Headlines about Chase (NYSEMKT:CCF) have trended somewhat positive on Wednesday, according to Accern Sentiment. The research firm identifies positive and negative media coverage by monitoring more than 20 million news and blog sources. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Chase earned a media sentiment score of 0.04 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned news headlines about the construction company an impact score of 86 out of 100, meaning that recent media coverage is very likely to have an effect on the stock’s share price in the next several days.
These are some of the news headlines that may have impacted Accern’s analysis:
- Insider Selling: Chase Co. (CCF) Director Sells $54,730.00 in Stock (americanbankingnews.com)
- First Citizens Bank & Trust Co. Sells 25962 Shares of Pepsico, Inc. (PEP) (hoyentv.com)
- JPMorgan Chase & Co. (JPM) Stock Had a Record Quarter (investorplace.com)
- Chase Corp. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bullish Manner : CCF-US : July 13, 2017 (finance.yahoo.com)
- Go Long JPMorgan Chase & Co. (JPM) Stock Into Earnings With Confidence (investorplace.com)
Chase (NYSEMKT CCF) traded down 0.69% during midday trading on Wednesday, hitting $108.20. 16,845 shares of the company traded hands. The company has a market capitalization of $1.00 billion, a price-to-earnings ratio of 24.60 and a beta of 1.64. The stock’s 50-day moving average price is $108.56 and its 200 day moving average price is $98.16. Chase has a 12-month low of $59.80 and a 12-month high of $116.15.
Chase (NYSEMKT:CCF) last posted its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, July 5th. The construction company reported $1.12 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter. Chase had a net margin of 14.63% and a return on equity of 18.67%. The firm had revenue of $64.90 million during the quarter. On average, equities analysts forecast that Chase will post $1.91 EPS for the current year.
In related news, Director George M. Hughes sold 500 shares of the stock in a transaction that occurred on Monday, July 17th. The shares were sold at an average price of $109.46, for a total value of $54,730.00. Following the completion of the transaction, the director now owns 1,899 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $207,864.54. The sale was disclosed in a legal filing with the SEC, which is available through the SEC website. Also, insider Peter R. Chase sold 1,000 shares of the stock in a transaction that occurred on Friday, May 5th. The shares were sold at an average price of $104.00, for a total transaction of $104,000.00. Following the completion of the transaction, the insider now directly owns 499,803 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $51,979,512. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. In the last ninety days, insiders have sold 2,100 shares of company stock valued at $219,480.
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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