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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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
Ratio Definitions 44
About GlobalData 48
Contact Us 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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