Stepan Company (SCL) : Wednesdays money flow analysis of Stepan Company (SCL) indicates the selling of stock on the strength of price. The investors sold the stock on every rise as seen in the downtick transactions of $1.9 million. In comparison, the inflow of money on upticks was a meager $1.23 million. The dollar value of composite uptick trades minus the downtick trades was negative $0.68 million. The uptick to downtick ratio of 0.64 in the money flow shows weakness. The downtick transaction value was high at $0 million, which denotes distribution on strength.. Hence, the net money flow in the stock was negative ($0 million). Stepan Company (SCL) gained $0.01 at $71.58, a change of 0.01% over the previous days close.
Shares of Stepan Company rose by 3.38% in the last five trading days and 4.05% for the last 4 weeks. Stepan Company is up 26.34% in the last 3-month period. Year-to-Date the stock performance stands at 48.72%.
Stepan Company (SCL) has an average broker rating of 3, which is interpreted as a Hold, as rated by 2 equity analysts. Nevertheless, the majority of 2 analysts consider that the stock is a Hold with neither a large upside nor a downside. Ranking by Zacks Investment Research for Coach Inc is 3, which is also a Hold.
Stepan Company (NYSE:SCL): The stock opened at $71.78 and touched an intraday high of $73.3 on Wednesday. During the day, the stock corrected to an intraday low of $71.43, however, the bulls stepped in and pushed the price higher to close in the green at $73.19 with a gain of 2.26% for the day. The total traded volume for the day was 153,233. The stock had closed at $71.57 in the previous trading session.
Stepan Company produces specialty and intermediate chemicals, which are sold to other manufacturers and used in a variety of end products. The Company has three segments: surfactants, polymers and specialty products. The Companys Surfactants segment offers products, which are principal ingredients in consumer and industrial cleaning products, such as detergents for washing clothes, dishes, carpets, floors and walls, as well as shampoos and body washes. The Companys Polymers segment includes polyurethane polyols, polyester resins and phthalic anhydride. Polyurethane polyols are used in the manufacture of rigid foam for thermal insulation. The Companys Polymers segment includes polyurethane polyols, polyester resins and phthalic anhydride. Polyurethane polyols are used in the manufacture of rigid foam for thermal insulation.