Carlisle stock gains as earnings show sales bump

Carlisle Cos. CSL, +0.20% posted stronger profit and revenue in its latest quarter as the manufacturer reported solid demand for construction materials, aircraft building and off-highway vehicles.

The company said Tuesday second-quarter revenue rose 26% from a year earlier to $1.24 billion. This beat an estimate of $1.18 billion by analysts polled by Thomson Reuters.

The manufacturing company’s net income also increased to $113.7 million, or $1.85 a share, from $102.3 million, or $1.58 a share, in the corresponding quarter of 2017.

Shares rose 3% in post-market trading Tuesday.

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