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The Board of Directors of Leggett & Platt, Incorporated today increased the third quarter dividend to $.14 per share, up from the previous quarterly rate of $.13 per share. The new rate will be paid on September 15, 1997 to shareholders of record on August 29, 1997.
Leggett & Platt, Incorporated today reported record sales and earnings per share for this year’s second quarter. Sales were $721.2 million and earnings per share were $.55. When compared with the second quarter of 1996, sales increased 16%. Earnings per share increased 17%, when compared with 1996
Leggett Aluminum Group Leggett & Platt’s Aluminum Group, the largest independent die caster in North America, has acquired Cambridge Tool & Mfg. Co., headquartered in North Billerica, Massachusetts. Cambridge is the largest die caster on the East Coast, with three plants and 1997 sales estimated at
Carthage, MO - The Board of Directors of Leggett & Platt, Incorporated (LEG:NYSE) today declared a $.13 per share second quarter dividend on the company’s common stock. The dividend will be paid on June 16, 1997 to shareholders record on May 30, 1997.
Carthage, MO - Leggett & Platt, Incorporated (LEG:NYSE) today reported record earnings of $.51 per share for the first quarter of 1997. Sales for the quarter were a record $673.2 million. Compared with the first quarter of 1996, earnings per share increased 21% on a 14% increase in sales.
Carthage, MO - The Board of Directors of Leggett & Platt today increased the first quarter 1997 dividend to $.13 per share on the company's common stock. The dividend will be paid March 14, 1997 to shareholders of record on February 21, 1997. The current dividend is 8% higher than the previous
Carthage, MO - Leggett & Platt today reported record fourth quarter earnings of $.48 per share for 1996. Sales for the quarter were a record $626.4 million. When compared with the fourth quarter of 1995, earnings per share increased 33% on a 16% increase in sales.
Carthage, MO - Leggett & Platt today announced that it recently acquired four businesses - two that manufacture and market commercial fixtures and displays and two that manufacture and market aluminum die castings. Combined, the four businesses will add about $80 million to Leggett's annual sales.