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.

Company Growth (employees)
Northfield, US
Size (employees)
2,145 (est)
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 Financials and Metrics

Stepan Company Financials

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

Revenue (Q3, 2017)

487.8 m

Gross profit (Q3, 2017)

75.6 m

Gross profit margin (Q3, 2017), %


Net income (Q3, 2017)

21.9 m

EBIT (Q3, 2017)

30.3 m

Market capitalization (08-Dec-2017)

1.8 b

Cash (30-Sep-2017)

264.1 m
Stepan Company's current market capitalization is $1.8 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
USDQ3, 2013Q1, 2014Q2, 2014Q3, 2014Q1, 2015Q2, 2015Q3, 2015Q1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016Q1, 2017Q2, 2017Q3, 2017


475.5 m477.4 m504.1 m491.4 m452.4 m444 m445.9 m454.6 m445 m468.3 m495.1 m487.8 m

Cost of goods sold

401.1 m414.4 m432.5 m426.3 m372.9 m366.4 m352.4 m361.7 m361.6 m376.2 m405.1 m412.2 m

Gross profit

74.3 m63 m71.6 m65.1 m79.5 m77.6 m93.5 m92.9 m83.4 m92.1 m90 m75.6 m

Gross profit Margin, %

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
USDQ3, 2013Q1, 2014Q2, 2014Q3, 2014Q1, 2015Q2, 2015Q3, 2015Q1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016Q1, 2017Q2, 2017Q3, 2017


103.1 m96.7 m96.4 m88.7 m97.3 m82.4 m160.5 m145.7 m190.4 m207 m197.8 m223.8 m264.1 m


178.4 m185.6 m203.9 m196.8 m172.2 m178.6 m179.9 m177.8 m180.7 m184 m189.8 m178.4 m163.7 m

Current Assets

608.9 m613.5 m641.7 m609 m578.9 m564.4 m645.4 m639.1 m679.3 m696.3 m699.6 m733.4 m765.7 m


480.9 m495.1 m501 m503.9 m518.1 m536.8 m543.5 m558.7 m563.6 m573.7 m584.1 m587.2 m591.9 m
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
USDQ3, 2013Q1, 2014Q2, 2014Q3, 2014Q1, 2015Q2, 2015Q3, 2015Q1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016Q1, 2017

Net Income

20.1 m13 m24.4 m13.5 m21.3 m38.2 m63.2 m27.7 m55.5 m76 m31.9 m

Depreciation and Amortization

16.1 m32.9 m49.7 m18.1 m36.5 m55.2 m


5 m(245 k)(5.5 m)(5.3 m)(8.7 m)(12.5 m)189.8 m

Accounts Payable

130 m144.2 m129.1 m163.8 m
USDY, 2017


227.4 k

Financial Leverage

2 x
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Stepan Company Market Value History

Stepan Company Median Salaries

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

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