A Director at Stepan Company (SCL) is Selling Shares

Today, a Director at Stepan Company (SCL), Gregory Lawton, sold shares of SCL for $185.5K.

Following Gregory Lawton’s last SCL Sell transaction on July 30, 2012, the stock climbed by 46.2%. This is Lawton’s first transaction since reporting a Buy transaction on BGC back in June 2016

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Based on Stepan Company’s latest earnings report for the quarter ending September 30, the company posted quarterly revenue of $508 million and quarterly net profit of $22.17 million. In comparison, last year the company earned revenue of $488 million and had a net profit of $21.9 million. SCL’s market cap is $1.96B and the company has a P/E ratio of 21.27. Currently, Stepan Company has an average volume of 96.54K.

The insider sentiment on Stepan Company has been negative according to 66 insider trades in the past three months. This sentiment is lower than the average sentiment of company insiders in this sector.

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Stepan Co. engages in the manufacture and sale of specialty and intermediate chemicals. It operates through the following segments: Surfactants, Polymers, and Specialty Products. The Surfactants segment offers a range of surfactant chemicals such as anionic, cationic, nonionic, and amphoteric surfactants.