Stepan Company operates within the Alkalies and chlorine sector.
In addition to historical fundamental analyses, the complete report available to purchase compares Stepan Company with three other
companies in this sector in the United States:
Minerals Technologies Inc.
sales of $1.64 billion
of which 36%
was Specialty Minerals),
Shanghai Chlor-Alkali Chemical Company Limited
of which 57%
was Industry), and
Sociedad Quimica y Minera de Chile S.A.
of which 32%
was Plant Fertilizer).
During the year ended December of 2016, sales at
Stepan Company were $1.77 billion.
decrease of 0.6%
versus 2015, when the company's sales were $1.78 billion.
The sales level in 2016 was fairly close to the level five years ago: in 2011, Stepan Company had sales
of $1.84 billion.
Contributing to the drop in overall sales was the 2.0% decline
in Surfactants, from $1.21 billion to $1.18 billion.
However, these declines were partially offset by the increase in sales of
Polymers (up 1.5% to $498.83 million)
Specialty Products (up 8.8% to $85.78 million)