Chase posts 1Q profit

WESTWOOD, Mass. (AP) _ Chase Corp. (CCF) on Monday reported fiscal first-quarter net income of $8.3 million.

On a per-share basis, the Westwood, Massachusetts-based company said it had profit of 88 cents.

The protective materials maker posted revenue of $61.9 million in the period.

Chase shares have increased 3.5 percent since the beginning of the year. In the final minutes of trading on Monday, shares hit $124.70, an increase of 46 percent in the last 12 months.

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