CSL Ex-Dividend Reminder - 5/16/14

Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel, on 5/16/14, Carlisle Companies Inc. (CSL) will trade ex-dividend, for its quarterly dividend of $0.22, payable on 6/1/14. As a percentage of CSL's recent stock price of $83.49, this dividend works out to approximately 0.26%.

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Below is a dividend history chart for CSL, showing historical dividends prior to the most recent $0.22 declared by Carlisle Companies Inc.:

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In general, dividends are not always predictable; but looking at the history above can help in judging whether the most recent dividend from CSL is likely to continue, and whether the current estimated yield of 1.05% on annualized basis is a reasonable expectation of annual yield going forward.The chart below shows the one year performance of CSL shares, versus its 200 day moving average:

Carlisle Companies Inc. 200 Day Moving Average Chart

Looking at the chart above, CSL's low point in its 52 week range is $60.34 per share, with $84.73 as the 52 week high point — that compares with a last trade of $83.91.

According to the ETF Finder at ETF Channel, CSL makes up 1.26% of the PowerShares S&P MidCap Low Volatility Portfolio ETF ( XMLV) which is trading relatively unchanged on the day Wednesday.

In Wednesday trading, Carlisle Companies Inc. shares are currently off about 0.6% on the day.

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