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F. Quinn Stepan
Incorporated in
Fiscal year end
IRS number

SCL stock data



30 Apr 20
11 Jul 20
31 Dec 20


Company financial data Financial data

Quarter (USD) Mar 20 Dec 19 Sep 19 Jun 19
Revenue 449.99M 444.99M 451.58M 473M
Net income 27.54M 22.03M 25.88M 30.21M
Diluted EPS 1.18 0.95 1.11 1.3
Net profit margin 6.12% 4.95% 5.73% 6.39%
Operating income 40M 28.49M 27.97M 41.07M
Net change in cash -61.04M 29.39M 10.73M 5.81M
Cash on hand 254.34M 315.38M 286M 275.27M
Cost of revenue 370.72M 360.25M 374.18M 380.04M
Annual (USD) Dec 19 Dec 18 Dec 17 Dec 16
Revenue 1.86B 1.99B 1.93B 1.77B
Net income 103.1M 111.11M 100.74M 86.2M
Diluted EPS 4.42 4.76 4.31 3.73
Net profit margin 5.55% 5.57% 5.23% 4.88%
Operating income 127.26M 149.27M 154.84M 127.83M
Net change in cash 15.19M 1.3M 73.15M 49.6M
Cash on hand 315.38M 300.19M 298.89M 225.74M
Cost of revenue 1.52B 1.65B 1.58B 1.43B

Financial data from Stepan earnings reports

Date Owner Security Transaction Code 10b5-1 $Price #Shares $Value #Remaining
1 Jul 20 Edward J Wehmer Stock Awards Common Stock Grant Aquire A No 97.1 36 3.5K 12,719
1 Jul 20 Dearth Randall S. Stock Units Common Stock Grant Aquire A No 97.1 3 291.3 1,254
1 Jul 20 Lawton Gregory E Stock Awards Common Stock Grant Aquire A No 97.1 16 1.55K 5,701
1 Jul 20 Boyce Michael Ross Stock Awards Common Stock Grant Aquire A No 97.1 2 194.2 748
15 Jun 20 F Quinn Stepan JR Common Stock Grant Aquire A No 96.08 532.294 51.14K 192,392.652
15 Jun 20 F Quinn Stepan JR Share Units Common Stock Grant Aquire A No 96.08 290.038 27.87K 101,623.989
74.4% owned by funds/institutions
13F holders
Current Prev Q Change
Total holders 169 190 -11.1%
Opened positions 16 21 -23.8%
Closed positions 37 24 +54.2%
Increased positions 50 67 -25.4%
Reduced positions 79 60 +31.7%
13F shares
Current Prev Q Change
Total value 4.26B 4.82B -11.6%
Total shares 16.79M 17.24M -2.6%
Total puts 11.5K 9K +27.8%
Total calls 75.4K 90.5K -16.7%
Total put/call ratio 0.2 0.1 +53.4%
Largest owners
Shares Value Change
BLK BlackRock 3.03M $267.83M -1.5%
Vanguard 2.37M $209.61M +3.6%
HighTower Advisors 1.98M $175.24M -1.9%
STT State Street 1.42M $125.18M +134.3%
Dimensional Fund Advisors 1.09M $96.63M +0.0%
Wellington Management 560.61K $49.59M -2.8%
BK Bank Of New York Mellon 420.77K $37.22M +14.8%
NTRS Northern Trust 376.06K $33.27M -0.3%
Renaissance Technologies 370.9K $32.81M -2.7%
Geode Capital Management 336.38K $29.76M +1.2%
Largest transactions
Shares Bought/sold Change
STT State Street 1.42M +811.11K +134.3%
Norges Bank 0 -489.13K EXIT
GS The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. 203.96K +125.62K +160.4%
Panagora Asset Management 63.67K -98.01K -60.6%
JPM JPMorgan Chase & Co. 86.95K -95.4K -52.3%
Vanguard 2.37M +82.19K +3.6%
Arrowstreet Capital, Limited Partnership 56.13K -80.55K -58.9%
Foundry Partners 0 -75.57K EXIT
BK Bank Of New York Mellon 420.77K +54.31K +14.8%
HRT Financial 0 -46.73K EXIT

Financial report summary

Management Discussion
  • Net income attributable to the Company for the first quarter of 2020 increased 10 percent to $27.5 million, or $1.18 per diluted share, from $25.0 million, or $1.07 per diluted share, for the first quarter of 2019. Adjusted net income decreased 21 percent to $24.2 million, or $1.04 per diluted share, from $30.6 million, or $1.31 per diluted share in 2019 (see the “Reconciliation of Non-GAAP Adjusted Net Income and Diluted Earnings per Share” section of this MD&A for a reconciliation between reported net income attributable to the Company and reported earnings per diluted share and non-GAAP adjusted net income and adjusted earnings per diluted share). Below is a summary discussion of the major factors leading to the quarter-over-quarter changes in net sales, profits and expenses.  A detailed discussion of segment operating performance for the first quarter of 2020 compared to the first quarter of 2019 follows the summary.
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