Press Releases


Press Releases

The following information is provided here as a convenience, and was current as of the original date of authorship. It should be considered historical in nature, as some information may now be out of date. The company undertakes no duty to update or correct this information.

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Toggle Summary Leggett Announces Annual Meeting Results And Election Of Two New Board Members
CARTHAGE, Mo. , May 7, 2019 /PRNewswire/ --  Annual Meeting addressed three items of business; voting aligned with Board recommendations Board announced the election of two new Board members, Mark Blinn and Jai Shah Annual Meeting Results The annual meeting of Leggett & Platt shareholders was held
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Toggle Summary Leggett Announces Dividend Increase
CARTHAGE, Mo. , May 7, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Increased second quarter dividend by $.02 , or 5.3%, to $.40 per share Indicated dividend yield is 4.0%, one of the highest among the S&P 500 Dividend Aristocrats Leggett & Platt's Board of Directors announced a dividend of $.40 per share for the second
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Toggle Summary Leggett & Platt Reports 1Q Results
CARTHAGE, Mo. , April 29, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- 1Q sales grew 12%, to $1.16 billion 1Q EPS of $.45 ; 1Q adjusted 1 EPS of $.49 , a decrease of $.08 vs 1Q18 1Q included restructuring-related charges and ECS transaction costs: $7 million (pretax) or $.04 per share 2019 guidance unchanged: sales of
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Toggle Summary Leggett & Platt Announces 1Q 2019 Earnings Call
Carthage, MO - April 16, 2019 - Leggett & Platt (NYSE:LEG), a diversified manufacturer of engineered products serving several major markets, will release first quarter earnings results on Monday, April 29, 2019 after the market closes, and hold its quarterly conference call to discuss first quarter
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Toggle Summary Leggett & Platt Announces Quarterly Dividend Of $.38 And Management Promotion
CARTHAGE, Mo. , Feb. 27, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- First quarter dividend is $.38 per share, an increase of 5.6% versus 1Q 2018 Indicated dividend yield is 3.3% Annual dividends have increased for 48 consecutive years Susan McCoy promoted to Senior Vice President, Investor Relations Leggett & Platt's
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Toggle Summary Leggett & Platt Announces Webcast Of March 4th Presentation
CARTHAGE, Mo. , Feb. 25, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Diversified manufacturer Leggett & Platt announced that Karl G. Glassman , Chief Executive Officer, will speak to the investment community at the Raymond James 40th Annual Institutional Investors Conference on Monday, March 4, 2019 at 8:40 a.m.
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Toggle Summary Leggett & Platt Reports 4Q And Full-Year 2018 Results
CARTHAGE, Mo. , Feb. 4, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- 4Q sales grew 6%, to $1.05 billion 4Q EPS of $.39 , significantly impacted by restructuring-related and impairment charges 1 4Q adjusted 2 EPS of $.62 , up 5% vs 4Q17 2018 sales increased 8% to $4.27 billion 2018 EPS of $2.26 ; 2018 adjusted 2 EPS of
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Toggle Summary Leggett & Platt Completes Acquisition Of Elite Comfort Solutions
Establishes Leading Provider of Differentiated Products for the Bedding Industry CARTHAGE, Mo. , Jan. 16, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Diversified manufacturer Leggett & Platt (NYSE: LEG) today announced that it has completed its previously announced acquisition of Elite Comfort Solutions, Inc.
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Toggle Summary Leggett & Platt Expects Fourth Quarter Charges
CARTHAGE, Mo. , Dec. 13, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- 4Q restructuring-related charge of approx. $16 million (pretax); half non-cash 4Q note impairment charge of approx. $16 million (pretax) 4Q EPS impact of approx. $.19 Excluding these charges, the Company is not updating its 2018 guidance Diversified
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Toggle Summary Leggett & Platt Announces New Chief Operating Officer
CARTHAGE, Mo. , Nov. 7, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Diversified manufacturer Leggett & Platt announced that Mitch Dolloff will assume the role of Chief Operating Officer effective January 1, 2019 , a role last held by Karl Glassman prior to his becoming CEO in January 2016.  Mitch will also maintain his
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