Chase Stock Soars (CCF)

NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- Shares of Chase Corporation (AMEX: CCF) have taken a tremendous swing upward. The stock is trading at $14.73 as of four p.m. ET, 21.7% above Monday's closing price of $12.10. Volume is at 21,745, one times the daily average of 21,100.

Chase has a market cap of $113.1 million and is part of the industrial goods sector and industrial industry. Shares are down 25.8% year to date as of the close of trading on Monday.

Chase Corporation engages in the manufacture and sale of specialty tapes, laminates, sealants, and coatings for various applications worldwide. The company has a P/E ratio of 10.4, above the average industrial industry P/E ratio of 9.8 and below the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7.

TheStreet Ratings rates Chase as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures, attractive valuation levels, expanding profit margins and notable return on equity. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had sub par growth in net income. You can view the full Chase Ratings Report.

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