Stepan Company (
) will begin trading ex-dividend on August 28, 2013. A cash
dividend payment of $0.16 per share is scheduled to be paid on
September 13, 2013. Shareholders who purchased SCL stock prior to
the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment.
This marks the 3rd quarter that SCL has paid the same dividend. At
the current stock price of $58.57, the dividend yield is 1.09%.
The previous trading day's last sale of SCL was $58.57,
representing a -9.88% decrease from the 52 week high of $64.99 and
a 30.47% increase over the 52 week low of $44.89.
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 $3.39. Zacks Investment Research reports SCL's
forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as 3.44%, compared to an
industry average of 4.6%.
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Interested in gaining exposure to SCL through an Exchange
Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have SCL as a top-10 holding:
- iShares MSCI Canada Small Cap Index Fund (EWCS).
The top-performing ETF of this group is EWCS with an decrease of
-4.14% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent
weighting of SCL at 1.25%.