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 Metrics

Stepan Company Financial Metrics

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

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 (22-May-2017)

$1.9 b

Closing share price (22-May-2017)


Cash (31-Dec-2016)

$225.7 m
Stepan Company's current market capitalization is $1.9 b.
FY, 2013Y, 2014Y, 2015FY, 2016


$1.9 b$1.9 b$1.8 b$1.8 b

Revenue growth, %


Cost of goods sold

$1.6 b$1.7 b$1.5 b$1.4 b

Gross profit

$281.7 m$249.6 m$308.2 m$338.5 m

Gross profit Margin, %


Operating expense total

$171.5 m$154.9 m$188.3 m$205.3 m


$109.2 m$90.7 m$122.8 m$126.2 m

EBIT margin, %


Interest expense

$14.5 m$13.2 m

Pre tax profit

$95.6 m$75.5 m$102.9 m$113.8 m

Income tax expense

$23.3 m$18.5 m$26.8 m$27.6 m

Net Income

$72.3 m$57.1 m$76 m$86.2 m
FY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016


$133.3 m$85.2 m$176.1 m$225.7 m

Accounts Receivable


$172.4 m$183.2 m$170.4 m$173.7 m

Current Assets

$608.6 m$575.6 m$619.6 m$685.5 m


$494 m$524.2 m$555.5 m$582.7 m

Total Assets

$1.2 b$1.2 b$1.2 b$1.4 b

Accounts Payable

$157.3 m$157 m$128.6 m$158.3 m

Current Liabilities

$269 m$249.5 m$243.2 m$297.3 m

Additional Paid-in Capital

$135.7 m$139.6 m$144.6 m$158 m

Retained Earnings

$478.8 m$520.5 m$580.2 m$649.1 m

Total Equity

$553.7 m$536.9 m$558.4 m$635.9 m

Financial Leverage

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

Net Income

$72.3 m$57.1 m$76 m$86.2 m

Depreciation and Amortization

$56.4 m$63.8 m$67 m$75 m

Accounts Receivable


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

Accounts Payable

Cash From Operating Activities

$150.3 m$82 m$183.3 m$212.2 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)
Y, 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

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