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NYSE:LEG - Leggett & Platt Stock Price, Forecast & News

$50.96
-0.89 (-1.72 %)
(As of 12/13/2019 12:23 PM ET)
Today's Range
$50.95
Now: $50.97
$51.99
50-Day Range
$44.30
MA: $51.80
$55.18
52-Week Range
$33.48
Now: $50.97
$55.42
Volume286,662 shs
Average Volume1.01 million shs
Market Capitalization$6.71 billion
P/E Ratio20.55
Dividend Yield3.10%
Beta1.1
Leggett & Platt, Incorporated designs and produces various engineered components and products worldwide. It operates through four segments: Residential Products, Furniture Products, Industrial Products, and Specialized Products. The Residential Products segment offers innersprings, wire forms, and machines to shape wire into various types of springs; industrial sewing/finishing machines, conveyor lines, mattress packaging, and glue-drying equipment, as well as quilting machines; and structural fabrics, carpet cushions, and geo components. Read More…

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Household furniture
Sub-IndustryHome Furnishings
SectorConsumer Discretionary
CUSIP52466010
Phone417-358-8131

Debt

Price-To-Earnings

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$4.27 billion
Cash Flow$3.62 per share
Book Value$8.88 per share

Profitability

Net Income$305.90 million

Miscellaneous

Employees22,000
Market Cap$6.71 billion
Next Earnings Date2/3/2020 (Estimated)
OptionableOptionable

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Leggett & Platt (NYSE:LEG) Frequently Asked Questions

What is Leggett & Platt's stock symbol?

Leggett & Platt trades on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the ticker symbol "LEG."

How often does Leggett & Platt pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Leggett & Platt?

Leggett & Platt announced a quarterly dividend on Tuesday, November 5th. Stockholders of record on Friday, December 13th will be given a dividend of $0.40 per share on Wednesday, January 15th. This represents a $1.60 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 3.13%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, December 12th. View Leggett & Platt's Dividend History.

How were Leggett & Platt's earnings last quarter?

Leggett & Platt, Inc. (NYSE:LEG) issued its quarterly earnings data on Monday, October, 28th. The company reported $0.76 earnings per share for the quarter, beating the Zacks' consensus estimate of $0.67 by $0.09. The company had revenue of $1.24 billion for the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $1.21 billion. Leggett & Platt had a net margin of 6.45% and a return on equity of 28.04%. The firm's revenue was up 13.5% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period in the prior year, the business earned $0.66 EPS. View Leggett & Platt's Earnings History.

When is Leggett & Platt's next earnings date?

Leggett & Platt is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Monday, February 3rd 2020. View Earnings Estimates for Leggett & Platt.

What guidance has Leggett & Platt issued on next quarter's earnings?

Leggett & Platt issued an update on its FY19 earnings guidance on Monday, October, 28th. The company provided earnings per share (EPS) guidance of $2.48-$2.63 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus EPS estimate of $2.45. The company issued revenue guidance of $4.7-$4.8 billion, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $4.75 billion.

What price target have analysts set for LEG?

6 analysts have issued 1-year target prices for Leggett & Platt's stock. Their forecasts range from $54.00 to $55.00. On average, they expect Leggett & Platt's share price to reach $54.50 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 6.7% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for Leggett & Platt.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Leggett & Platt?

6 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Leggett & Platt in the last year. There are currently 6 hold ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold." View Analyst Ratings for Leggett & Platt.

Has Leggett & Platt been receiving favorable news coverage?

Press coverage about LEG stock has trended positive recently, according to InfoTrie Sentiment. The research firm identifies negative and positive news coverage by reviewing more than six thousand news and blog sources. The firm ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of -5 to 5, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. Leggett & Platt earned a coverage optimism score of 2.1 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned news articles about the company a news buzz of 0.0 out of 10, indicating that recent news coverage is extremely unlikely to have an effect on the stock's share price in the near future. View News Stories for Leggett & Platt.

Are investors shorting Leggett & Platt?

Leggett & Platt saw a drop in short interest during the month of November. As of November 15th, there was short interest totalling 11,020,000 shares, a drop of 21.3% from the October 31st total of 14,000,000 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 1,190,000 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is currently 9.3 days. Approximately 8.5% of the company's shares are short sold. View Leggett & Platt's Current Options Chain.

Who are some of Leggett & Platt's key competitors?

What other stocks do shareholders of Leggett & Platt own?

Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other Leggett & Platt investors own include AT&T (T), Exxon Mobil (XOM), PepsiCo (PEP), 3M (MMM), Mcdonald's (MCD), Verizon Communications (VZ), Johnson & Johnson (JNJ), AbbVie (ABBV), The Coca-Cola (KO) and Procter & Gamble (PG).

Who are Leggett & Platt's key executives?

Leggett & Platt's management team includes the folowing people:
  • Mr. Karl G. Glassman, CEO, Pres & Director (Age 61)
  • Mr. Matthew C. Flanigan, Exec. VP, CFO & Director (Age 57)
  • Mr. J. Mitchell Dolloff, Exec. VP, COO and Pres of Specialized Products & Furniture Products (Age 53)
  • Mr. Scott S. Douglas, Sr. VP, Gen. Counsel & Sec. (Age 59)
  • Mr. Perry E. Davis, Exec. VP and Pres of Residential Products & Industrial products (Age 60)

Who are Leggett & Platt's major shareholders?

Leggett & Platt's stock is owned by a variety of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include State Street Corp (11.82%), Villere ST Denis J & Co. LLC (0.95%), First Trust Advisors LP (0.91%), Alps Advisors Inc. (0.63%), Dearborn Partners LLC (0.52%) and Welch Group LLC (0.49%). Company insiders that own Leggett & Platt stock include David M Desonier, Joseph W Mcclanathan, Judy C Odom, Karl G Glassman, Matthew C Flanigan, Phoebe A Wood, Robert Ted Enloe III, Russell J Iorio, Scott S Douglas and Susan R Mccoy. View Institutional Ownership Trends for Leggett & Platt.

Which institutional investors are selling Leggett & Platt stock?

LEG stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including PGGM Investments, Alps Advisors Inc., SG Americas Securities LLC, W.E. Donoghue & Co. LLC, Great West Life Assurance Co. Can, Brookstone Capital Management, Great Lakes Advisors LLC and Pictet Asset Management Ltd.. Company insiders that have sold Leggett & Platt company stock in the last year include Joseph W Mcclanathan, Judy C Odom, Karl G Glassman, Phoebe A Wood, Robert Ted Enloe III, Russell J Iorio, Scott S Douglas and Susan R Mccoy. View Insider Buying and Selling for Leggett & Platt.

Which institutional investors are buying Leggett & Platt stock?

LEG stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including State Street Corp, Dearborn Partners LLC, Millennium Management LLC, WBI Investments Inc., State of New Jersey Common Pension Fund D, Phocas Financial Corp., First Trust Advisors LP and Signature Wealth Management Group. View Insider Buying and Selling for Leggett & Platt.

How do I buy shares of Leggett & Platt?

Shares of LEG can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Robinhood, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

What is Leggett & Platt's stock price today?

One share of LEG stock can currently be purchased for approximately $51.09.

How big of a company is Leggett & Platt?

Leggett & Platt has a market capitalization of $6.72 billion and generates $4.27 billion in revenue each year. The company earns $305.90 million in net income (profit) each year or $2.48 on an earnings per share basis. Leggett & Platt employs 22,000 workers across the globe.View Additional Information About Leggett & Platt.

What is Leggett & Platt's official website?

The official website for Leggett & Platt is http://www.leggett.com/.

How can I contact Leggett & Platt?

Leggett & Platt's mailing address is NO. 1 LEGGETT ROAD, CARTHAGE MO, 64836. The company can be reached via phone at 417-358-8131 or via email at [email protected]


MarketBeat Community Rating for Leggett & Platt (NYSE LEG)

Community Ranking:  2.2 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  300 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  378 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  678
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Leggett & Platt and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe LEG will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe LEG will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.
This page was last updated on 12/13/2019 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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