysts offering 12 month price targets for Stepan in the last 3 months. The average price target is $130.00, with a high forecast of $130.00 and a low forecast of $130.00. The average price target represents a 3.93% upside from the last price of $125.09.

This chart shows the closing price for SCL for the last year in relation to the current analyst high, average, and low pricetarget.

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Current Consensus is Buy

The current consensus among 2 investment analysts is to buy stock in Stepan. This rating has held steady since February 2021, when it changed from a Hold consensus rating.

Past Monthly 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
12/7/2016TD SecuritiesBoost Price TargetBuy$39.00 ➝ $41.00N/A
11/10/2016TD SecuritiesReiterated RatingBuy$39.00N/A
8/24/2016Seaport Global SecuritiesBoost Price TargetNeutral$66.00 ➝ $70.00N/A
8/15/2016National Bank FinancialUpgradeSector Perform ➝ Outperform$32.00 ➝ $37.00N/A
8/12/2016TD SecuritiesLower Price TargetBuy$39.00 ➝ $37.00N/A
(Data available from 6/21/2016 forward)
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Stepan Company, together with its subsidiaries, produces and sells specialty and intermediate chemicals to other manufacturers for use in various end products in North America, Europe, Latin America, and Asia. The company 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, 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 the food, flavoring, nutritional supplement, and pharmaceutical applications. Stepan Company was founded in 1932 and is headquartered in Northfield, Illinois.
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Today's Range

Now: $125.09
Low: $124.14
High: $125.87

50 Day Range

MA: $132.51
Low: $123.08
High: $137.95

52 Week Range

Now: $125.09
Low: $87.60
High: $139.30


52,758 shs

Average Volume

72,614 shs

Market Capitalization

$2.82 billion

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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, Stifel Nicolaus, and Zacks Investment Research.
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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 $130.00, suggesting a possible upside of 3.9%. Stifel Nicolaus has the highest price target set, predicting SCL will reach $130.00 in the next twelve months. Stifel Nicolaus has the lowest price target set, forecasting a price of $130.00 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 and 1 buy rating from Wall Street analysts. The stock has a consensus analyst rating of "Buy." A "buy" rating indicates that analysts believe SCL will outperform the market and that investors should add to their positions of Stepan.
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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.