Leggett & Platt, Incorporated (LEG): Price and Financial Metrics

Leggett & Platt, Incorporated (LEG)

Today's Latest Price: $44.84 USD

0.62 (1.40%)

Updated Jan 21 1:19pm

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Industry Rank:

Ranked of 66 in Home Improvement & Goods

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LEG Stock Summary

  • Leggett & Platt Inc's capital turnover -- a measure of revenue relative to shareholder's equity -- is better than 85.06% of US listed stocks.
  • Leggett & Platt Inc's stock had its IPO on November 5, 1987, making it an older stock than 90.64% of US equities in our set.
  • Shareholder yield, a measure of how much is returned to shareholders via dividends and share repurchases, for LEG comes in at 8.79% -- higher than that of 81.86% of stocks in our set.
  • If you're looking for stocks that are quantitatively similar to Leggett & Platt Inc, a group of peers worth examining would be ATKR, PATK, BWXT, THO, and WGO.
  • LEG's SEC filings can be seen here. And to visit Leggett & Platt Inc's official web site, go to www.leggett.com.

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LEG Price/Volume Stats

Current price $44.84 52-week high $51.59
Prev. close $44.22 52-week low $22.03
Day low $44.12 Volume 264,497
Day high $45.12 Avg. volume 960,056
50-day MA $43.00 Dividend yield 3.62%
200-day MA $38.58 Market Cap 5.94B

Leggett & Platt, Incorporated (LEG) Company Bio

Leggett & Platt, Incorporated designs and produces various engineered components and products worldwide. The company operates through four segments: Residential Furnishings, Commercial Products, Industrial Materials, and Specialized Products. The company was founded in 1883 and is based in Carthage, Missouri. The company was founded in 1980 and is based in Los Angeles, California.

LEG Price Forecast Based on DCF Valuation

Current PriceDCF Fair Value Target: Forecasted Gain:
$44.84$51.79 17%

We started the process of determining a valid price forecast for Leggett & Platt Inc with a discounted cash flow analysis -- the results of which can be found in the table below. To summarize, we found that Leggett & Platt Inc ranked in the 55th percentile in terms of potential gain offered. Specifically, our DCF analysis implies the stock is trading below its fair value by an estimated 17.67%. As for the metrics that stood out in our discounted cash flow analysis of Leggett & Platt Inc, consider:

  • Interest coverage, a measure of earnings relative to interest payments, is 4.57; that's higher than 66.6% of US stocks in the Consumer Cyclical sector that have positive free cash flow.
  • Leggett & Platt Inc's weighted average cost of capital (WACC) is 8%; for context, that number is higher than just 11.49% of tickers in our DCF set.

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For other companies in the Consumer Cyclical that have a similar discounted cashflow valuation profile (and ensuing price forecasts) as LEG, try FBHS, IP, TPX, ULTA, and KAR.

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Latest LEG News From Around the Web

Below are the latest news stories about Leggett & Platt Inc that investors may wish to consider to help them evaluate LEG as an investment opportunity.

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Leggett & Platt, Incorporated (NYSE:LEG) Has A ROE Of 18%

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Yahoo | January 7, 2021

The Zacks Analyst Blog Highlights: Procter & Gamble, Leggett & Platt, Stanley Black & Decker, Genuine Parts Co and T. Rowe Price

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Yahoo | January 6, 2021

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LEG Price Returns

1-mo 8.60%
3-mo 1.89%
6-mo 27.16%
1-year -9.03%
3-year 4.52%
5-year 35.08%
YTD 1.22%
2020 -9.05%
2019 47.13%
2018 -22.25%
2017 0.58%
2016 19.55%

LEG Dividends

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Continue Researching LEG

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Leggett & Platt Inc (LEG) Stock Price | Nasdaq
Leggett & Platt Inc (LEG) Stock Quote, History and News - Yahoo Finance
Leggett & Platt Inc (LEG) Stock Price and Basic Information | MarketWatch

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