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GuruFocus Financial Strength Rank measures how strong a company’s financial situation is. It is based on these factors

1. The debt burden that the company has as measured by its Interest coverage (current year).
2. Debt to revenue ratio. The lower, the better
3. Altman Z-score.

A company ranks high with financial strength is likely to withstand any business slowdowns and recessions.

Financial Strength : 8/10

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industry
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history
Cash to Debt 0.56
CCF's Cash to Debt is ranked lower than
61% of the 1709 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 0.99 vs. CCF: 0.56 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash to Debt only.
CCF' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0  Med: 0.18 Max: No Debt
Current: 0.56
Equity to Asset 0.60
CCF's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
65% of the 1545 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 0.52 vs. CCF: 0.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity to Asset only.
CCF' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.32  Med: 0.59 Max: 0.8
Current: 0.6
0.32
0.8
Interest Coverage 31.65
CCF's Interest Coverage is ranked lower than
58% of the 1035 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 63.18 vs. CCF: 31.65 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
CCF' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 6.83  Med: 21.26 Max: 471.18
Current: 31.65
6.83
471.18
F-Score: 5
Z-Score: 4.73
M-Score: -2.59
WACC vs ROIC
10.16%
16.37%
WACC
ROIC
GuruFocus Profitability Rank ranks how profitable a company is and how likely the company’s business will stay that way. It is based on these factors:

1. Operating Margin
2. Trend of the Operating Margin (5-year average). The company with an uptrend profit margin has a higher rank.
••3. Consistency of the profitability
4. Piotroski F-Score
5. Predictability Rank•

The maximum rank is 10. A rank of 7 or higher means a higher profitability and may stay that way. A rank of 3 or lower indicates that the company has had trouble to make a profit.

Profitability Rank is not directly related to the Financial Strength Rank. But if a company is consistently profitable, its financial strength will be stronger.

Profitability & Growth : 8/10

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Operating margin (%) 17.09
CCF's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
89% of the 1699 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 5.72 vs. CCF: 17.09 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating margin (%) only.
CCF' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: 8.4  Med: 12.54 Max: 16.16
Current: 17.09
8.4
16.16
Net-margin (%) 10.74
CCF's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
83% of the 1699 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 4.13 vs. CCF: 10.74 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net-margin (%) only.
CCF' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: 5.24  Med: 7.99 Max: 13.09
Current: 10.74
5.24
13.09
ROE (%) 18.13
CCF's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
84% of the 1675 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 7.09 vs. CCF: 18.13 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE (%) only.
CCF' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: 9.36  Med: 16.50 Max: 43.57
Current: 18.13
9.36
43.57
ROA (%) 10.36
CCF's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
87% of the 1719 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 3.52 vs. CCF: 10.36 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
CCF' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: 5.43  Med: 11.33 Max: 25.47
Current: 10.36
5.43
25.47
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 44.21
CCF's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
87% of the 1710 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 11.26 vs. CCF: 44.21 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) only.
CCF' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: 19.37  Med: 38.82 Max: 90.11
Current: 44.21
19.37
90.11
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) 20.30
CCF's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
92% of the 1402 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 2.60 vs. CCF: 20.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) only.
CCF' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -8.3  Med: 11.70 Max: 20.5
Current: 20.3
-8.3
20.5
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) 32.40
CCF's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
90% of the 1216 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 2.90 vs. CCF: 32.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) only.
CCF' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -5.7  Med: 8.80 Max: 37.7
Current: 32.4
-5.7
37.7
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) 33.60
CCF's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
86% of the 1082 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 1.90 vs. CCF: 33.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EPS Growth (3Y)(%) only.
CCF' s 10-Year EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -8  Med: 7.50 Max: 52.5
Current: 33.6
-8
52.5
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Guru Trades

Q3 2014

CCF Guru Trades in Q3 2014

Jim Simons 139,900 sh (+9.47%)
Chuck Royce 828,074 sh (+0.10%)
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CCF Guru Trades in Q4 2014

Jim Simons 145,171 sh (+3.77%)
Chuck Royce 817,326 sh (-1.30%)
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CCF Guru Trades in Q1 2015

Arnold Van Den Berg 13,356 sh (New)
Jim Simons 161,300 sh (+11.11%)
Chuck Royce 738,974 sh (-9.59%)
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CCF Guru Trades in Q2 2015

Zeke Ashton 14,500 sh (New)
Arnold Van Den Berg 13,906 sh (+4.12%)
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Arnold Van Den Berg 25,723 sh (unchged)
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Ratios

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industry
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P/E(ttm) 14.78
CCF's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
63% of the 1311 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 18.70 vs. CCF: 14.78 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/E(ttm) only.
CCF' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 6.87  Med: 12.74 Max: 20.94
Current: 14.78
6.87
20.94
Forward P/E 11.07
CCF's Forward P/E is ranked higher than
74% of the 574 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 15.95 vs. CCF: 11.07 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward P/E only.
N/A
PE(NRI) 14.20
CCF's PE(NRI) is ranked higher than
63% of the 1310 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 18.60 vs. CCF: 14.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE(NRI) only.
CCF' s 10-Year PE(NRI) Range
Min: 6.89  Med: 12.84 Max: 20.99
Current: 14.2
6.89
20.99
P/B 2.51
CCF's P/B is ranked lower than
66% of the 1595 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 1.50 vs. CCF: 2.51 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/B only.
CCF' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 0.99  Med: 1.68 Max: 3.93
Current: 2.51
0.99
3.93
P/S 1.57
CCF's P/S is ranked lower than
67% of the 1694 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 0.92 vs. CCF: 1.57 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
CCF' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.55  Med: 1.06 Max: 1.77
Current: 1.57
0.55
1.77
PFCF 10.57
CCF's PFCF is ranked higher than
79% of the 824 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 20.96 vs. CCF: 10.57 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PFCF only.
CCF' s 10-Year PFCF Range
Min: 6.02  Med: 13.08 Max: 210.5
Current: 10.57
6.02
210.5
POCF 9.73
CCF's POCF is ranked higher than
68% of the 1126 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 14.29 vs. CCF: 9.73 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful POCF only.
CCF' s 10-Year POCF Range
Min: 4.13  Med: 9.76 Max: 18.3
Current: 9.73
4.13
18.3
EV-to-EBIT 9.79
CCF's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
68% of the 1358 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 13.46 vs. CCF: 9.79 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
CCF' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: 4.4  Med: 9.30 Max: 16
Current: 9.79
4.4
16
PEG 0.52
CCF's PEG is ranked higher than
83% of the 576 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 1.55 vs. CCF: 0.52 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PEG only.
CCF' s 10-Year PEG Range
Min: 0.32  Med: 1.32 Max: 175
Current: 0.52
0.32
175
Shiller P/E 21.61
CCF's Shiller P/E is ranked higher than
51% of the 842 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 21.02 vs. CCF: 21.61 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Shiller P/E only.
CCF' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 8.43  Med: 14.09 Max: 33.13
Current: 21.61
8.43
33.13
Current Ratio 3.10
CCF's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
81% of the 1571 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 1.83 vs. CCF: 3.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
CCF' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 1.5  Med: 2.22 Max: 3.73
Current: 3.1
1.5
3.73
Quick Ratio 2.11
CCF's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
78% of the 1570 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 1.26 vs. CCF: 2.11 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
CCF' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 0.84  Med: 1.25 Max: 2.67
Current: 2.11
0.84
2.67
Days Inventory 80.77
CCF's Days Inventory is ranked higher than
56% of the 1672 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 92.90 vs. CCF: 80.77 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
CCF' s 10-Year Days Inventory Range
Min: 55.67  Med: 70.32 Max: 95.83
Current: 80.77
55.67
95.83
Days Sales Outstanding 56.73
CCF's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
72% of the 1372 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 77.27 vs. CCF: 56.73 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
CCF' s 10-Year Days Sales Outstanding Range
Min: 50.31  Med: 58.01 Max: 77.5
Current: 56.73
50.31
77.5

Dividend & Buy Back

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Dividend Yield 1.49
CCF's Dividend Yield is ranked lower than
60% of the 1790 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 1.92 vs. CCF: 1.49 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Yield only.
CCF' s 10-Year Dividend Yield Range
Min: 0.91  Med: 1.97 Max: 4.51
Current: 1.49
0.91
4.51
Dividend Payout 0.22
CCF's Dividend Payout is ranked higher than
72% of the 1139 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 0.32 vs. CCF: 0.22 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Payout only.
CCF' s 10-Year Dividend Payout Range
Min: 0.31  Med: 0.96 Max: 3.1
Current: 0.22
0.31
3.1
Dividend growth (3y) 8.70
CCF's Dividend growth (3y) is ranked higher than
59% of the 712 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 4.80 vs. CCF: 8.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend growth (3y) only.
CCF' s 10-Year Dividend growth (3y) Range
Min: 0  Med: 8.90 Max: 40.9
Current: 8.7
0
40.9
Yield on cost (5-Year) 2.40
CCF's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked higher than
53% of the 1816 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 2.31 vs. CCF: 2.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Yield on cost (5-Year) only.
CCF' s 10-Year Yield on cost (5-Year) Range
Min: 1.47  Med: 3.17 Max: 7.26
Current: 2.4
1.47
7.26
Share Buyback Rate -1.50
CCF's Share Buyback Rate is ranked lower than
53% of the 1039 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: -1.10 vs. CCF: -1.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Share Buyback Rate only.
CCF' s 10-Year Share Buyback Rate Range
Min: 4  Med: -1.10 Max: -3.4
Current: -1.5

Valuation & Return

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Price/Net Current Asset Value 105.24
CCF's Price/Net Current Asset Value is ranked lower than
99% of the 934 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 4.06 vs. CCF: 105.24 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Net Current Asset Value only.
CCF' s 10-Year Price/Net Current Asset Value Range
Min: 4.35  Med: 16.00 Max: 291.25
Current: 105.24
4.35
291.25
Price/Tangible Book 6.51
CCF's Price/Tangible Book is ranked lower than
84% of the 1516 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 1.71 vs. CCF: 6.51 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Tangible Book only.
CCF' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 1.5  Med: 2.92 Max: 8.45
Current: 6.51
1.5
8.45
Price/Projected FCF 1.03
CCF's Price/Projected FCF is ranked higher than
59% of the 869 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 1.17 vs. CCF: 1.03 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Projected FCF only.
CCF' s 10-Year Price/Projected FCF Range
Min: 0.51  Med: 0.83 Max: 1.38
Current: 1.03
0.51
1.38
Price/DCF (Earnings Based) 0.79
CCF's Price/DCF (Earnings Based) is ranked higher than
82% of the 78 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 1.48 vs. CCF: 0.79 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/DCF (Earnings Based) only.
N/A
Price/Median PS Value 1.48
CCF's Price/Median PS Value is ranked lower than
74% of the 1565 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 1.09 vs. CCF: 1.48 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Median PS Value only.
CCF' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.51  Med: 0.84 Max: 1.66
Current: 1.48
0.51
1.66
Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value 0.62
CCF's Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value is ranked higher than
81% of the 373 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 1.15 vs. CCF: 0.62 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value only.
CCF' s 10-Year Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value Range
Min: 0.3  Med: 1.12 Max: 3.96
Current: 0.62
0.3
3.96
Price/Graham Number 2.06
CCF's Price/Graham Number is ranked lower than
69% of the 1107 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 1.14 vs. CCF: 2.06 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Graham Number only.
CCF' s 10-Year Price/Graham Number Range
Min: 0.71  Med: 1.23 Max: 2.47
Current: 2.06
0.71
2.47
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) 10.18
CCF's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
74% of the 1679 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 5.50 vs. CCF: 10.18 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) only.
CCF' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: 6.2  Med: 10.80 Max: 22.8
Current: 10.18
6.2
22.8
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) 28.81
CCF's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) is ranked higher than
90% of the 885 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 5.72 vs. CCF: 28.81 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) only.
CCF' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) Range
Min: 4.4  Med: 15.00 Max: 33.4
Current: 28.81
4.4
33.4

Analyst Estimate

Aug15
EPS($) 3.15
EPS without NRI($) 3.15

Business Description

Industry: Industrial Products » Diversified Industrials
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Chase Corp was incorporated in Massachusetts in 1946. The Company is a manufacturer of protective materials for high reliability applications. The Company is organized into two operating segments, an Industrial Materials segment and a Construction Materials segment. The basis for its segmentation is distinguished by the nature of the products it manufactures and how they are delivered to their respective markets. The Industrial Materials segment represents the specified products which are used in or integrated into another company's product with demand dependent upon general economic conditions. The Construction Materials segment reflects its construction project oriented product offerings which are sold and used as "Chase" branded products in final form. The Company's manufacturing facilities are distinct to their respective segments with the exception of its O'Hara Township, PA and Blawnox, PA facilities, which produce products related to both operating segments. It also sells specialty tapes and related products for the electronic and telecommunications industries using the brand name Chase & Sons. PaperTyger (R) is a trademark for laminated durable papers sold to the envelope converting and commercial printing industries. The company's PaperTyger products are marketed under the names PaperTyger, NaturalWhite and SuperWhite. PaperTyger DEFENDER is a laminated paper with an inner security barrier used in personal and mail-stream privacy protection. PaperTyger Green offers a biodegradable, tear-resistant envelope paper. The Company offers flexible composites and laminates for the wire & cable, aerospace and industrial laminate markets, including Insulfab, an insulation material used in the aerospace industry. It also offers flexible packaging for industrial and retail use. Slit film for the building wire market and for telecommunication cable. The Company offers protective conformal coatings under the brand name HumiSeal(R), moisture protective electronic coatings sold to the electronics industry. Rosphalt50 is a polymer additive that provides solutions in various applications, such as waterproofing of approaches and bridges, ramps, race tracks, airports and specialty road applications. The Company provides waterproofing sealants, expansion joints and accessories for the transportation, industrial and architectural markets. The Company manufactures products, including the brand Tapecoat for anti-corrosion applications in the gas, oil and marine pipeline market segments, as well as tapes and membranes for roofing and other construction related applications. It offers protective conformal coatings under the brand name HumiSeal, moisture protective electronic coatings sold to the electronics industry. The Company owns the trademarks, HumiSeal (R), Chase & Sons(R), Chase Facile(R), Chase BLH2OCK(R) Rosphalt 50(R), Insulfab(R), PaperTyger(R), Tapecoat (R), Royston(R), Eva-Pox(R) and Ceva(R).
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