2018 Press Releases


This page contains Company press releases for the past 1 to 2 years, listed in chronological order. Please note that this information is provided only for historical purposes. Investors should not rely on this information as being unchanged in making investment decisions.

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02/22/18Stepan Reports Fourth Quarter and Record Full Year 2017 Results
NORTHFIELD, Ill., Feb. 22, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Stepan Company (NYSE: SCL) today reported: Fourth Quarter Highlights Reported net income was $9.9 million, or $0.42 per diluted share versus $8.4 million, or $0.36 per diluted share, in the prior year. Adjusted net income was $24.6 million, or $1.06 per diluted share versus $12.3 million, or $0.52 per diluted share, in the prior year.* Current year adjusted net income excludes a $14.9 million net after-tax charge related to the new U.S. Tax... 
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02/22/18Stepan Declares Quarterly Dividend
NORTHFIELD, Ill., Feb. 22, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Stepan Company (NYSE: SCL) today reported: On February 21, 2018, the Board of Directors of Stepan Company declared a quarterly cash dividend on its common stock of $0.225 per share.  The dividend is payable on March 15, 2018, to common stockholders of record on March 5, 2018.  The Company increased its quarterly cash dividend in the fourth quarter of 2017 by $0.02 per share, marking the 50th consecutive year that the company has increased its ca... 
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02/01/18Stepan Company Executes $350 Million Five Year Revolving Credit Facility Agreement
NORTHFIELD, Ill., Feb. 1, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Stepan Company (NYSE: SCL), announced today that it has entered into a five year committed $350 million multi-currency revolving credit facility that matures on January 30, 2023 with a syndicate of banks. JPMorgan Chase Bank, N.A. and Merrill Lynch, Pierce, Fenner & Smith Incorporated, an affiliate of Bank of America, N.A., acted as joint lead arrangers. The credit agreement allows the Company to make unsecured borrowings, as needed, for working... 
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01/22/18Stepan to Announce Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2017 Results on February 22, 2018
NORTHFIELD, Ill., Jan. 22, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Stepan Company (NYSE: SCL) will issue its fourth quarter and full year 2017 earnings results on Thursday, February 22, 2018 at approximately 7:00 am ET (6:00 am CT). Supporting slides will be posted at approximately the same time on the Investor Relations/Presentations page at www.stepan.com. The Company will hold its conference call to discuss and answer questions about the financial and operational performance highlights on the same day, at 10:00... 
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