A member of Standard & Poor's Dividend Aristocrats, Leggett & Platt has increased its annual dividend for 46 consecutive years. At an annual indicated dividend of $1.36 per share, the dividend yield is 2.8% based on Friday's closing stock price of $48.62 per share. Accordingly, Leggett & Platt possesses one of the highest dividend yields among the S&P 500 Dividend Aristocrats.
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COMPANY DESCRIPTION: At Leggett & Platt (NYSE: LEG), we create innovative products that enhance people's lives, generate exceptional returns for our shareholders, and provide sought-after jobs in communities around the world. L&P is a 134 year-old diversified manufacturer that designs and produces engineered products found in most homes and automobiles. The company is comprised of 17 business units, 21,000 employee-partners, and 130 manufacturing facilities located in 19 countries.
Leggett & Platt is the leading U.S. manufacturer of: a) components for bedding; b) components for residential furniture; c) carpet cushion; d) adjustable bed bases; e) work furniture and components; f) high-carbon drawn steel wire; g) automotive seat support & lumbar systems; and h) bedding industry machinery.
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