NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- Stepan Company (NYSE: SCL) hit a new 52-week high Friday as it is currently trading at $92.34, above its previous 52-week high of $92 with 19,637 shares traded as of 12:42 p.m. ET. Average volume has been 30,500 shares over the past 30 days. Stepan has a market cap of $975.6 million and is part of the consumer goods sector and consumer non-durables industry. Shares are up 12.1% year to date as of the close of trading on Thursday. Stepan Company, together with its subsidiaries, engages in the production and sale of specialty and intermediate chemicals to manufacturers in various industries worldwide. The company has a P/E ratio of 13, below the average consumer non-durables industry P/E ratio of 13.9 and below the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7.
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