3.50% Sep 22, 05:00 PM
$1.24 Paid Quarterly
70.1% EPS $1.77
42 years Since 1972
No Ex-Dividend Dates
Have Been Scheduled

LEG - Upcoming Dividend Payouts
Next Ex-Dividend Date None

Amount Declare Date Ex-Dividend Date ▲ Record Date Pay Date Payout Type
$0.3100 2014-08-05 2014-09-11 2014-09-15 2014-10-15 Regular
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LEG has not yet officially announced its next dividend payout.

LEG - Dividend Yield & Stock Price History
Current Dividend Yield 3.50%

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LEG - Dividend Payout History
Current Annual Payout $1.24

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LEG - Dividend Growth History

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Reveal Dividend Growth History for LEG. 3.6% 3.5% 42 years
Annual dividend amounts based on Ex-dividend date

LEG - Historical Annual Dividend Data & Growth
Payouts Increasing For 42 years

Payout Amount Calendar Year Annual Growth
$1.1800 2013 3.5%
$1.1400 2012 3.6%

LEG - Historical Dividend Data
Payouts Increasing For 42 years

Payout Amount Declared Date Ex-Dividend Date Record Date Pay Date ▼ Qualified Dividend? Payout Type Frequency
$0.3100 2014-08-05 2014-09-11 2014-09-15 2014-10-15 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.3000 2014-05-07 2014-06-11 2014-06-13 2014-07-15 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.3000 2014-02-26 2014-03-12 2014-03-14 2014-04-15 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.3000 2013-11-05 2013-12-11 2013-12-13 2014-01-15 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.3000 2013-08-08 2013-09-11 2013-09-13 2013-10-15 Yes Regular Quarter

Leggett & Platt (LEG) - News

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  • Leggett & Platt Boosts Dividend More Than 3% (LEG)

    The Missouri-based home furnishings manufacturer Leggett & Platt (LEG) declared and increased its quarterly payout to shareholders on Thursday. Leggett & Platt announced that it was boosting its dividend from $0.29 to $0.30, marking a 3.4% increase in the quarterly payout. Following this dividend hike, the company's new annualized payout comes out to $1.20 with annual yield of just under 3.9%. The dividend will be payable on October 15th later this year to shareholders on record as of September 13th; for those looking to capture this payout, the last day to buy in is before the ex-dividend date on September 11th, 2013. Leggett & Platt shares inched higher on Thursday, gaining 0.68% on the day. The stock is up almost 14% YTD. The Bottom Line Shares of Leggett & Platt (LEG) are yielding 3.87% based on Thursday's closing price of $30.99. Leggett & Platt (LEG) is not recommended at this time, holding a Dividend.com DARS™ Rating of 3.4 out of 5 stars. Be sure to visit our complete recommended list of the Best Dividend Stocks, as well as a detailed explanation of our ratings system here.

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  • Legget & Platt Beats Q2 EPS Estimates, Misses Revenue

    Legget & Platt (LEG) announced its second quarter results after the closing bell on Thursday. The home furnishings maker posted earnings of 48 cents per share for the second quarter, beating analyst estimates of 45 cents and coming in well above last quarter's 33 cent reading. EPS also increased 7% from the year prior. Legget & Platt's sales rose 3% from last year, coming in at $959 million; analysts, however, were expecting the figure to come in at $988 million. The company also revised its 2013 guidance to $1.55-$1.70 EPS, on sales of $3.75-$3.85 billion. Commenting on the company's results and outlook, CEO David S. Haffner noted "Second quarter EPS from continuing operations improved 13%, or $.05, versus the same quarter last year. Sales grew 3%, and our EBIT margin increased by 100 basis points, to 10.3%. These improvements occurred despite sluggish demand in certain of our end markets, which led us to reduce full year sales and EPS guidance." Legget & Platt shares slipped 1.36% during Thursday's session. Year-to-date, the stock is up 13.62%. The Bottom Line Shares of Legget & Platt (LEG) currently yield 3.68% based on Thursday's closing price of $31.53 and its annual payout of $1.16. Legget & Platt (LEG)  is not recommended at this time, holding a Dividend.com DARS™ Rating of 3.4 out of 5 stars. Be sure to visit our complete recommended list of the Best Dividend Stocks, as well as a detailed explanation of our ratings system here.

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