Technical Analysis for SCL - Stepan Company

Grade Last Price % Change Price Change
grade B 96.99 0.54% 0.52
SCL closed up 0.54 percent on Thursday, December 5, 2019, on approximately normal volume. The stock exhibited some range contraction during this trading session as price made an NR7 -- narrowest range of the last seven sessions. The stock rose above its 50 day moving average, improving its intermediate-term outlook by crossing above that important trendline.

Trend Table & Recent Signals
ADX Long-Term Intermediate-Term Short-Term
Weak or Absent Up Flat Flat
See historical SCL trend table...

Date Alert Name Type % Chg
Crossed Above 50 DMA Bullish 0.00%
Cup with Handle Other 0.00%
NR7 Range Contraction 0.00%
Inside Day Range Contraction 0.00%
50 DMA Resistance Bearish 0.54%
Cup with Handle Other 0.54%
Gapped Up Strength 0.54%
MACD Bearish Centerline Cross Bearish 2.71%
New Downtrend Bearish 2.71%
Cup with Handle Other 2.71%

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Profile
Stepan Company, together with its subsidiaries, engages in the production and sale of specialty and intermediate chemicals to manufacturers in various industries worldwide. The company operates in three segments: Surfactants, Polymers, and Specialty Products. The Surfactants segment offers surfactants that are used as principal ingredients in consumer and industrial cleaning products, such as detergents for washing clothes, dishes, carpets, floors, and walls; shampoos, body washes, toothpastes, and fabric softeners; and germicidal quaternary compounds, lubricating ingredients, emulsifiers, plastics and composites, biodiesel, and enhanced oil recovery. The Polymers segment provides polyols that are used in the manufacture of rigid laminate insulation board and panels for thermal insulation in the construction industry, as well as a base raw material for flexible foams, coatings, adhesives, sealants, and elastomers; and phthalic anhydride, which is used in unsaturated polyester resins, alkyd resins, and plasticizers for applications in construction materials, as well as components of automotive, boating, and other consumer products. The Specialty Products segment offers flavors, emulsifiers, and solubilizers that are used in the food and pharmaceutical industries; and a portfolio of nutritional fats for the food, supplement, and nutrition industries. Stepan Company was founded in 1932 and is headquartered in Northfield, Illinois.
Chemistry Food Physical Sciences Consumer Products Materials Plastics Commodity Chemicals Personal Hygiene Products Thermal Insulation Pharmaceutical Industries Intermediate Chemicals Oil Recovery Plasticizer Shampoo Surfactant Industrial Cleaning Products

Is SCL a Buy, Sell or Hold?
Indicator Bull Case Neutral / Hold Bear Case
50 DMA
200 DMA
ADX Trend
Oversold / Overbought
Relative Strength
Indicators
Indicator Value
52 Week High 101.84
52 Week Low 69.17
Average Volume 63,984
200-Day Moving Average 92.97
50-Day Moving Average 96.77
20-Day Moving Average 97.68
10-Day Moving Average 97.07
Average True Range 2.00
ADX 22.23
+DI 29.29
-DI 26.60
Chandelier Exit (Long, 3 ATRs ) 95.12
Chandelier Exit (Short, 3 ATRs ) 99.00
Upper Bollinger Band 100.52
Lower Bollinger Band 94.84
Percent B (%b) 0.38
BandWidth 5.82
MACD Line -0.22
MACD Signal Line 0.06
MACD Histogram -0.2821
Fundamentals Value
Market Cap 2.18 Billion
Num Shares 22.5 Million
EPS 3.84
Price-to-Earnings (P/E) Ratio 25.26
Price-to-Sales 0.99
Price-to-Book 2.56
PEG Ratio 4.07
Dividend 0.90
Dividend Yield 0.93%
Pivot Point Level Traditional / Classic Fibonacci Demark Woodie Camarilla
Resistance 4 (R4) 98.90
Resistance 3 (R3) 98.82 98.12 98.58
Resistance 2 (R2) 98.12 97.63 98.15 98.47
Resistance 1 (R1) 97.55 97.33 97.84 97.63 98.37
Pivot Point 96.85 96.85 96.99 96.88 96.85
Support 1 (S1) 96.28 96.36 96.57 96.36 95.61
Support 2 (S2) 95.58 96.06 95.61 95.51
Support 3 (S3) 95.01 95.58 95.40
Support 4 (S4) 95.09