Stepan Company (SCL)-Financial and Strategic SWOT Analysis Review

Stepan Company (SCL)-Financial and Strategic SWOT Analysis Review

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Stepan Company (SCL)-Financial and Strategic SWOT Analysis Review provides you an in-depth strategic SWOT analysis of the company's businesses and operations. The profile has been compiled by GlobalData to bring to you a clear and an unbiased view of the company's key strengths and weaknesses and the potential opportunities and threats. The profile helps you formulate strategies that augment your business by enabling you to understand your partners, customers and competitors better.

The profile contains critical company information including:

Business description-A detailed description of the company's operations and business divisions.

Corporate strategy-Analyst's summarization of the company's business strategy.

SWOT Analysis-A detailed analysis of the company's strengths, weakness, opportunities and threats.

Company history-Progression of key events associated with the company.

Major products and services-A list of major products, services and brands of the company.

Key competitors-A list of key competitors to the company.

Key employees-A list of the key executives of the company.

Executive biographies-A brief summary of the executives' employment history.

Key operational heads-A list of personnel heading key departments/functions.

Important locations and subsidiaries-A list and contact details of key locations and subsidiaries of the company.

Detailed financial ratios for the past five years-The latest financial ratios derived from the annual financial statements published by the company with 5 years history.

Interim ratios for the last five interim periods-The latest financial ratios derived from the quarterly/semi-annual financial statements published by the company for 5 interims history.


Stepan Company (Stepan) is a provider of chemical solutions. The company manufactures basic, specialty and intermediate chemicals, including surfactants, germicidal and fabric softening quaternaries, polyurethane polyols, phthalic anhydride, specialty products, and special ingredients for the food, supplement and pharmaceutical sectors. The company provides polymers used in the construction, refrigeration, automotive, boating and other consumer product industries. With research and development centers, sales and logistics organizations, and a distribution network across world, Stepan offers a broad portfolio of products to its customers. The company has manufacturing plants in North and South America, Europe and Asia. Stepan is headquartered in Northfield, Illinois, the US.

Stepan Company Key Recent Developments

Feb 22,2017: Stepan Reports Fourth Quarter And Record Full Year 2016 Results

Oct 20,2016: Stepan Announces Changes To Board Of Directors

Oct 18,2016: Stepan Reports Strong Third Quarter Results

Jul 20,2016: Stepan Reports Record Second Quarter And First Half Earnings

Jun 02,2016: Stepan Announces Expansion Of Poland Polyester Polyol Facility

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The company's core strengths and weaknesses and areas of development or decline are analyzed and presented in the profile objectively. Recent developments in the company covered in the profile help you track important events.

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Financial ratio presented for major public companies in the profile include the revenue trends, profitability, growth, margins and returns, liquidity and leverage, financial position and efficiency ratios.

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Table of Contents

Table of Contents 3

List of Tables 4

List of Figures 4

Section 1-About the Company 5

Stepan Company-Key Facts 5

Stepan Company-Key Employees 6

Stepan Company-Key Employee Biographies 7

Stepan Company-Major Products and Services 8

Stepan Company-History 9

Stepan Company-Company Statement 11

Stepan Company-Locations And Subsidiaries 14

Head Office 14

Other Locations & Subsidiaries 14

Section 2-Company Analysis 16

Stepan Company-Business Description 16

Stepan Company-SWOT Analysis 17

SWOT Analysis-Overview 17

Stepan Company-Strengths 17

Stepan Company-Weaknesses 18

Stepan Company-Opportunities 19

Stepan Company-Threats 20

Stepan Company-Key Competitors 21

Section 3-Company Financial Ratios 22

Financial Ratios-Capital Market Ratios 22

Financial Ratios-Annual Ratios 23

Performance Chart 25

Financial Performance 25

Financial Ratios-Interim Ratios 26

Financial Ratios-Ratio Charts 27

Stepan Company, Recent Deals Summary 28

Section 4-Company's Recent Developments 29

Feb 22, 2017: Stepan Reports Fourth Quarter And Record Full Year 2016 Results 29

Oct 20, 2016: Stepan Announces Changes To Board Of Directors 32

Oct 18, 2016: Stepan Reports Strong Third Quarter Results 33

Jul 20, 2016: Stepan Reports Record Second Quarter And First Half Earnings 35

Jun 02, 2016: Stepan Announces Expansion Of Poland Polyester Polyol Facility 38

Apr 26, 2016: Stepan Reports Record First Quarter Earnings 39

Feb 24, 2016: Stepan Reports Higher Fourth Quarter And Full Year 2015 Results 41

Section 5-Appendix 44

Methodology 44

Ratio Definitions 44

About GlobalData 48

Contact Us 48

Disclaimer 48

List of Figures

Stepan Company, Performance Chart (2012-2016) 25

Stepan Company, Ratio Charts 27

List of Tables

Stepan Company, Key Facts 5

Stepan Company, Key Employees 6

Stepan Company, Key Employee Biographies 7

Stepan Company, Major Products and Services 8

Stepan Company, History 9

Stepan Company, Other Locations 14

Stepan Company, Subsidiaries 14

Stepan Company, Key Competitors 21

Stepan Company, Ratios based on current share price 22

Stepan Company, Annual Ratios 23

Stepan Company, Annual Ratios (Cont...1) 24

Stepan Company, Interim Ratios 26

Stepan Company, Recent Deals Summary 28

Currency Codes 44

Capital Market Ratios 44

Equity Ratios 45

Profitability Ratios 45

Cost Ratios 46

Liquidity Ratios 46

Leverage Ratios 47

Efficiency Ratios 47

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