Carlisle Companies: Here’s What Investors Need to Know Before Earnings

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Carlisle Companies (NYSE:CSL) will report earnings before markets open on Tuesday, July 23rd. Carlisle Companies Incorporated manufactures and distributes construction materials, transportation products, and general industry products. The Company manufactures a variety of products for the roofing, real estate, construction, trucking, food-service, aircraft manufacturing, lawn and garden, and other industries.

Here is your Cheat Sheet to Carlisle Companies Earnings:

Earnings Expectations: Analysts expect earnings of $1.35 per share on revenues of $1.02 billion. Currently, the company’s P/E ratio stands at 15.67.

Analyst Trends:

Analysts have a more negative outlook for the company’s next-quarter performance. Over the past three months, the average estimate for next quarter’s earnings has fallen from a profit of $1.33 to a profit $1.28. For the current year, the average estimate is a profit of $4.44, which is worse than the estimate ninety days ago.

Earnings Trends:

Here’s how Carlisle Companies has been performing on an annual basis:

Fiscal Year 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Revenue ($) in millions 2,971 2,380 2,528 3,225 3,629
Diluted EPS ($) 0.91 2.34 2.34 2.86 4.22

Next, our CHEAT SHEET investing framework asks us to drill down to the recent quarterly data:

Quarter Jun. 30, 2012 Sep. 30, 2012 Dec. 31, 2012 Mar. 31, 2013
Revenue ($) in millions 984.60 910.20 845.30 857.00
Diluted EPS ($) 1.45 1.08 0.74 0.85

Past Performance:
Carlisle Companies has beat analyst estimates 3 times in the past four quarters. Shareholders could expect a boost if the company beats estimates.

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(Company fundamentals provided by Xignite Financials. Email any earnings discrepancies to earnings [at] wallstcheatsheet.com)

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