Headlines about Chase (NYSEMKT:CCF) have trended somewhat positive recently, Alpha One reports. The research group, a service of Accern, scores the sentiment of news coverage by reviewing more than 20 million news and blog sources. Alpha One ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Chase earned a daily sentiment score of 0.10 on Alpha One’s scale. Alpha One also assigned press coverage about the construction company an impact score of 100 out of 100, meaning that recent news coverage is extremely likely to have an effect on the company’s share price in the immediate future.

Chase (NYSEMKT:CCF) opened at 110.90 on Friday. The firm’s 50 day moving average is $106.37 and its 200-day moving average is $94.33. Chase has a 52 week low of $55.54 and a 52 week high of $116.15. The company has a market cap of $1.03 billion, a P/E ratio of 28.08 and a beta of 1.64.

In related news, Director Everett Chadwick, Jr. sold 300 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction on Tuesday, April 11th. The stock was sold at an average price of $97.00, for a total value of $29,100.00. Following the sale, the director now owns 1,997 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $193,709. The sale was disclosed in a legal filing with the SEC, which is available through this link. Also, insider Peter R. Chase sold 500 shares of Chase stock in a transaction on Thursday, April 6th. The shares were sold at an average price of $96.11, for a total value of $48,055.00. Following the completion of the transaction, the insider now owns 499,803 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $48,036,066.33. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. Insiders have sold a total of 3,700 shares of company stock worth $367,155 in the last three months.

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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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