Leggett & Platt Inc. (LEG): Price and Financial Metrics

Leggett & Platt Inc. (LEG): $20.42

0.17 (-0.83%)

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LEG Price/Volume Stats

Current price $20.42 52-week high $34.81
Prev. close $20.59 52-week low $19.60
Day low $20.35 Volume 1,758,000
Day high $20.81 Avg. volume 1,502,132
50-day MA $23.49 Dividend yield 9.04%
200-day MA $26.41 Market Cap 2.72B

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  • LEG scores best on the Momentum dimension, with a Momentum rank ahead of 83.23% of US stocks.
  • The strongest trend for LEG is in Momentum, which has been heading up over the past 26 weeks.
  • LEG ranks lowest in Growth; there it ranks in the 8th percentile.

LEG Stock Summary

  • LEGGETT & PLATT INC's capital turnover -- a measure of revenue relative to shareholder's equity -- is better than 81.68% of US listed stocks.
  • LEG's went public 36.19 years ago, making it older than 90.86% of listed US stocks we're tracking.
  • LEGGETT & PLATT INC's shareholder yield -- a measure of how much capital is returned to stockholders via dividends and buybacks -- is 12.18%, greater than the shareholder yield of 86.35% of stocks in our set.
  • Stocks with similar financial metrics, market capitalization, and price volatility to LEGGETT & PLATT INC are PLOW, ABM, LEA, TKR, and ACCO.
  • LEG's SEC filings can be seen here. And to visit LEGGETT & PLATT INC's official web site, go to www.leggett.com.

LEG Valuation Summary

  • In comparison to the median Consumer Cyclical stock, LEG's EV/EBIT ratio is 5.23% lower, now standing at 14.5.
  • LEG's price/earnings ratio has moved down 5.2 over the prior 243 months.

Below are key valuation metrics over time for LEG.

Stock Date P/S P/B P/E EV/EBIT
LEG 2023-12-29 0.7 2.1 16.4 14.5
LEG 2023-12-28 0.7 2.1 16.4 14.5
LEG 2023-12-27 0.7 2.1 16.5 14.6
LEG 2023-12-26 0.7 2.2 16.6 14.6
LEG 2023-12-22 0.7 2.2 16.6 14.7
LEG 2023-12-21 0.7 2.2 16.7 14.7

LEG Growth Metrics

    The 5 year net income to common stockholders growth rate now stands at -16.76%.
  • Its 3 year cash and equivalents growth rate is now at 24.31%.
  • Its year over year net income to common stockholders growth rate is now at 40.05%.
LEG's revenue has moved up $503,800,000 over the prior 34 months.

The table below shows LEG's growth in key financial areas (numbers in millions of US dollars).

Date Revenue Operating Cash Flow Net Income to Common Stock
2022-12-31 5,146.7 441.4 309.8
2022-09-30 5,283.8 385.2 362.5
2022-06-30 5,308.6 369.8 388.3
2022-03-31 5,244 320.9 405.3
2021-12-31 5,072.6 271.3 402.4
2021-09-30 4,921.7 299.2 400.1

LEG's Quality Factors

The “Quality” component of the POWR Ratings focuses on 31 different factors of a companies fundamentals and operational strength. Here are some key insights as we drill into the specifics of these quality attributes.
  • LEG has a Quality Grade of C, ranking ahead of 29.39% of graded US stocks.
  • LEG's asset turnover comes in at 0.988 -- ranking 25th of 50 Consumer Goods stocks.
  • CL, ETD, and LZB are the stocks whose asset turnover ratios are most correlated with LEG.

The table below shows LEG's key quality metrics over time.

Period Asset Turnover Gross Margin ROIC
2021-06-30 0.988 0.217 0.167
2021-03-31 0.928 0.210 0.126
2020-12-31 0.902 0.209 0.109
2020-09-30 0.891 0.214 0.103
2020-06-30 0.889 0.215 0.099
2020-03-31 0.945 0.224 0.126

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 $57.50 Average Broker Recommendation 1.75 (Moderate Buy)

Leggett & Platt Inc. (LEG) Company Bio

Leggett & Platt (L&P), based in Carthage, Missouri, is an American diversified manufacturer that designs and produces various engineered components and products that can be found in homes and automobiles. The firm was founded in 1883, and consists of 15 business units, 20,000 employee-partners, and 135 manufacturing facilities located in 18 countries. (Source:Wikipedia)

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LEG Price Returns

1-mo -12.02%
3-mo -13.07%
6-mo -25.25%
1-year -36.77%
3-year -47.30%
5-year -44.27%
YTD -21.97%
2023 -13.45%
2022 -17.78%
2021 -3.76%
2020 -9.05%
2019 47.13%

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