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Jul 24, 2014, 16:05 ET

Leggett & Platt Reports $.48 Adjusted Second Quarter EPS

- 2Q adjusted EPS from continuing operations was $.48, a 9% increase versus $.44 last year - 2Q sales grew 4% vs. 2013: Store Fixtures...

Jul 14, 2014, 17:00 ET

Leggett & Platt To Record Non-Cash Impairment In Store Fixtures

- 2Q non-cash goodwill impairment charge of $108 million (pre-tax) - 2Q EPS impact of $.65 per share - Apart from this charge,...

May 07, 2014, 11:15 ET

Leggett & Platt Announces Dividend And Annual Meeting Results

- Second quarter dividend is $.30 per share, an increase of 3.4% versus 2Q 2013 - Indicated dividend yield is 3.7%, one of the...

Apr 24, 2014, 16:05 ET

Leggett & Platt Reports Record First Quarter EPS

- 1Q EPS was $.37, a 12% increase versus the prior year - 1Q sales were $919 million, 1% lower than in prior year - Raising low...

Feb 26, 2014, 11:23 ET

Leggett & Platt Announces Quarterly Dividend Of $.30

  - First quarter dividend is $.30 per share, an increase of 3.4% versus 1Q 2013 - Indicated dividend yield is 3.8% - Annual...

Feb 25, 2014, 09:00 ET

Leggett & Platt Announces Webcast Of March 4 Presentation

 Diversified manufacturer Leggett & Platt announced that David S. Haffner, Board Chair & Chief Executive Officer, will speak to the...

Jan 23, 2014, 16:05 ET

Leggett & Platt Announces Record Full-Year Adjusted EPS

- 2013 Continuing Operations adjusted EPS was a record $1.54, within guidance and 5% improved over 2012 - Three-year TSR, ending...

Dec 17, 2013, 16:05 ET

Leggett & Platt To Record Non-Cash Impairment In CVP Group

- 4Q non-cash impairment charge of $60 - 75 million (pre-tax) - EPS impact expected to be $.28 - .35 per share - Excluding this...

Nov 05, 2013, 10:59 ET

Leggett & Platt Announces Quarterly Dividend Of $.30

  - 4Q dividend is $.30 per share, an increase of 3.4% versus 4Q 2012 - Indicated dividend yield is 4.0% - Annual...

Oct 23, 2013, 16:05 ET

Leggett & Platt Reports Third Quarter EPS Of $.49

- 3Q EPS was $.49, including an unusual $.06 benefit from an acquisition completed during the quarter - 3Q sales were $958 million,...

Aug 08, 2013, 13:23 ET

Leggett & Platt Increases Quarterly Dividend To $.30

- 3Q dividend is $.30 per share, an increase of 3.4% - Indicated dividend yield is 3.9% - Dividends have increased for 42...

Jul 25, 2013, 16:05 ET

Leggett & Platt Reports Second Quarter EPS of $.48

- 2Q EPS was $.48, a 7% increase versus the prior year - 2Q EPS from continuing operations was $.44, a 13% increase versus the prior...

May 09, 2013, 14:15 ET

Leggett & Platt Announces Dividend and Annual Meeting Results

- Second quarter dividend is $.29 per share, an increase of 3.6% versus 2Q 2012 - Indicated dividend yield is 3.5%, one of the highest...

Apr 25, 2013, 16:05 ET

Leggett & Platt Reports First Quarter EPS Of $.33

- 1Q EPS was $.33, a 10% increase versus the prior year - 1Q sales were $936 million, 1% lower than in prior year - 1Q EBIT...

Mar 28, 2013, 09:00 ET

"Bedroom Battles" Survey from The Leggett & Platt Adjustable Bed Group Suggests Men Are "Zen Masters" In The Bedroom

The age-old battle of the sexes has moved into the bedroom and a recent study suggests that a significant percentage of men view the space as a...

Mar 04, 2013, 16:05 ET

Leggett Announces Executive Promotions and Board Changes

  - Karl G. Glassman is appointed President of the Company - Matthew C. Flanigan is appointed Executive Vice President -...

Feb 28, 2013, 11:37 ET

Leggett & Platt Announces $.29 First Quarter Dividend

- First quarter dividend is $.29 per share, an increase of 3.6% versus 1Q 2012 - Indicated dividend yield is 3.8%, one of the highest...

Feb 26, 2013, 09:00 ET

Leggett & Platt Announces Webcast Of March 5 Presentation

 Diversified manufacturer Leggett & Platt announced that David S. Haffner, President & Chief Executive Officer, will speak to the...

Feb 04, 2013, 16:05 ET

Leggett & Platt Announces Record Full-Year EPS

  - 2012 full-year EPS was a record $1.70, including unusual non-cash net tax benefits; at high end of guidance - 2012 full-year...

Jan 10, 2013, 16:05 ET

Leggett & Platt Anticipates Unusual Non-Cash Tax Benefit in 4Q

Diversified manufacturer Leggett & Platt anticipates a fourth quarter unusual, non-cash net tax benefit of approximately $27 million, or $.18...

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