AMEX:CCF

Stock Analysis Report

Executive Summary

Chase Corporation manufactures and sells protective materials for various applications worldwide.

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Fundamentals

Flawless balance sheet with questionable track record.

Risks

  • Chase is not covered by any analysts.

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Share Price & News

How has Chase's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?


Latest Share Price and Events


Market Performance


7 Day Return

3.3%

CCF

-0.8%

US Chemicals

-0.6%

US Market


1 Year Return

-10.2%

CCF

-14.3%

US Chemicals

0.7%

US Market

CCF outperformed the Chemicals industry which returned -14.3% over the past year.

CCF underperformed the Market in United States of America which returned 0.6% over the past year.


Share holder returns

CCFIndustryMarket
7 Day3.3%-0.8%-0.6%
30 Day16.8%5.9%2.9%
90 Day8.8%0.2%1.3%
1 Year-9.6%-10.2%-0.9%-14.3%2.9%0.7%
3 Year75.6%71.3%43.4%17.1%44.6%35.2%
5 Year276.2%255.5%37.6%7.2%61.9%44.2%

Price Volatility Vs. Market

How volatile is Chase's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?


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Valuation

Is Chase undervalued based on future cash flows and its price relative to the stock market?

31.22x

Price to Earnings (PE) ratio


Intrinsic Value Based on Future Cash Flows

Chase's share price is above the future cash flow value, it's not available at a moderate discount (< 20%).

Chase's share price is above the future cash flow value, it's not available at a substantial discount (< 40%).


Price Based on Earnings

Chase is overvalued based on earnings compared to the US Chemicals industry average.

Chase is overvalued based on earnings compared to the United States of America market.


Price Based on Expected Growth

Unable to calculate PEG ratio for Chase, we can't assess if its growth is good value.


Price Based on Value of Assets

Chase is overvalued based on assets compared to the US Chemicals industry average.


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Future Growth

How is Chase expected to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 0 analysts?

11.0%

Forecasted annual earnings growth


Earnings and Revenue Growth Estimates


Future Annual Growth Analysis

Unable to determine if Chase is high growth as no revenue estimate data is available.

Chase's earnings are expected to grow by 11% yearly, however this is not considered high growth (20% yearly).

Unable to compare Chase's revenue growth to the United States of America market average as no estimate data is available.

Chase's earnings growth is positive but not above the United States of America market average.

Chase's earnings growth is expected to exceed the low risk savings rate of 2.7%.


Earnings per Share Growth Estimates


Future Return on Equity

Unable to establish if Chase will efficiently use shareholders’ funds in the future without estimates of Return on Equity.


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Past Performance

How has Chase performed over the past 5 years?

12.0%

Historical annual earnings growth


Earnings and Revenue History


Past Earnings Growth Analysis

Chase's year on year earnings growth rate has been positive over the past 5 years.

Chase's 1-year earnings growth is negative, it can't be compared to the 5-year average.

Chase's 1-year earnings growth is negative, it can't be compared to the US Chemicals industry average.


Return on Equity

Chase has not efficiently used shareholders’ funds last year (Return on Equity less than 20%).


Return on Assets

Chase used its assets more efficiently than the US Chemicals industry average last year based on Return on Assets.


Return on Capital Employed

Chase's use of capital deteriorated last year versus 3 years ago (Return on Capital Employed).


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Financial Health

How is Chase's financial position?


Financial Position Analysis

Chase is able to meet its short term (1 year) commitments with its holdings of cash and other short term assets.

Chase's cash and other short term assets cover its long term commitments.


Debt to Equity History and Analysis

Chase has no debt.

Chase has no debt compared to 5 years ago when it was 45.3%.

Chase has no debt, it does not need to be covered by operating cash flow.

Chase has no debt, therefore coverage of interest payments is not a concern.


Balance Sheet

High level of physical assets or inventory.

Chase has no debt, it does not need to be covered by short term assets.


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Dividend

What is Chase's current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?

0.71%

Current Dividend Yield


Dividend Yield and Payments Analysis

Chase's pays a lower dividend yield than the bottom 25% of dividend payers in United States of America (1.44%).

Chase's dividend is below the markets top 25% of dividend payers in United States of America (3.71%).

Chase is not paying a notable dividend for United States of America, therefore no need to check if the payments are stable.

Chase is not paying a notable dividend for United States of America, therefore no need to check if the payments are increasing.


Current Payout to Shareholders

No need to calculate the sustainability of Chase's dividends as it is not paying a notable one for United States of America.


Future Payout to Shareholders

Insufficient estimate data to determine if a dividend will be paid in 3 years and that it will be sustainable.


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Management

What is the CEO of Chase's salary, the management and board of directors tenure and is there insider trading?

4.6yrs

Average management tenure


CEO

Adam Chase (47yo)

4.6yrs

Tenure

US$1,618,722

Compensation

Mr. Adam P. Chase has been the Chief Executive Officer and President of Chase Corporation since February 3, 2015 and January 30, 2008 respectively. Mr. Chase served as the Chief Operating Officer of Chase  ...


CEO Compensation Analysis

Adam's remuneration is lower than average for companies of similar size in United States of America.

Adam's compensation has been consistent with company performance over the past year, both up more than 20%.


Management Age and Tenure

4.6yrs

Average Tenure

63yo

Average Age

The tenure for the Chase management team is about average.


Board Age and Tenure

9.7yrs

Average Tenure

69yo

Average Age

The tenure for the Chase board of directors is about average.


Insider Trading

No 3 month open market individual insider trading information.


Recent Insider Transactions

SellUS$200,37123 May 19
Peter Chase
EntityIndividual
Role
Chairman of the Board
Executive Chairman
Shares2,000
Max PriceUS$100.53
SellUS$59,19616 Apr 19
Lewis Gack
EntityIndividual
Role
Member of the Board of Directors
Director
Shares650
Max PriceUS$91.07
SellUS$9,98906 Feb 19
Lewis Gack
EntityIndividual
Role
Member of the Board of Directors
Director
Shares100
Max PriceUS$99.89
SellUS$110,85029 Nov 18
Kenneth Feroldi
EntityIndividual
Role
Treasurer
Treasurer and Senior Advisor on Investor Relations
Shares1,000
Max PriceUS$110.85

Ownership Breakdown


Management Team

  • Peter Chase (71yo)

    Executive Chairman

    • Tenure: 12.6yrs
    • Compensation: US$634.83k
  • George Hughes (80yo)

    Corporate Secretary

    • Tenure: 0yrs
    • Compensation: US$71.58k
  • Ken Feroldi (63yo)

    Treasurer and Senior Advisor on Investor Relations

    • Tenure: 5yrs
    • Compensation: US$639.44k
  • Adam Chase (47yo)

    CEO, President & Director

    • Tenure: 4.6yrs
    • Compensation: US$1.62m
  • Christian Talma (45yo)

    Chief Financial Officer

    • Tenure: 0.6yrs
  • Paula Eckel

    Vice President of Human Resources

    • Tenure: 0yrs

Board Members

  • Peter Chase (71yo)

    Executive Chairman

    • Tenure: 12.6yrs
    • Compensation: US$634.83k
  • Tom Wroe (69yo)

    Director

    • Tenure: 11.4yrs
    • Compensation: US$87.34k
  • Jack Derby (74yo)

    Director

    • Tenure: 4.6yrs
    • Compensation: US$75.00k
  • Lewis Gack (75yo)

    Director

    • Tenure: 17.7yrs
    • Compensation: US$93.28k
  • Mary Chase (64yo)

    Director

    • Tenure: 14.3yrs
    • Compensation: US$69.58k
  • Adam Chase (47yo)

    CEO, President & Director

    • Tenure: 4.6yrs
    • Compensation: US$1.62m
  • Tom DeByle (59yo)

    Director

    • Tenure: 0.6yrs
  • Chad McDaniel (45yo)

    Director

    • Tenure: 3.6yrs
    • Compensation: US$80.94k
  • Dana Mohler-Faria (72yo)

    Director

    • Tenure: 3.6yrs
    • Compensation: US$85.89k

Company Information

Chase Corporation's company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources


Key Information

  • Name: Chase Corporation
  • Ticker: CCF
  • Exchange: AMEX
  • Founded: 1946
  • Industry: Specialty Chemicals
  • Sector: Materials
  • Market Cap: US$1.056b
  • Shares outstanding: 9.41m
  • Website: https://www.chasecorp.com

Number of Employees


Location

  • Chase Corporation
  • 295 University Avenue
  • Westwood
  • Massachusetts
  • 2090
  • United States

Listings

TickerExchangePrimary SecuritySecurity TypeCountryCurrencyListed on
CCFAMEX (NYSE MKT LLC)YesCommon StockUSUSDJul 1974
CJCBST (Boerse-Stuttgart)YesCommon StockDEEURJul 1974
0A0ULSE (London Stock Exchange)YesCommon StockGBEURJul 1974

Biography

Chase Corporation manufactures and sells protective materials for various applications worldwide. It operates through two segments, Industrial Materials and Construction Materials. The Industrial Materials ...


Company Analysis and Financial Data Status

All financial data provided by Standard & Poor's Capital IQ.
DataLast Updated (UTC time)
Company Analysis2019/09/21 23:34
End of Day Share Price2019/09/20 00:00
Earnings2019/05/31
Annual Earnings2018/08/31


Unless specified all financial data is based on a yearly period but updated quarterly. This is known as Trailing Twelve Month (TTM) or Last Twelve Month (LTM) Data. Learn more here.