TheStreet upgraded shares of Chase (NYSEAMERICAN:CCF) from a c+ rating to a b- rating in a report released on Monday, TheStreetRatingsTable reports.

Shares of CCF opened at $106.60 on Monday. Chase has a 1 year low of $80.51 and a 1 year high of $131.70.

Chase (NYSEAMERICAN:CCF) last announced its quarterly earnings data on Tuesday, April 9th. The construction company reported $0.77 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter. The firm had revenue of $66.63 million during the quarter.

In related news, Director Lewis P. Gack sold 650 shares of the stock in a transaction dated Tuesday, April 16th. The shares were sold at an average price of $91.07, for a total value of $59,195.50. Following the sale, the director now directly owns 4,357 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $396,791.99. The sale was disclosed in a filing with the SEC, which is available through this hyperlink. Also, insider Peter R. Chase sold 2,000 shares of the stock in a transaction dated Thursday, May 23rd. The shares were sold at an average price of $100.19, for a total transaction of $200,380.00. Following the completion of the sale, the insider now directly owns 96,605 shares in the company, valued at $9,678,854.95. The disclosure for this sale can be found here.

A number of hedge funds and other institutional investors have recently modified their holdings of CCF. Flagship Harbor Advisors LLC lifted its holdings in Chase by 44.8% in the 1st quarter. Flagship Harbor Advisors LLC now owns 540 shares of the construction company’s stock valued at $50,000 after purchasing an additional 167 shares in the last quarter. Quantamental Technologies LLC purchased a new position in Chase in the 1st quarter valued at about $83,000. Legal & General Group Plc lifted its holdings in Chase by 12.1% in the 4th quarter. Legal & General Group Plc now owns 1,317 shares of the construction company’s stock valued at $132,000 after purchasing an additional 142 shares in the last quarter. Cresset Asset Management LLC purchased a new position in Chase in the 1st quarter valued at about $126,000. Finally, BNP Paribas Arbitrage SA lifted its holdings in Chase by 75,550.0% in the 1st quarter. BNP Paribas Arbitrage SA now owns 1,513 shares of the construction company’s stock valued at $140,000 after purchasing an additional 1,511 shares in the last quarter.

About Chase

Chase Corporation manufactures and sells protective materials for various applications worldwide. It operates through two segments, Industrial Materials and Construction Materials. The Industrial Materials segment offers insulating and conducting materials to wire and cable manufacturers; laminated film foils for use in communication and local area network cables; moisture protective coatings for the electronics industry; laminated durable papers, including laminated papers for envelope converting and commercial printing industries; pulling and detection tapes for fiber optic cables, and water and natural gas lines, as well as power, data, and video cables; cover tapes for semiconductor components; advanced adhesives, sealants, and coatings for automotive and industrial applications; polymeric microspheres; water-based polyurethane dispersions for various coating products; and superabsorbent polymers.

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