NORTHFIELD, Ill., May 1, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The Board of Directors of Stepan Company (SCL) declared a quarterly cash dividend on its common stock of $0.1600 per share. The dividend is payable on June 14, 2013, to common stockholders of record on May 31, 2013.
The Board of Directors also declared a quarterly cash dividend on its five and one half percent (5.5%) convertible preferred stock at the quarterly rate of $0.34375 per share. Dividends are payable on May 31, 2013, to preferred stockholders of record on May 15, 2013.
Stepan Company, headquartered in Northfield, Illinois, is a leading producer of specialty and intermediate chemicals used in household, industrial, personal care, agricultural, food and insulation-related products. The common and preferred stocks are traded on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol SCL and SCLPR.