News stories about Chase (NYSEMKT:CCF) have been trending somewhat positive recently, AlphaOne reports. The research group, a service of Accern, scores the sentiment of media coverage by monitoring more than twenty million news and blog sources in real-time. AlphaOne ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Chase earned a news impact score of 0.04 on AlphaOne’s scale. AlphaOne also assigned news articles about the construction company an impact score of 100 out of 100, meaning that recent media coverage is extremely likely to have an impact on the stock’s share price in the near future.

Chase (NYSEMKT CCF) traded down 2.29% on Wednesday, reaching $111.15. 5,498 shares of the company’s stock were exchanged. The firm’s 50-day moving average is $105.86 and its 200-day moving average is $94.09. Chase has a 12 month low of $55.54 and a 12 month high of $116.15. The firm has a market cap of $1.03 billion, a PE ratio of 28.14 and a beta of 1.64.

In related news, Director Lewis P. Gack sold 800 shares of Chase 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 completion of the sale, the director now owns 7,634 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $734,009.10. The sale was disclosed in a legal filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is accessible through this link. Also, insider Peter R. Chase sold 1,000 shares of Chase stock in a transaction dated Friday, May 5th. The stock was sold at an average price of $104.00, for a total transaction of $104,000.00. Following the sale, 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 three months, insiders sold 4,700 shares of company stock valued at $459,785.

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About Chase

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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