Technical Analysis for SCL - Stepan Company

Grade Last Price % Change Price Change
A 112.99 -0.80% -0.91
SCL closed down 0.8 percent on Monday, February 6, 2023, on 77 percent of normal volume. Note that the stock is in overbought territory based on its Slow Stochastic indicator (14, 3, 3) -- sideways movement or a pullback should not be unexpected.
Earnings due: Feb 16
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Trend Table & Recent EOD Trading Signals

ADX Long Term Intermediate Term Short Term
Weak or Absent Up Up Up

Date Alert Name Type % Chg
Upper Bollinger Band Walk Strength 0.00%
Overbought Stochastic Strength 0.00%
Gapped Down Weakness 0.00%
Cup with Handle Other -0.80%
NR7 Range Contraction -0.80%
Stochastic Reached Overbought Strength -0.80%
Upper Bollinger Band Walk Strength -0.80%
Inside Day Range Contraction -0.80%
Overbought Stochastic Strength -0.80%
Upper Bollinger Band Touch Strength -0.80%

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Down 1% about 8 hours ago
Fell Below Previous Day's Low about 8 hours ago
Possible NR7 3 days ago
Possible Inside Day 3 days ago
60 Minute Opening Range Breakout 3 days ago

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Stepan Company Description

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.


Sector: Basic Materials
Industry: Specialty Chemicals
Keywords: Consumer Products Plastic Boat Adhesives Pet Polymers Commodity Chemicals Carpet Sealant Detergent Shampoo Elastomer Cleaning Products Pharmaceutical Industries Biodiesel Construction Industry Surfactant Personal Hygiene Products Polyester Polyol Boating Thermal Insulation Oil Recovery Plasticizer Toothpaste Industrial Cleaning Products Intermediate Chemicals Phthalic Anhydride Shower Gel

Is SCL a Buy, Sell or Hold?

Indicator Bull Case Neutral / Hold Bear Case
50 DMA
200 DMA
ADX Trend
Oversold / Overbought
Relative Strength


Indicator Value
52 Week High 116.72
52 Week Low 91.635
Average Volume 72,092
200-Day Moving Average 104.97
50-Day Moving Average 109.25
20-Day Moving Average 109.97
10-Day Moving Average 110.19
Average True Range 2.42
RSI 60.16
ADX 16.16
+DI 28.04
-DI 17.44
Chandelier Exit (Long, 3 ATRs) 107.22
Chandelier Exit (Short, 3 ATRs) 109.43
Upper Bollinger Bands 114.71
Lower Bollinger Band 105.23
Percent B (%b) 0.82
BandWidth 8.63
MACD Line 1.16
MACD Signal Line 0.60
MACD Histogram 0.5593
Fundamentals Value
Market Cap 2.54 Billion
Num Shares 22.5 Million
EPS 5.09
Price-to-Earnings (P/E) Ratio 22.20
Price-to-Sales 1.44
Price-to-Book 2.71
PEG Ratio 4.34
Dividend 1.22
Dividend Yield 1.08%
Pivot Point Level Traditional / Classic Fibonacci Demark Woodie Camarilla
Resistance 4 (R4) 115.57
Resistance 3 (R3) 115.56 114.68 115.14
Resistance 2 (R2) 114.68 114.03 114.69 115.00
Resistance 1 (R1) 113.84 113.62 113.40 113.85 114.85
Pivot Point 112.96 112.96 112.75 112.97 112.96
Support 1 (S1) 112.12 112.31 111.68 112.13 111.13
Support 2 (S2) 111.24 111.90 111.25 110.98
Support 3 (S3) 110.40 111.24 110.84
Support 4 (S4) 110.41