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

Leggett & Platt, Incorporated (LEG): $46.59

0.39 (+0.84%)

POWR Rating

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  • Stability is the dimension where LEG ranks best; there it ranks ahead of 66.96% of US stocks.
  • LEG's strongest trending metric is Quality; it's been moving down over the last 48 weeks.
  • LEG's current lowest rank is in the Momentum metric (where it is better than 24.77% of US stocks).

LEG Stock Summary

  • The capital turnover (annual revenue relative to shareholder's equity) for LEG is 3.14 -- better than 85.1% of US stocks.
  • Leggett & Platt Inc's stock had its IPO on November 5, 1987, making it an older stock than 90.45% of US equities in our set.
  • The ratio of debt to operating expenses for Leggett & Platt Inc is higher than it is for about 79.59% of US stocks.
  • If you're looking for stocks that are quantitatively similar to Leggett & Platt Inc, a group of peers worth examining would be PLOW, LGF.B, FLEX, STLD, and IDCC.
  • 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 14.37% lower, now standing at 14.3.
  • Over the past 243 months, LEG's price/sales ratio has gone up 0.3.
  • LEG's EV/EBIT ratio has moved up 0.2 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 2021-08-27 1.4 4.3 16.2 14.3
LEG 2021-08-26 1.3 4.2 15.9 14.1
LEG 2021-08-25 1.4 4.3 16.1 14.2
LEG 2021-08-24 1.3 4.2 15.9 14.1
LEG 2021-08-23 1.3 4.2 15.7 14.0
LEG 2021-08-20 1.3 4.2 15.6 13.9

LEG Growth Metrics

  • Its 3 year cash and equivalents growth rate is now at 5.24%.
  • Its 5 year net cashflow from operations growth rate is now at 52.96%.
  • The 4 year price growth rate now stands at -39.47%.
Over the past 33 months, LEG's revenue has gone up $602,800,000.

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
2021-06-30 4,810.1 510.4 407.7
2021-03-31 4,385.6 581.6 289.4
2020-12-31 4,280.2 602.6 247.6
2020-09-30 4,243.1 635.2 231.2
2020-06-30 4,274.8 586.8 226
2020-03-31 4,642.9 647 318.3

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 44.93% of graded US stocks.
  • LEG's asset turnover comes in at 0.988 -- ranking 25th of 50 Consumer Goods stocks.
  • SCL, APOG, 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)

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LEG Price/Volume Stats

Current price $46.59 52-week high $59.16
Prev. close $46.20 52-week low $39.25
Day low $45.80 Volume 693,100
Day high $46.96 Avg. volume 832,570
50-day MA $47.86 Dividend yield 3.61%
200-day MA $47.82 Market Cap 6.21B

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.

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Leggett & Platt, Incorporated Consensus Indicates Potential 22.2% Upside

Leggett & Platt, Incorporated with ticker code (LEG) now have 4 analysts covering the stock with the consensus suggesting a rating of ''Buy''. The target price ranges between 65 and 51 calculating the average target price we see 57.5. With the stocks previous close at 47.07 this would indicate that there is a potential upside of 22.2%. There is a 50 day moving average of 48.38 while the 200 day moving average is 49.73. The company has a market cap of $6,274m. Company Website: /> [stock_market_widget type="chart" symbol="LEG" chart="bar" range="6mo" interval="1d" line-color="rgb(49, 125, 189)"] Leggett & Platt, Incorporated designs, manufactures, and markets engineered components and products worldwide. It operates through three segments: Bedding Products; Specialized Products; and Furni...

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LEG Price Returns

1-mo -4.93%
3-mo -8.29%
6-mo 3.77%
1-year 17.62%
3-year 19.30%
5-year 19.21%
YTD 7.83%
2020 -9.05%
2019 47.13%
2018 -22.25%
2017 0.58%
2016 19.55%

LEG Dividends

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