Stepan Company (SCL) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for May 29, 2013

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Stepan Company ( SCL ) will begin trading ex-dividend on May 29, 2013. A cash dividend payment of $0.16 per share is scheduled to be paid on June 14, 2013. Shareholders who purchased SCL stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an -42.86% decrease from the same period a year ago. At the current stock price of $54.47, the dividend yield is 1.17%.

The previous trading day's last sale of SCL was $54.47, representing a -16.19% decrease from the 52 week high of $64.99 and a 27.5% increase over the 52 week low of $42.72.

SCL is a part of the Basic Industries sector, which includes companies such as Procter & Gamble Company ( PG ) and Unilever PLC ( UL ). SCL's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $3.35.

For more information on the declaration, record and payment dates, visit the SCL Dividend History page.



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