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Zacks Investment Research downgraded Stepan Company (NYSE:SCL) to Hold in a statement released earlier today.

Having a price of $70.07, Stepan Company (NYSE:SCL) traded -0.39% lower on the day. With the last close up 17.01% from the two hundred day average, compared with the S&P 500 Index which has decreased -0.01% over the same period. Stepan Company has recorded a 50-day average of $69.70 and a two hundred day average of $61.56. Volume of trade was down over the average, with 53,882 shares of SCL changing hands under the typical 94,555

Zacks Investment Research has downgraded Stepan Company (NYSE:SCL) to Hold in a statement released on 9/21/2016.

On 5/3/2016, Seaport Global released a statement on Stepan Company (NYSE:SCL) upped the target price from $61.00 to $63.00 that suggested an upside of 0.07%.

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Stepan Company (NYSE:SCL)

With a total market value of $0, Stepan Company has price-earnings ratio of 17.69 with a one year low of $40.72 and a one year high of $72.54 .

A total of 2 analysts have released a research note on Stepan Company. zero analysts rating the company a strong buy, one analyst rating the company a buy, two analysts rating the company a hold, zero analysts rating the company a underperform, and finally zero analysts rating the company a sell with a 12-month price target of $61.50.

More About Stepan Company (NYSE:SCL)

Stepan Company produces specialty and intermediate chemicals, which are sold to other manufacturers and used in a variety of end products. The Company has three segments: Surfactants, Polymers and Specialty Products. The Company's Surfactants segment offers products, which are principal ingredients in consumer and industrial cleaning products, such as detergents for washing clothes, dishes, carpets, floors and walls, as well as shampoos and body washes. The Company's Polymers segment includes polyurethane polyols, polyester resins and phthalic anhydride. The Company's Specialty Products segment includes flavors, emulsifiers and solubilizers used in food, flavoring, nutritional supplement and pharmaceutical applications. Its markets include manufacturers of cleaning and washing compounds, paints, cosmetics, food, beverages, nutritional supplements, agricultural products, plastics, furniture, automotive equipment, insulation and refrigeration.

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