Chase Corporation, a specialty chemicals company, manufactures and sells protective materials for various applications worldwide. More Details
Flawless balance sheet with solid track record.
Share Price & News
How has Chase's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?
Latest Share Price and Events
Stable Share Price: CCF is less volatile than 75% of US stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 5% a week.
Volatility Over Time: CCF's weekly volatility (5%) has been stable over the past year.
7 Day Return
1 Year Return
Return vs Industry: CCF underperformed the US Chemicals industry which returned 22.5% over the past year.
Return vs Market: CCF underperformed the US Market which returned 24.3% over the past year.
Long-Term Price Volatility Vs. Market
How volatile is Chase's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?
Simply Wall St News
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Is Chase undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?
Price to Earnings (PE) ratio
Share Price vs. Fair Value
Below Fair Value: CCF ($99.9) is trading above our estimate of fair value ($88.64)
Significantly Below Fair Value: CCF is trading above our estimate of fair value.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: CCF is good value based on its PE Ratio (25.1x) compared to the US Chemicals industry average (32.2x).
PE vs Market: CCF is poor value based on its PE Ratio (25.1x) compared to the US market (21.2x).
Price to Earnings Growth Ratio
PEG Ratio: Insufficient data to calculate CCF's PEG Ratio to determine if it is good value.
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: CCF is overvalued based on its PB Ratio (3.1x) compared to the US Chemicals industry average (2.5x).
How is Chase forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 0 analysts?
Forecasted Materials industry annual growth in earnings
In this section we usually present revenue and earnings growth projections based on the consensus estimates of professional analysts to help investors understand the company’s ability to generate profit. But as Chase has not provided enough past data and has no analyst forecast, its future earnings cannot be reliably calculated by extrapolating past data or using analyst predictions.
This is quite a rare situation as 97% of companies covered by SimplyWall St do have past financial data.
- Check out Chase's track record over time to understand how much the company has returned to shareholders and its earnings growth rate in the past.
- Chase competitive advantages and company strategy can generally be found in its financial reports archived here.
- Explore growth companies in the Materials industry.
How has Chase performed over the past 5 years?
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: CCF has high quality earnings.
Growing Profit Margin: CCF's current net profit margins (14.3%) are higher than last year (11.3%).
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: CCF's earnings have grown by 1.7% per year over the past 5 years.
Accelerating Growth: CCF's earnings growth over the past year (20.3%) exceeds its 5-year average (1.7% per year).
Earnings vs Industry: CCF earnings growth over the past year (20.3%) exceeded the Chemicals industry -15%.
Return on Equity
High ROE: CCF's Return on Equity (12.3%) is considered low.
How is Chase's financial position?
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: CCF's short term assets ($170.1M) exceed its short term liabilities ($29.1M).
Long Term Liabilities: CCF's short term assets ($170.1M) exceed its long term liabilities ($25.2M).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: CCF is debt free.
Reducing Debt: CCF has no debt compared to 5 years ago when its debt to equity ratio was 32%.
Debt Coverage: CCF has no debt, therefore it does not need to be covered by operating cash flow.
Interest Coverage: CCF has no debt, therefore coverage of interest payments is not a concern.
What is Chase current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Current Dividend Yield
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: CCF's dividend (0.8%) isn’t notable compared to the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the US market (1.39%).
High Dividend: CCF's dividend (0.8%) is low compared to the top 25% of dividend payers in the US market (3.87%).
Stability and Growth of Payments
Stable Dividend: CCF's dividends per share have been stable in the past 10 years.
Growing Dividend: CCF's dividend payments have increased over the past 10 years.
Current Payout to Shareholders
Dividend Coverage: With its low payout ratio (20.1%), CCF's dividend payments are well covered by earnings.
Future Payout to Shareholders
Future Dividend Coverage: Insufficient data to determine if a dividend will be paid in 3 years and that it will be covered by earnings.
How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average board tenure
Adam Chase (48 yo)
Mr. Adam P. Chase serves as an Interim Treasurer and an Interim Chief Financial Officer at Chase Corporation since January 15, 2021. He has been the Chief Executive Officer and President of Chase Corporati...
CEO Compensation Analysis
Compensation vs Market: Adam's total compensation ($USD4.28M) is above average for companies of similar size in the US market ($USD2.37M).
Compensation vs Earnings: Adam's compensation has increased by more than 20% in the past year.
|Executive Chairman||13.92yrs||US$598.44k||8.92% |
|Interim Treasurer||5.92yrs||US$4.28m||3.67% |
|Independent Director||12.75yrs||US$120.13k||0.050% |
|Independent Director||5.92yrs||US$106.83k||0.034% |
|Independent Director||19yrs||US$116.00k||0.042% |
|Independent Director||1.92yrs||US$125.46k||0.015% |
|Independent Director||4.92yrs||US$117.71k||0.023% |
|Lead Independent Director||0.25yr||US$120.13k||0.029% |
|Independent Director||0.083yr||no data||0.0010% |
Experienced Board: CCF's board of directors are considered experienced (8.5 years average tenure).
Who are the major shareholders and have insiders been buying or selling?
Insider Trading Volume
Insider Buying: CCF insiders have only sold shares in the past 3 months.
Recent Insider Transactions
Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have not been meaningfully diluted in the past year.
Chase Corporation's company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: Chase Corporation
- Ticker: CCF
- Exchange: AMEX
- Founded: 1946
- Industry: Specialty Chemicals
- Sector: Materials
- Market Cap: US$957.693m
- Shares outstanding: 9.40m
- Website: https://www.chasecorp.com
Number of Employees
- Chase Corporation
- 295 University Avenue
- United States
|Ticker||Exchange||Primary Security||Security Type||Country||Currency||Listed on|
|CCF||AMEX (NYSE MKT LLC)||Yes||Common Stock||US||USD||Jul 1974|
|CJC||BST (Boerse-Stuttgart)||Yes||Common Stock||DE||EUR||Jul 1974|
|0A0U||LSE (London Stock Exchange)||Yes||Common Stock||GB||EUR||Jul 1974|
Chase Corporation, a specialty chemicals company, manufactures and sells protective materials for various applications worldwide. It operates through three segments: Adhesives, Sealants and Additives; Indu...
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
|Data||Last Updated (UTC time)|
|Company Analysis||2021/01/28 00:55|
|End of Day Share Price||2021/01/27 00:00|
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.