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Stepan Co (SCL) Files 10-K for the Fiscal Year Ended on December 31, 2017

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Stepan Co (SCL) files its latest 10-K with SEC for the fiscal year ended on December 31, 2017. Stepan Co, along with its subsidiaries produces specialty and intermediate chemicals, which are sold to other manufacturers and are used in end products. The Company manufactures & markets surfactants, polymers and specialty products. Stepan Co has a market cap of $1.83 billion; its shares were traded at around $81.36 with a P/E ratio of 20.75 and P/S ratio of 1.02. The dividend yield of Stepan Co stocks is 1.04%. Stepan Co had annual average EBITDA growth of 9.60% over the past ten years.


For the last quarter Stepan Co reported a revenue of $473.8 million, compared with the revenue of $420.6 million during the same period a year ago. For the latest fiscal year the company reported a revenue of $1.9 billion, an increase of 9% from last year. For the last five years Stepan Co had an average revenue growth rate of 0.2% a year.

The reported diluted earnings per share was $3.92 for the year, an increase of 5.1% from previous year. Over the last five years Stepan Co had an EPS growth rate of 3.9% a year. The Stepan Co had an operating margin of 7.59%, compared with the operating margin of 7.15% a year before. The 10-year historical median operating margin of Stepan Co is 6.67%. The profitability rank of the company is 4 (out of 10).

At the current stock price of $81.36, Stepan Co is traded at 84.6% premium to its historical median P/S valuation band of $44.08. The P/S ratio of the stock is 1.02, while the historical median P/S ratio is 0.55. The stock gained 10.47% during the past 12 months.

For the complete 20-year historical financial data of SCL, click here.

This article first appeared on GuruFocus.