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2014-04-14 12:24:18

NORTHFIELD, Ill., April 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Stepan Company (NYSE: SCL), a major manufacturer of specialty and intermediate chemicals used in a broad range of industries, will issue its first quarter earnings report on Tuesday, April 29, 2014 at approximately 8:00 a.m. ET (7:00 a.m. CT), prior to the open of the market. The Company will hold its first quarter earnings conference call to review the financial and operational performance highlights on Wednesday, April 30, 2014, at...

2014-03-24 08:22:22

First product from Stepan and Elevance joint development agreement is now commercially available NORTHFIELD, Ill. and WOODRIDGE, Ill., March 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Stepan Company, one of the leading global surfactant manufacturers, today introduced STEPOSOL® MET-10U, a novel surfactant derived from natural oils that is targeted to displace solvents. This powerful new cleaning solution is the first commercial product launched by Stepan as part of its joint development agreement with...

2014-02-18 08:23:32

NORTHFIELD, Ill., Feb. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Stepan Company (NYSE: SCL) today reported: Fourth Quarter Highlights -- Net Sales were up 11% vs. prior year driven by an 11% increase in volume. Excluding the North American polyester resin acquisition from Bayer MaterialScience, the increases were 8% and 9%, respectively. -- Net Income was $10.7 million vs. $15.4 million in the prior year. -- Net Income excluding deferred compensation and restructuring expense...

2014-02-06 12:24:11

NORTHFIELD, Ill., Feb. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Stepan Company (NYSE: SCL), a major manufacturer of specialty and intermediate chemicals used in a broad range of industries, will issue its fourth quarter and full year 2013 earnings report on Tuesday, February 18, 2014 at approximately 8:00 a.m. ET, prior to the open of the market. The Company will also hold its fourth quarter and full year 2013 earnings conference call to review the financial and operational performance highlights on...

2013-10-21 08:24:32

NORTHFIELD, Ill., Oct. 21, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Stepan Company (NYSE: SCL) today reported third quarter net income of $20.4 million which is an increase of 1% from $20.2 million in the prior year. Reported diluted EPS was $0.89 in both periods. -- Sales volume grew by 9% for the quarter and was up 5% for the first nine months. -- Gross profit increased to $74.3 million compared to $71.3 million in the prior year. Gross profit benefitted from a business...

2013-10-08 08:22:19

NORTHFIELD, Ill., Oct. 8, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Stepan Company (NYSE: SCL), a major manufacturer of specialty and intermediate chemicals used in a broad range of industries, will issue its third quarter earnings report on Monday, October 21, 2013 at approximately 8:00 a.m. ET, prior to the open of the market. The Company will hold its third quarter earnings conference call to review the financial and operational performance highlights on Monday, October 21, 2013, at 2:00 p.m. ET (1:00...

2013-07-24 08:24:39

NORTHFIELD, Ill., July 24, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Stepan Company (NYSE: SCL) today reported higher second quarter net income of $22.7 million up 6 percent from $21.4 million in the year ago quarter. Diluted earnings per share was $0.99 versus $0.94 a year ago. Sales volume grew by 4 percent for the quarter and 3 percent for the first six months. Gross profit increased to $73.7 million compared to $73.4 million in the year ago quarter. Core operating margins remain stable when...

2013-07-17 08:22:24

NORTHFIELD, Ill., July 17, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Stepan Company (NYSE: SCL), a major manufacturer of specialty and intermediate chemicals used in a broad range of industries, will issue its second quarter earnings report on Wednesday, July 24, 2013 at approximately 8:00 a.m. ET, prior to the open of the market. The Company will hold its second quarter earnings conference call to review the financial and operational performance highlights on Wednesday, July 24, 2013, at 2:00 p.m. ET...

2013-07-08 20:20:25

NORTHFIELD, Ill., July 8, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Stepan Company (NYSE: SCL) today announced that Scott D. Beamer has joined Stepan Company and will become Vice President, Chief Financial Officer succeeding James E. Hurlbutt who plans to retire after 31 years with the Company. Mr. Beamer joins Stepan after a 16 year career at PPG Industries, Inc., most recently as Assistant Corporate Controller. Prior to that position, Scott was Chief Financial Officer of the European Region for PPG,...

2013-06-12 20:21:20

NORTHFIELD, Ill., June 12, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Stepan Company (NYSE: SCL) (the "Company") today announced that it will give notice on or about June 12, 2013, that it will redeem on August 9, 2013 (the "Redemption Date"), the remaining outstanding shares of its 5 1/2% Convertible Preferred Stock, no par value (the "Preferred Stock"). The redemption price is $25.00 per share. Since the original issuance of the Preferred Stock in 1992, holders of a majority of the shares have elected to...