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Last $45.87 USD
Change Today -0.30 / -0.65%
Volume 396.5K
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leggett & platt inc (LEG) Snapshot

Open
$46.19
Previous Close
$46.17
Day High
$46.48
Day Low
$45.77
52 Week High
03/23/15 - $46.95
52 Week Low
05/6/14 - $32.16
Market Cap
6.3B
Average Volume 10 Days
1.0M
EPS TTM
$1.93
Shares Outstanding
138.0M
EX-Date
06/11/15
P/E TM
23.8x
Dividend
$1.24
Dividend Yield
2.68%
Current Stock Chart for LEGGETT & PLATT INC (LEG)

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leggett & platt inc (LEG) Details

Leggett & Platt, Incorporated designs and produces a range of engineered components and products worldwide. The company’s Residential Furnishings segment offers innersprings and wire forms; steel mechanisms and hardware, springs and seat suspensions, steel tubular seat frames, bed frames and ornamental beds, and adjustable beds; and structural fabrics, carpet underlay materials, and geo components. This segment serves manufacturers of finished bedding products and upholstered furniture; retailers and distributors of adjustable and ornamental beds, bed frames, and carpet underlay; and contractors, landscapers, road construction companies, and government agencies using geo components. Its Commercial Fixturing & Components segment provides bases, columns, back rests, casters, and frames for office chairs and control devices; and private label finished furniture. This segment serves office, and institutional and commercial furniture manufacturers. The company’s Industrial Materials segment offers steel rods, drawn wires, steel billets, fabricated wire products, welded steel tubing, fabricated tube components, and titanium and nickel tubing. This segment serves bedding and furniture and automotive seating manufacturers; aerospace suppliers and OEMs; mechanical spring makers; and waste recyclers and waste removal businesses. Its Specialized Products segment provides manual and power lumbar support and massage systems; seat suspension systems; automotive control cables; low voltage motors and motion assemblies; formed metal and wire components; quilting machines; machines for shaping wire into springs; industrial sewing/finishing machines; and van interiors. This segment primarily serves automobile seating and bedding manufacturers; and telecommunication, cable, home service, and delivery companies. The company sells its products through sales representatives and distributors. Leggett & Platt, Incorporated was founded in 1883 and is based in Carthage, Missouri.

19,000 Employees
Last Reported Date: 04/30/15
Founded in 1883

leggett & platt inc (LEG) Top Compensated Officers

Chairman, Chief Executive Officer and Member ...
Total Annual Compensation: $1.1M
President, Chief Operating Officer and Direct...
Total Annual Compensation: $804.2K
Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice Presi...
Total Annual Compensation: $486.5K
Senior Vice President and President of Reside...
Total Annual Compensation: $348.1K
Senior Vice President and President of Indust...
Total Annual Compensation: $345.2K
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2014.

leggett & platt inc (LEG) Key Developments

Leggett & Platt, Incorporated Reports Earnings Results for the First Quarter Ended March 31, 2015; Revises Earnings Guidance for the Year 2015

Leggett & Platt, Incorporated reported earnings results for the first quarter ended March 31, 2015. For the period, the company reported net sales from continuing operations of $966.2 million against $875.5 million for the same period in the last year. Earnings before interest and taxes were $82.5 million against $79.4 million for the same period in the last year. Earnings before income taxes were $111.7 million against $85.8 million for the same period in the last year. Net earnings from continuing operations were $73.3 million or $0.50 per diluted share against $56.0 million or $0.38 per diluted share for the same period in the last year. Net earnings attributable to the company were $71.7 million or $0.50 per diluted share against $53.1 million or $0.37 per diluted share for the same period in the last year. Net cash from operating activity was $32.1 million against net cash used in operating activity of $19.7 million for the same period in the last year. Additions to PP&E were $21.7 million against $15.1 million a year ago. Net debt as at March 31, 2015 was $738.0 million against $723.8 million as at March 31, 2014. The 2015 EPS improvement is largely the result of strong unit volume growth; this was partially offset by a $6 million pre-tax impairment charge in the Industrial Segment's Steel Tubing business unit. For 2015, the company continues to expect record revenues from continuing operations of $3.9 billion to $4.1 billion. The company also raised the low end of a previously issued EPS guidance, and now expects EPS of $1.95 to $2.10 compared to a previous range of $1.90 to $2.10 per share. The company expects cash from operations to exceed $350 million in 2015. The company expects capital expenditures to be roughly $120 million.

Leggett & Platt, Incorporated, Q1 2015 Earnings Call, May 01, 2015

Leggett & Platt, Incorporated, Q1 2015 Earnings Call, May 01, 2015

Leggett & Platt Mulls Acquisitions

Leggett & Platt, Incorporated (NYSE:LEG) is looking for acquisitions. Leggett & Platt, Incorporated has filed a shelf registration and will use the net proceeds for general corporate purposes which may include working capital additions, investments in or extensions of credit to our subsidiaries, capital expenditures, stock repurchases, debt repayment or financing for acquisitions.

 

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