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New Key Statistics Module, Z-Score and F-Score
Market Cap $M969Revenue $M1,881Net Margin (%)3.2Z-Score3.7
Enterprise Value $M1,146EPS $3.2Operating Margin %4.9F-Score4
P/E(ttm))14.4Cash Flow Per Share $11.7Pre-tax Margin (%)4.1Higher ROA y-yN
Price/Book1.710-y EBITDA Growth Rate %12.5Quick Ratio1.5Cash flow > EarningsY
Price/Sales0.55-y EBITDA Growth Rate %3.3Current Ratio2.3Lower Leverage y-yY
Price/Cash Flow8.6y-y EBITDA Growth Rate %-5.9ROA % (ttm)5.2Higher Current Ratio y-yN
Dividend Yield %1.6Insider Buy (3m)1ROE % (ttm)11.0Less Shares Outstanding y-yN
Payout Ratio %22.0Shares Outstanding M22.3ROI % (ttm)10.9Gross Margin Increase y-yN

Gurus Latest Trades with SCL

Number of guru portfolios checked: 84. (List those with share number changes of more than 20%, or impact to portfolio more than 0.1%)
TickerGuruDate Action
Impactdown Price Range
(Average)*
Current Price Change from Average Comment Current Shares
SCLJoel Greenblatt 2014-06-30 Add$51.17 - $66.47
($56.2)
$ 43.47-23%Add 84.81%7,228
SCLThird Avenue Management 2014-06-30 Reduce-0.17%$51.17 - $66.47
($56.2)
$ 43.47-23%Reduce -22.46%478,486
SCLJoel Greenblatt 2014-03-31 Buy $59.49 - $65.84
($62.78)
$ 43.47-31%New holding, 3911 sh.3,911
SCLJoel Greenblatt 2013-12-31 Sold Out -0.02%$56.37 - $66.85
($61)
$ 43.47-29%Sold Out0
SCLJoel Greenblatt 2013-09-30 Reduce-0.01%$55.7 - $59.86
($57.96)
$ 43.47-25%Reduce -24.51%9,793
SCLJoel Greenblatt 2013-06-30 Reduce-0.05%$52.58 - $61.72
($56.48)
$ 43.47-23%Reduce -53.14%12,973
SCLJoel Greenblatt 2013-03-31 Reduce-0.03%$55.54 - $64.32
($60.36)
$ 43.47-28%Reduce -24.09%27,687
SCLThird Avenue Management 2012-12-31 Add0.28%$26.11 - $51.04
($45.46)
$ 43.47-4%Add 106.94%897,032
SCLJoel Greenblatt 2012-12-31 Add0.06%$26.11 - $51.04
($45.46)
$ 43.47-4%Add 108.94%72,948
SCLJoel Greenblatt 2012-09-30 Add0.08%$42.94 - $49.61
($47.06)
$ 43.47-8%Add 310.75%34,914
SCLJoel Greenblatt 2012-06-30 Buy 0.03%$42.66 - $46.84
($44.84)
$ 43.47-3%New holding, 4250 sh.8,500
SCLThird Avenue Management 2012-03-31 Buy 0.36%$39.17 - $45
($39.98)
$ 43.479%New holding, 178993 sh.357,986
SCLTweedy Browne 2007-06-30 Sold Out -0.05%$13.34 - $15.92
($14.85)
$ 43.47193%Sold Out0
SCLTweedy Browne 2006-06-30 Reduce-0.07%$13.67 - $15.95
($15.25)
$ 43.47185%Reduce -34.69%167,060
SCLTweedy Browne 2005-06-30 reduce$10.35 - $11.37
($11)
$ 43.47295%reduce--42.34% sh301,840
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*The price and date might not be the actual time and price at which the transactions were made. In the case of institutional owners, the date is stated as the last day of their fiscal quarter. The prices are estimates if no accurate information available. Foreign holdings may not be included.

SCL is held by these Gurus:

Ticker Guru Name Portfolio Date* Current Shares % of Shares Outstanding % of Total Assets Managed Change from Last Holdings Holding History
SCL Joel Greenblatt 2014-06-307,2280.030+84.81%
SCL Third Avenue Management 2014-06-30478,4862.150.49-22.46%
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SCL: Insider Buys/Sells

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InsiderPosition Date Trades Shares Trade Price ($) Change (%) Details
PACHOLEC FRANKVice President R&D 2014-08-25Sell1,000$48.32-10.04view
Beamer Scott DVP and CFO 2014-05-22Buy1,000$52.1-16.56view
PACHOLEC FRANKVice President R&D 2014-04-01Sell1,000$65.21-33.34view
WOOD ROBERT JOHNV.P. & General Manager 2014-04-01Sell3,000$65-33.12view
WOOD ROBERT JOHNV.P. & General Manager 2014-03-17Sell446$63-31view
PACHOLEC FRANKVice President R&D 2014-03-06Sell1,400$62.21-30.12view
WOOD ROBERT JOHNV.P. & General Manager 2014-03-06Sell2,900$62-29.89view
WOOD ROBERT JOHNV.P. & General Manager 2014-03-05Sell3,100$61.03-28.77view
PACHOLEC FRANKVice President R&D 2014-03-04Sell2,000$60.71-28.4view
WOOD ROBERT JOHNV.P. & General Manager 2014-02-27Sell7,381$60.01-27.56view

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    News about SCL:

    Articles On GuruFocus.com
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    Stepan Company (SCL) Chairman, 10% Owner F Quinn Stepan sells 2,368 Shares Nov 01 2010 
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    Stepan Company Reports Operating Results (10-Q) Jul 30 2010 
    Stepan Company (SCL) V.P. & CFO James E Hurlbutt sells 2,398 Shares Apr 30 2010 

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