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Aug 17, 2015, 08:52 ET

Leggett & Platt Announces David Haffner To Retire; Karl Glassman To Assume CEO Role On January 1, 2016

 Leggett & Platt today announced that David S. Haffner, the company's Chief Executive Officer and Board Chair, will retire from the company...

Aug 12, 2015, 11:01 ET

Leggett & Platt Increases Quarterly Dividend By 3%, To $.32

- 3Q dividend increased by $.01, or 3.2%, to $.32 per share - Indicated dividend yield is 2.7% - Dividends have increased for...

Jul 30, 2015, 16:05 ET

Leggett & Platt Reports Record Quarterly EPS

- 2Q EPS from continuing operations was $.53, an increase of $.05, or 10%, from 2Q last year - 2Q sales from continuing operations...

May 05, 2015, 11:11 ET

Leggett & Platt Announces Dividend And Annual Meeting Results

   - Second quarter dividend is $.31 per share, an increase of 3.3% versus 2Q 2014 - Indicated dividend yield is 2.7%,...

Apr 30, 2015, 16:05 ET

Leggett & Platt Reports $.50 EPS, A First Quarter Record

- 1Q EPS was $.50, a first quarter record, and 32% above 1Q 2014 continuing operations EPS of $.38 - 1Q sales were $966 million, a...

Feb 27, 2015, 09:37 ET

Leggett & Platt Announces Webcast Of March 3 Presentation

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

Feb 25, 2015, 11:20 ET

Leggett & Platt Announces Quarterly Dividend Of $.31

- First quarter dividend is $.31 per share, an increase of 3.3% versus 1Q 2014 - Indicated dividend yield is 2.7% - Annual...

Jan 29, 2015, 16:05 ET

Leggett & Platt Announces Record Full-Year Adjusted EPS

- 2014 continuing operations adjusted1 EPS was a record $1.78, a 19% improvement over 2013 - Three-year TSR2 ending 2014 ranks in...

Nov 04, 2014, 10:46 ET

Leggett & Platt Announces $.31 Quarterly Dividend

- 4Q dividend is $.31 per share, an increase of 3.3% versus 4Q 2013 - Indicated dividend yield is 3.1% - Annual dividends have...

Nov 03, 2014, 09:00 ET

Leggett & Platt Announces Divestiture of Store Fixtures Operations

 Diversified manufacturer Leggett & Platt today announced the sale of the majority of its Store Fixtures operations to Lozier Corporation...

Oct 22, 2014, 16:05 ET

Leggett & Platt Reports Record Third Quarter Adjusted EPS

- 3Q adjusted EPS from continuing operations was a record $.51, a 31% increase versus last year - 3Q sales from continuing operations...

Aug 19, 2014, 16:08 ET

Leggett & Platt Reaches Tentative Settlement of Antitrust Claims

- Tentative agreement reached to settle U.S. polyurethane foam direct purchaser class portion of antitrust cases for $39.8 million (pre-tax)...

Aug 05, 2014, 09:31 ET

Leggett & Platt Increases Quarterly Dividend To $.31

  - 3Q dividend increased by $.01, or 3.3%, to $.31 per share - Indicated dividend yield is 3.7% - Dividends have increased...

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...