Carlisle Companies Stock To Go Ex-dividend Monday (CSL)

NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- The ex-dividend date for Carlisle Companies (NYSE: CSL) is Monday, May 21, 2012. Owners of shares as of market close today will be eligible for a dividend of 18 cents per share. At a price of $51.54 as of 9:35 a.m. ET, the dividend yield is 1.4%.

The average volume for Carlisle Companies has been 305,000 shares per day over the past 30 days. Carlisle Companies has a market cap of $3.31 billion and is part of the consumer goods sector and consumer non-durables industry. Shares are up 15.9% year to date as of the close of trading on Thursday.

Carlisle Companies Incorporated manufactures and sells construction materials in the United States and internationally. The company has a P/E ratio of 16.2, below the average consumer non-durables industry P/E ratio of 16.3 and below the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7.

TheStreet Ratings rates Carlisle Companies as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its robust revenue growth, largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures, impressive record of earnings per share growth, compelling growth in net income and good cash flow from operations. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company shows low profit margins. You can view the full Carlisle Companies Ratings Report.

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