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S2O Stock Analyzer - General Info

General Info


type: video (mp4); length: 3:30

Demonstrates how to use Stock Analyzer, shows how to analyze a stock and explains in detail "General Info" section of the Stock Analyzer result page.

S2O Stock Analyzer - Financial Statements

Financial Statements


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Explains information presented in the Financial Statements section of the S2O Stock Analyzer: financial statements charts, absolute values and growth rates.

S2O Stock Analyzer - Growth Grade and Financial Ratios

Growth Grade and Financial Ratios


type: video (mp4); length: 5:09

Demonstrates how to use Growth Grade & Financial Ratios section; shows the difference between historical and year-over-year Growth Grade on the real life example.

S2O Stock Analyzer - Value Price

Value Price


type: video (mp4); length: 6:03

Demonstrates how to use Value Price (intrinsic value) and the Graham Number, MOS (margin of safety) and IRT - Investment Recovery Time; explains 3 different projection models used to compute value price - pessimistic, moderate and optimistic.

S2O Stock Analyzer - Price Charts

Price Charts


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Demonstrates basic rules of how to read a candlestick chart, long and short term moving averages, stochastic, MACD and relative strength (RS) charts. Explains how bull or bear market condition is computed.

General Info

Stepan Company, together with its subsidiaries, produces and sells specialty and intermediate chemicals to other manufacturers for use in various end products in North America, Europe, Latin America, and Asia. The company operates through three segments: Surfactants, Polymers, and Specialty Products. The Surfactants segment offers surfactants that are used as principal ingredients in consumer and industrial cleaning products, including detergents for washing clothes, dishes, carpets, and floors and walls, as well as shampoos and body washes; and other applications, such as fabric softeners, germicidal quaternary compounds, and lubricating ingredients. Its surfactants are also used in various applications, including emulsifiers for spreading agricultural products; and industrial applications comprising latex systems, plastics, and composites. The Polymers segment provides polyurethane polyols that are used in the manufacture of rigid foam for thermal insulation in the construction industry, as well as a base raw material for coatings, adhesives, sealants, and elastomers (CASE); polyester resins, including liquid and powdered products, which are used in CASE applications; and phthalic anhydride that is used in unsaturated polyester resins, alkyd resins, and plasticizers for applications in construction materials and components of automotive, boating, and other consumer products. The Specialty Products segment offers flavors, emulsifiers, and solubilizers for use in the food, flavoring, nutritional supplement, and pharmaceutical applications. Stepan Company was founded in 1932 and is headquartered in Northfield, Illinois.

Financial Statements

The charts below show selected Annual and Quarterly Financial Data.

The purpose of these charts is to discover long and short term change dynamics. When numbers are growing year after year in the annual statements chart, the business become stronger and stronger and this is a good sign.

Quarterly Data Chart can be used to do a short term analysis. It makes sense to pay attention to the quarterly dynamics and do not wait for the next yearly statement. We should be alerted if we see that quarterly numbers are going down.

You can check "Annual Financial Statements" and "Quarterly Financial Statements" sections for exact numbers and growth rates.

Annual Statements

On a charts below the Line shows absolute values and the Bar chart shows Year-Over-Year Growth Rate for selected financial statement item. A consistent GROWTH is generally considered necessary to fund future growth from within a business.
NOTE: Growth Rate is not provided if either the latest period or the year-ago period contains a net loss. (source: WSJ Digest of Earnings)
TIP! move your mouse pointer over bar or a circle on any chart below to see details.

Financial Statements

Income Statement



 

Cash Flow Statement



 

Balance Sheet



 

Liquidity Ratios

Current Ratio


 

Current Ratio measures the ability to meet short term obligations. Generally accepted standard is 2 (current assets should be 2 times or 200% of current liabilities).

Quick Ratio


 

Measures immediate liquidity or the cash available to cover immediate liabilities. A safe margin would be at least 1 (100%).

Financial Leverage


 

Defined as total assets divided by total shareholders' equity. The higher the ratio, the more debt a company uses in its capital structure.

Profitability Ratios

ROA


 

Return on Assets (ROA) measures the income (profit) that is generated by the use of the assets of the business.

ROE


 

Return on Equity (ROE) is a measure of profitability that calculates how many dollars of profit a company generates with each dollar of shareholders equity. ROE is sometimes called "return on net worth."

ROIC


 

The Return on Invested Capital (ROIC) measure gives a sense of how well a company is using its money to generate returns. Some investors use this figure as a final evaluation to determine whether or not to invest in a company.

Annual Statements

Item Name Dec '09 Dec '10 Dec '11 Dec '12 Dec '13 Dec '14 Dec '15 Dec '16 Dec '17 Dec '18 Dec '19
Equity (BVPS) 26.93
27.35
30.23
33.93
growth rate 1.6% 10.5% 12.2%
Earnings BIT 96.50
119.93
138.43
163.06
149.44
125.39
growth rate 24.3% 15.4% 17.8% -8.4% -16.1%
Avg.PE 21.52
16.32
17.11
21.04
growth rate -24.2% 4.8% 23.0%
ROA 10.12
9.05
8.41
8.42
6.77
4.90
6.33
6.65
6.48
7.63
6.73
growth rate -10.6% -7.1% 0.1% -19.6% -27.6% 29.2% 5.1% -2.6% 17.8% -11.8%
ROE 26.83
21.38
19.86
18.34
14.15
10.50
13.91
14.47
13.32
14.80
12.31
growth rate -20.3% -7.1% -7.7% -22.9% -25.8% 32.5% 4.0% -8.0% 11.1% -16.8%
ROIC 18.72
15.32
14.03
13.79
10.88
8.06
10.21
10.45
10.00
11.62
9.80
growth rate -18.2% -8.4% -1.7% -21.1% -25.9% 26.7% 2.4% -4.3% 16.2% -15.7%
Cur. Ratio 2.14
2.08
2.05
2.12
2.26
2.31
2.55
2.31
2.46
2.37
2.41
growth rate -2.8% -1.4% 3.4% 6.6% 2.2% 10.4% -9.4% 6.5% -3.7% 1.7%
Quick Ratio 1.57
1.51
1.48
1.35
1.48
1.43
1.75
1.65
1.85
1.71
1.75
growth rate -3.8% -2.0% -8.8% 9.6% -3.4% 22.4% -5.7% 12.1% -7.6% 2.3%
Leverage 2.30
2.41
2.32
2.06
2.11
2.17
2.23
2.13
1.99
1.89
1.77
growth rate 4.8% -3.7% -11.2% 2.4% 2.8% 2.8% -4.5% -6.6% -5.0% -6.4%
Balance Sheet Dec '09 Dec '10 Dec '11 Dec '12 Dec '13 Dec '14 Dec '15 Dec '16 Dec '17 Dec '18 Dec '19
Acct.Receivable 270.44
249.60
263.41
293.54
280.03
276.84
growth rate -7.7% 5.5% 11.4% -4.6% -1.1%
Acct.Payable 156.98
128.61
158.32
204.98
205.95
194.28
growth rate -18.1% 23.1% 29.5% 0.5% -5.7%
Cur.Assets 575.56
619.57
685.54
788.74
833.89
818.79
growth rate 7.7% 10.7% 15.1% 5.7% -1.8%
Total Assets 1,162.01
1,238.39
1,353.89
1,470.86
1,514.61
1,579.37
growth rate 6.6% 9.3% 8.6% 3.0% 4.3%
Cash 85.22
176.14
225.74
298.89
300.19
315.38
growth rate 106.7% 28.2% 32.4% 0.4% 5.1%
Inventory 183.23
170.42
173.66
172.75
231.53
203.65
growth rate -7.0% 1.9% -0.5% 34.0% -12.0%
Cur.Liabilities 249.51
243.24
297.27
320.25
338.58
339.11
growth rate -2.5% 22.2% 7.7% 5.7% 0.2%
Liabilities 625.07
680.01
717.97
729.95
706.43
686.87
growth rate 8.8% 5.6% 1.7% -3.2% -2.8%
LT Debt 246.90
312.55
288.86
268.30
239.02
198.53
growth rate 26.6% -7.6% -7.1% -10.9% -16.9%
Equity 535.55
556.98
634.60
740.10
807.43
891.78
growth rate 4.0% 13.9% 16.6% 9.1% 10.5%
Common Shares 22.00
22.00
22.00
23.00
23.00
23.00
23.00
23.00
23.00
23.00
23.00
growth rate 0.0% 0.0% 4.6% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0%
Cash Flow Statement Dec '09 Dec '10 Dec '11 Dec '12 Dec '13 Dec '14 Dec '15 Dec '16 Dec '17 Dec '18 Dec '19
Capital Expenditures 101.82
119.35
103.08
78.61
86.65
105.57
growth rate 17.2% -13.6% -23.7% 10.2% 21.8%
Cash Dividends 15.39
16.30
17.33
18.91
20.86
23.10
growth rate 5.9% 6.3% 9.1% 10.3% 10.7%
Cash From OA 82.60
183.72
212.16
198.86
171.13
218.43
growth rate 122.4% 15.5% -6.3% -14.0% 27.6%
FCF per Share 3.24
4.52
3.25
4.33
growth rate 39.5% -28.1% 33.2%
Sale Purchase of Stock 1.75
0.78
4.02
-2.63
growth rate -55.7% 417.0% -100.0%
FCF 124.00
-8.00
-6.00
26.00
57.00
-20.00
64.00
109.00
120.00
84.00
113.00
growth rate -100.0% 0.0% 100.0% 119.2% -100.0% 100.0% 70.3% 10.1% -30.0% 34.5%
Income Statement Dec '09 Dec '10 Dec '11 Dec '12 Dec '13 Dec '14 Dec '15 Dec '16 Dec '17 Dec '18 Dec '19
Sales 1,927.21
1,776.17
1,766.17
1,925.01
1,993.86
1,858.75
growth rate -7.8% -0.6% 9.0% 3.6% -6.8%
Op.Income 96.50
119.93
138.43
163.06
149.44
125.39
growth rate 24.3% 15.4% 17.8% -8.4% -16.1%
IBT 75.54
102.86
113.82
146.88
137.77
125.90
growth rate 36.2% 10.7% 29.1% -6.2% -8.6%
Net Income 57.10
75.97
86.19
100.77
111.12
103.13
growth rate 33.0% 13.5% 16.9% 10.3% -7.2%
EPS 2.92
2.95
3.21
3.49
3.18
2.49
3.32
3.73
4.31
4.76
4.42
growth rate 1.0% 8.8% 8.7% -8.9% -21.7% 33.3% 12.4% 15.6% 10.4% -7.1%
Gross Profit 251.36
308.24
343.74
347.46
339.35
330.75
growth rate 22.6% 11.5% 1.1% -2.3% -2.5%
R&D 45.45
50.24
55.78
53.70
54.26
55.04
growth rate 10.5% 11.0% -3.7% 1.1% 1.4%

Quarterly Statements

Item Name Mar '19 Jun '19 Sep '19 Dec '19 Mar '20
Earnings BIT 32.92
42.36
28.38
21.73
36.83
growth rate 28.7% -33.0% -23.4% 69.5%
Balance Sheet Mar '19 Jun '19 Sep '19 Dec '19 Mar '20
Acct.Receivable 298.93
289.02
283.02
276.84
290.57
growth rate -3.3% -2.1% -2.2% 5.0%
Acct.Payable 175.64
184.73
175.81
194.28
187.94
growth rate 5.2% -4.8% 10.5% -3.3%
Cur.Assets 808.14
806.81
798.03
818.79
768.54
growth rate -0.2% -1.1% 2.6% -6.1%
Total Assets 1,526.00
1,528.97
1,518.37
1,579.37
1,506.30
growth rate 0.2% -0.7% 4.0% -4.6%
Cash 269.46
275.27
286.00
315.38
254.34
growth rate 2.2% 3.9% 10.3% -19.4%
Inventory 215.03
216.28
203.30
203.65
198.19
growth rate 0.6% -6.0% 0.2% -2.7%
Cur.Liabilities 295.45
299.47
292.96
339.11
310.16
growth rate 1.4% -2.2% 15.8% -8.5%
Liabilities 693.78
670.57
663.46
686.87
638.83
growth rate -3.4% -1.1% 3.5% -7.0%
LT Debt 239.06
207.75
207.78
198.53
198.57
growth rate -13.1% 0.0% -4.5% 0.0%
Equity 831.45
857.66
854.21
891.78
866.78
growth rate 3.2% -0.4% 4.4% -2.8%
Common Shares 26.44
26.45
26.48
26.49
26.54
growth rate 0.1% 0.1% 0.1% 0.2%
Cash Flow Statement Mar '19 Jun '19 Sep '19 Dec '19 Mar '20
Capital Expenditures 25.74
19.34
25.75
34.74
33.81
growth rate -24.9% 33.1% 35.0% -2.7%
Cash Dividends 5.64
5.64
5.63
6.19
6.20
growth rate 0.0% -0.3% 10.0% 0.3%
Cash From OA 4.44
74.32
53.90
85.78
-6.48
growth rate 1,575.3% -27.5% 59.2% -100.0%
Sale Purchase of Stock
growth rate
FCF -21.31
54.97
28.15
51.04
-40.29
growth rate 100.0% -48.8% 81.3% -100.0%
Income Statement Mar '19 Jun '19 Sep '19 Dec '19 Mar '20
Sales 489.17
473.00
451.58
444.99
449.99
growth rate -3.3% -4.5% -1.5% 1.1%
Op.Income 32.92
42.36
28.38
21.73
36.83
growth rate 28.7% -33.0% -23.4% 69.5%
IBT 31.03
39.53
27.45
27.89
35.51
growth rate 27.4% -30.6% 1.6% 27.4%
Net Income 24.98
30.22
25.89
22.04
27.55
growth rate 21.0% -14.3% -14.9% 25.0%
Gross Profit 84.61
92.96
77.40
75.78
79.27
growth rate 9.9% -16.7% -2.1% 4.6%
R&D 13.39
13.37
13.47
14.81
13.83
growth rate -0.2% 0.8% 9.9% -6.6%

Growth Grade & Financial Ratios

All financial ratios below are calculated based on latest annual statements available and present the most up to date snapshot of a company finances.

Growth Grade

Historical Growth Grade:

C (52.87)

YOY Growth Grade:

D (44.53)

Click on buttons above for detailed yearly growth rates.

Market Ratios

Profitability Ratios

Liquidity Ratios

Efficiency Ratios

Value Price

PE and EPS

Historical Current Forward
PE 17.88 19.43
EPS / Growth 4.53

Value Price & Investment Recovery Time

Read more about Stock2Own value price in Stock Market: Fundamental Analysis.

Equity Growth Rate: 11.1%

Estimates Pessimistic Moderate Optimistic My Numbers
Rate of Return 15.0%
MOS Price % 50 %
Future EPS Growth 11.1% 11.1% 11.1%
Future PE 0.01 13.36 13.36
Future EPS 12.97 12.97 12.97
Value Price
MOS %
0.03
-100.0%
42.81
-51.3%
42.81
-51.3%
MOS Price 0.02 21.41 21.41
IRT 10.24 10.24 10.24

Graham Number:

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