Technical Analysis for SCL - Stepan Company

Grade Last Price % Change Price Change
grade C 85.47 -4.80% -4.31
SCL closed down 4.8 percent on Friday, March 22, 2019, on 1.33 times normal volume. The stock fell below its 50 day moving average, damaging its intermediate-term outlook by crossing under that important trendline. Note that the stock is in oversold territory based on its Slow Stochastic indicator (14, 3, 3) -- sideways movement or a bounce should not be unexpected.

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

Date Alert Name Type % Chg
Mar 22 Fell Below 50 DMA Bearish 0.00%
Mar 22 MACD Bearish Centerline Cross Bearish 0.00%
Mar 22 Expansion Pivot Sell Setup Bearish Swing Setup 0.00%
Mar 22 Below Lower BB Weakness 0.00%
Mar 22 Lower Bollinger Band Touch Weakness 0.00%
Mar 22 Oversold Stochastic Weakness 0.00%
Mar 21 Multiple of Ten Bearish Other -4.80%
Mar 21 Oversold Stochastic Weakness -4.80%
Mar 20 New Downtrend Bearish -3.76%
Mar 20 50 DMA Support Bullish -3.76%

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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
Summary: Counts: 1 bullish, 1 bearish and 3 neutral indicators. You may wish to incorporate that into your trading strategies.
Indicator Value
52 Week High 95.32
52 Week Low 68.09
Average Volume 80,543
200-Day Moving Average 83.926
50-Day Moving Average 88.0686
20-Day Moving Average 91.0705
10-Day Moving Average 89.43
Average True Range 2.2255
ADX 23.71
+DI 16.0566
-DI 23.9437
Chandelier Exit (Long, 3 ATRs ) 88.64349999999999
Chandelier Exit (Short, 3 ATRs ) 92.0965
Upper Bollinger Band 95.7266
Lower Bollinger Band 86.4144
Percent B (%b) -0.1
BandWidth 10.225265
MACD Line -0.217
MACD Signal Line 0.566
MACD Histogram -0.7831
Fundamentals Value
Market Cap 1.92 Billion
Num Shares 22.5 Million
EPS 3.84
Price-to-Earnings (P/E) Ratio 22.26
Price-to-Sales 0.99
Price-to-Book 2.56
PEG Ratio 4.07
Dividend 0.90
Dividend Yield 1.05%
Pivot Point Level Traditional / Classic Fibonacci Demark Woodie Camarilla
Resistance 4 (R4) 91.58
Resistance 3 (R3) 92.24 90.86 90.56
Resistance 2 (R2) 90.86 89.31 90.53 90.22
Resistance 1 (R1) 88.17 88.35 87.48 87.51 89.88
Pivot Point 86.79 86.79 86.45 86.46 86.79
Support 1 (S1) 84.10 85.24 83.41 83.44 81.06
Support 2 (S2) 82.72 84.28 82.39 80.72
Support 3 (S3) 80.03 82.72 80.38
Support 4 (S4) 79.37