Carlisle Companies Inc (NYSE:CSL).
Marshall Wace LLP bought 5,819 shares during the last quarter increasing its holdings in Carlisle Companies Inc by 47.6%. Its position was worth $1,805,000 an increase of $643,000 as of quarter end.
Marshall Wace LLP isn’t the only one who has changed their investment in CSL. As of quarter end Baird Financial Group, Inc. had bought 953 shares growing its position 23.9%. The value of the investment in CSL increased from $380,000 to $495,000 a change of 30.3% quarter to quarter. As of the end of the quarter Commonwealth Of Pennsylvania Public School Empls Retrmt SYS had disposed of a total of 213 shares trimming its holdings by 2.3%. The value of the total investment in Carlisle Companies Inc went from $899,000 to $924,000 increasing 2.8% for the reporting period.
Raymond James & Associates trimmed its investment by selling 83 shares a decrease of 0.8% as of 09/30/2017. Raymond James & Associates now controls 9,978 shares with a value of $1,001,000. The total value of its holdings increased 4.3%.
Equity analyst FBR & Co issued a report on CSL with a rating of “Buy” and price target of $125.00. Robert W. Baird raised the price target of the stock on October 25 changing the price objective from $110.00 to $118.00 and stated a “Outperform” rating.
Equity analyst SunTrust Banks raised the price target on October 25 boosting the projection from $0.00 to $126.00 with a “Buy” recommendation. October 25 investment analysts at Oppenheimer Holdings kept a “Hold” rating on the company.
On October 12 analysts at FBR & Co released guidance on CSL stating a rating of “Buy” and projecting a price target of $125.00. October 4 investment analysts at SunTrust Banks left the stock rating at “Buy” targeting a price of $120.00.
The company is so far trading up from yesterday’s close of 140.79. The most current P/E ratio is 36.93 and market cap is 63.93B. As of the latest earnings report the EPS was $3.82 with 453.25M shares outstanding.
Investors are feeling more bearish of late as shown by the uptick in short interest. The firm experienced a rise in short interest from October 13, 2017 to October 31, 2017 of 10.12%. Short interest grew 182,678 over that period. Days to cover decreased from 5.0 to 5.0 and the short interest percentage is 0.00% as of October 31.