News headlines about Chase (NYSEMKT:CCF) have trended somewhat positive on Saturday, Alpha One Sentiment Analysis reports. The research firm, a service of Accern, identifies positive and negative news coverage by reviewing more than 20 million news and blog sources in real time. Alpha One ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Chase earned a media sentiment score of 0.04 on Alpha One’s scale. Alpha One also gave media stories about the construction company an impact score of 86 out of 100, indicating that recent news coverage is very likely to have an impact on the company’s share price in the next several days.
Chase (NYSEMKT CCF) traded up 1.17% during midday trading on Friday, reaching $112.20. 49,641 shares of the company were exchanged. Chase has a 52 week low of $55.54 and a 52 week high of $116.15. The stock has a market capitalization of $1.04 billion, a P/E ratio of 28.41 and a beta of 1.64. The firm’s 50 day moving average price is $106.55 and its 200-day moving average price is $94.56.
In other news, Director Lewis P. Gack sold 800 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction dated Monday, April 10th. The shares were sold at an average price of $96.15, for a total transaction of $76,920.00. Following the transaction, the director now owns 7,634 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $734,009.10. The sale was disclosed in a filing with the SEC, which is available at this hyperlink. Also, insider Peter R. Chase sold 500 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction dated Monday, March 20th. The shares were sold at an average price of $96.66, for a total transaction of $48,330.00. Following the transaction, the insider now directly owns 499,803 shares in the company, valued at approximately $48,310,957.98. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. In the last ninety days, insiders have sold 3,700 shares of company stock worth $367,155.
Chase Company Profile
Chase Corporation is engaged in manufacturing of protective materials for reliability applications. The Company’s operating segments include industrial materials segment and construction materials segment. The Industrial Materials segment includes specified products that are used in, or integrated into, another company’s product, with demand typically dependent upon general economic conditions.
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