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SCL Stepan PE ratio, current and historical analysis

The PE ratio for Stepan stock stands at 50.07 as of Jun 20, 2024. This is based on the current EPS of $1.67 and the stock price of $83.61 per share. An increase of 20% has been seen in the P/E ratio compared to the average of 41.9 of the last 4 quarters.

SCL PE ratio history

How has SCL's PE ratio performed in the past

Over the last ten years, the average PE ratio of Stepan has been 20.71. The current 50.07 PE ratio is 142% above the historical average. Over the past ten years, SCL's PE ratio was at its highest in the Mar 2024 quarter at 53.92, with a price of $90.04 and an EPS of $1.67. The Sep 2015 quarter recorded the bottom point at 13.64, with a price of $41.61 and an EPS of $3.05.


Stepan PE ratio by year

Maximum annual increase: 224.15% in 2023

Maximum annual decrease: -21.64% in 2014

Year PE ratio Change
2023 53.42 224.15%
2022 16.48 -20.31%
2021 20.68 -4.35%
2020 21.62 -5.67%
2019 22.92 49.61%
2018 15.32 -14.84%
2017 17.99 -16.56%
2016 21.56 44.89%
2015 14.88 -6.83%
2014 15.97 -21.64%

SCL average PE ratio chart

What is the average PE ratio of SCL for the past years

Currently, SCL's PE ratio is greater than its 3, 5 and 10-year historical averages.

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SCL PE vs peers

What is SCL's PE ratio compared to its peers

Compared to its peer stocks OLN and SXT, SCL's PE ratio stands higher. Stepan is presently trading at a higher PE ratio (50.07) than its peer group average of 31.3.

Stock name PE ratio Market cap
OLN OLIN Corp 17.15 $5.88B
MTX Minerals Technologies Inc 28.91 $2.7B
SXT Sensient Technologies Corp 34.7 $3.16B
WDFC Wd 40 Co 44.44 $3.03B
SCL Stepan Co 50.07 $1.88B
HUN Huntsman CORP N/A $4.02B
IFF International Flavors & Fragrances Inc N/A $24.56B

Frequently asked questions

What is Stepan's PE ratio?

The price to earnings ratio for SCL stock is 50.07 as of Jun 20, 2024.

What is the 3-year average PE ratio for Stepan (SCL)?

The average PE ratio for SCL stock over the past 3 years is 25.45.

What is the 5-year average PE ratio for Stepan (SCL)?

The average PE ratio for SCL stock over the past 5 years is 23.68.

What is the highest PE ratio for SCL?

The highest quarterly PE ratio in the last ten years has been 53.92 and it was in the Mar 2024 quarter.

How does the current PE ratio for SCL compare to its historical average?

SCL's current price to earnings ratio is 142% above its 10-year historical average.

How is SCL's PE ratio calculated (Stepan PE ratio formula)?

The PE ratio is calculated by dividing the most recent price of a stock by its trailing twelve months EPS. As of today (Jun 20, 2024), Stepan's stock price is $83.61. The earnings per share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ending Mar 2024 is $1.67. Therefore, Stepan's P/E ratio for today is 50.07. PE RATIO(50.07) = STOCK PRICE($83.61) / TTM EPS($1.67)

All PE ratio stats are based on quarterly TTM periods, unless otherwise specified.