Stepan Company

Our Vision: Innovative Chemical Solutions for a Cleaner, Healthier, More Energy Efficient World. Established in 1932, Stepan Company is a publicly traded, major international manufacturer of specialty and intermediate chemical products. As we continue to grow, we remain committed to developing practices and products that reflect our core values of responsibility, integrity and innovation in the chemical industry. Our employees are our greatest resource, and we understand that the best results are achieved when diverse teams of talented people are empowered to create and champion solutions. Innovation, teamwork and quality are the core tenets of our culture, and we provide ongoing development and advancement opportunities for all employees — in our corporate offices and our manufacturing locations. Headquartered in the Greater Chicago Area (Northfield, Illinois), Stepan utilizes a network of modern production facilities located in North and South America, Europe and Asia.

Northfield, US
Size (employees)
2,145 (est)+4%
Stepan Company was founded in 1932 and is headquartered in Northfield, US

Stepan Company Office Locations

Stepan Company has an office in Northfield
Northfield, US (HQ)
22 Frontage Rd

Stepan Company Data and Metrics

Stepan Company Financial Metrics

Stepan Company's revenue was reported to be $1.8 b in FY, 2016
$, USD

Revenue (FY, 2016)

1.8 b

Revenue growth (FY, 2015 - FY, 2016), %


Gross profit (FY, 2016)

338.5 m

Gross profit margin (FY, 2016), %


Net income (FY, 2016)

86.2 m

EBIT (FY, 2016)

126.2 m

Market capitalization (23-Jun-2017)

2 b

Closing share price (23-Jun-2017)


Cash (31-Dec-2016)

225.7 m
Stepan Company's current market capitalization is $2 b.
$, USDFY, 2013Y, 2014Y, 2015FY, 2016


1.9 b1.9 b1.8 b1.8 b

Revenue growth, %


Cost of goods sold

1.6 b1.7 b1.5 b1.4 b

Gross profit

281.7 m249.6 m308.2 m338.5 m

Gross profit Margin, %


Operating expense total

171.5 m154.9 m188.3 m205.3 m


109.2 m90.7 m122.8 m126.2 m

EBIT margin, %


Interest expense

14.5 m13.2 m

Pre tax profit

95.6 m75.5 m102.9 m113.8 m

Income tax expense

23.3 m18.5 m26.8 m27.6 m

Net Income

72.3 m57.1 m76 m86.2 m
$, USDFY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016


133.3 m85.2 m176.1 m225.7 m


172.4 m183.2 m170.4 m173.7 m

Current Assets

608.6 m575.6 m619.6 m685.5 m


494 m524.2 m555.5 m582.7 m

Total Assets

1.2 b1.2 b1.2 b1.4 b

Accounts Payable

157.3 m157 m128.6 m158.3 m

Current Liabilities

269 m249.5 m243.2 m297.3 m

Additional Paid-in Capital

135.7 m139.6 m144.6 m158 m

Retained Earnings

478.8 m520.5 m580.2 m649.1 m

Total Equity

553.7 m536.9 m558.4 m635.9 m

Financial Leverage

2.1 x2.2 x2.2 x2.1 x
$, USDFY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016

Net Income

72.3 m57.1 m76 m86.2 m

Depreciation and Amortization

56.4 m63.8 m67 m75 m


(3.8 m)(19 m)2.9 m(3.8 m)

Cash From Operating Activities

150.3 m82 m183.3 m212.2 m

Purchases of PP&E

(92.9 m)(101.8 m)(119.3 m)(103.1 m)

Cash From Investing Activities

(167.6 m)(109.2 m)(126 m)(130.5 m)

Dividends Paid

(14.5 m)(15.4 m)(16.3 m)(17.3 m)

Cash From Financing Activities

76.3 m(14.9 m)42.9 m(29.8 m)
$, USDY, 2016


852 k

Financial Leverage

2.1 x

Stepan Company Market Value History

Stepan Company Median Salaries

Source: 14 public H-1B filings from Stepan Company

Stepan Company Company Life and Culture

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