Stepan Company (
) will begin trading ex-dividend on August 27, 2014. A cash
dividend payment of $0.17 per share is scheduled to be paid on
September 15, 2014. Shareholders who purchased SCL stock prior to
the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment.
This marks the 4th quarter that SCL has paid the same dividend. At
the current stock price of $48.24, the dividend yield is 1.41%.
The previous trading day's last sale of SCL was $48.24,
representing a -28.21% decrease from the 52 week high of $67.20 and
a 2.84% increase over the 52 week low of $46.91.
SCL is a part of the Basic Industries sector, which includes
companies such as Procter & Gamble Company (
) and Unilever PLC (
). SCL's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's
profitability, is $2.98. Zacks Investment Research reports SCL's
forecasted earnings growth in 2014 as -12.46%, compared to an
industry average of 1.9%.
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