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

Leggett & Platt, Incorporated (LEG): $51.05

-1.21 (-2.32%)

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  • LEG scores best on the Growth dimension, with a Growth rank ahead of 91.94% of US stocks.
  • LEG's strongest trending metric is Momentum; it's been moving up over the last 31 weeks.
  • LEG ranks lowest in Value; there it ranks in the 42nd percentile.

LEG Stock Summary

  • The capital turnover (annual revenue relative to shareholder's equity) for LEG is 3.01 -- better than 84.27% of US stocks.
  • LEG's went public 33.64 years ago, making it older than 90.53% of listed US stocks we're tracking.
  • In terms of volatility of its share price, LEG is more volatile than only 19.78% of stocks we're observing.
  • Stocks with similar financial metrics, market capitalization, and price volatility to Leggett & Platt Inc are IEC, LEA, NGVT, MTX, and TKR.
  • Visit LEG's SEC page to see the company's official filings. To visit the company's web site, go to www.leggett.com.

LEG Price Target

For more insight on analysts targets of LEG, see our LEG price target page. And for a list of of all stocks sorted by upside potential based on analyst target price, see our Top Price Target page.

Average Price Target $56.25 Average Broker Recommendation 1.75 (Moderate Buy)

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LEG Price/Volume Stats

Current price $51.05 52-week high $59.16
Prev. close $52.26 52-week low $32.24
Day low $50.98 Volume 675,500
Day high $52.01 Avg. volume 909,545
50-day MA $52.64 Dividend yield 3.21%
200-day MA $45.85 Market Cap 6.80B

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:
$51.05$41.99 -22%

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 48th percentile in terms of potential gain offered. Our DCF analysis suggests the stock is overvalued by about 22%. In terms of the factors that were most noteworthy in this DCF analysis for LEG, they are:

  • Interest coverage, a measure of earnings relative to interest payments, is 5.55 -- which is good for besting 59.05% of its peer stocks (US stocks in the Consumer Cyclical sector with positive cash flow).
  • Leggett & Platt Inc's weighted average cost of capital (WACC) is 9%; for context, that number is higher than only 15.65% of tickers in our DCF set.

Terminal Growth Rate in Free Cash FlowReturn Relative to Current Share Price

For other companies in the Consumer Cyclical that have a similar discounted cashflow valuation profile (and ensuing price forecasts) as LEG, try TXRH, WWW, CRTO, ANF, and PACK.

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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.

Leggett & Platt's (NYSE:LEG) Shareholders Will Receive A Bigger Dividend Than Last Year

Leggett & Platt, Incorporated ( NYSE:LEG ) has announced that it will be increasing its dividend on the 15th of July to...

Yahoo | June 4, 2021

Legget & Platt (LEG) Up 3.3% Since Last Earnings Report: Can It Continue?

Legget & Platt (LEG) reported earnings 30 days ago. What's next for the stock? We take a look at earnings estimates for some clues.

Yahoo | June 2, 2021

The Zacks Analyst Blog Highlights: Sleep Number, Leggett & Platt, Bassett Furniture, Ethan Allen and Williams-Sonoma

The Zacks Analyst Blog Highlights: Sleep Number, Leggett & Platt, Bassett Furniture, Ethan Allen and Williams-Sonoma

Yahoo | May 14, 2021

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Will Ashworth on InvestorPlace | May 13, 2021

Housing Demand Boosts Furniture, Furnishings Sales: 5 Picks

The booming housing market has been adding industries like furniture and furnishings, which is driving sales for companies like Sleep Number (SNBR), Ethan Allen Interiors (ETH) and WilliamsSonoma (WSM).

Yahoo | May 13, 2021

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LEG Price Returns

1-mo -6.39%
3-mo 8.59%
6-mo 24.26%
1-year 54.30%
3-year 29.79%
5-year 21.27%
YTD 17.11%
2020 -9.05%
2019 47.13%
2018 -22.25%
2017 0.58%
2016 19.55%

LEG Dividends

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Continue Researching LEG

Here are a few links from around the web to help you further your research on Leggett & Platt Inc's stock as an investment opportunity:

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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