Leggett & Platt, Incorporated (LEG) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for March 14, 2018

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Leggett & Platt, Incorporated ( LEG ) will begin trading ex-dividend on March 14, 2018. A cash dividend payment of $0.36 per share is scheduled to be paid on April 13, 2018. Shareholders who purchased LEG prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 4th quarter that LEG has paid the same dividend.

The previous trading day's last sale of LEG was $46.87, representing a -14.74% decrease from the 52 week high of $54.97 and a 13.62% increase over the 52 week low of $41.25.

LEG is a part of the Consumer Durables sector, which includes companies such as Mohawk Industries, Inc. ( MHK ) and Williams-Sonoma, Inc. ( WSM ). LEG's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $2.13. Zacks Investment Research reports LEG's forecasted earnings growth in 2018 as 11.79%, compared to an industry average of 9.2%.

For more information on the declaration, record and payment dates, visit the LEG Dividend History page. Our Dividend Calendar has the full list of stocks that have an ex-dividend today.

Interested in gaining exposure to LEG through an Exchange Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have LEG as a top-10 holding:

  • iShares, Inc. ( EWGS )
  • SPDR Series Trust SPDR Homebuilders ETF ( XHB )
  • iShares FTSE EPRA/NAREIT Europe Index Fund ( IFEU )
  • iShares Trust ( CNDF )
  • iShares MSCI Europe Small-Cap ETF ( IEUS ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is CNDF with an increase of 18.21% over the last 100 days. EWGS has the highest percent weighting of LEG at 4.26%.

The views and opinions expressed herein are the views and opinions of the author and do not necessarily reflect those of Nasdaq, Inc.

This article appears in: News Headlines , Stocks
Referenced Symbols: LEG , MHK , WSM , EWGS , XHB , IFEU , IEUS

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