Shares of Carlisle Cos. Inc. (NYSE:CSL) gapped up before the market opened on Thursday . The stock had previously closed at $104.40, but opened at $104.74. Carlisle Cos. shares last traded at $105.66, with a volume of 91,105 shares changing hands.

Several analysts have recently weighed in on the stock. Robert W. Baird restated an “outperform” rating and set a $108.00 price objective on shares of Carlisle Cos. in a research report on Thursday. Northcoast Research lowered shares of Carlisle Cos. from a “buy” rating to a “neutral” rating in a report on Thursday, June 2nd. Topeka Capital Markets assumed coverage on shares of Carlisle Cos. in a report on Thursday, May 26th. They set a “buy” rating and a $118.00 target price on the stock. Royal Bank Of Canada reduced their target price on shares of Carlisle Cos. from $102.00 to $93.00 and set a “sector perform” rating on the stock in a report on Thursday, April 28th. Finally, Zacks Investment Research lowered shares of Carlisle Cos. from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Thursday, April 28th. Two analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and six have given a buy rating to the stock. Carlisle Cos. currently has an average rating of “Buy” and a consensus price target of $113.57.

The stock has a 50 day moving average price of $102.46 and a 200 day moving average price of $94.96. The stock has a market cap of $6.80 billion and a price-to-earnings ratio of 20.03.

Carlisle Cos. (NYSE:CSL) last posted its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, April 27th. The company reported $1.05 EPS for the quarter, topping the Zacks’ consensus estimate of $0.82 by $0.23. The company earned $794 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $778.62 million. During the same quarter in the previous year, the company posted $0.59 earnings per share. The company’s revenue for the quarter was up 11.9% on a year-over-year basis. On average, equities research analysts expect that Carlisle Cos. Inc. will post $5.71 earnings per share for the current year.

In other Carlisle Cos. news, VP Kevin P. Zdimal sold 10,515 shares of the stock in a transaction dated Thursday, May 26th. The shares were sold at an average price of $104.07, for a total transaction of $1,094,296.05. Following the transaction, the vice president now directly owns 29,090 shares in the company, valued at approximately $3,027,396.30. The sale was disclosed in a document filed with the SEC, which can be accessed through this hyperlink. Also, Chairman David A. Roberts sold 24,740 shares of the stock in a transaction dated Monday, June 13th. The stock was sold at an average price of $99.80, for a total transaction of $2,469,052.00. Following the transaction, the chairman now owns 147,617 shares in the company, valued at $14,732,176.60. The disclosure for this sale can be found here.

Other hedge funds and institutional investors have modified their holdings of the company. Cambridge Investment Research Advisors Inc. boosted its position in shares of Carlisle Cos. by 3.2% in the fourth quarter. Cambridge Investment Research Advisors Inc. now owns 11,298 shares of the company’s stock valued at $1,002,000 after buying an additional 347 shares during the last quarter. Comerica Bank boosted its position in shares of Carlisle Cos. by 1.8% in the fourth quarter. Comerica Bank now owns 46,516 shares of the company’s stock valued at $3,751,000 after buying an additional 803 shares during the last quarter. California State Teachers Retirement System boosted its position in shares of Carlisle Cos. by 1.6% in the fourth quarter. California State Teachers Retirement System now owns 123,596 shares of the company’s stock valued at $10,962,000 after buying an additional 1,963 shares during the last quarter. California Public Employees Retirement System boosted its position in shares of Carlisle Cos. by 1.1% in the fourth quarter. California Public Employees Retirement System now owns 198,200 shares of the company’s stock valued at $17,578,000 after buying an additional 2,100 shares during the last quarter. Finally, Rhumbline Advisers boosted its position in shares of Carlisle Cos. by 2.1% in the fourth quarter. Rhumbline Advisers now owns 104,997 shares of the company’s stock valued at $9,312,000 after buying an additional 2,120 shares during the last quarter.

Carlisle Companies Incorporated (Carlisle) is a holding company for Carlisle Corporation and its wholly-owned subsidiaries. Carlisle is a diversified manufacturing company. The Company operates through four segments.. The Carlisle Construction Materials segment manufactures and sells rubber, thermoplastic polyolefin and polyvinyl chloride membrane roofing systems.

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