5-Star Stocks Poised to Pop: Carlisle
Based on the aggregated intelligence of 180,000-plus investors participating in Motley Fool CAPS, the Fool's free investing community, diversified manufacturer Carlisle Companies (NYS: CSL) has earned a coveted five-star ranking.
With that in mind, let's take a closer look at Carlisle's business and see what CAPS investors are saying about the stock right now.
|Headquarters (founded)||Charlotte, N.C. (1917)|
|Market Cap||$3.2 billion|
|Trailing-12-Month Revenue||$3.5 billion|
|Management||Chairman/CEO David Roberts (since 2007)|
CFO Steven Ford (since 2008)
|Return on Equity (average, past 3 years)||13.1%|
|Cash/Debt||$78.4 billion / $699.5 million|
Sources: S&P Capital IQ and Motley Fool CAPS.
On CAPS, 95% of the 236 members who have rated Carlisle believe the stock will outperform the S&P 500 going forward.
[H]ere we have an undervalued stock that is also doing nothing but growing. Double win, no? Management seems to be on the ball, too, eliminating net losers. As another [F]ool said, this company makes all sorts of boring things that are always going to be needed.
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