Management

Dividend History

Stepan Company (SCL) Common Stock Dividends

  • 49 consecutive years of increased cash dividends
  • Five 2-for-1 stock splits since 1972
  • NYSE since 1996
  • American Stock Exchange 1958-1996
Declared Record Payable Amount Type
0.225 U.S. Currency
0.225 U.S. Currency
Total dividends in 2018: 0.45
0.225 U.S. Currency
0.205 U.S. Currency
0.205 U.S. Currency
0.205 U.S. Currency
Total dividends in 2017: 0.84
0.205 U.S. Currency
0.19 U.S. Currency
0.19 U.S. Currency
0.19 U.S. Currency
Total dividends in 2016: 0.775
0.19 U.S. Currency
0.18 U.S. Currency
0.18 U.S. Currency
0.18 U.S. Currency
Total dividends in 2015: 0.73
0.18 U.S. Currency
0.17 U.S. Currency
0.17 U.S. Currency
0.17 U.S. Currency
Total dividends in 2014: 0.69
0.17 U.S. Currency
0.16 U.S. Currency
0.16 U.S. Currency
Total dividends in 2013: 0.49
2-for-1 Stock Split
0.14 U.S. Currency
0.14 U.S. Currency
0.14 U.S. Currency
Total dividends in 2012: 0.42
0.14 U.S. Currency
0.13 U.S. Currency
0.13 U.S. Currency
0.13 U.S. Currency
Total dividends in 2011: 0.53
0.13 U.S. Currency
0.12 U.S. Currency
0.12 U.S. Currency
0.12 U.S. Currency
Total dividends in 2010: 0.49
0.12 U.S. Currency
0.11 U.S. Currency
0.11 U.S. Currency
0.11 U.S. Currency
Total dividends in 2009: 0.45
0.11 U.S. Currency
0.105 U.S. Currency
0.105 U.S. Currency
0.105 U.S. Currency
Total dividends in 2008: 0.425
0.105 U.S. Currency
0.1025 U.S. Currency
0.1025 U.S. Currency
0.1025 U.S. Currency
Total dividends in 2007: 0.4125
0.1025 U.S. Currency
0.10 U.S. Currency
0.10 U.S. Currency
0.10 U.S. Currency
Total dividends in 2006: 0.4025
0.10 U.S. Currency
0.0975 U.S. Currency
0.0975 U.S. Currency
0.0975 U.S. Currency
Total dividends in 2005: 0.3925
0.0975 U.S. Currency
0.09625 U.S. Currency
0.09625 U.S. Currency
0.09625 U.S. Currency
Total dividends in 2004: 0.38625
0.09625 U.S. Currency
0.095 U.S. Currency
0.095 U.S. Currency
0.095 U.S. Currency
Total dividends in 2003: 0.38125
0.095 U.S. Currency
0.09125 U.S. Currency
0.09125 U.S. Currency
0.09125 U.S. Currency
Total dividends in 2002: 0.36875
0.09125 U.S. Currency
0.0875 U.S. Currency
0.0875 U.S. Currency
0.0875 U.S. Currency
Total dividends in 2001: 0.35375
0.0875 U.S. Currency
0.08125 U.S. Currency
0.08125 U.S. Currency
0.08125 U.S. Currency
Total dividends in 2000: 0.33125
0.08125 U.S. Currency
0.075 U.S. Currency
0.075 U.S. Currency
0.075 U.S. Currency
Total dividends in 1999: 0.30625
0.075 U.S. Currency
0.06875 U.S. Currency
0.06875 U.S. Currency
0.06875 U.S. Currency
Total dividends in 1998: 0.28125
0.06875 U.S. Currency
0.0625 U.S. Currency
0.0625 U.S. Currency
0.0625 U.S. Currency
Total dividends in 1997: 0.25625
0.0625 U.S. Currency
0.05875 U.S. Currency
0.05875 U.S. Currency
0.05875 U.S. Currency
Total dividends in 1996: 0.23875
0.05875 U.S. Currency
0.055 U.S. Currency
0.055 U.S. Currency
0.055 Cash dividend on increased shares
Total dividends in 1995: 0.22375
Stock split
1.00 Stock split
0.055 U.S. Currency
0.0525 U.S. Currency
0.0525 U.S. Currency
0.0525 U.S. Currency
Total dividends in 1994: 1.2125
0.0525 U.S. Currency
0.0525 U.S. Currency
0.05 U.S. Currency
0.05 U.S. Currency
0.05 U.S. Currency
Total dividends in 1993: 0.255
0.05 U.S. Currency
0.045 U.S. Currency
0.045 U.S. Currency
0.045 U.S. Currency
Total dividends in 1992: 0.185
0.045 U.S. Currency
0.04 U.S. Currency
0.04 U.S. Currency
0.04 U.S. Currency
Total dividends in 1991: 0.165
0.04 U.S. Currency
0.035 U.S. Currency
0.035 U.S. Currency
0.035 U.S. Currency
Total dividends in 1990: 0.145
0.035 U.S. Currency
0.0325 U.S. Currency
0.0325 U.S. Currency
0.0325 Cash dividend on increased shares
1.00 Stock dividend
Total dividends in 1989: 1.1325
0.0325 U.S. Currency
0.02875 U.S. Currency
0.02875 U.S. Currency
0.02875 U.S. Currency
Total dividends in 1988: 0.11875
0.025 U.S. Currency
0.025 U.S. Currency
0.025 U.S. Currency
Total dividends in 1987: 0.075
0.025 U.S. Currency
0.0225 U.S. Currency
0.0225 U.S. Currency
0.0225 U.S. Currency
Total dividends in 1986: 0.0925
0.0225 U.S. Currency
0.02125 U.S. Currency
0.02125 U.S. Currency
0.02125 U.S. Currency
Total dividends in 1985: 0.08625
0.02125 U.S. Currency
0.02 U.S. Currency
0.02 U.S. Currency
0.02 U.S. Currency
Total dividends in 1984: 0.08125
0.02 U.S. Currency
0.0175 U.S. Currency
0.0175 U.S. Currency
0.0175 U.S. Currency
Total dividends in 1983: 0.0725
0.0175 U.S. Currency
0.0175 U.S. Currency
0.0175 U.S. Currency
0.0175 Cash dividend on increased shares
1.00 Stock dividend
Total dividends in 1982: 1.07
0.0175 U.S. Currency
0.015625 U.S. Currency
0.015625 U.S. Currency
0.015625 U.S. Currency
Total dividends in 1981: 0.064375
0.015625 U.S. Currency
0.014375 U.S. Currency
0.014375 U.S. Currency
0.014375 U.S. Currency
Total dividends in 1980: 0.05875
0.014375 U.S. Currency
0.0125 U.S. Currency
0.0125 U.S. Currency
0.0125 U.S. Currency
Total dividends in 1979: 0.051875
0.0125 U.S. Currency
0.01125 U.S. Currency
0.01125 U.S. Currency
0.01125 U.S. Currency
Total dividends in 1978: 0.04625
0.01125 U.S. Currency
0.009375 U.S. Currency
0.009375 U.S. Currency
0.009375 U.S. Currency
Total dividends in 1977: 0.039375
0.009375 U.S. Currency
0.008125 U.S. Currency
0.008125 U.S. Currency
0.008125 U.S. Currency
Total dividends in 1976: 0.03375
0.008125 U.S. Currency
0.006875 U.S. Currency
0.006875 U.S. Currency
0.006875 U.S. Currency
Total dividends in 1975: 0.02875
0.006875 U.S. Currency
0.005625 U.S. Currency
0.005625 U.S. Currency
0.005625 U.S. Currency
Total dividends in 1974: 0.02375
0.005625 U.S. Currency
0.004375 U.S. Currency
0.004375 U.S. Currency
0.004375 U.S. Currency
Total dividends in 1973: 0.01875
0.265 U.S. Currency
2-for-1 Stock Split
4% stock dividend
Total dividends in 1972: 0.265