CARTHAGE, Mo., Feb. 23, 2023 /PRNewswire/ --
- First quarter dividend is $.44 per share, an increase of 4.8% versus 1Q 2022
- Indicated dividend yield is 5.2%
- Annual dividends have increased for 51 consecutive years
Leggett & Platt's Board of Directors announced a dividend of $.44 per share for the first quarter, an increase of $.02 per share or 4.8% versus the first quarter of 2022. The dividend will be paid on April 14, 2023 to shareholders of record on March 15, 2023.
At an annual indicated dividend of $1.76 per share, the yield is 5.2%, based upon yesterday's closing stock price of $34.02 per share. Leggett & Platt has increased its annual dividend for 51 consecutive years and possesses one of the highest yields among the Dividend Kings.
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COMPANY DESCRIPTION: Leggett & Platt (NYSE: LEG) is a diversified manufacturer that designs and produces a broad variety of engineered components and products that can be found in most homes and automobiles. The 140-year-old Company is comprised of 15 business units, approximately 20,000 employees, and 135 manufacturing facilities located in 18 countries.
Leggett & Platt is the leading U.S.-based manufacturer of: a) bedding components; b) automotive seat support and lumbar systems; c) specialty bedding foams and private label finished mattresses; d) components for home furniture and work furniture; e) flooring underlayment; f) adjustable beds; and g) bedding industry machinery.
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