Penny Roger$ Sunday, 02/05/12 02:52:48 AM Re: None Post # of 11 Carlisle Companies Incorporated (Carlisle) is a holding company for Carlisle Corporation, and its wholly owned subsidiaries. Carlisle is a diversified manufacturing company, which manufacture and distribute a range of products. Its product lines serve construction materials, commercial roofing, energy, agriculture, mining and construction equipment, aerospace and electronics, dining and food delivery, and healthcare. It operates through five segments: Carlisle Construction Material, Carlisle Transportation Products, Carlisle Brake & Friction, Carlisle Interconnect Technologies and Carlisle FoodService Products. In October 2010, it sold Trail King Industries, Inc., its specialty trailer business. On December 2010, it acquired Hawk Corp. In December 2011, it acquired Tri-Star Electronics International, Inc. In January 2012, the Company sold the non roofing and waterproofing unit of its German company, PDT Phoenix GmbH to Datwyler Group of Altdorf. My stuff http://investorshub.advfn.com/boards/read_msg.aspx?message_id=64797507 Never, invest with money you need to survive. Diversify, patience, set tight stops. $20 or less in commission fees is almost always cheaper than a 5-40%+ drop in share value.